Lightning Labs - Crypto Protocol Engineer

Crypto Protocol Engineer

Lightning Labs San Francisco, CA, USA

90K to $130 USD


We are looking for individuals who pick things up quickly and develop skills in our interdisciplinary space, with strong implementation ability.


  • Writing core infrastructure software.

  • System design for Lightning for payments and future projects.

  • Designing secure protocols, software, and algorithms which reduce trust.

  • Supporting communicating with the wider community and industries about our software and technology.


  • Quick learner.

  • Strong engineering background.

  • Experience in Bitcoin, cryptography, or financial software a major plus but not necessary.

  • Can think adversarially.

  • Solid programming skills, experience in golang, C, C++, or python a plus.

  • Demonstrate solid engineering practices and processing, such as a solid testing methodology and documentation.

  • Ability to take ownership of projects.

  • Prior contributions to crypto protocols.


Distributed Systems, Cryptography, Software, Security, Bitcoin


90K to $130 USD


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