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Head of Blockchain

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πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Sydney

About the role/company:

Unique blockchain assets ("NFTs") have grown in popularity rapidly over the past few months. These unique assets allow people to own anything from in-game items to digital art to music and financial instruments.

However, they are highly illiquid: transactions take minutes or hours to confirm, and Ethereum can process fewer than 5 NFTs per second for the whole world combined. To solve this problem for ourselves and for others, we have built Immutable X, a next-generation protocol for trading blockchain assets with instant trade confirmation, massive scalability, and no gas fees without compromising user custody. The goal of Immutable X is to help businesses scale their creation and trading of these unique assets (β€œNFTs”).

We are searching for a Head of Blockchain to ensure we remain at the forefront of the NFT ecosystem. You will report directly to the CTO, and be responsible for helping to shape our product and engineering roadmap for everything blockchain-related, across our games and our platform.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work in one of the most exciting verticals in crypto
  • Take responsibility of designing solutions which will become industry standards
  • Partner with the top scaling companies in the Ethereum ecosystem
  • Work with the most significant NFT projects in the space
  • Have direct influence on the future of a key infrastructure platform in a fun space (gaming)
  • Take on a leadership role within the company

In this role you will:

  • Contribute to all blockchain product decisions and map a long term strategy for Immutable in the ecosystem
  • Advocate for decentralization and user custody internally
  • Create tools to help yourself and others build better blockchain products
  • Validate blockchain-related technical decisions
  • Conduct internal training and education on blockchain practices and processes
  • Ensure Immutable remains at the cutting edge of blockchain & NFT technology

What you will need:

  • Prior experience in a professional capacity in Ethereum
  • A technical background as an engineer
  • A deep understanding of the crypto ecosystem and twittersphere
  • Familiarity with Ethereum development and the blockchain ecosystem
  • A product background and ability to effectively prioritise features and offerings
  • To be an advocate for blockchain-literacy within Immutable

Some of the things we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary, plus equity
  • Flexibility to work from home regularly
  • Located near Central Station in Surry Hills with a rooftop
  • Fun, regular social events to relax and connect with teammates
  • A very supportive, positive, and progressive environment
  • We provide you with all the hardware you need to succeed, plus an additional $750 to set up your new home office
  • Perkbox benefits including premium access to Calm, an online fitness portal and discounts at major retailers
  • Thousands of online learning courses via Go1, Udemy and Naspers
  • Unlimited access to 24/7 counselling services for you and your family