DeFi Protocol Designer

October 26, 2022 0 Comments


Zilliqa is the world’s first public blockchain platform to be built on sharded architecture. We are a globally diverse team on the lookout for like-minded and passionate people who share our mission of making the development and use of blockchain applications for everyone’s life.

Job Description

You will take ownership of the DeFi protocol design from ideation to launch. As a part of a dynamic team, you will take the lead to deliver future DeFi products, owning the most important design and development stages. You have to be hands-on to discover and apply new tech available to achieve our goals and to build a future DeFi at Zilliqa. We are looking for an experienced DeFi hacker to help design innovative protocols within Zilliqa. This is a vital role to drive and position Zilliqa as a hub for DeFi activities. You will be responsible for the…

Design and engineer innovative DeFi DApps for the Zilliqa ecosystemLead our token engineering functionSupport DeFi initiatives from the Zilliqa ecosystemPromote DeFi within the Zilliqa ecosystem


Understand existing DeFi trends and gaps within the Zilliqa ecosystemOwn the DeFi product lifecycleDesign and prototype new DeFi protocols from scratch Lead a cross-functional team to design, prototype and deliver new DeFi protocols from concept to contracts to UI/UXWork with leading ecosystem DeFi DApp teams in the Zilliqa ecosystemLead governance discussions for various DeFi and Zilliqa initiatives


You should be passionate about the cryptocurrency and blockchain fields with a strong interest in DeFi. You love to constantly learn and keep abreast of trends and developments in the industry. Degen and DeFi hacking is a plusA computer science background3+ years experience in full-stack and smart contract development (eg. Solidity, Rust, Scilla)Excellent understanding of the functionality and engineering aspects of web3 tooling and of leading DeFi projects eg. Aave. Yearn, Sushi, L2, etc…Ability and passion to prototype and test DeFi protocols Good understanding of token engineeringGood understanding of spot and derivative crypto markets is a plusParticipation in Crypto hackathons is a plusExcellent oral and written communication, including presentation skillsStrong interpersonal and networking skillsMust possess excellent time management and prioritization skillsStrong experience working on multiple assignments at once, while maintaining project deadlinesExcellent attention to detail and an ability to produce high-quality, accurate work in a fast-paced environment

Location preference

At Zilliqa, we work remotely.

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