Senior Rust Engineer

About Maple

Maple is the next evolution of DeFi protocols creating an institutional capital marketplace. Premium crypto institutions borrow from Lending Pools funded by the DeFi ecosystem transparently and efficiently. The protocol is governed by the Maple Token (MPL), which was successfully launched in May.

Join our world class team, backed by some of the leading Venture Capitalists in the space including Framework Ventures, Polychain Capital, Alameda Research, One Block, Aave CEO - Stani Kulechov and Synthetix Founder - Kain Warwick.

Together we’ll embark on a mission to power the capital markets of the future - efficient, permissionless and global.

Competitive Salary + Token Allocation | Full Time | Contract | Remote anywhere in US or Europe

The Role:

We are looking to find an experienced Senior Solana Smart Contract Engineer to join our team and spearhead Maple’s cross-chain expansion to Solana. You will lead development and architecture of the project, leading a second Solana Smart Contract Engineer and working with a Full Stack Engineer.

The overall Maple team is now 25 people, including 5 other experienced, A-grade Solidity smart contracts engineers each with 4+ years of commercial experience who are working on Version 2 of Maple on EVM.

You’ll be working with advanced smart contracts, working on new features for the protocol and creating new technical DeFi primitives. Your code must be auditable, efficient, well-formatted and commented with accompanying documentation. A strong interest and passion for the potential of DeFi is essential, as well as a high degree of focus on security and comprehensive testing.

The Opportunity:

This role puts the right candidate at ground zero of a Global Capital Markets platform for the future of Institutional Credit and they will heavily impact/influence the further development of it over the coming years. In just 6 months Maple V1 has surpassed $500 million of USDC deposits into the protocol via the web application, the concept is proven and we are leveling up dramatically.

We require a Solana/Rust Engineer with experience and high code quality standards to match the scope of our vision to expand the digital economy. In this role you will build the contracts to support innovative new features that our users will find the most valuable.

Responsibilities

  • Produce high quality, performant, and well-tested Rust/Solana code
  • Achieve comprehensive unit and integration test coverage
  • Write specs and review PRs
  • Design and ideation of new functionality

Requirements

  • First class collaborative ethos and personal attitude
  • 1+ years experience in Rust/Solana development
  • 3+ years in general software engineering
  • Strong understanding of best practices in repo management
  • Familiar with Test Driven Development process in Solana
  • Passionate about the DeFi space
  • Fluent in English

What’s in it for you

  • Base salary of $200K+ paid in your choice of crypto (USDC) or local fiat currency
  • MPL token allocation, giving you a stake in Maple’s long term success
  • 30 days paid time off per year
  • Fully remote and flexible working giving you the autonomy to live and work your way
  • Optional access to shared working space at your local WeWork or equivalent
  • Contract or full time employment opportunities including all local statutory benefits
  • Fully transparent and collaborative team culture
  • Funding for personal skills development
  • Annual team offsite events
  • Help define the future of Maple and be part of the vision to expand the digital economy

With our current 4 lending pools collectively having over $500m in TVL, and further pools imminent, now is the time to join the most exciting project in DeFi. If you subscribe to the values of Maple - Personal Ownership, Focused Execution, User Prioritisation, Innovative Mindset - and want to be part of a collaborative culture focused on bringing Global Finance into the future, then we want to hear from you!

We look forward to receiving your application and will be in touch after having a chance to review.

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