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About this role

Set’s mission is to accelerate the adoption of an internet financial system. To do so, it developed the leading crypto asset management protocol on Ethereum and has launched the Index Coop, the leading decentralized provider of exchange-traded products and one of the most active communities in DeFi.

You will be joining a highly technical team of 10 that values open sourcing, automated testing, and collaboration. As early adopters in a nascent space, we are continuously laying the groundwork and raising the bar of the decentralized application standard. In addition to having a critical role in shaping the Set Protocol stack, you will significantly influence the next wave of web3, decentralized applications to come.

In this role, you will discover, own, and execute Set’s next opportunity for 10x growth.

What you’ll achieve:

  • Drive high-level decisions about Set protocol architecture, incentive structures, and features
  • Design, implement, and test protocol upgrades and additions

What you’ll bring:

  • Demonstrable experience interacting with the EVM and writing high-quality, well-tested Solidity
  • Works well with autonomy and can drive strong culture at early stage startups
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and can collaborate effectively on a breadth of technical topics

Even better if you have:

  • Knowledge of Typescript paired with React/Redux
  • Familiarity with crypto-economic protocol design including governance and incentive structures
  • Prior experience building systems for financial markets

Technologies We Use and Teach: Solidity, Typescript, Rails, Javascript, React, Node, Truffle, Buidler, Web3

Don’t check all the boxes? No problem. We’re passionate about building a diverse team, so if you think you’ve got what it takes—apply anyway. While we have a good idea of what we need, we’re ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.

Our Values

  • Collaborate Empathetically: Be caring to customers / partners, understand people’s actions and what they’re going to need; We proactively understand where people are coming from and try to understand why they do what they do. We recognize that each entity we interact with are human beings. We’re not beneath doing anything, willing to do anything to help others and for us to succeed.
  • Deliver Results: Deliver with the right quality and in a timely fashion; We apply judgment to ensure we focus on results vs. process; We think strategically and articulate what we are and are not trying to do.
  • No Rugging: Express information in a clear and accurate way without disguising its unpleasantness. Be open, trustworthy, and truthful; Hide no secrets; Do not leave others abruptly in a problematic or difficult situation. If you say you are going to do something, it is assumed you will complete it unless you otherwise communicate.
  • Think Like a Scientist: Create hypothesis, try proving / disproving them, always willing to run experiments and change our minds, intellectual honesty, accepting the brutal truth, keeping an open mind, learn to unlearn / relearn.

Benefits of working at Set

We believe people do their best work when they are healthy and happy. At Set, we offer:

  • Competitive salaries and equity compensation
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Health and dental insurance.
  • A flexible remote-friendly work environment

We’re passionate about personal development and providing the resources you need to grow including company offsites, industry conferences and access to online courses or anything else you feel would help you to level up.

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$95K – $145K, 0.5% – 2%
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