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Mediachain Labs - http://mediachainlabs.com - NYC or Remote - Full Time

We're building http://mediachain.io, an open, universal media library. Mediachain utilizes a decentralized database and content ID technology to automatically link media to information about it, no matter where it is.

We've recently raised $1.5M in seed funding from USV and a16z and are actively expanding the engineering team! Anyone interested in helping out should reach out.

Join our public slack: http://slack.mediachain.io

Distributed Systems Engineer

You are a software engineer with experience in distributed, peer-to-peer and cryptographic systems. Responsibilities:

- Design, implement and analyze components of a distributed metadata storage system

- Review and accept OSS community contributions

- Assist with literature reviews and act as a liaison towards the academic community

Preferred qualifications: - Experience with DHTs and distributed filesystems (AFS, SFS, Tahoe-LAFS, etc)

- Interest in distributed search

- Familiarity with the IPFS stack

- Strong understanding of proof-of-work (blockchain) and other consensus systems

- Relevant academic experience or strong paper reading and implementation skills

- Working knowledge of Scala a plus

- Strong background in cryptography a plus

- Experience with data modeling and data reconciliation also a plus

Position Details

Location: New York City or Remote

Type: Consultant / Part-Time / Full-Time

Salary: To Be Communicated

http://mediachainlabs.com/jobs




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