Blockchain Jobs - Lead Software Engineer (C#.NET, C++, Blockchain), 1609

at GCS Recruitment Specialists
Location New York, NY
Date Posted November 15, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


My client in the Blockchain industry is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to be based in their New York City office. They are building a leading blockchain platform that will positively change the cryptocurrency space and alter the future of technology.

You will be responsible for designing and developing their distributed-systems products and platforms. Their software is built using C#. In this position, you will work in every layer of the service tier (transports, messaging, framework, data persistence, business logic) and develop a rich understanding of both the system mechanisms and the application business domains.

Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $160-190k DOE plus excellent benefits, package and PTO.
Location: Manhattan, New York City


  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team focused on delivering world-class industrial-strength distributed-systems software.
  • Possess Management capabilities, as well as experience building an engineering team.
  • Write in C++, C#/.NET to build and enhance our product offerings.
  • Work with other developers, test engineers, and project managers to develop and deliver software products and solution implementations.
  • Contribute to the evolution and enhancement of both our trading venue and blockchain platform product lines.
  • Participate in solution development/delivery, using our products and platforms.
  • Leverage Agile practices.
  • Analyze, design, code, and test software elements.
  • Prepare technical documentation and diagrams.
  • Cultivate expertise in relevant aspects of target business domains and apply that knowledge to maximize technology value.
  • Assist project and product leaders in making risk-managed planning and release decisions.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in C++ and C#/.NET.
  • Experience working within Linux environments.
  • Experience building, leading and managing a team of Engineers.
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to work with multi-threading and concurrency
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge with micro services and distributed architectures.
  • Experience working with low level communications, TCP, UDP, streaming I/O.
  • Able to demonstrate a deep knowledge base of Software Testing including Unit, Integration, System and Acceptance.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in writing and interpreting documentation, as well as software/architecture diagrams.
  • Able to demonstrate strong knowledge base of CLR, memory management and performance optimization.


  • Knowledge of CI (Continuous Integration) and Node.JS
  • Experience as an engineer within the trading systems, financial accounting, payment systems and/or post-trade system industry is preferred.
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm about the cryptocurrency/blockchain space.