Senior Blockchain Engineer

at Jobs for Humanity
Published February 5, 2024
Location Seattle, WA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Company Description
Jobs for Humanity is partnering with FIS to build an inclusive and just employment ecosystem. Therefore, we prioritize individuals coming from the following communities: Refugee, Neurodivergent, Single Parent, Blind or Low Vision, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Military Veterans, the Elderly, the LGBTQ, and Justice Impacted individuals. This position is open to candidates who reside in and have the legal right to work in the country where the job is located.

Company Name: FIS

Job Description

Position Type :
Full time
Type Of Hire :
Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :
Bachelor of Computer Engineering
Travel Percentage :
1 - 5%

Job Description

The FIS Crypto team is a pioneering blockchain solution provider at the forefront of digital currency innovation. We are working on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Platform and tokenization of money projects to shape and advance the future of money. We are looking for talented blockchain engineers to join this team. This is a unique opportunity for an engineer who is passionate about payments, banking, finance and blockchain technology, and is eager to be at the forefront of blockchain and digital asset developments.

With the advent of the Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) regulation in Europe, Crypto work is more relevant than ever. We are leading the way in compliant, secure digital currency exchange by launching several products. You will be contributing to the development of CBDC, tokenized deposits, and regulated stablecoin infrastructure, focusing on security, scalability, and interoperability with other payment systems. You will also be collaborating with cross-functional teams to build robust smart contracts and applications.

Come join us and let's advance the future of money!

Note: This position is based in the greater Seattle/Bellevue, WA area. We plan to bring the team together regularly for design, ideation, and connection building.

Job Overview
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Blockchain System Engineer to join our dynamic team. We are working on a wide range of block chain based financial solutions such as central bank digital currencies. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining blockchain-based systems and solutions. This role involves working closely with cross-functional teams to develop innovative blockchain technologies that drive our business objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with developers, product teams, and other stakeholders to design and implement blockchain based financial solutions.
  • Develop and maintain blockchain protocols, smart contracts, and consensus algorithms.
  • Ensure the security, integrity, and scalability of blockchain solutions.
  • Stay updated with emerging trends and technologies in blockchain and cryptocurrency.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in blockchain-related matters.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in blockchain applications and systems.
  • Document blockchain development processes and best practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or directly related field.
  • 2+ years of relevant technical experience in software development roles.
  • Strong understanding of blockchain technologies, distributed ledger, and smart contracts.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Solidity, Daml, JavaScript, Rust, NodeJS, Go, or Python.
  • Proven Experience with blockchain platforms like Ethereum, Hyperledger, or similar.
  • Knowledge of cryptography and blockchain protocols.
  • Familiarity with P2P networks and consensus algorithms.
  • Experience with AWS or Azure cloud services and Kubernetes, Docker, NIX
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think analytically.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

Preferred Skills

  • Previous work on significant blockchain projects or contributions to open-source blockchain initiatives.
  • Knowledge of financial services, payments, or cryptocurrency industries.

What we offer you:

At FIS, we hire the best. In return, you receive exceptional benefits including:

  • Opportunities to innovate in fintech
  • Tools for personal and professional growth
  • Inclusive and diverse work environment
  • Resources to invest in your community
  • Competitive salary and benefits

FIS is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive compensation. The pay range for this full-time position is $113,320.00 - $190,370.00 and reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position based on the posted role, level, and location. Within the range, actual individual starting pay is determined additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Any changes in work location will also impact actual individual starting pay. Please consult with your recruiter about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
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EEOC Statement

FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here

For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.