Software Engineer

Float Capital 🌊
Simply put, Float Capital is a new derivatives protocol with a playful UI and novel tech under the hood.

Vision πŸ‘€
Provide users all over the world a with an easy and efficient way to get exposure to a huge variety of asset classes. Traditional financial markets are complex and have loads of fees and requirements. We remove all this fuss and make it easy and exciting to get involved πŸ€‘. By now you’ve probably already opened our website, change tabs and play around to learn more.

Responsibilities πŸ₯:
  • Dig deep into mechanism design and contribute to the design decisions and direction of the protocol.
  • Elevate to the next level. We have some of the best tech in the world. Be the person who helps us build a rock solid infrastructure.
  • Develop on a seriously innovate protocol that is not simply a fork.
  • Stay on top of the entire tech stack.
  • Comfortable sitting for hours in front of the terminal and solving problems wherever they emerge.
  • Help the team and stakeholders digest your insights.
  • Work alongside and develop with other wizard developers πŸ§™.
Requirements πŸ”§:
  • 3+ years of relevant experience. Unless you’re πŸ”₯.
  • Resilient and flexible, comfortable with complexity and ambiguity.
  • Grit, determination, vision, excitement.
  • Proof in the pudding.
  • Keen to learn. This is essential.
Nice to haves πŸ˜€:
  • Blockchain knowledge.
  • Functional Programming knowledge (you will be writing lots and lots of Rescript – experience with Haskell, F#, Ocaml etc would be very useful)
  • Degree in Computer Science, or any other related field.
  • Proficiency in chess or Go
  • Execution-oriented mindset – with a strong sense of leadership, creativity, and drive to get things done.
  • You’re a cool person to hangout in the airport with when we travel and have long layovers.

Salary: $40,000.00 – $90,000.00 / year
Experience: 2 Years
Field: Software Engineering

Fully remote. Office space provided in Cape Town (50-60% of the team is in Cape Town). Regular in person meetings (we’ve been doing them every 3 months). Stay in a timezone reasonably close to UTC+2. Africa & Europe is best.