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A New Dimension of Gaming that belongs to its Players and Creators

Backend/Blockchain Developer (Go/Golang) -- Gaming

$90k – $130k • 0.1% – 0.5%
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About Horizon

At Horizon, we’re on a mission to make the next generation of Internet economies fun, accessible, and for the benefit of all participants. We’re making SkyWeaver, a digital trading card game—powered by blockchain—where players actually own the game items they win and purchase. For the first time, gamers can easily and securely sell and trade their items. We’re also building a new platform, which consists of a blockchain development stack and smart wallet, so that other games and products can integrate blockchain with only four lines of code. Our platform makes it easy for developers and companies to access and build the next generation of Internet economies and experiences. Learn more at https://horizon.io

Who We're Looking For

We're looking for someone with experience writing and shipping production-quality code in Go, with a background in blockchain development. You have a refined eye for rigorous, clean code, but are able to balance tradeoffs inherent in all design decisions.

You enjoy building scalable, fault-tolerant systems. You understand the meaning of value and delivering products that achieve business outcomes while laying the foundation of great tech that affects our entire org, and is impactful. This matters to you.

Given our size, self-driven engineers will thrive best in this role. While small, you'll be working alongside some of the best engineers, and open-source contributors--and a company dedicated to your sucess. You will learn a lot.

Responsibilities

-Architect, develop, and contribute to the infrastructure and API development of SkyWeaver.net and Sequence.build
-Build services that interface with the Ethereum blockchain
-Design architectural foundations that are robust and sound, so that future engineers can build on your work with ease and speed

Requirements

-Experience shipping production-grade code in Go
-Knowledge of distributed systems design
-Experience with one of the major cloud providers, AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.
-Experience and knoweldge of the Ethereum blockchain, its tooling and ecosystem
-Growth mindset. You love to learn, and actively search out new material and technologies

What Horizon can offer you

A uniquely talented and diverse team with a loving culture committed to making the next generation of Internet economies fun, accessible, and for the benefit of all participants. You’ll have the opportunity to evolve with us, learn a ton, achieve something incredible, and have fun along the way.

We are committed to diversity

We are committed to diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds, genders and faiths. While we're building incredible products, we also want to add to our wonderful team and company. The best way to do that is to attract talented folks from all areas and to have their experiences inform their work.

If this excites you, please apply. We’d love to hear from you.

Horizon Blockchain Games at a glance

A New Dimension of Gaming that belongs to its Players and Creators

Horizon Blockchain Games focuses on Video Games, Internet Infrastructure, Online Gaming, and Blockchains. Their company has offices in Toronto. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at https://horizon.io or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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