Senior Software Engineers

Kesholabs is building companies and tools! We're looking for Java and JavaScript engineers (you) to help us further expand our existing tools and realize new ones. You will be involved in crafting and designing APIs and developing tools that future developers use to interact with the Aion and potentially other Blockchain.


We prefer people that are also interested in owning shares in whatever companies you help build under the Kesholabs brand.


Who we are....


At Kesholabs, we are working to bridge the gap between Africans and the current growing space of Blockchain and virtual currencies. Being bold, taking risks and moving fast is in our DNA. Living on the cutting edge of technology, we come to work every day with unbounded enthusiasm for pushing the boundaries of what's possible with Blockchain technology. 


Our immediate term focus is development for products that would leverage the AION Blockchain. AION is a multi-tier Blockchain platform designed to address unsolved questions of scalability, privacy, and interoperability.  


How you will contribute...


  • Ensure alignment of applications with core business objectives.
  • Work within a small team of 3 to 6 people to build products and tools that interface with AION blockchain.
  • Create and manage Smart Contracts for blockchain-based applications and tools.
  • Engage with internal and external partners to identify emerging technology, automation, operations and security that help align business needs.
  • Work with clients to brainstorm and prototype blockchain application ideas.


What we are looking for the roles ...

  • Ability to consider taking equity in either Kesholabs or any startup Blockchain company that we may be build in return for a lower starting salary.
  • Strong educational background in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Must have 3+ years of industry experience in backend development using Java or JavaScript
  • Must have experience in backend/server-side Javascript (Node.js)
  • Experience in React is preferred but not a must
  • Experience in software versioning and Github Worklflow
  • Familiar with common algorithms and design patterns
  • Ethereum smart contract coding (solidity) is desired but not a must
  • Blockchain knowledge is desired
  • Devops experience nice to have.


Competencies we desire...

• Engineering / technical mindset (5/5)
• Extreme ownership (5/5)
• Leading with passion (5/5)
• Thinking big / Creativity & innovation (5/5)


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