PL Network


Senior Partner Engineer



Software Engineering · Full-time
180,000 – 220,000 USD per year
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Specialism: ZK Proofs

Project: Our client is a team driven by a single mission: to advance personal freedom for all by building a credibly neutral, fully open-source technology stack and network on top of Ethereum. Owned and governed by its community, the company uses advanced cryptography called zero-knowledge proofs to scale Ethereum infinitely without compromising security or decentralization. With a world-class team, a large community of supporters, and significant funding, they have the resources to accomplish their mission and accelerate the ongoing financial revolution.

Founded by seasoned software architects and backed by top-tier investors, the company is focused on scaling Ethereum with zero-knowledge proofs, believing this is the most viable technology for mainstream adoption of public blockchains. Their Layer 2 zkEVM solution, designed to scale blockchains like the internet, has been in production since Summer 2020 and makes it easy for EVM projects to take advantage of high-speed, low-cost transactions with the same security guarantees as Ethereum. Over 200 ecosystem projects across various sectors have registered their interest in deploying on their platform.

Key Skills: DeFi, DeFi Blue Chips, Research, Problem-Solving, Engineering, EVM, Developer Tooling, Rust

Location: Remote

Role Detail: We are seeking a Senior Partner Engineer to be at the forefront of real-world blockchain adoption. This role uniquely combines deep engineering skills with great interpersonal skills and plays a key part in strategy to onboard the next billion users. As a Senior Partner Engineer, you will dive deeply into the codebase to solve problems spanning smart contracts to the core node, conduct independent research, design and implement partner-oriented solutions, and collaborate with both internal teams and external development entities. You will develop a strong understanding of the value our client’s technology brings to the world and help partners, including DeFi Blue Chips, design their products and deploy on our client’s platform. This position combines great engineering skills with exceptional interpersonal skills to onboard the biggest companies in both Web3 and Web2.


  • 3+ years in backend software development and a deep understanding of software engineering best practices and architectures.
  • Experience in Web3 and a track record of success.
  • Passion for our mission to advance personal freedom for all.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ownership mindset.
  • Excellent understanding of Ethereum.
  • Ability to thrive solo thinking through complex problems just as much as collaborating with partners.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Extra points: understanding of the EVM, experience with dev tools, experience building protocols, experience with rust.
IPTS is an equal opportunity employer.

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