Led by engineers and product people, Blockchain is organized around supporting and prioritizing our engineering team as they design, build, test and ship great products that delight our users. We have three core products:
But it doesn’t stop there. Our R&D efforts are responsible for pioneering advancements in blockchain technology. Most recently, the team unveiled the first prototype of a revolutionary payment channel for the bitcoin network, called Thunder. The technology enables users and vendors to send and receive bitcoin without touching the main blockchain. Even in the prototype phase, Thunder has the potential to facilitate secure, trustless and nearly instant payments, unleash the power of microtransactions and allow the network to handle heavy loads, and increase user privacy.
We use java on our backend but also use some clojure and node for smaller backend systems. Our frontend is AngularJS and our database is MySQL. The Blockchain wallet is available on iOS, Android and Web. If you’re interested, here are the current frameworks we use:
We’ve hired people from 18 different countries, people already raising children, recent high school grads, PhDs, drop outs, anarchists, liberals, and people from nearly every socioeconomic background. What do they all have in common?
For more on our approach to hiring, read our CEOs take here.
First, you’ll have an introductory conversation with a member of our Talent team. If all goes well, we’ll schedule a call between you and the Hiring Manager.
The Hiring Manager conversation is a two-way exploration. They can share more about the role and answer any questions you may have. Simultaneously, they’ll be assessing whether you’re a good fit for the role and company. If both parties agree that this feels like a good fit, you’ll be invited in for a face to face interview.
F2F interviews are conducted with 3-5 people and are generally structured as follows:
You’ll hear back from us within a week. If all goes well, we’ll ask you for references and you’ll be invited to meet with our CEO. Within 3 days, we’ll let you know if we’re moving to an offer stage. If so, we’ll begin contacting your references and getting the offer together. Once all references have been checked, we’ll send an offer letter your way and cross our fingers.
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