Senior Software Developer - Blockchain

Senior Software Developer - Blockchain

Manulife/John Hancock is an innovative global financial services company on the move. In order to accelerate our capacity for change and explore new ideas, we have launched LOFT, the Lab of Forward Thinking, an organization focused on innovation to deliver new, valuable services and products to our customers and internal business stakeholders. Check us out on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter (@innovateforward). We have a current opening for a Senior Full Stack Developer to come explore blockchain with us! We have begun experimenting with blockchain technology and have entered in to collaborative agreements with industry leaders in order to build blockchain proof of concept products. We need a hands on developer to take on a lead role in these endeavors. You will play a key role in: ·Rapid prototyping and development to validate initiatives in the marketplace ·Driving forward our blockchain technology initiative and integration · Working on other cool and cutting edge technologies such as machine learning, mobile and IoT applications As our lead blockchain engineer, you will be an integral part of our blockchain team, collaborating with two fantastic developers on our blockchain product builds, from proofs of concept to smart contract deployment. This role is for someone who can write code as well as contribute to architecture design. Exposure to some or all of the following experiences is desired: ·Proficiency with front-end development such as HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript. Familiarity with JS frameworks should include one of the following: angular, EXT JS, ember. ·Mastery of back-end web development using two or more server-side frameworks such as spring, Ruby on Rails, nodejs, .NET, Django). · Mastery with architecting distributed systems Mastery with architecting cloud-based applications (such as on Azure, Amazon Web Services). ·Excellent understanding of scalability, performance, security of web applications. ·Mastery of SQL databases (such as MySQL, SQL Server, etc) Mastery of NoSQL databases (such as mongoDB). ·Proficiency with *nix Mastery of concurrent programming Proficiency with systems programming.

Ideal qualifications would include: ·Experience developing on hyperledger, ethereum, and/or bitcoin ·Experience with machine learning ·Experience with mobile application development ·Experience with networking You will be successful in this role if you are: · An entrepreneurial spirit comfortable working within a lab environment that is rapidly changing ·Insatiably curious and comfortable with ambiguity ·Enthusiastic about the future of blockchain and the role the technology will play in financial services ·Eager for constant learning from both success and failure, remaining open to change and continuous improvement ·Understanding of current web standards and upcoming technologies ·Communicative with your team and comfortable in both taking initiative and acting as copilot. ·Happy to break down complex technical concepts to company stakeholders in an easy to understand manner geared towards the non-engineer.
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