We are looking for a Software Engineer to help us build, expand, and maintain the Interlay network. You will ship new features to the Interlay community through collaboration with the team and ensure that the network's core is secure and decentralized.

You are the perfect candidate if you have a proven track record of implementing security-sensitive Rust projects based on novel research and early-stage technology. You enjoy working with open-source software and desire to advance products and technology. You are both a passionate software engineer who cares deeply about maintainable code, tests, and type systems and a great communicator who values teamwork in an agile and remote environment.

Full-time and preferably based in Europe

What you will do

  • Implement new features for the Interlay network that includes a novel an operational Bitcoin bridge design, basic DeFi protocols (AMM and lending), and trustless cross-chain bridges
  • Expand the Interlay network with the ability to deploy smart contracts written in Rust using ink!
  • Work on off-chain clients in Rust that interact with the Interlay network for block relaying, Vaults, and oracles
  • Help specify new features requests and, if desired, interact with the technical community to improve the Interlay network
  • Collaborate with the other team members to ensure that we deliver new features on time and according to requirements
  • Contribute to open-source projects that we integrate with


  • Proven 3+ years experience in developing and deploying production-ready applications in Rust
  • Thorough understanding of testing best practices and writing secure software
  • Enjoy working in an asynchronous and remote team environment that require great communication and collaboration skills
  • A knack for community-driven projects that allows you to have a strong voice in product directions and improvements
  • BSc/MSc degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience

Nice to have

  • In-depth understanding of Bitcoin and other blockchains (consensus, data structures, security model)
  • Open-source contributions to a Rust-based project
  • Prior experience with the Substrate Rust framework

About us

Interlay is building the safest and easiest way to use and build on Bitcoin. DeFi for Bitcoin: a one-stop shop for all things Bitcoin finance, including trading, lending, and staking. Bitcoin for DeFi: iBTC, a decentralized 1:1 Bitcoin-backed asset for the multi-chain ecosystem. Bitcoin apps ecosystem built on next-generation, scalable Rust smart contracts. Interlay's mission is to accelerate Bitcoin mass adoption by providing the necessary, trust-free infrastructure and products."


  • Research-oriented team
  • Solve novel problems
  • Stock options
  • Remote working
  • 30-day vacation
  • Allowance for a co-working space
  • Yearly retreat

Salary: $80,000-$125,000pa