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Smart Contract Engineer

EtherFi Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 29 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Apply from abroad
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Unspecified
  • English: Professional


About the job

About Us: is a rapidly growing Ethereum liquid staking protocol where stakeholders retain control of their assets. The company is just a year in with a thriving community and a TVL of $1B+. Protocol information can be found here.

Position Overview:
As a talented Smart Contract Engineer with a deep understanding of Solidity and extensive experience in writing and deploying smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain you will be a key component of the team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of developing secure, efficient, and innovative smart contracts. Experience with development tools like Foundry and Hardhat for smart contract testing and deployment is highly regarded. This is a hybrid role with the expectation that the team comes in 3 days per week, minimum.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and deploy smart contracts on the Ethereum/L2 blockchains, ensuring they are secure, efficient, and optimized for gas consumption
  • Conduct thorough testing and auditing of smart contracts to ensure security and functionality, utilizing tools such as Forge for an enhanced development workflow
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in Ethereum, Solidity, and blockchain technology to continually improve contract efficiency and security
  • Contribute to the development of internal best practices for smart contract development, including security measures, coding standards, and documentation
  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to peers to maintain high-quality code standards
  • Assist in the development and deployment of blockchain infrastructure
  • Get things done


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, with a strong foundation in cryptographic principles and blockchain technology. Advanced degrees are a plus
  • Proficient in Solidity with a solid portfolio of deployed smart contracts and DApps
  • Proficient in smart contract security practices and common vulnerabilities
  • Proficient in Cryptography techniques such as zero-knowledge proofs, roll-ups, etc
  • Experience with Ethereum development tools such as Foundry and Hardhat
  • Experience with DevOps practices and tools for blockchain development is advantageous
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to work both independently and within a collaborative team environment
  • Strong communication skills to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions to both technical and non-technical team members


  • Competitive salary and equity offerings
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and a brilliant team
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Collaborative and inclusive work culture
  • Exciting company events and team-building off-sites
  • Option to take a part of your salary as ETH

Interested candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter and portfolio showcasing relevant smart contract projects (GitHub links, deployed DApps, etc.). Your cover letter should highlight your experience with Solidity, any projects involving Foundry or Hardhat and your passion for blockchain technology.

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About EtherFi

EtherFi is a decentralized non-custodial ETH staking protocol. It is the only staking protocol that allows stakers to retain control of their keys while delegating validator operations to node operators.