Senior Software Engineer

Space and Time

Full time

Posted on: 16 May, 2023

At Space and Time, we are solving Web3’s toughest data analytics challenges at planetary scale with decentralized, peer-to-peer technology. We are building the data foundation of Web3: a fully decentralized and community-operated data warehouse, using novel cryptography to connect tamperproof query results directly to smart contracts. This enables joining trustless on-chain and off-chain data in a single platform, allowing Web3 developers to build new use cases quickly. Our team is growing fast, backed by the top L1 blockchains and VCs, as well as enterprise partners such as Microsoft and Samsung NEXT.

A career at Space and Time is lucrative, fast-paced, and very creative. We value you (and all your ideas) like family and we bring an endless supply of perks. This includes flexible workweeks + flexible vacation, add-on bonuses for hard work, we attend exciting events/conferences/parties, we’re headquartered on the beach near LA (but don’t mind you working remote), and most importantly- we provide analytics technology to the largest dApps, DAOs, DeFi/DEXs, GameFi, NFT platforms, enterprises, etc. We are committed to growing a diverse and welcoming team in a safe space to be yourself and learn from the most innovative minds in blockchain and data warehousing. Help us invent the first truly decentralized data platform!

As a Senior (or Lead) Java Software Engineer for our validator Engineering Team, you will be responsible for building the systems, services and protocols that support our platform. You will be involved in building system intelligence, fault tolerance distributed systems and micro-services. 

The US salary range for this full-time position is $135,000 - $176,000. In addition to your base salary, your total compensation package includes a targeted annual bonus, RSU, and benefits.

Individual base pay depends on various factors, such as the complexity and responsibility of the role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time.


  • Owning a suite of microservices for critical platform functionality in large scale Distributed Systems
  • Producing performant easy to understand code
  • Understanding security considerations
  • Producing clear documentation building
  • Building rigorous tests
  • Deep understanding in data structures and algorithms

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical field. Masters or PhD a plus
  • Deeply proficient in Java
  • Experience in Golang, Rust, Python, and YAML are helpful but not required
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • 3+ years experience working as a Senior software engineer or architect
  • 2+ years experience working with full software lifecycle - requirements analysis, design, documentation, release and maintenance
  • 2+ years experience building distributed systems
  • Understanding the pro’s and con’s of various frameworks and their utility/application
  • Ability to balance priorities and make progress on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Nice to have: Experience with Rust, Passionate about Web3, blockchain, and decentralization
  • Ability to engage senior business leaders and translate between the needs of the business and the demands of / capacities of technology
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems
  • Experience architecting and developing products in Middleware, Networking and systems domains


  • Ultra competitive salaries
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, disability/life insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Aggressive bonus structure and/or Space and Time token allocations (similar to stock options)Very flexible PTO and paid holidays and flexible workweek
  • Very flexible remote work options
  • A massive list of perks including discretionary add-on bonuses for hard work, attending exciting events/conferences/parties, we’re headquartered on the beach near LA (but don’t mind you working remote)

Notice to Third Party Recruitment/Staffing Agencies:

Space and Time Labs, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruiters or employment agencies without a binding, fully executed, written agreement. Any written or verbal communication with any person within Space and Time Labs, Inc. does not create a binding agreement.

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Parties without a fully executed and valid agreement are requested not to contact any hiring managers of the Company with recruiting inquiries or resumes. All candidate resumes must be presented to the hiring managers directly by the Company’s internal Talent Acquisition team.

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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Space and Time, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Space and Time are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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