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Smart Contract Engineer

work across our entire Ethereum-based web3 stack on cutting-edge technology that reshapes the global financial system

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Role Overview

We're looking for a Senior Smart Contract Engineer to join our team. You'll have an opportunity to work across our entire Ethereum-based web3 stack on cutting-edge technology that reshapes the global financial system.


  • Protocol Architecture: Research and develop protocol upgrades and new financial concepts
  • Smart Contracts:Implement designs with a focus on security, simplicity, ease of use, and gas-efficiency
  • Code Review and Mentorship: Write code in a highly collaborative open source ecosystem. In depth reviews of others’ contributions is expected with a focus on helping others grow their technical expertise
  • Bots: write off-chain code to interact with and manage smart contracts. Bot systems should have a high degree of correctness, efficiency, and antifragility


  • 2+ years full-time experience in Engineering at a software or financial services technology organization
  • 1+ years full-time experience working in solidity or other compiled language
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new tech and write secure and high quality code
  • Passion for blockchain technology, cryptoeconomic protocol design, game theory, or decentralized finance

tech stack

Solidity, ethers, hardhat, Typescript, Javascript, Node.js, web3, React

Culture & Perks

Our values: 

  • We value each individual’s right to economic freedom
  • We value openness, honesty, and directness
  • We value integrity
  • We value iterative learning
  • We value taking smart risks. We value creating an environment where everyone “does their best work”


  • UMA's pay packages include competitive salaries & substantial token options. Salaries range from $100-200K and your token allocation can grow with your voting rewards while you participate in the growing ecosystem.
  • Philosophies for a culture that show we care: Take vacation when you need it, family care, training and development (just to name a few)
  • 100% remote, which means we encourage you to create the work environment that you thrive in
  • UMA teammates support each other to create an environment where they are happy, healthy, and inspired. We pride ourselves on being family-friendly as well as nomad-friendly

About Us

We are a team, driven by a shared belief that markets should be universally accessible. Our goal is to enable anyone to attain or transfer any form of financial risk, thus empowering everyone to participate in a universally accessible financial system. We have built an optimistic oracle for web3, and are building a robust ecosystem around that core solution. Our growing team is relatively small but incredibly mighty, and strives to be an engaging leader in the DeFi community. 

Where are we headed: 

  • We’re building foundational infrastructure for web3 and developing high quality products to showcase this
  • Our road-map is robust, and with an iterative and continuous development philosophy, we’re always building
  • We’re a global team that values diverse perspectives and top tier talent. We’re growing internationally with the support of top tier investors and advisors