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Senior Developer Relations Engineer

build zkApps (Zero-Knowledge dApps) and demos to help showcase Mina capabilities which the community can leverage

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Role Overview

We are looking for a talented and motivated Senior Developer Relations Engineer to join Mina Foundation, the non-profit steward of Mina Protocol, the world’s lightest blockchain. We are building the first cryptocurrency protocol with a succinct blockchain, enabling greater access and ease of adoption than other protocols.

This role requires 50% engineering and 50% training/education. Teaching and developing dApps on the latest zk Snarks releases while traveling around the world.


  • Build zkApps (Zero-Knowledge dApps) and demos to help showcase Mina capabilities which the community can leverage
  • Create content to engage the developer audience through blog posts, documentation, videos and social media
  • Directly engage with the developer community through meetups, roadshows, boot camps, hackathons, lectures, training, and other education channels
  • Community Support - Facilitate a great experience with Mina for developers at scale with broad reach channels such as Discord, video conference, Stack Overflow and other forums
  • Develop technical content to simplify development for zkApp developer
  • Collaborate closely with the Mina Foundation Engineering, Product and Marketing & Community teams
  • Screen incoming grant applications for the technical fit, providing recommendations to applicants as needed
  • Support grant applicants through screening, launch, and growth stages by connecting them with relevant teams in the Mina ecosystem
  • Synthesize and share feedback from the developer community with Engineering and Product teams to help Mina improve the product


  • Leadership skills. Able to lead, manage, and report Developer Relations projects
  • Lead content initiatives and strategize effective ways of educating the developer community
  • 2-3 years’ of software engineering experience in one of the following languages: Javascript, Typescript, Java, Python
  • Experience in developer relations, developer education role is desired but not critica
  • Development skills - A Computer Science degree, or equivalent, 2+ years of blockchain development experience
  • Presenting skills - The ability to present complex technical ideas to developers and often non-technical audiences
  • Education skills – The ability to craft educational/training content
  • Data-driven decisions – eager to experiment with new ways to help our developers learn our products faster
  • Curiosity - Experience of working with blockchain is not essential but a demonstrated curiosity about the technology and its impact are critical
  • Ability to travel - The developer relations team spends 30% of the time on the road globally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Culture & Perks

We’re working on technologies with the potential to reimagine social structures, and ramifications that could match the influence of the internet’s development. We believe it’s important to incorporate diverse perspectives from conception through realization.

This is a chance to join a small, collaborative team and have a ton of independence while working on fascinating cross-disciplinary problems in crypto engineering.

About Us

Mina is building the privacy and security layer for web3.We are the world’s lightest blockchain, powered by participants. Using zero knowledge technology, Mina is creating the infrastructure for the secure, democratic future we all deserve.

Mina is a layer one protocol designed to deliver on the original promise of blockchain — true decentralization, scale and security. But rather than apply brute computing force, Mina uses advanced cryptography and recursive zk-SNARKs. Build on Mina with zkApps, smart contracts powered by zero knowledge.


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Mina Protocol
Mina Protocol
Bringing access & privacy to Web3 with zero knowledge tech. Mina is the world’s lightest blockchain, powered by participants.

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