Technical Cofounder

Job Description

Posted on: 
June 27, 2022

About:

Xsauce is a dynamic cultural asset protocol designed for the hustlers, tastemakers and future shapers. The engine of the Xsauce ecosystem is the "Xchange". The Xchange operates in a similar manner to Synthetix or Float Capital, allowing users to invest in synthetic derivatives. The critical difference is that Xsauce allows you to establish short or long positions on cultural assets - so hyped items like sneakers, watches or 1-of-1 streetwear drops. We’re here to reinvent the game, you could call us StockX 3.0

Our vision is to be the global stock market of culture. Pushing the boundaries and allowing cultural assets to be leveraged and utilized like traditional investment vehicles. Our seed round is currently open for investment, so you’re right on time.

Who we need:

The two cofounders are looking for an experienced Solidity dev who can connect the dots. You need to be confident enough to ask the right questions and smart enough to know there’s a few correct answers. Fundamental to our success has been our tenacity to find a way forward, It’s in our DNA to do dope shit, so we need someone who isn’t afraid to play around in the dark to find answers.

The Essential Skills:

• Experience building software in the Solidity programming language

• Familiarity with synthetic derivative protocols such as dyd or Synthetix

• Deep EVM Knowledge

• Competency around oracle setup and optimization

• Paid your tuition in DeFi

• Can do your thing remotely and proactively

• Lowkey (or highkey) sneakerhead (not essential, but preferred)

• Experience with Typescript, Hardhat or Ether.js (not essential, but preferred)

• Able to commit to long term (1.5+ years)

• Available for calls during the evenings EST (we can be flexible)

*If you don’t meet all the criteria, it’s cool. We care more about how you think, your grit and your hustle more than what’s on a piece of paper. This is web3.

The Gig:

You’ll be offered a generous amount of equity to drive the Xsauce protocol forward. You won’t be hacking at it alone though; the founders have outlined a detailed blueprint built on years of research. They are passionate and will do all they can to provide you with the tools and resources you need to be sucessful. This is a tokenized equity role that will roll into a paid salary after we secure funding.

As a technical cofounder, you will have the primary accountability of designing, implementing, deploying, and supporting Solidity smart contracts with the wider Xsauce team.

The current focus is working on the smart contracts to support the synthetic asset exchange, primarily the oracle feeds and contracts supporting the minting of long and short tokens. You will also need to fix bugs and identify improvements the protocol.

Why work at Xsauce?

It’s an opportunity to add value and be valued. We believe in ownership and strive to support the holistic development of our team. We think beyond our project and want to nurture your existing relationships and interests, even across multiple projects. We genuinely want you to win. In return, we ask for clear communication, be real if something bothers you and most importantly, honor your word.

What We Offer

• An ability to leave a legacy and drive a paradigm shift

• Substantial token allocation with the expectation for full time salary

• Creative & professional freedom

• Empathy and boundaries (you can have a life beyond work)

• Networking connections (we’ll put you on)

• Ability to work with a talented and driven team

Application Process

• Step 1: Send us an email with a link to your Github, Resume and Telegram username

• Step 2: We will contact you to schedule a call

• Step 3: If you pass a few tests, we will conduct a short video interview with the founders

• Step 4: Upon completion of the interview, you'll begin a 4-week probationary period working with the team. This is to see how well you take assignments and work with the team.

• Step 5: After the probationary period, you'll be fully onboarded onto the team and given a token vesting schedule


You got the sauce?

Email malcolm@xsauce.io (include your Github, Resume, and Telegram username)

Apply now

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