Senior Smart Contract Engineer (SVM)

Ellipsis Labs

Ellipsis Labs

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

Ellipsis Labs is a venture-backed New York-based startup building differentiated products in decentralized finance. Ellipsis Labs is a core contributor to Phoenix, the leading order book spot exchange on the Solana blockchain.

We take pride in our truth-seeking, first-principles team, with a shared ambition of building premier applications for the modern DeFi world.

All roles are in the Ellipsis Labs office in New York City.

The Opportunity

Ellipsis Labs is seeking an SVM Smart Contract Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will:

  • Develop and maintain critical smart contracts for the SVM, along with the appropriate monitoring systems



  • Experience building, deploying, and maintaining SVM smart contracts in production, with and without Anchor

  • Experience working with auditors

  • Deep understanding of Solana and low-level SVM concepts

  • A demonstrated track record of high agency, willingness to dive into unfamiliar technical and non-technical areas, and a team-first attitude

  • Passion for decentralized finance


  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, preferably AWS

  • Experience in quant trading or DeFi


  • Above-market salary and equity compensation

  • Unlimited and encouraged PTO

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their dependents

  • Lunch and dinner provided at the office

  • Optional, company-paid travel to events and conferences