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Cosmos Engineer

Nov 20
Fully Remote

As a Cosmos Engineer you will be part of Lightshift’s Core Engineering team. You will directly help co-build some of the most promising and impactful projects in the web3 industry, alongside the best founders and core teams.

  • Contribute directly to the code base and overall building effort of different projects invested by Lightshift

  • Analyze projects and their feasibility, focusing on the engineering component

  • Research bleeding-edge trends, protocols, and advancements in the space

  • Work in tandem with Lighthift’s investment team to identify and capture the best opportunities

Who we are

Lightshift is an early-stage fund dedicated to investing and co-building the future of web3. We join forces with the most promising teams to build the open, decentralized future. We see potential where most don’t even look and we’ll write the first check to realize it. Think of us as a third co-founder, completing core teams, adding a layer of expertise, building alongside projects and providing direction on a path to fast, smart growth. We’re in it for the long haul and join projects that will power the future for years and decades to come. We’re here to make lasting contributions and be among the last ones standing.

Looking for

  • Fluency in the Cosmos ecosystem

  • Understanding of Byzantine Fault Tolerance (BFT) and Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchains

  • Solid understanding of Rust (Cosmwasm) and Go

  • Knowledge or experience with one or more public blockchains

  • Solid understanding of security best practices, known attack vectors, and pitfalls of blockchain protocols and applications

  • Fluency with common tools and frameworks used for the development and security analysis of smart contracts

  • A strong desire to keep learning and push the boundaries of the blockchain space

  • Good written and verbal communication skills (English)


  • Experience with cosmos infrastructure deployment and management

  • History of meaningful contributions to open-source projects

  • Practical experience in blockchain security & research

What we offer

  • Fully remote and flexible engagement

  • % of Lightshift’s performance in addition to regular compensation

  • Regular offsites around the world to work alongside the team