Director of Software Engineering

| Chicago, IL, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 150,000-200,000 Annually
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bloXroute is the "Flash Boys" for DeFi. It created the first and only high performance blockchain distribution network (BDN) with the best solution for Ethereum, BSC, and Polygon. The bloXroute BDN and DeFi trading tools allow its users to win at crypto trading. The BDN utilizes a global network of servers optimized for network performance. Nodes access this network through open source gateways and users can access it through the bloXroute public-API. 

The BDN network propagates blockchain transactions and blocks closer to the speed of light. It provides traders with the speed and reliability required for crypto transactions. bloXroute is the leader in mempool services, block streaming and anything Defi performance. The BDN also allow blockchains to scale by speeding the time it takes to communicate the current state. The BDN fast communication reduce the blocks’ size and frequency limits. This is true for all consensus mechanisms, including Proof of Stake, Proof of Work, and DAGs.

At bloXroute, we consistently push the boundaries of MEV, pioneering new markets and collaborating closely with industry makers to unlock previously unattainable opportunities.

Our MEV services are dedicated to equipping DeFi searchers and market makers with cutting-edge tools. Our mission is to empower users on Ethereum, BNB, and Polygon by ensuring they maintain a competitive edge in the ever-evolving landscape of MEV.

Our Team takes pride in crafting enterprise-level solutions at lightning speed, prioritizing nanosecond-level optimization to achieve the fastest time to market. We thrive on the pursuit of perfection beyond the millisecond.

We encourage you to apply even if you don't match all of the qualifications listed.


  • Oversee a Software Engineering team, ensuring all development efforts are high quality and our blockchain infrastructure runs efficiently 
  • Partner with Management to define the technical roadmap, while leading the development of current and future products from conception to delivery 
  • Oversee, mentor and motivate the team to be successful in their positions
  • Ensure the team meets project deadlines and company goals 
  • Monitor the teams performance and productivity and offer support where necessary 
  • Implement best practices for software development by staying up to date with the latest blockchain technologies to drive innovation 
  • Handle any critical technical problems and strategically deliver high performing solutions


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • Previous experience with managing a team of engineers 
  • 3+ years experience in Blockchain in general 
  • 2+ years experience in Blockchain MEV, specifically ETH MEV, including mev-boosts and PBS
  • Ability to read, modify blockchain core code (geth, bor, prysm, ...)
  • Experience in trading 
  • Expertise using Go language
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills 
  • Creative, independent, can do attitude, take ownership of overall responsibilities and a great team player

Important Notice for Job Applicants: Please be aware that bloXroute communicates job offers and recruitment information exclusively through official channels. If you receive any suspicious messages or emails claiming to be from our company, please confirm their legitimacy by contacting us directly using our official contact details. Protect yourself by not sharing personal or sensitive information until you have verified the source


bloXroute Labs offers competitive salaries, stock options, healthcare benefits, 401k plan with an employer match, flexible PTO, and remote work. We built a highly skilled team of business and engineering minds who are working on innovative, challenging and complex projects.

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