Blockchain Engineer

at Dtcc
Published January 16, 2024
Location Jersey City, NJ
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description

Are you ready to make an impact at DTCC?

Do you want to work on innovative projects, collaborate with a dynamic and supportive team, and receive investment in your professional development? At DTCC, we are at the forefront of innovation in the financial markets. We're committed to helping our employees grow and succeed. We believe that you have the skills and drive to make a real impact. We foster a thriving internal community and are committed to creating a workplace that looks like the world that we serve.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Pension / Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
  • DTCC offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day unique to each team or employee).

The impact you will have in this role:

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of blockchain technology and its associated smart contract capabilities. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in developing and deploying smart contracts for our blockchain projects, ensuring the secure, efficient, and innovative application of decentralized technology.

Your Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy smart contracts.
  • Collaborate with frontend and backend developers to integrate smart contracts with web applications.
  • Rigorously review code to uphold standards of quality and functional adaptability.
  • Maintain and improve existing smart contracts based on evolving needs.
  • Stay ahead of the curve by updating knowledge on cryptographic and blockchain advancements, ensuring potential security threats are preempted and neutralized.
  • Work closely with product managers and stakeholders to crystallize technical needs and system architecture.
  • Offer your blockchain and smart contract expertise to a diverse team audience, catering to both technical and non-technical members.
  • Offer your blockchain and smart contract expertise to a diverse team audience, catering to both technical and non-technical members.
  • Stay updated with the latest developments in the Blockchain ecosystem and adapt solutions accordingly.
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day to day responsibilities to supervise and mitigate risk; calls out appropriately

**NOTE: The Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related STEM field and/or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience in blockchain technology and associated smart contract capabilities.

Talents Needed for Success:

  • Proven experience with Solidity.
  • Strong understanding of blockchain security practices and potential vulnerabilities.
  • Proficiency in using tools like Truffle, Hardhat, Foundry, and Remix.
  • Experience with Solidity security testing tools like Slither, Mythril, Echidna
  • Practical experience with scripting languages like Javascript or Typescript.
  • Ability to craft unit and integration tests ensuring code longevity.
  • Demonstrable interest in best development practices, data structures, algorithms, and methodologies.
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
  • Development background in sectors such as banking, finance, or trading, paired with a comprehensive grasp of financial instruments and systems.

The salary range is indicative for roles at the same level within DTCC across all US locations. Actual salary is determined based on the role, location, individual experience, skills, and other considerations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

About Us

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs and we're working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

DTCC proudly supports Flexible Work Arrangements favoring openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you'll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It's the chance to make a difference at a company that's truly one of a kind.

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About the Team

The Information Technology group delivers secure, reliable technology solutions that enable DTCC to be the trusted infrastructure of the global capital markets. The team delivers high-quality information through activities that include development of essential, building infrastructure capabilities to meet client needs and implementing data standards and governance.