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Smart Contracts Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Full-time
  • Toronto, CA


Berachain is a high-performance, EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) compatible, Layer 1 blockchain built on the Cosmos SDK. We're a young, world-class team of experts in computer science, type theory, economic game theory, risk management and enterprise development. Our team combines traditional experience in building and scaling teams at technology companies like Apple, Coinbase, IBM and Y-Combinator with crypto native experience from some of DeFi’s most impactful protocols. We're all highly passionate about Web3, Toybox and building infrastructure to bring decentralized finance to the masses. Our core engineering team is based in Toronto. Here at Berachain, you’ll be joining a world-class team of experienced founders, engineers and researchers passionate about designing sustainable economic and blockchain systems. We’re well funded by a group of leading digital asset investors, hedge funds, centralized exchange venture arms and strategic angels.

We are looking for self-starters and mission driven individuals to join us as we build the future of decentralized finance. The ideal candidate for this role takes initiative and ownership over their work, thrives in a fast-paced and highly collaborative in-person environment, and is capable of rapidly adapting to evolving needs as required.

Role Overview:

As a Smart Contracts Engineer, you will be an integral part of our engineering team, responsible for designing, developing, and deploying smart contracts and decentralized applications on the Berachain blockchain. Your expertise in Solidity programming and blockchain technology will play a crucial role in enhancing the functionality and capabilities of our platform. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to create robust and secure solutions that shape the future of decentralized applications.


  • Smart Contract Development: Design, implement, and deploy smart contracts on the blockchain using Solidity. Ensure the security, efficiency, and accuracy of the code while adhering to best practices.

  • DApp Development: Collaborate with front-end developers to integrate smart contracts into decentralized applications. Contribute to the development of user-friendly and seamless blockchain interfaces.

  • Technical Expertise: Stay updated with the latest advancements in Solidity, Ethereum and blockchain technologies. Provide insights and recommendations on integrating new features and improvements.

  • Code Quality: Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code. Implement thorough testing methodologies to identify and address vulnerabilities and bugs.

  • Security: Implement security measures and best practices to safeguard smart contracts and applications against potential threats and attacks. Create contingency plans pre-emptively for unforeseen scenarios.

  • Monitoring and Alerts: Implement in-house solution or integrate 3rd party solution to monitor the health of protocol smart contracts. Alert when unusual behaviors are detected.

  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams including other engineers, product managers, and designers to ensure the successful integration of smart contracts into our ecosystem.

  • Problem Solving: Analyze technical challenges and provide innovative solutions. Collaborate with the team to address issues and ensure proper configuration and maintenance of deployed smart contracts.


  • Solidity Proficiency: Demonstrable experience in designing and developing smart contracts using Solidity. Understanding of common ERC standards and design patterns.

  • Blockchain Knowledge: Familiarity with blockchain fundamentals and concepts. Awareness of how transactions, consensus mechanisms, and decentralized networks function.

  • Software Development: Strong programming skills in other languages such as JavaScript, Go, or Rust. Experience with version control systems and agile development methodologies. Experience with the Foundry development toolchain.

  • Security Mindset: Knowledge of common vulnerabilities and security best practices in blockchain and smart contract development.

  • Collaboration: Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment. Strong communication skills for conveying technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. Relevant certifications in blockchain development are a plus.

  • Experience: 3+ years of hands-on experience in software development with a focus on Solidity and blockchain technology.