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Lead Go Software Engineer - Linea

EMEA - Remote


Our mission is to unlock the collaborative power of communities by making Web3 universally easy to use, access, and build on.

Working with Consensys puts you at the forefront of an evolving paradigm, transforming our society for the better. We fundamentally believe blockchain is the next generation of technology that can lay the foundation for a more just and equitable society. 

Blockchain tech is just over 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler and we’re far from reaching our full potential. You’ll get to work on the tools, infrastructure, and apps that scale these platforms to billions of users. 

You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas, and frameworks from your peers, and as you work on different projects — challenging you to stay at the top of your game. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem. Consensys alumni have moved on to become tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, and team leads at tech companies. 

About Linea:

Linea is an advanced zk-EVM system designed to enhance the scalability and privacy of Ethereum transactions through innovative proof systems. It seamlessly integrates execution, compression, and finalization circuits to validate transactions efficiently, ensuring integrity and transparency within the Ethereum ecosystem.

You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas, and frameworks from your peers, and as you work on different projects — challenging you to stay at the top of your game.

What you'll do:

We are seeking a highly experienced Lead GoLang Software Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have expertise in GoLang and experience building scalable systems as affinity for cryptography and mathematics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable systems using Go
  • Work on zkEVM Prover implementation and its integration within Linea’s architecture
  • Contributes to the architectural decision process of Linea
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development process, including requirements gathering, analysis, design, implementation, and testing
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise during development and production
  • Prepare and execute backend migrations involving the prover
  • Stay current with new technologies and industry trends related to Go, Docker and AWS
  • Prepare the open-sourcing of Linea’s prover
  • Ensure the best practices or code quality and security are applied in the code base


  • Strong experience with GoLang and distributed systems
  • Experience with developing using ZKP, SNARK, or STARK technologies
  • Experience with working on open-source projects and fostering open collaboration
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and Helm
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Must have a good sense of pragmatism
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience with other languages and technologies such as Solidity, TypeScript, Java, and/or Kotlin is a plus
  • Experience with low-level programming and HPC is a plus

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are a highly motivated and experienced Lead Go Software Engineer with a passion for blockchain and cryptography, we want to hear from you!

Don't meet all the requirements? Don't sweat it. We’re passionate about building a diverse team of humans and as such, if you think you've got what it takes for our chaotic-but-fun, remote-friendly, start-up environment—apply anyway, detailing your relevant transferable skills in your cover letter. While we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we're ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.

Consensys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Consensys is aware of fraudulent recruitment practices and we encourage all applicants to review our best practices to protect yourself which can be found (


Competitive benefits
Competitive benefits
We have a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to make sure we’re looking after you and what matters most.
We believe in ownership and want everyone to have a stake in our future success, that’s why you’ll receive equity when you join us.
Recognized in the blockchain and Web3 ecosystem
Recognized in the blockchain and Web3 ecosystem
Working at Consensys is a tremendous reference for your career. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that extends across the global crypto ecosystem.
Continuous learning & opportunities
Continuous learning & opportunities
We provide ongoing growth and development through on-the-job learning, and the Consensys Advance Program which includes full access to Coursera, bespoke and technical learning programs and ConsenSys Academy our world-class blockchain and Ethereum program.
Unlimited vacation/holidays
Unlimited vacation/holidays
We value downtime to recharge and reset, ensuring everyone at ConsenSys has work/life balance. In addition, company-wide we participate in “zero productivity” days to take a break from work, shut down, and sit back and relax.
Flexible working arrangements
Flexible working arrangements
With our global workforce we have fine-tuned asynchronous working which means we have a lot of flexibility in the structure of when we work and how we work together.
Remote first
Remote first
You’ll be joining a team based all over the world. Providing the unique opportunity to work with people from across 6 continents.