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Senior Protocol Engineer

Sorella Labs

Remote worldwide

Posted 8 months ago

Creating sustainable on-chain markets

Tech stack

  • Rust

The Role

The Sorella Labs team is seeking an experienced Senior Protocol Engineer to help us build a first-of-its-kind decentralized trading system at the cutting edge of MEV infrastructure. You will be responsible for supporting the design, testing, and implementation of our Rust-based backend execution and consensus systems, which play a pivotal role in the functioning of our protocol.


  • Collaborate with our lead engineer on the research, development, and implementation of our Rust-based off-chain execution engine and underlying consensus
  • Collaborate with our data engineering team on our other Rust-based projects (see github.com/sorellalabs)
  • Design and implement core and peripheral mechanisms for our protocol
  • Conduct robust tests to ensure quality and stability
  • Create and manage comprehensive technical documentation and diagrams for public use
  • Constantly be curious and assess how to potentially improve/optimize current code implementation


  • Strong knowledge of the Rust language, with proven previous experience
  • Experience working on production systems, with a strong understanding of asynchronous programming, networks, and computer architecture
  • Deep familiarity with the Ethereum Virtual Machine
  • Experence designing and building critical systems from the ground up
  • Ability to contribute effectively in an asynchronous work environment, both as part of a team and independently
  • A strong passion for writing elegant and efficient code

Nice to Haves

  • Contribution to open-source projects
  • Deep familiarity with the Ethereum ecosystem and MEV supply chain
  • Experience working with Ethereum EL clients like Reth
  • Strong mathematics background
  • Experience designing and implementing consensus-based systems
  • Experience working with Ethereum CL clients like Lighthouse and Prysm
  • Experience working in fintech

About Sorella Labs

Sorella Labs Inc. is a dual product and research organization building solutions to the hardest open problems in decentralized finance.

Currently, the team is building a robust and scalable protocol to address the two leading challenges distributed systems pose in on-chain liquidity markets: (1) loss vs. rebalancing for liquidity providers and (2) suboptimal execution for swappers.


Minimum full-time salary of $245,000-$300,000.

Equity package offered above market.

Disclosure in accordance with New York City's Pay Transparency Law. Full-time employees at Sorella Labs are also eligible for other compensation elements, including tokens and benefits, dependent on the position type.

Sorella Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EEO). We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability (including gender dysphoria and similar gender-related conditions), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, and asexuality), veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, reproductive health decision making or any other protected category.


$245K - 300K

Role type

Full time

Visa sponsorship

Not provided

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible Working

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