Software Engineer (Rust) – Midnight


We are looking for a talented Software Engineer (Rust), to join our team and help shape the future of Midnight’s products and technology. Midnight is a regulatory-friendly data protection-based blockchain that safeguards sensitive commercial and personal data, protecting fundamental freedoms of association, commerce, and expression for developers, companies, and individuals. 

As a Software Engineer at Midnight, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the core systems that power our blockchain platform. You will work closely with our development team to build high-performance systems that can handle large-scale transaction processing, and ensure the security and integrity of our platform.


  • Design, develop, and maintain high-performance systems in Rust to power our blockchain platform.
  • Crafting high-quality, efficient, and maintainable code for blockchain solutions.
  • Work closely with our security team to ensure the integrity and security of our platform.
  • Write and maintain unit and integration tests to ensure system reliability and correctness.
  • Participate in code reviews and contribute to technical discussions to continuously improve the quality of our systems.
  • Keep up to date with the latest developments in Rust and blockchain technology, and apply them to improve our platform.


Key Competencies 

  • Proficiency in Rust programming.
  • Deep understanding of computer science fundamentals, including algorithms, data structures, and concurrency
  • Knowledge of blockchain technology and its core concepts, such as consensus mechanisms, cryptography, and smart contracts

Education / Experience

  • At least 3  years of experience in software development, with at least 2 years in the Rust programming language.
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, including algorithms and data structures
  • Experience in developing and maintaining high-performance systems in Rust
  • Experience with blockchain technology is a plus
  • Experience in remote work and collaboration across different time zones.
  • Experience working in scale-ups.


  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Competitive PTO 
  • Medical Benefits


At IOG, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.