Job ref no.: CT3120276-01#0010
Foris Limited

Blockchain Research Engineer (Protocol Scalability ,Privacy and Cryptoeconomics)

Foris Limited

  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Flexible working hours
  • Medical plan, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, formerly known as Monaco, seeks to accelerate the world’s transition to cryptocurrency. Its MCO branded consumer financial services, including the MCO Visa Card, MCO Wallet app, and MCO Token embrace a vision of Cryptocurrency in Every Wallet™ is headquartered in Hong Kong.

MCO is redefining how money is being moved, spent and invested. MCO is democratizing blockchain technology by designing beautiful, simple and useful financial services that have a lasting, positive impact on people’s lives.

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About the role:

  • As a Research Engineer, you will contribute to research and development of our next generation payment network protocol. We are seeking research engineers from a variety of backgrounds which include (but are not limited to):
  • Distributed systems: Peer to Peer protocols, consensus mechanisms, fault tolerance, scalability techniques…
  • Applied cryptography: blockchain privacy protocols and permissioning, cryptographic data structures
  • Networking and storage: transactional logs, indexed data structures, transport layer protocols


  • Identify blockchain protocol challenges and proposing possible solutions
  • Translate state-of-art research work into practical outputs (code prototypes, demos, libraries)
  • Work closely with DevOps, QA and blockchain protocol engineers to test, improve, and integrate novel solutions into the existing code infrastructure
  • Communicate new advances (e.g. collaborate on a publication in a peer-reviewed venue)
  • Requirements:
  • Interested in building first-class product to solve real world problems
  • Experienced with various technologies, a fast learner and have a “get things done" mentality
  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and having the ability to juggle conflicting requirements from many different stakeholders
  • A willing collaborator and a good communicator
  • Humble to embrace better ideas from others, eager to make things better, open to challenges and possibilities
  • Proficiency in handling scalability, security and performance
  • Comfortable programming prototypes, proof of concepts, libraries and demos
  • Experience in any server-side programming languages (e.g. Java, Go, Erlang, C++, Rust)
  • Prior R&D experience is a plus

What you can expect from us?

  • We offer an attractive compensation package working in a cutting-edge field of Fintech.
  • Huge responsibilities from Day 1. Be the owner of your own learning curve. The possibilities are limitless and depend on you
  • You get to work in a very dynamic environment and be part of an international team
  • You will get to have involvement in developing a brand new product from scratch alongside with a talented team 

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Job ref no. CT3120276-01#0010
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree