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Head of DeFi Engineering

Job description

Head of DeFi Engineering - High-Security Blockchain Platform - £100k - £130k Full Remote/Europe

The Role

We are looking for an experienced DeFi hacker to lead the role of Head of DeFi engineering. This is a vital role to drive and position the Blockchain Platform as a hub for DeFi activities.

As Head of DeFi engineering, you will be reporting to SVP Platform Engineering and will be co-leading the team to design and engineer new and innovative DeFi DApps for the platform ecosystem, design good tokenomics for DeFi-Dapps as well as supporting DeFi initiative from the ecosystem and to promote DeFi within the ecosystem.


  • Understand existing DeFi trends and gaps within the platform ecosystem
  • Lead a team of engineers in designing DeFi DApp from smart contracts to UI/UX
  • Work with leading ecosystem DeFi DApp team in the ecosystem
  • Lead governance discussion in various DeFi and business initiatives


  • Passionate about the cryptocurrency and blockchain fields with a strong interest in CeFi and DeFi. You love to constantly learn and keep abreast of trends and developments in the industry. Degen and DeFi hacker is a plus
  • Computer science background
  • 3+ years experience in full-stack development and smart contract developments (eg. Solidity, Scilla)
  • Good understanding of both in functionality and engineering aspects of web3 tooling and leading DeFi project team eg. Aave. Yearn, Sushi, L2, etc…
  • Good understanding of crypto-economics
  • Good understanding of spot and derivative markets eg. Perpetual is a plus
  • Participation in Crypto hackathons is a plus

DNA is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.

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