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Full-Stack Dev for building the world's first distributed finance platform

Arboreum , Anywhere · · Freelance or consulting · Programming

At Arboreum, we’re looking to change the way that people access credit. With the rise of mobile money and ever-increasing connectivity, it isn’t fair that creditworthy potential borrowers are either denied credit or must pay extremely high interest rates simlply due to insufficient credit history or opportunistic financial institutions.

We’re a small group of mathematicians, data scientists and consultants who have developed a framework that allows individual AI agents to create swarm intelligences that can solve various distribution and optimisation problems. As a first use case, we’re looking to disrupt the personal credit market.

Specifically, a participant who wishes to take out a loan can raise the principal via their social networks based on a notion of trust expressed via open credit lines. Each lender can then in turn novate their own debt by selling parts on to their own social networks with increased collateral - derisking loans as they propagate further from the initial borrower, and reducing the exposure of any one participant in the event of default. For more details, you can read through our - currently in draft! - whitepaper, available here.

We're looking for a creative, mathematically-minded, full-stack developer to join our team at Arboreum. We're located all around the world (Netherlands, UK, US, India) so work from home is a given, pandemic or not! Specifically:

You will:

  • Help build the world's first distributed lending and finance platform

  • Help pioneer swarm AI technology on distributed ledgers for real-world use cases

  • Take responsibility for the code you own and improve our codebase with your presence

  • Ship every day

You are:

  • A full-stack generalist with 3+ years experience building web applications

  • You like thinking about UI/UX and are able to work with React, Typescript

  • Sufficiently proficient in NumPy to implement some mathematical equations if you have to

  • Experienced at writing clean, scalable code with significant experience in one or more scripting languages

  • Excited to move fast, prioritize, and constantly make critical product decisions

  • Comfortable with and curious about working outside of a traditional narrow engineering role

If you're interested please send us a brief email with:

  • A brief introduction

  • Your CV

  • A link to a project of your choice on github,or some other example of your work

  • Your favorite joke (we just want to get to know you :)

Finally we are a startup--things change fast---and based out of Europe. Hence, for compliance reasons you will be employed as a contractor, and we can't guarantee employment for longer than our funding runway (~6 months or so).

Thank you!

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