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Rollup Framework Engineer



Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

About Us

Syndicate is building the infrastructure to take web3 mainstream. Developers leverage Syndicate’s products to abstract web3’s complexity, allowing teams to spend less time managing complex web3 infrastructure and more time building an exceptional end-to-end experience for their customers.

Founded in January 2021, we've raised over $28M from top leaders who represent a diverse array of industries and communities, including firms like Andreessen Horowitz, IDEO CoLab Ventures, Variant, Electric Capital, Coinbase, and over 200 other strategic and community investors.

We’re proud to be a distributed company that's remote-first. We’ve built a top-notch remote culture that includes perks such as an employee perks stipend, coworking space stipend, unlimited time off, regular in-person meetups around the world (including twice a year where we fly the whole company out to a shared summit), and many more benefits to help you do your best work wherever you are.

At Syndicate, we're building a fundamentally revolutionary product—one that promises to bring crypto to the mainstream in a way never before attempted. That starts with a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming team. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

The Role

We’re looking for a Rollup Framework Engineer to design and build scalable solutions for our decentralized EVM rollup infrastructure. This role requires deep technical expertise in rollup frameworks, security, and distributed systems. You will work closely with our engineering team to develop high-performance rollup frameworks that enhance our product offerings.

You Will:

  • Architect, design, and implement rollup frameworks to enhance scalability and performance.

  • Develop and optimize optimistic and zk rollups. Specifically OP Stack, Arbitrum Orbit, and both existing and future zk rollup frameworks.

  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to integrate rollup solutions into existing systems using Reth or Geth.

  • Build developer tools and utilities to support rollup deployment and maintenance, including CLI clients, monitoring, and debugging tools.

  • Ensure the security and reliability of rollup implementations through rigorous testing and validation.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in rollup technologies and blockchain scalability


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in designing and building optimistic rollup frameworks.

  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Rust or Go.

  • Deep understanding of security and cryptography best practices.

  • Experience with Reth or Geth (or willingness to quickly learn) and Layer 2/3 scaling solutions.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.

  • Superb communication, collaboration, and organizational skills.

Nice to Haves:

  • Masters in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Experience with real-time data processing and indexing.

  • Background in low latency systems and performance sensitive environments.

  • Experience in developing or maintaining trading bots or algorithmic trading systems, which require high performance and low latency.

  • Experience in designing and building zk rollup frameworks

  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms like Google Cloud.


  • Competitive Salary

  • Equity Package.

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance.

  • 401(k) - not matched.

  • $3,000 annual Employee Perks stipend (home office setup, health & wellness, learning & development, and software & subscriptions).

  • Co-working space reimbursement.

  • Unlimited Vacation.

  • 2x annual full-team onsites (previously in Lisbon, Alta, Denver).