Jobs at Bluesky.

Software Engineer, Protocol

Bluesky is building a better social networking ecosystem based on decentralized protocols. We‘re laying the groundwork for self-authenticating identities and data, as well as creating tooling for reputation systems, transparent moderation & curation, and user self-governance.

As part of the Bluesky team, you‘ll participate in R&D and write a lot of code. You‘ll be developing prototypes, iterating on designs, and engineering systems designed to scale.


  • Prototype, develop, and ship software, with an eye towards security and usability
  • Create and maintain software libraries and programs other systems and applications depend on

You might be a good fit if you have:

  • 4+ years of programming experience
  • Programming experience and proficiency with one or more of the following: JavaScript, TypeScript, Go
  • Experience in one or more relevant fields: applied cryptography, distributed systems, dev tooling (API & SDK) design, wire protocols, machine learning, social networking.
  • Experience developing open source software
  • Experience working on small teams with a bias towards action
  • Experience working remotely
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for learning and trying new things

We‘re a fully remote team, though an overlap of working hours with PST is preferable. Competitive compensation package with health, dental, and vision insurance.

To apply, email with:

  • A resume or CV (link or PDF)
  • A cover letter that tells us why you care about this problem and how your skills equip you to work on it (link or PDF)
  • A link to your GitHub, GitLab, or a portfolio of past work