Software Engineer

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary commensurate with experience




154 Köpenicker Straße


Jolocom GmbH is seeking an outstanding Software Engineer to support our development team in building for and shaping the next generation of decentralized identity.

Who we are

At Jolocom we are on a mission to put people, organizations, and machines in control of their data using decentralized identity management technology.

We create software systems that implement the latest innovations in information technology to tackle significant challenges to digital identity and deliver quality user experience. We maintain a calculated balance between pragmatism (shipping code), deeply informed protocol design, and strict application of robust engineering principles. Crucially, we believe in a collaborative approach to creation: at Jolocom we share a distinct appreciation for the transformative power of open source. All of this happens in the heart of Berlin in Betahaus, our shared coworking space.

If you already have a smile in your face, it may be time to pursue your passion at Jolocom.

What we're looking for

As a Software Engineer at Jolocom you will have the opportunity to…

  • build the next generation of decentralized technology & develop the Jolocom identity protocol
  • participate in the design of performant and resilient applications like the Jolocom SmartWallet
  • integrate research results into real code
  • work with a cross-functional and interdisciplinary team including colleagues with specialties in engineering, design, product, business and community
  • engage and educate the community, from users to contributors

You may be a fit for this role if you have…

  • experience building and maintaining distributed systems in production
  • significant experience building applications using Javascript, Typescript, React-Native, Node.js or similar languages and frameworks
  • a firm understanding of blockchain technology
  • a solid grasp of network protocols
  • experience working on and contributing to open-source projects
  • clear written and verbal communication skills
  • experience with 1 or more of the following: Smart Contracts, IPFS, React Native, native mobile development.

What is it like to work at Jolocom?

Jolocom’s vision is to empower every individual, organization, smart agent, and entity capable of identity across the universe with their own self-owned identity to freely communicate and share information with each other. We build an open source protocol for people, organizations, and smart agents to autonomously create and interact with digital, self-sovereign identities.

Jolocom is based in Berlin. Ideally, you live here or are open to moving to this bustling urban nexus of companies and projects involved with decentralized technologies. We are looking for candidates with unique perspectives, diverse backgrounds, and rich skill sets.

To find out more about Jolocom you can...

→ Follow us on Twitter

→ Talk to us on Telegram

Meet up with us in person at our next event

Dive into our protocol on GitHub

Try out your interoperable digital identity with our SmartWallet Alpha

For anything else, visit or write us at


Jolocom offers a competitive salary + package in line with Berlin market standards.

Level of Language Proficiency

We are an English speaking operating environment, German and other European languages are considered a plus.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.