Come Build The Internet And DeFi Economy Of The Future.


At Hawk Networks, we are revolutionizing the way bandwidth is bought and sold with Althea; and at the same time taking blockchain technology where it has never been before - into regular people's homes. We have built a tightly knit team of passionate individuals with a drive for delivering well engineered solutions to our customers.

At Hawk Networks, we learn and innovate at a feverish pitch, in ways that surprise and amaze us. We are working on cutting edge technology in routing, cryptography, and blockchain while making a direct impact on the hundreds and soon to be thousands of homes and businesses that rely on our internet service. If that sounds like something you would enjoy - we would love to hear from you.






All positions offer competitive compensation, full time positions include benefits

Hawk Networks is an equal opportunity employer: We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!


Blockchain Engineer

At Hawk Networks, we are working towards empowering EVERYONE to participate in the DeFi economy.

We are active contributors to the Cosmos Network and are working very closely with the Cosmos community to deliver the Gravity Cosmos to Ethereum bridge. We also make other meaningful upstream improvements to various components of the Cosmos Network, with global impact.

Not only that - we are soon launching our own Althea blockchain! The first blockchain optimized for heavy micro-payment reliability, throughput, and affordability. Our blockchain is a crucial layer in Althea's pay per forward routing and billing stack.

Hundreds and soon to be thousands of Althea customers will be buying and selling bandwidth through the Althea blockchain and accessing other financial services through the Gravity bridge.

As a senior blockchain engineer, you will be part of the core team driving these efforts. This is a highly distributed team and the right candidate will thrive in an environment of asynchronous communication. We expect you to have excellent written communication skills and be able to create working relationships with coworkers in locations around the globe.

Location based compensation and benefits included.

Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Applied Sciences.
  • 2+ years industry experience
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Understanding of cryptographic primitives
  • Experience building highly available distributed systems
  • Experience maintaining a public API
  • Experience with release engineering, CI/CD (such as Travis, CircleCI), using or maintaining robust and automated pipelines
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with Rust or a willingness to learn Rust
  • Some experience with Go
  • Remote work experience is highly valued

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Blockchain Engineering Intern

At Hawk Networks, we are working towards empowering EVERYONE to participate in the DeFi economy.

We are active contributors to the Cosmos Network and are working very closely with the Cosmos community to deliver the Gravity Cosmos to Ethereum bridge. We also make other meaningful upstream improvements to various components of the Cosmos Network, with global impact.

Not only that - we are soon launching our own Althea blockchain! The first blockchain optimized for heavy micro-payment throughput and reliability. Our blockchain is a crucial layer in Althea's pay per forward routing and billing stack.

Hundreds and soon to be thousands of Althea customers will be buying and selling bandwidth through the Althea blockchain and accessing other financial services through the Gravity bridge.

We are seeking a Blockchain Engineering Intern with a strong interest in blockchain technology and an in depth interest in cryptography and distributed systems.

This is a three month internship with an intent to hire.

Qualifications
  • Graduating students in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Applied Sciences.
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Understanding of fundamental software engineering principles
  • Understanding of cryptographic primitives
  • Understanding of distributed systems
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with or a Willingness to learn Rust and Go

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Software Engineering Intern with Focus on Routing Protocols and Network Engineering

At Hawk Networks, we are working to bring the core of the internet into every home. Our pay per forward blockchain billing protocol, which is tightly integrated with our price and quality aware routing protocol makes every Althea router an internet exchange. We control the software and hardware of our entire networking stack. Every device we deploy runs the AltheaOS, a distribution of OpenWRT. It gives us the ability to design and deploy cutting edge protocols in weeks, not years. Hundreds and soon to be thousands of Althea customers rely on these protocols every day.

We are seeking a software engineering intern with a strong grasp of network routing protocols, network design and programming. You will work closely with our embedded development team to develop and deploy protocol and networking improvements.

This is a three month internship with an intent to hire.

Qualifications
  • Graduating students in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Applied Sciences.
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Strong understanding of network transport protocols like DNS, HTTP, UDP, TCP, QUIC, WireGuard
  • Strong understanding of network routing protocols e.g. OSPF, BGP
  • Understanding of Fundamental Software Engineering Principles
  • Experience with Linux
  • Proficient in C
  • Experience with Rust or a willingness to learn Rust
  • Experience with Git
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Software Engineering Intern with Focus on Embedded and IoT Development

At Hawk Networks, we are working to bring the core of the internet into every home. Our pay per forward blockchain billing protocol, which is tightly integrated with our price and quality aware routing protocol makes every Althea router an internet exchange. We control the software and hardware of our entire networking stack. Every device we deploy runs the AltheaOS, a distribution of OpenWRT. It gives us the ability to design and deploy cutting edge protocols in weeks, not years. AltheaOS is device agnostic and we regularly purchase, test, and deploy new models as well as remotely updating our devices in the field. Our fleet serves hundreds and soon to be thousands of homes and businesses with internet service.

We are seeking a software engineering intern with a strong grasp of embedded device development and Linux fundamentals. They will work in close collaboration with our routing and blockchain focused team-members.

This is a three month internship with an intent to hire.

Qualifications
  • Graduating students in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Applied Sciences.
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Experience with Embedded Device Programming and Debugging
  • Strong understanding of C/C++ and Dynamic Linking
  • Strong understanding of Linux CLI and package management
  • Understanding of Fundamental Software Engineering Principles
  • Experience with Rust or a willingness to learn Rust
  • Experience with Typescript or a willingness to learn Typescript
  • Experience with Git
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Software Engineering Intern - Full Stack

Hawk Networks provides a world class Network Operations Center for our Althea users. We also have a wide host of software tools and infrastructure that keeps our networks in the field running smoothly.

We are seeking a full stack software engineering to work on all aspects of our service, in close collaboration with the IoT and the routing protocols team.

This is a three month internship with an intent to hire.

Qualifications
  • Graduating students in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Applied Sciences.
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Understanding of Fundamental Software Engineering Principles
  • Understanding of Cloud Systems Architecture
  • Experience with Rust or a willingness to learn Rust
  • Experience with Typescript or a willingness to learn Typescript
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with Linux
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