About Linum Labs
Who we are
Linum Labs is a global team of developers, entrepreneurs and change-makers passionate about empowering people through building decentralized systems and solutions to create real world impact and a healthier society.
Founded in early 2016, Linum Labs strives to be at the forefront of Web3 thought leadership and software development in Africa and Europe. With headquarters based in Switzerland and offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Berlin, Linum is able to serve a multitude of geographies. Focusing on the synergy between health and identity, with a people-centric approach, we aim to unlock new opportunities and improve upon existing systems. We believe that our communities are the builders, contributors, and users of blockchain solutions, and thus form a fundamental part of the decentralized future that we are building.
By building our own in-house blockchain solutions, with years of experience collaborating on a number of large-scale projects, we have a strong foundation of hands-on experience and thought-leadership to build solutions that matter.
Our global reach enables our partners to benefit from our extensive network of technology partners, cryptographers, innovators, protocol developers, and corporates.
Commitment to collaboration, education and growing the global blockchain community has expanded through South Africa, Berlin, Cairo; Lagos; Nairobi; and 9 other countries. We actively seek a means of ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to learn through our platforms and events by embracing emerging technologies to build a decentralized future, together.
Ben found his feet as a full-stack developer and product owner in the startup space - from social media applications and conversational bots, to the new generation of podcasts.
It was here that he found a love for exploring the boundaries of real world software applications - which has led to him developing the future of distributed Web3 applications, with Linum Labs.
Dealing with correspondence and phone calls.
Managing diaries and calendars
Organising meetings and appointments
Controlling access to the manager/executive
Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation
Organising events and conferences
Company admin, printing, filing and sending documents
Issuing invoices and quotes to clients
Collecting receipts and assisting in bookkeeping
Running errands for the company
Attention to detail is incredibly important
Familiar with the entire Google Suite
Diligent and capable of working independently
Organized and capable
Able to figure shit out, competent
Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
Friendly and enthusiastic demeanor
Strong social skills
Capable of working in a team and working remotely
Interested in emerging and disruptive technology
Technologically competent and familiar with online tools
Has own laptop and stable wifi connection
Preferred but optional
Previous experience as a PA
Passionate about Blockchain technology
Development of brand awareness and online reputation
SEO and generation of inbound traffic
Administrate the creation and publishing of relevant, original and high-quality content
Develop relevant content topics to reach the company’s target audience
Create, curate and manage all published content (images, video and written)
Monitor, listen and respond to online users while cultivating leads
Analyse and report on key metrics and improve strategy as needed
Assist in developing and implementing marketing campaigns
Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, messaging and audience identification
Generate, edit, publish and share daily content that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
Create editorial calendars and syndication schedules
Collaborate with other team members to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions
Recent graduate with a Brand, Marketing or Communications degree
Demonstrable skills in social media management, advertising, copywriting, marketing and online reporting
Maintains a working knowledge of SEO principles including keyword research and Google Analytics
Proficient in content marketing and application
Experience in sourcing and curating online content
Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn etc.) and best practices for each platform
Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
Other important attributes
Required to have your own laptop
A passion for blockchain
Ability to work remotely
Interest in emerging technologies and the tech industry
The successful candidate will be a driven, disciplined developer with excellent communication skills, is experienced in open source development as well as having past experience in smart contract development. Protocol development experience would be beneficial.
As a senior developer, you will be required to take integral roles in the creation and execution of our upcoming products as well as potentially take a leading role on individual products.
In addition to this you will play an active role in researching developing tech in the blockchain space.
You should have a high energy, service-oriented, friendly, professional disposition. Your role as a developer at Linum Labs will require both engagement with the blockchain & Ethereum community, as well as being an active voice within the team.
You will be able to self manage tasks, expectations and schedules in a remote environment.
This job is all about building decentralized and secure products so that ordinary people can use Ethereum on a day-to-day basis and gain real value from doing so.
Utilizing Solidity to create a system of smart contracts to integrate into existing infrastructure for example access control systems, point of sales systems etc.
Work with a team of developers to produce both the backend smart contract system as well as the front end integration for a seamless user experience.
Familiar with object-orientated languages like C, C++, C#. Experience with Java, Python or LLL also acceptable here.
Experienced in open source development, preferably on blockchain related projects.
Familiar with web app frameworks such as Angular, React or Vue.
A degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other relevant subject.
Experience working with blockchain technology, decentralized systems and public-private key infrastructure.
Must have excellent verbal and written skills, being able to communicate effectively on both a technical and business level to a diverse, mostly remote team.
Ability to understand complex technical concepts and explain them to non-technical trainees.
Flexible – ability to adapt to changing markets, customers and company.
Demonstrated ability to manage a high volume of activities with varying priorities.
Can perform day-to-day work, and new and/or complex assignments with minimal supervision.
Passion and enthusiasm for blockchain and the decentralization of services.