Backend Engineer (It’s All Messages, Bro)

Frontier Research is an independent research and advisory group formed to bridge the gap between fundamental research and commercial products. We build upon our expertise in MEV and blockchains to pull the future of crypto into reality.

The “It’s All Messages, Bro” team is a team incubated by Frontier Research to develop novel message formats across the Transaction Supply Chain. This includes working on products such as mev-block relays, account abstraction, smart transactions, and more.


We're on the lookout for talented Backend Engineers to join our team and play a pivotal role in the development of trailblazing products with a MEV focus. Bring your technical prowess to work hands-on with our products from the ground upwards, transforming ambitious concepts into practical, high-impact solutions.


London, UK - We offer a hybrid work structure with the ability to work a combination of in-office and remotely. We strive for teammates to spend 3-4 days per week in the office to foster a highly collaborative work environment.

What you’ll do

  • Write high-quality, efficient, and well-tested code for new products with a MEV focus
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand product requirements, implement features, and ensure seamless integration
  • Participate in the product development process launch, working closely with product managers, designers, and other engineers
  • Support the team in troubleshooting and resolving product-related issues and technical challenges


  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency in Go (Golang) programming language, with experience in building and maintaining complex software systems
  • Strong problem-solving skills, able to translate product requirements into efficient and maintainable code
  • Excellent communication skills, collaborating effectively with both technical and less-technical stakeholders
  • Crypto-curious about blockchain and decentralised technology, committed to driving innovation and adoption


  • Experience in the MEV space
  • Previous experience in a startup or fast-growing technology company
  • Knowledge of other programming languages, such as Python, JavaScript, or Rust


  • Competitive salary
  • Equity
  • Hybrid work structure
  • Regular team off-sites (2-3 per year)
  • Small high-performance team with no corporate bureaucracy

We don't discriminate based on race, nationality, gender identity, age, disability, or religion. If you think you have what it takes to excel in this role, get in touch.

Email: jobs@frontier.tech