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We, at Turing, are looking for senior Rust engineers to join the team to research and create high-quality open-source technology, solve outstanding problems in the blockchain space, and take ownership of the development and delivery of applications. This is a great opportunity to apply for remote senior Rust engineer jobs and enjoy the privilege of working closely with industry veterans.

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Job responsibilities

  • Create, extend, and maintain protocols that are decentralized, permissionless, and censorship-resistant
  • Create and maintain models that serve as the foundation for the training
  • Contribute to the P2P layer, consensus algorithms, smart contract systems, and proof-of-stake incentive mechanisms
  • Deliver solid statistical analysis to extensive market and financial data to yield provably predictive trading models
  • Collaborate with other team members to create technical specifications for distributed ledger protocols or protocol improvements
  • Analyze the algorithmic complexity, incentive compatibility, and difficulty of implementation in potential new protocols
  • Implement protocols in Rust code that is both performant and well-structured
  • Document and test protocols and protocol updates thoroughly
  • Conduct code reviews to ensure high quality of the codebase

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience as a software developer
  • Demonstrable experience with Rust, Blockchain, Data Analysis, and Open Source
  • Extensive experience with Rust abstractions, memory management, and concurrency
  • Strong understanding of open-source technology and DLT research
  • Prior experience with large scale distributed systems, networks, and systems engineering
  • Familiarity with database design and optimization
  • Good grasp of blockchain technology and implementing cryptography
  • Fluency in English to ensure smooth communication with international teams/stakeholders
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4-hour overlap with the US time zone

Preferred skills

  • Passionate about secure, fast, and reliable systems
  • Prior experience in crypto/Defi
  • Must be proactive and organized
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

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How to become a Rust developer?

Rust has recently become one of the most popular programming languages available in the market today. By offering options for cross-compilation with ease, significant advances in performance can be unlocked when building applications that run on markets ranging from embedded environments to the cloud.

Rust is the best language for working in-house or OSS on software that will have its main focus on speed and performance. If you do not have that need, but would still like to use this language for networking or cryptography, then using Rust would still prove fruitful.

Whether you’re just getting started or have experience with Rust, it’s easy to jump straight in with hands-on development using an integrated development environment (IDE). This is why remote Rust developer jobs have seen an increase in recent years.

What is the scope in Rust development?

Rust improves developer productivity by providing package management, modern testing frameworks, and other features. Rust is popular among programmers because of this. Rust is a memory-safe programming language with minimal runtime checking. And, there are far more Rust developers in demand than there are actual Rust developers.

Rust was created with an eye toward ensuring high performance, comparable to that offered by C and C++. Rust's strong support for both safety and concurrency makes it popular among projects like Firefox, Dropbox, and Cloudflare! The success of the language has made it a great choice for Jovo apps thanks to its first-class tooling support, deterministic memory management system, cross-platform capabilities, and powerful type system. Many companies including Jovo are using this programming language in production. As a result, coming years will necessitate more demand for Rust developers.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a Rust developer?

Rust, like C++ and other languages, was built for safety and performance. It incorporates memory management and prevents segfaults like C++ but without the use of garbage collection.

Its syntax is user-friendly and it allows the programmer to get the job done with fewer lines of code than it would take in Java or PHP. Other qualities include concurrency (an ability to perform many tasks at once), parallelism (working on lots of things at once), No segfaults (the program will crash if there are any coding errors), and zero-cost abstractions (it's open-source).

Now the responsibilities of Rust developer are:

  • Write memory-safe and effective code in Rust
  • Modify an existing Rust HTTP server to include SSL.
  • Authenticate and debug software solutions and web applications
  • Knowledgeable about object-oriented programming, immutability, and traits of Rust
  • Structure the application using crates and modules.
  • Implement external packages in a Rust project
  • Create scalable network programming.
  • Collaborate with clients and other developers to improve the project performance
  • Document solutions, development practices, and new program structures

How to become a Rust developer?

Now let us take a look at the path you need to follow to pursue a profession in the Rust development field. First, be aware that there is no requirement of formal education needed to become a Rust developer. You can become skilled in Rust development to create a profession in it whether you are an experienced industry professional or graduate or non-graduate or inexperienced. With relevant practical experience and good command of the required technical and non-technical skills, you can easily apply for and get remote Rust developer jobs.

However, having a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a similar stream is beneficial for you for a couple of reasons. First, with the relevant academic background, you can better understand computer programming and web development, which will help you greatly in upskilling yourself in Rust development. Second, most firms search for candidates with a specific degree when hiring for Rust development jobs, making it easier for you to get some lucrative growth opportunities.

Now, let us walk you through the skills and technologies you'll need to learn in order to become a successful Rust developer.

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Skills required to become a Rust developer

Firstly, it is essential to start learning the fundamental skills that can get you high-paying senior Rust engineer jobs. Let’s take a look at what you need to know!

1. Rust

Rust is a programming language that prevents errors in C. Rust allows you to write efficient code with few resource leaks, giving you an enhanced programming tool. With Rust, embedded systems can be created, in which the compiler offers a large set of tools in a variety of application areas in a similar fashion to C and C ++. This makes it possible for the programmer to quickly detect all variables earlier in the coding process, thus preventing bugs from occurring in the system.

2. C++

In software development, C++ is a multi-purpose programming language that's widely used across the globe. Not only does C++ provide portability, but it gives us the ability to develop code without worrying about the hardware. This way, we're able to move program development from one platform to another with little maintenance necessary. Being a mid-level language means that C++ can be treated as a low-level and high-level language. The object-oriented programming concepts like polymorphism, encapsulation, inheritance, and abstraction give C++ its biggest advantage over other programming languages because it provides all of these features in such an easy format for developers to pick up and understand.

3. Node.js

Node.js runs on JavaScript, which is one of the easiest-to-use and most popular programming languages in the world. Node.js is an open-source run-time environment developed within Google by Ryan Dahl for providing server infrastructure to users with real-time, push-based architectures in mind because it's single-threaded. Because of its dedication to non-blocking event-driven servers, Node.js has become known as "an essential tool against web scaling" that can be used for traditional websites and to power back-end API services without crashing or slowing the server down. As a Rust developer, it is better to learn this easy-to-use language in your skillset.

4. JavaScript

JavaScript could be a valuable addition as it increases the website’s ability to respond to various devices. This client-side programming language lets you add interactive features like polls, slideshows, and forms that automatically detect touch screen users’ clicks so you can collect more data from them if you choose. JavaScript also gives your site the ability to animate, scroll, play audio or video, which allows for enhanced design.

5. jQuery

jQuery is a JavaScript library. It makes building web pages easier by adding pre-made elements to your site. With jQuery, you can add elements to an already-existing site and then modify them, so they work as you want.

6. Golang

Golang is a great language for building lightweight microservices, APIs that interact with front-end applications, or if you want to develop a small functional microservice quickly. Golang is a good choice as it's easy to learn and offers quick development cycles. Go also offers better support for concurrency, though it depends on how you write your own code.

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How to get remote Rust developer jobs?

Developers are a lot like athletes. In order to excel at their craft, they have to practice effectively and consistently. They also need to work hard enough that their skills grow gradually over time. In that regard, there are two major factors that developers must focus on in order for that progress to happen: the support of someone who is more experienced and effective in practice techniques while you're practicing. As a developer, it's vital for you to know how much to practice - so make sure there is someone on hand who will help you out and keep an eye out for any signs of burnout!

Turing offers the best senior Rust engineer jobs that suit your career trajectories as a Rust developer. Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems on the latest technologies. Join a network of the world's best developers & get full-time, long-term remote Rust developer jobs with better compensation and career growth.

Why become a Rust developer at Turing?

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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
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Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their senior Rust engineers?

At Turing, every Rust developer is allowed to set their rate. However, Turing will recommend a salary at which we know we can find a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our recommendations are based on our assessment of market conditions and the demand that we see from our customers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the demand for senior Rust engineers has increased by 300% as compared to the last year. As senior Rust engineers have a niche skill set, more and more companies are looking to hire and pay them for the value they bring. If you are looking to explore better opportunities as a senior Rust engineer, visit for full-time and part-time remote jobs.

We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

Yes, there are jobs for senior Rust engineers in the market. Rust is one of those programming languages that guarantees memory safety, and during the usage, it automatically eliminates an entire class of security bugs in software. If you are looking to get the best remote job opportunities as a senior Rust engineer, take the Turing test and work for top U.S. companies.

We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

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The job responsibilities of a senior Rust engineer involve coding, developing for various projects like web browsers, operating systems, and implementing tasks concerning computers employing the Rust programming language. Check out exciting remote senior Rust engineer jobs at and work in top U.S. companies.

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