Helio is a complete Web3 payments platform, starting with Solana. We make it easy for merchants and creators to integrate crypto payments into their apps or workflow. Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of Web3 payments & drive the cost of online payments towards zero.
Why it matters:
1️⃣ In the US alone, merchants hand over $138B in tx fees each year
2️⃣ Web3 projects waste valuable time building their own payment tools
3️⃣ 1st-gen crypto pay gateways are weak products. We need an alternative optimised for Web3
*Helio offers a solution that’s cheaper (as low as 0%), faster & delivers a better UX than any other payments platform. *👇
⚡️E-commerce: integrate crypto payments into your website or store within minutes. Increase checkout conversion and reduce fees
⚡️Web3 payments API: build custom apps powered by Helio payments
⚡️Pay Links: create checkout experiences with ease and enable a broad range of payment workflows (e.g. NFT sales, donations, Discord payments, invoicing, x-border payments, etc.)
⚡️Pay Streams: enable flexible subscriptions for SaaS and paywalls for digital content
Our platform was launched in the summer of 2022 and is battle-tested by 1,000s of projects & users, including Solana, Famous Fox Federation, Toys R Us, InBev, Holaplex, etc. We have over 20k active user and process millions in monthly transaction volume.
And you don't need to be a developer to get started with Helio. Simply connect your Solana wallet at https://hel.io/ to set up your first payment using our no-code checkouts. If you're a developer, embed Helio pro-code into your website or app using our API & libraries.
🧠 Who’s behind Helio?
We’re an experienced team who built, scaled and exited SaaS companies for $600m Our ambition is to build Helio into a significant, lasting company that can fulfil our mission and grow to serve millions of customers over time. We have exciting opportunities for exceptional talent to join the project at this early stage. We look for deep technical skills and singular motivation to make an impact and pursue new responsibilities. We hire both remote and in our London HQ.
🚧 Make sure to connect your Solana wallet at https://hel.io/ to set up your first payment. We only interview people that have tried our product and have a strong desire to making it better! 🚧
You will help build and architect the foundation of the Helio software platform which all other systems will flow from and interact with. You will use all your previous experiences, skills and initiative to get things right from inception - which is to a naturally high standard of code, logic and engineering prowess in general. We want to build a platform that is led by engineering excellence paired with pragmatic approaches to solving problems and delivering Fintech grade quality throughout our products and services.
Technical knowledge is critical but we are a startup treading in uncharted territory so attitude is even more important. We’re looking for people that like uncertainty and want to figure out how to do things that haven’t been done before. You’re a true team player and inherently positive. Where others see problems, you see solutions.
You may be fit for this role if you have:
- Experience of other mobile frameworks like Flutter, React Native or Kotlin is a plus
- Natural ability to write clean and elegant code, whilst being diligent and pragmatic in equal measure
- Experience working with large scale systems serving 100,000s of customers. Fintech experience a plus
- Experience utilising all the latest cloud cloud, CI/CD, APIs, Security, Collaborative IDEs etc utilising the best public cloud platforms
- Experience in turning Figma/XD/Sketch designs into pixel-perfect interfaces
- A passion for automation and repeatability to allow your creations to be tested efficiently
- Data interoperation and UX skills. SQL first and foremost.
- Ability to troubleshoot and investigate issues across systems
- Desire to build, maintain and improve anything you work on with a high level of ownership
- Above all this, we are looking for engineers that want to do the best they can, learn, improve, grow, lead, help others and add value every single day for yourself, your teammates and for Helio
- Equity stake by joining the project at an early stage.
- Join the web3 revolution
- Flexible work environment and autonomy over how you work
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