Jan 18, 2024

Cryptography Researcher

$170,000 - $250,000 yearly
  • =nil; Foundation
Full time Cryptography Research

Job Description

=nil; Foundation has been at the forefront of Ethereum scalability solutions since 2018. Being pioneers of zero-knowledge technology, we’re dedicated to making zk accessible for developers. Our solutions include =nil; zkSharding (a zkRollup that securely scales Ethereum to 60,000+ TPS through zkSharding), Proof Market, zkLLVM circuit compiler, and Placeholder proof system.

Now we are looking for an experienced Cryptography Researcher, who has an experience or a strong interest in developing zkProof systems.

Responsibilities:

- Developing cryptography algorithms design including proof system design.

- Design circuits for protocols’ state proofs for a proof system.

- Academic writing.

- Security analysis.

- Research other solutions related to proof-system\circuits\other cryptography tasks.

Qualifications:

- MS with major in Applied Math or equivalent experience.

- Deep expertise in cryptographic algorithms and primitives.

- Peer-reviewed publications in cryptography, distributed systems, proof systems.

- Understanding or experience in ZK proof techniques (for example, Groth16, Plonk, STARKs, Marlin).

- The language is English, so you’re supposed to be at least B2 level.

Benefits:

Apply to discuss your benefit package, including health insurance, language courses, relocation support or other care the company may provide.


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