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.


- 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.


- 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.


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

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