Cryptography Researcher

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Feb 26

Are you the one?

An ideal candidate is a trained cryptographer with publications on top cryptography, security or blockchain venues. Such candidates should be able to work in a distributed research team, express their research ideas clearly, and know how to formally argue their findings, e.g., by writing security proofs. We appreciate candidates that are not afraid of voicing their opinions and motivate them or ask for explanations of concepts they are not familiar with.

Responsibilities:

As aย cryptography researcher, you will participate in cryptographic research on topics such as, for example:

  • Zero-knowledge proofs, esp. zkSNARKs, zkSTARKs, folding schemes, lookup arguments
  • Threshold encryption and signatures schemes.
  • Witness encryption

Skills:

  • Knowledge of cryptographic primitives, like threshold signatures, zero-knowledge proofs, folding schemes, lookup arguments, and witness-encryption.
  • Ability to express thoughts precisely

Nice to have: Engineering skills to make a proof of concept implementation of the invented protocols.

Perks and benefits:

  • Equity
  • Fully remote
  • Flexible working hours

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