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Mysten Labs
$73k - $102k est.
United States
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Mysten Labs believes that decentralized and open protocols are the bedrock of the internet of value. This is why at Mysten Labs, we are creating foundational infrastructure to accelerate the adoption of decentralized protocols based on blockchain technologies.

Mysten Labs is looking for software engineer interns in blockchain cryptography with a focus in any of the following topics: Private NFTs, Anonymous Transactions, Key Loss Protection, Multi-Signatures and Zero Knowledge Proofs.

Successful applicants will work closely with experts in both academia and industry experts, while enjoying a high degree of ownership & autonomy in working conditions & task prioritization.

Ideal candidate expectations:

- PhD or PostDoc researcher - or - engineer in cryptography, software security or distributed systems.

- Understanding of fundamental cryptographic schemes & underlying math for any of the following: hash functions, finite field arithmetic, polynomials (FFT) & elliptic curves, bilinear pairings, threshold signatures.

- Experience implementing high-performance & parallelizable protocols in languages such as Rust, Go, Java, or C/C++, and Github portfolio or productionized implementation will be a plus.

Our team is remote first and we are hiring across the world. Here at Mysten Labs, you’ll be joining a world-class team with tremendous growth potential as we bring the next billion users to web3. We raised a $300M Series B round from top Silicon Valley led venture funds like Jump Crypto, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Binance Labs, Redpoint, Lightspeed, Coinbase Ventures, Electric Capital, Standard Crypto, NFX, Slow Ventures, Scribble Ventures, Samsung Next, Lux Capital, among other investment firms and strategic partners. Come join us and build the future of web3!

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