Nethermind is hiring a
Web3 Cryptography Researcher

Compensation: $99k - $205k *

Location: ENG London, England, United Kingdom

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.


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

  • Zero-knowledge proofs, esp. zkSNARKs, zkSTARKs. E.g., we are investigating the concrete security of ZKPs used to secure Ethereum L2.
  • Consensus algorithms, esp. accountable consensus algorithms.
  • zkRollups sequencer and prover decentralization.
  • Distributed Validator Technology.
  • Threshold encryption and signatures schemes.


  • Knowledge of cryptographic primitives, like threshold signatures, zero-knowledge proofs
  • Familiarity with Ethereum and its ecosystem
  • Ability to express thoughts precisely

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge about distributed systems and consensus algorithms

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Compensation: $99k - $205k *

Location: ENG London, England, United Kingdom

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