NEAR is hiring a
Web3 Senior Cryptographer, Zero Knowledge

Compensation: $72k - $150k *

Location: NH Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

About The Role:

Pagoda is looking for a software engineer with experience building and maintaining cryptography and Zero-Knowledge projects. You will be the in-house expert on cryptography and Zero-Knowledge technology. You will initiate, implement, and lead a variety of projects in this area, including integrating the results of Zero-Knowledge research done by teams in the Near community into NEAR Protocol. Your work will have a major impact on the scalability and decentralization of NEAR Protocol.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Apply advances in cryptography and Zero-Knowledge technology to improve security, scalability, and decentralization of NEAR Protocol.
  • Audit external ZK projects in the NEAR ecosystem and seek opportunities to integrate them into NEAR Protocol
  • Act as a subject matter expert and provide consultation to internal and external teams on Zero-Knowledge technology

What We're Looking For:

  • Knowledge and experience with cryptography
  • Knowledge and experience with Zero-Knowledge
  • Demonstrated experience writing well-structured, clean, maintainable code
  • Ability to learn new languages, APIs and SDKs quickly
  • Knowledge of Rust or other low-level language
  • Strong communication and remote friendly working skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related fields is a must

We'd Love If You Have:

  • Open source contributions and previous or continued involvement in open source communities
  • Familiarity with Ethereum development and related technologies (web3.js, ethers.js, etc)
  • Familiarity with other crypto or blockchain technologies
  • Experience working at a startup

Here’s What Our Interview Process Looks Like:

Our interviews take place via Zoom and typically consists of the following stages:

  • Internal Recruiter Call (30 to 45 minutes)
  • Meet with the Hiring Manager (30-45 minutes)
  • Technical Interviews (4 x 60 minutes)
  • Pagoda Values Interview (30 to 45 minutes)

Apply Now:

Compensation: $72k - $150k *

Location: NH Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands


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