Aztec is hiring a
Web3 Software Engineering Manager (Cryptography)

Compensation: $63k - $70k *

Location: remote

Role Focus:

Aztec’s world-class cryptography team designs and builds state of the art cryptographic libraries which are relied-upon internally and by projects around the world. The successful cryptography engineering manager will oversee the day-to-day management of our cryptography engineers.

  • You’ll develop operational goals of the cryptography team, based on the company’s product roadmap
  • Ensuring the cryptography team delivers secure, high-quality and well-documented code on time.
  • Managing the expectations of the leadership team, with regards to the timelines and features of deliverables being developed by the crypto team.
  • Hosting sprint planning and retrospective sessions to improve overall technology process
  • Mentor and grow engineers while conducting annual performance and compensation reviews for the team.
  • Unblocking cryptography engineers
    • Pairing on problems.
    • Finding experts within the company to help on problems.

Desired experience and attributes:

  • A background in low-level software engineering.
  • Experience implementing production code as a software engineer.
  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of software engineers.
  • Experience managing a team in a fast growing environment.
  • Self starters - We expect teammates to be adaptable to meet the needs of the organization and complete the tasks at hand.
  • Deep thinkers - We take the time to rigorously collect data and understand the consequences of different approaches before building the solution.
  • Passion learners - We are passionate about technology and love to learn and build.
  • Considerate teammates - We are mindful of how our work is interconnected and the importance of communication

Our internal tech stack:

  • C++ for the core cryptography library (<-- the cryptography team works here)
  • Rust for our smart contract language Noir
  • Solidity for our Ethereum based smart contracts
  • TypeScript for our developer toolkits
  • TypeScript for our node software
  • TypeScript for all higher level code. (jest, koa, ethers, react)
  • WebAssembly builds of our crypto library in Web Workers for in-browser operability
  • Terraform used for defining all infrastructure on AWS
  • CircleCI pipeline developed for all builds and deployments

Nice to haves:

  • A background in cryptography or mathematics.
  • Experience implementing cryptographic software.

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Compensation: $63k - $70k *

Location: remote

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