We're partnered with a Scaleup technology company who specialize in developing cutting-edge zero-knowledge proof technology that focuses on enhancing scalability of the blockchain while preserving privacy and security. We are seeking a Senior Cryptography Engineer specializing in Zero Knowledge Proofs and Privacy-Preserving Techniques to contribute to the development of scalable and privacy-enhanced blockchain solutions.
You will play a critical role in advancing the business' zero-knowledge proof technology and its application in compressing data for improved scalability of the blockchain. You will collaborate closely with our research and development team to design and implement cryptographic algorithms and protocols that enable efficient data compression while ensuring privacy and security. Your expertise in Zero Knowledge Proofs and Privacy-Preserving Techniques will be instrumental in driving the next generation of scalable and privacy-enhanced blockchain solutions.
Conduct research and development in cryptographic algorithms and protocols, with a specific focus on Zero Knowledge Proofs and Privacy-Preserving Techniques.
Design and implement cryptographic solutions to compress data while preserving privacy and security in the blockchain.
Collaborate closely with the research and development team to integrate cryptographic mechanisms into our zero-knowledge proof technology.
Perform security audits and vulnerability assessments to identify and mitigate potential risks in our cryptographic systems.
Stay updated with the latest advancements in cryptography, privacy-preserving techniques, and blockchain technologies to drive innovation in our solutions.
Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the development team on cryptographic best practices and security principles.
Collaborate with external auditors and industry experts to conduct third-party audits and certifications of our cryptographic implementations.
Ph.D. in Cryptography, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field.
Strong expertise in Zero Knowledge Proofs, Privacy-Preserving Techniques, and cryptographic primitives.
Proven experience in designing and implementing cryptographic algorithms and protocols.
Familiarity with blockchain technologies and their cryptographic foundations, such as Ethereum, Solidity, or zk-SNARKs.
Proficiency in programming languages commonly used in cryptography, such as Python, C++, or Rust.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to think critically and propose innovative solutions.
Published research papers or contributions to the field of cryptography and privacy-preserving techniques are highly desirable.
This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly-growing, highly flexible organization who are at the forefront of Blockchain innovation - please apply asap with an up-to-date resume if interested.
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