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Applied Cryptography Engineer

Manta Network

Manta Network

Cambridge, UK · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Manta is the leading on-chain privacy platform for Polkadot/Kusama and more. We are looking for talented cryptographers/engineers with a strong math background to join our core team. Your task scope will include building blockchain protocols using the latest zero-knowledge proof systems (zkSNARKs, universal/recursive zkSNARKs) and many other cryptographic primitives (MPC, IBE). We expect you to prototype and ship production quality code.

You will have a chance to attend major cryptography and security conferences and work with the world’s top scientists in the field. Example tasks would be implementing the latest cryptographic papers in a production setting and developing an efficient WASM based prover for zkSNARKs.

Your Profile

  • Strong background in math / cryptography / information security
  • Proficiency in Elliptic Curve Cryptography is a plus
  • Proficiency in Rust/C/C++/WASM. We are working primarily with Rust, but prior experience with this language is not mandatory.
  • Ownership- and results-driven mindset.
  • Excellent English.

We expect you to independently conduct research in your area of ownership.

Benefits We Can Provide

  • Competitive compensation
  • Token equity
  • Top-tier healthcare coverage, vision and dental
  • Remote work friendly
  • Unlimited PTO
  • An inclusive team and environment
  • Annual conference (academia, instrustry) travel opportunity