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Principal Architect in Applied Cryptography (Special Projects)

Remote within
  • GMT (-5/+4 hours)

07 April, 2022

Compensation

Competitive

Remote within

    Timezones
    • GMT (-5/+4 hours)

    Contract type

    Full time
    Remote working

    Technologies & frameworks

    • Cryptography
    • C++
    • Applied Cryptography
    • encryption
    • Blockchain
    • Rust
    • homomorphic encryption
    • Rustlang
    • cryptographic validation
    • c/c++

    Benefits & perks

    • Paid sick days
    • Pension
    • Performance bonus
    • Promote from within
    • Committed to a diverse team
    • Paid time off
    • 100% remote working
    • Tokens
    • Learning & development
    • Health insurance - us employees
    • Healthcare stipend - uk & ireland employees
    • No call fridays
    • Company meetups
    Be an engineer, an architect, an applied cryptographer, and a leader for a Special Project (under N.D.A.)

    Role overview

    As a Principal Architect in Applied Cryptography at IOG, you must be an engineer, an architect, an applied cryptographer, and a leader - it’s a multifaceted role. You have the exciting challenge of working with bleeding-edge research and technology, always with a focus on the market's needs. You will be a leader of an exceptional team, working on everything from Post-Quantum prototypes to hand-optimization of existing primitives to completely new products. To support you on this challenge, we have software architects, product managers, project managers, formal methods specialists, and QA test engineers, with whom you must have high bandwidth communications.

    Your mission

    • Champion the applied¬†cryptography¬†team
    • Captain end-to-end¬†development¬†and¬†delivery¬†of new products
    • Spearhead¬†prototyping of¬†cryptographic¬†products
    • Translate research into rigorous engineering¬†specifications¬†and implementations
    • Meticulously review¬†cryptographic¬†protocols and proposed primitives
    • Contribute to industry¬†standards¬†and operational best practices
    • Identify¬†where the business needs to be next and get it there.

    Requirements

    Your expertise

    • A degree in¬†Computer¬†Science, Engineering, or Applied Mathematics is desirable but¬†not¬†essential
    • A minimum of 4-5 years¬†development¬†experience (professional or otherwise) in the required language (C,¬†Rust,¬†Scala)
    • Experience working with¬†Git¬†and version control
    • Knowledge of¬†functional¬†and object-oriented programming paradigms
    • Expert knowledge of applied¬†cryptographic¬†engineering¬†&¬†best practices
    • Expert knowledge of both asymmetric and symmetric primitives with¬†cryptographic¬†signing systems
    • Expert knowledge of Elliptic Curve¬†crypto-systems
    • Expert knowledge of ZK protocols, Multi-Party¬†Computation¬†(MPC)
    • Familiarity with¬†blockchain¬†cryptography¬†and constructions
    • Practical experience with implementation of¬†cryptographic¬†primitives
    • Expert in terms of¬†secure¬†design (constant time, operational¬†security,¬†management¬†of key material)
    • Security¬†sensibility related to¬†cryptographic¬†implementation
    • Good theoretical¬†cryptography¬†and mathematical knowledge
    • Ability to read¬†cryptographic¬†papers, explain them, and¬†manage¬†delivery¬†of their implementation
    • Ability to create and deliver public presentations about our solutions
    • Knowledge of pairing-based¬†cryptography¬†is a bonus.

    Benefits

    Location

    IOG is a fully distributed organization and therefore this is a remote position. Due to team distribution we are ideally searching for someone in an EST or GMT time zone for this role.

    All Colleagues

    • Flexible schedule
    • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
    • Laptop reimbursement
    • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones,¬†monitor,¬†etc)
    • Learning¬†&¬†Development¬†Opportunities
    • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

    US Employees

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by¬†IO¬†Global for the employee and dependents
    • Health Savings Account
    • Life Insurance

    UK Employees

    • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
    • Pension
    • 250+
    • Singapore

    Founded in 2015, IO Global is one of the world‚Äôs pre-eminent blockchain research and engineering companies, best known for the Cardano blockchain platform. We are a fully decentralized, remote-working organization committed to the highest principles of academic rigour and evidence-based software development. The company builds high-assurance blockchain products for public and private sector clients. Our goal is simple ‚Äď to fuel our drive to be best in class by giving you the opportunity, resources and support to deliver your finest work to date. You‚Äôll work with some exceptionally talented and friendly individuals who are always open to new ideas and ways of working. IO Global is an advocate of decentralized remote working, with more than 700 people working in more than 60 countries. Everyone has a different skill set, a different culture, and is at a different stage in their life. We aim to make collaboration between diverse people fun, exciting, and always rewarding. Many companies say they ‚Äėthink outside the box‚Äô ‚Äď for IO Global it‚Äôs more, ‚Äėwe think outside the geography‚Äô.

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    Compensation

    Competitive

    Remote within

      Timezones
      • GMT (-5/+4 hours)

      Contract type

      Full time
      Remote working

      Technologies & frameworks

      • Cryptography
      • C++
      • Applied Cryptography
      • encryption
      • Blockchain
      • Rust
      • homomorphic encryption
      • Rustlang
      • cryptographic validation
      • c/c++

      Benefits & perks

      • Paid sick days
      • Pension
      • Performance bonus
      • Promote from within
      • Committed to a diverse team
      • Paid time off
      • 100% remote working
      • Tokens
      • Learning & development
      • Health insurance - us employees
      • Healthcare stipend - uk & ireland employees
      • No call fridays
      • Company meetups

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