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Applied Cryptography Engineer

San Francisco, CA, US

29 January, 2020

Salary

$120K - 160K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • RUST

Benefits & perks

  • Equity
  • Pto
Applied Cryptography Engineer at Layer1

Role overview

You will be working directly alongside Layer1's engineering leadership, so this role comes with significant autonomy and responsibility. We are deeply involved with a Rust-based coin with interactive transaction construction. As Applied Cryptography Engineer at Layer1, you will:

  1. Contribute to the project's general open-source protocol development
  2. Write advanced software tooling to interface with and analyze the protocol network
  3. Explore and implement Confidential Assets
  4. Build Critical infrastructure for the private and confidential exchange of digital assets on top of Confidential Assets


Requirements

There are no hard requirements and we are more interested in learning about you and your unique background. Preferably, you demonstrably have:

  1. Deep experience in systems programming and distributed systems, with an ability to write highly performant and low-level code
  2. Prove track-record of working on open-source projects with large systemic complexity
  3. Strong communication and collaboration skills
  4. Extensive knowledge of Rust
  5. Functional Knowledge of cryptography and cryptocurrencies


Cultural Values

We are looking for passionate contrarians that:

  1. Relay incredibly complex ideas in simple terms
  2. Have a security and adversarially-oriented mindset
  3. Stay relentlessly resourceful
  4. Take ownership and have a bias to action
  5. Prioritize analytical rigor and operational transparency
  • 10-49

Layer1 is an engineering-driven investment and infrastructure platform, backed by world-class investors including Peter Thiel and Digital Currency Group. We take concentrated bets on promising blockchain protocols and build critical technology to support their global impact. We are building a specialized mining operation and custody infrastructure technologies business. Our team has previous experience at the world's leading technology companies, global multi-$B hedge funds, and the most established cryptocurrency projects including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Stellar, and Grin. www.layer1.capital

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Salary

$120K - 160K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • RUST

Benefits & perks

  • Equity
  • Pto

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