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Applied Cryptography Engineer

San Francisco, CA, US

Salary

$120K - 160K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • rust

Benefits & perks

  • PTO
  • EQUITY

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To sum it up...

Applied Cryptography Engineer at Layer1

Role overview

Role

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

Location

San Francisco, in northern California, is well known for being a tech haven. However, as one of the most visited cities in the world, it’s also a center of cultural and there’s a strong counter culture sensibility that’s always been an essential part of the city. San Francisco has one of the most prominent LGBT communities in the world, and is one of the most important in the history of LGBT rights and activism.

The economy of San Francisco is influenced by household tech companies such as Salesforce.com, Reddit, Dropbox, Airbnb, Yelp, Uber, Lyft, etc. The third quarter of 2017, saw $4.177 billion in funding for companies in San Francisco and the North Bay Area. An hour south of the city is “Silicon Valley” which homes Apple, Facebook, Google and Palantir.

Known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses. It’s also the home of the famous Alcatraz Island, site of the notorious former prisoner Al Capone.

Did you know...

  • The average salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $134,000
  • San Francisco has 3% unemployment rate
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

$120K - 160K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • rust

Benefits & perks

  • PTO
  • EQUITY

Interested in seeing this company work? Contribute to their Open Source.

View All Issues

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