(Senior) Research Engineer at IOTA Foundation

(Senior) Research Engineer

IOTA Foundation
Remote

Posted 16 days ago

Mission:

As a Research engineer at the IOTA Foundation, you will work with domain experts on applied cryptography, and research with software engineers to design, test and implement technical solutions for the IOTA protocol.

Responsibilities:

Design and drive software specifications to a successful conclusion
Be actively involved in setting product and technical direction
Collaborate with other engineering and research teams, as well as external teams
Develop high-quality software solutions based on validated specifications
Perform and thrive in an environment where your work can change rapidly in response to customer feedback and data
Be a part of a self-organising, results-oriented agile team
Participate in and help transform cutting-edge research into practical software products
Implement software development best practices and collaborate with other software projects in open-source DLT space
Engage with the IOTA community

Requirements

Your Personality

Self-driven individual who takes responsibility for projects from their inception
Ability, desire, and dedication to pick up new platforms or technologies as well as improve in existing ones

Your Expertise

A strong performance history
Demonstrated the ability to implement cryptographic primitives
Demonstrated ability to implement production grade software, ideally in Rust or Go. 2+ years practical experience preferred
Applied and theoretical experience of elliptic curve cryptography, prominent cryptographic primitives
Knowledge of zero knowledge proofs
Understanding of distributed system consensus algorithms a plus
Strong background in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field. Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field
Experience designing software algorithms and data structures

What we offer

The opportunity to work with the brightest minds in the industry
The opportunity to make a true difference
Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback
A flexible and agile organization with a flat hierarchy
Independence and responsibility from day one

The IOTA Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Skills

Rust, Go, Cryptographic primitives

Compensation

competitive


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