Cryptography Engineer

Cryptography Engineer


We are looking for a cryptography engineer to join our team in Santa Clara, California. As a member of the core ledger team you will be able to help shape the design and implementation of the core Taraxa codebase. You will be working on a fast-paced and rapidly-growing project with global impact.

Why work for Taraxa?

You will have the opportunity to work with a growing, talented and dynamic team collectively focused and highly driven to develop next generation blockchain technology that will revolutionize IoT ecosystems, business practices, and emerging machine-to-machine economies.


  • Design, develop, and test critical cryptographic algorithms for the Taraxa public ledger as well as associated applications

  • Leverage cryptography to improve the privacy, scalability, and security of the ledger and applications

  • Investigate existing as well as evaluate emerging deployment of cryptography in blockchain systems and decentralized applications

  • Work with the core ledger team and application team to deploy cryptographic algorithms



  • Master’s or PhD in cryptography, computer science, mathematics or another related field

  • Experience with practical cryptography implementations

  • Deep understanding of security best practices

  • Understanding of zero-knowledge proofs

  • Excellent communication skills



  • Experience with blockchain systems

  • Experience with zk-SNARKS

  • Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation

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