May 04, 2023

ZK Proof Researcher/Engineer

  • Celer Network
  • Worldwide
Full time Engineering Research

Job description

Founded in 2018 by a group of researchers and industry experts hailing from MIT, UC Berkeley, Princeton, UIUC, and Google, Celer has established itself as the world leader in generalized multi-blockchain interoperability protocols. In 2022 alone, our technology facilitated over $13 billion in cross-chain asset transfers, and our global ecosystem of developers continues to expand as our community explores new use cases such as multi-blockchain governance, gaming, and DeFi.

As we continue to innovate, we are seeking experienced zero-knowledge proof engineers and researchers to join Celer Network's ZK engineering team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to design, implement, benchmark, and optimize cutting-edge large-scale zk circuits using various frameworks. You will be a key contributor to a brand-new initiative that is currently in stealth mode, playing an integral role in building the core architecture and software of this exciting project.

What we are looking for

  • Strong knowledge of cryptography, math or strong background in other analytical fields such as physics
  • Experience in implementing software in any of Rust, Go or C++ 
  • Previous experience in working with any blockchain system would be a plus but not mandatory
  • Previous experience in working with zk frameworks would be a plus but not mandatory

What we can provide

  • Competitive compensation, healthcare, and benefits
  • Flexible working location: we have offices located in multiple countries in Asia, North America and Europe and can sponsor necessary visas when applicable
  • Working with an elite team with a proven success track record in the blockchain space on an exciting new project

About Our Team 

Our team is composed of top-tier researchers with PhDs from leading universities such as MIT, UC Berkeley, Princeton, and UIUC, as well as seasoned industry veterans from companies such as Google, VMWare, Intel, Amazon, Citadel, Baidu and Alibaba. Together, we foster a culture of innovation that values broad impact, proactive ownership, transparent and constructive communication, and no-regret execution. We're a close-knit team that thrives on collaboration and welcomes diverse perspectives. If you're passionate about pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the blockchain space and thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply to this position.