Mar 02, 2023

Rust Engineer | Remote | Full time

  • Ethereum

Job description

Distributed Systems Engineer
The Privacy & Scaling Explorations team at the Ethereum Foundation is looking for software engineers to work on a project related to distributed reputation and internet infrastructure.

About the Privacy & Scaling Explorations Research Group
We are a research group exploring practical applications for Zero-Knowledge Proofs and Scaling solutions. Our mission is to build the cryptographic primitives that will form the bedrock of a rich and vibrant ecosystem of decentralized applications (dapps), built on Ethereum. We do this through pure research projects, by building proofs of concept, and by facilitating the integration of technological primitives into decentralized applications.


About you

  • Your values align with the Ethereum ecosystem. Even if you are new to the space, you are interested in open source collaboration and decentralized systems. You understand the value of privacy for all and you are especially interested in security.
  • You are highly motivated and naturally curious.
  • You are thorough in your work and pay attention to the small details.
  • You are skilled at communicating on a remote, global team. We are a diverse team of collaborators from many different countries.
  • You are resourceful. You possess patience in ambiguity, ask questions, and seek clarity by drawing connections to indirect products and concepts.
  • You work well both independently and with others. You welcome feedback and take the time to understand the perspectives of your teammates.


Recommended Skills and Experience

  • Strong software development skills in Rust
  • Understanding of modern ZKP proving systems and experience working with libraries like halo2, Arkworks, and ZK-Garage/PLONK.
  • Familiarity with Ethereum infrastructure
  • Capable of breaking down and explaining complex issues to others.
  • Strong communication, storytelling, and documentation skills.


Contract details

  • Fully remote
  • Contract with 3 month probation, details depend on jurisdiction.
To apply please include a cover letter and a resume or CV and your github profile