We are looking for a Cryptography Engineer as part of Hex Trust’s Engineering Department. Your primary focus will be to participate in the development of a cryptographic module for our product offering.
Actively participate in the development of cryptographic modules/services to perform cryptographic operations including Blockchain Wallets, Authentication and Authorisation workflows;
Integration with Hardware Security Modules;
Act as Cryptography go to expert for the team;
Review and maintenance of Cryptography related code;
R&D of emerging cryptographic algorithms such as MPC, Threshold Signature Schemes, Secure Enclaves;
Develop the required documentation and coordinate on-going communication with relevant stakeholders;
Build and lead team of Cryptography focused engineers;
Work closely with the Engineering department to promote the understanding of security principles, security focused development practices and mitigate security risks in software development;
Support business stakeholders in identifying and assessing security risks and applying cryptography to mitigate the risks;
Keep abreast of security attacks and cryptographic research and advise on the best course of action.
BS in Computer Science, Cryptography, Mathematics, or equivalent working experience.
5+ years of experience as a software development engineer working in production-grade environments.
Strong knowledge in cryptographic algorithms (e.g. ECDSA/ED25519/SSS) adopted in established blockchains;
Practical experience in cryptographic programming standards such as PKCS11.
Experienced in interfacing with HSM solutions.
2+ years of experience with public blockchain technology.
Have development experience with at least one system programming language (Rust, C++ or Go);
Rust programming experience highly desirable or willingness to learn Rust as primary programming language.