Blockchain Engineer

Zama is hiring!


Zama's mission is to safeguard privacy by making the internet encrypted end-to-end.

Zama is building a suite of products for securing AI applications in the cloud and on the blockchain. Developers and data scientists can build FHE-friendly applications using our technology without having to know cryptography.

Zama was founded by Pascal Paillier, a pioneer in FHE, and Rand Hindi, a serial privacy entrepreneur.

If you would like to learn more about Fully Homomorphic Encryption, you can read our 6-min introduction:

Job Description

We're on the hunt for Blockchain Engineers who possess a robust foundation in cryptography. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to design and implement intricate cryptographic protocols, blending FHE, ZK, and other crypto techniques seamlessly.

Working shoulder-to-shoulder with a team of esteemed cryptographers, blockchain experts, and full-stack engineers, you'll play a pivotal role in designing, fine-tuning, and ensuring the sustained excellence of Zama’s homomorphic blockchain solution. You will:

  • Design and implement complex cryptographic protocols, melding the intricacies of FHE, ZK, and a range of crypto techniques.

  • Collaborate closely with a diverse team to develop and maintain Zama’s homomorphic blockchain, ensuring optimal performance and security.

  • Stay abreast of the latest in blockchain and cryptography, ensuring Zama remains at the cutting-edge of technological advancements.

  • Do whatever else it takes to make our vision a reality.

Preferred Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in implementing cryptography in real-world scenarios, bonus points if you’ve done this on blockchain applications.

  • Deep understanding of homomorphic encryption and its nuances and/or a willingness to learn.

  • Proven expertise working with smart contracts, zero-knowledge proofs, and/or FHE.

  • Exceptional communication skills, fostering seamless collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Embracing a flexible remote working ethos, Zama values in-person interactions and as such, requires a visit to our Paris headquarters at least once every quarter.

At Zama, innovation isn’t just a buzzword – it’s our DNA. If you're passionate about blockchain, cryptography, and are eager to shape the future of privacy in web3, we welcome you to be a part of our journey.

Recruitment Process

Our process is described in detail here: We will be in contact with exceptional candidates who we wish to advance through the recruitment process.

Zama values and promotes diversity. We give everyone a fair chance to be evaluated on their professional, academic, and personal skills. Our aim is to make the hiring process as pleasant, stress-free, and friendly as possible, even if the process is longer and more involved than you might find elsewhere.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris
  • Possible full remote