Cryptography Researcher

Zama is hiring!

About

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: https://6min.zama.ai/

Job Description

Zama's mission is to safeguard privacy by making the internet encrypted end-to-end. Zama’s products help web2 and web3 developers build private-by-design applications using homomorphic encryption (FHE), without having to learn cryptography.

Zama was founded by Pascal Paillier, a pioneer in FHE, and Ra
nd Hindi, a serial privacy entrepreneur, and has a team of veteran cryptographers, including Nigel Smart, Marc Joye, Ilaria Chillotti and others.

Role Description
As a cryptography researcher, your job main responsibilities will be to:

  • Conduct research on broad cryptography topics, from FHE to ZK to blockchain and other things that could be useful for Zama.
  • Contribute to new Zama technologies and IP.
  • Help developers to turning new technologies into actual product offerings.
  • Publish in top conferences

Preferred Experience

He / She / They should have:

  • PhD or equivalent in mathematics, computer science or cryptography
  • Strong experience building and implementing cryptographic techniques
  • Passionate about open source and research
  • Be a friendly team player
  • Be obsessed with making things that actually work for users

We are a full remote company but you should ideally be in an European time zone.

Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process is outlined in detail here: https://www.zama.ai/post/how-we-hire-at-zama

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75008)
  • Possible full remote