Researcher - Homomorphic Encryption

Zama is hiring!


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

Zama's first product is an open source development framework for homomorphic encryption that developers can use without knowing 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

The candidate and his/her/their team will be responsible for:

  • discovering new cryptographic techniques to compute on encrypted data
  • working with the engineering and product teams to implement his/her/their research into our products
  • design robust tests and benchmarks to validate his/her/their research and its implementation
  • review the latest published research, and inform the team on potential new applications
  • work with the entire team to define the research and product roadmaps
  • publishing papers, filing patents and presenting his/her/their work at academic conferences

Preferred Experience

He/she/they should:

  • have a PhD in cryptography or equivalent
  • have deep knowledge of homomorphic encryption
  • have (optionally) knowledge of LWE hardness and security
  • have (optionally) knowledge of machine learning
  • be passionate about privacy and open source software
  • have good written and oral communication skills

Recruitment Process

Our process is described in detail here:

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75008)
  • Education Level: PhD and more
  • Possible full remote