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Rust Engineer

focus on scalability and security for distributed systems applications

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updated at

10 months ago

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role overview

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.


  • 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.

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.

about us

The Ethereum Foundation (EF) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ethereum and related technologies. Our mission is to do what is best for Ethereum’s long-term success. Our role is to allocate resources to critical projects, to be a valued voice within the Ethereum ecosystem, and to advocate for Ethereum to the outside world.

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.


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Ethereum Foundation
Is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ethereum.