IOTA Foundation

2689 17641Position ID: 2689-GORUST [#17641]
Position Title: (Senior) Research Engineer
Position Type: Government or industry
Position Location: Remote, Berlin 10405, Germany [map]
Subject Areas: Research, Engineering, DLT, Cryptography, Graph algorithms,
Application Deadline: 2021/05/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/04/27, finished 2021/12/04, listed until 2021/10/27)
Position Description:    

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The IOTA Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established in 2017 and headquartered in Berlin, Germany. The Foundation’s mission is to drive the development and standardization of new distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) that enable permissionless innovation ecosystems. To realize this potential the IOTA Foundation is actively building a collaborative of developers, start-ups, private enterprises, and government, civil society and academic institutions.

We engage in engineering, research and community organizing efforts around the IOTA Tangle – a new generation of DLT specifically designed to be the open and free trust layer for the Internet-of-Things (IoT).


As a research engineer at the IOTA Foundation, you will work with domain experts on applied cryptography, and research with software engineers to design, test and implement technical solutions for the IOTA protocol.


- Design and drive software specifications to a successful conclusion - Be actively involved in setting product and technical direction - Collaborate with other engineering and research teams, as well as external teams - Develop high-quality software solutions based on validated specifications - Perform and thrive in an environment where your work can change rapidly in response to customer feedback and data - Be a part of a self-organising, results-oriented agile team - Participate in and help transform cutting-edge research into practical software products - Implement software development best practices and collaborate with other software projects in the open-source DLT space - Engage with the IOTA community


Your Personality

- Self-driven individual who takes responsibility for projects from their inception - Ability, desire, and dedication to pick up new platforms or technologies as well as improve in existing ones

Your Expertise

- A strong performance history - Demonstrated the ability to implement cryptographic primitives - Demonstrated ability to implement production-grade software, ideally in Rust or Go. 2+ years practical experience preferred - Applied and theoretical experience of elliptic curve cryptography, prominent cryptographic primitives - Knowledge of zero-knowledge proofs - Understanding of distributed system consensus algorithms a plus - Strong background in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field. Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field - Experience designing software algorithms and data structures

What we offer

- The opportunity to work with the brightest minds in the industry - The opportunity to make a true difference - Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback - A flexible and agile organization with a flat hierarchy - Independence and responsibility from day one

The IOTA Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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