Head of Cryptography

  • $250-$300K
  • ID: 2921
  • Posted: 20.04.24

Head of Cryptography

Plexus have partnered with a bleeding-edge zk company based in the US, VC backed, looking to expand. With a world class team, they are looking for someone of similar calibre to help lead their cutting edge zk developments.


  • Stay updated on cryptographic advancements through conferences and academic engagement
  • Collaborate with academics and advisors to integrate innovative ideas into product development
  • Bridge complex scientific concepts with engineering efforts to meet product goals
  • Conduct rigorous cryptographic research and share insights through internal reports and presentations
  • Drive strategic planning, client engagement, and risk mitigation efforts
  • Hands on Rust development


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • Commercial Rust/ C++/ C Expertise
  • One year of hands-on experience with:
  • Zero-knowledge proof systems (including SNARK)
  • Secure multiparty computation for AI
  • Post-quantum secure cryptography (lattice-based)
  • Fully-homomorphic encryption


  • $250K+ base salary compensation
  • Extremely generous equity + token comp 
  • Global remote work
  • Opportunity to join a world class team at the bleeding edge of zk and AI
  •  All expenses paid quarterly team holidays

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