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Cryptography Intern (remote - globally)
Mysten Labs
Mysten Labs is looking for 2 interns in blockchain cryptography with a focus in any of the following topics: Private NFTs, Anonymous Transactions, Key Loss Protection, Multi-Signatures and Zero Knowledge Proofs.

Successful applicants will work closely with experts in both academia and industry including George Danezis, Konstantinos Chalkias, Foteini Baldimtsi, Alberto Sonnino, François Garillot, Sam Blackshear, Lefteris Kokoris-Kogias, while enjoying a high degree of ownership & autonomy in working conditions & task prioritization.

Ideal candidate expectations:
- PhD or PostDoc researcher - or - engineer in cryptography, software security or distributed systems.

- at least one publication in any of the top cryptography, privacy and security conferences, such as: CCS, S&P, CRYPTO, USENIX SECURITY, EUROCRYPT, ASIACRYPT, NDSS, FC, AsiaCCS, EUROS&P, PETS, CT-RSA, ESORICS etc.

- Understanding of fundamental cryptographic schemes & underlying math for any of the following: hash functions, finite field arithmetic, polynomials (FFT) & elliptic curves, bilinear pairings, threshold signatures.

- Experience implementing high-performance & parallelizable protocols in languages such as Rust, Go, Java, or C/C++, and Github portfolio or productionized implementation will be a plus.

Our team is 100% remote & we are hiring across the world. Here at Mysten Labs, you’ll be joining a world class team with tremendous growth potential. We raised our 1st funding round ($36m series A) from top Silicon Valley VCs led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) with participation from Redpoint, Lightspeed, Coinbase Ventures, Electric Capital, Standard Crypto, NFX, Slow Ventures, Scribble Ventures, Samsung Next, Lux Capital etc.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants are invited to e-mail their CV (use title: Summer 2022 Cryptography Internship) to
Contact: Kostas Chalkias (Chief Cryptographer)
Last updated: 2022-05-29 posted on 2022-05-29