Senior Software Engineer, Cryptography

  • Chronicled
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Aug 21, 2018
Permanent Cryptography | Blockchain

Job Description

Chronicled is currently looking for talented cryptographers to join us to work on cutting edge crypto protocols and contribute to our growing ecosystem.

We value our culture and foster a non-political, inclusive environment where integrity, technical precision, passion, innovation, and curiosity pave the way for collaborative building. Above all, we believe in authenticity: authenticity of work, of ideas, of character, of data, of products.

If this sounds like you, read on:

You will:

  • Build the next generation of peer-to-peer software while working with cutting edge technologies such as zk-SNARKs
  • Participate in the design of innovating protocol primitives
  • Implement decentralized platforms based on blockchain technologies
  • Transform research results into real programs
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team including engineering, design, community, product, and business
  • Educate the team on how to design and build systems with a security-first mindset
  • Establish center of excellence regarding cryptography within company

Our ideal candidate has:

  • MS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field 
  • Demonstrated the ability to implement cryptographic primitives
  • Experience programming in one or more of the following: Go, Rust, C, C++, Haskell, Ocaml
  • Significant experience building secure applications
  • In-depth knowledge of authentication protocols and applied cryptography
  • Knowledge of the threat landscape and the latest attack trends and tools
  • Proven track record of independently driving projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills on both technical and non-technical issues

We will provide you:

  • The opportunity to build a company with the founding team
  • Generous equity – you will have a stake in the future success of Chronicled
  • An awesome office to work in right next to Mission St. in San Francisco
  • Flexible time off
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Daily-catered lunch
  • Fitness center membership to Bay Club


Don't meet all the requirements but still interested? Send in your information anyway! Above all, we hire people - not paper.

Pay Rate

$100,000 - $160,000 with *generous* equity