Senior Specialist – Applied Cryptography Engineer

Applied Cryptography Engineer Nasdaq's Crypto Team is seeking an Applied Cryptography Engineer to work on our new digital assets custody solution to bring institutional grade security, scalabilit

Applied Cryptography Engineer

Nasdaq’s Crypto Team is seeking an Applied Cryptography Engineer to work on our new digital assets custody solution to bring institutional grade security, scalability, and compliance to the exciting cryptocurrency domain. You will be a founding member of the team and have a chance to shape our architecture, tech stack, and engineering culture. You will also gain first-hand experience building for Web3 and help realize our multi-year digital assets and decentralized finance (DeFi) strategy. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn, biased for action, and comfortable juggling multiple roles. So take the Red Pill and join us to create the next billion dollar opportunity for Nasdaq!

What You Will Do

Support and optimize our multi-party computation (MPC) protocol implementation

Support and optimize our threshold signing implementation

Build and optimize our crypto wallet application

What You Will Need to Succeed

Behaviors

Learn and be Curious – eager to learn new skills, be curious about new possibilities, and act to explore them

Biased for Action – move fast and take calculated risks

Take Ownership – never say “that’s not my job”

Dive Deep – stay connected to the details and be skeptical when metrics and anecdote differ. No task is beneath you because the details impact the strategy

Low Ego – demonstrate the maturity to listen and empathize with opposing opinions. Focus on helping the team deliver on the mission

Skills

Familiar with Go

Familiar with elliptic-curve cryptography (ECC)

Familiar with Threshold Signature Schemes (TSS)

Familiar with Multi-party Computation (MPC)

Nice to Have Skills

Experience with building crypto wallet application for Bitcoin and/or Ethereum

Familiar with Elliptic Curve Signatures (ECDSA) and Secp256k1

Familiar with generating zero-knowledge proofs

Familiar with iOS Secure Enclave

Familiar with AWS KMS and CloudHSM

Come as You Are

Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Apply online: http://nasdaqinc.contacthr.com/109704022

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