Sr. Rust Engineer - Miden VM

  • Polygon
  • Jan 05, 2022
Engineering

Job Description

What is Polygon?
Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 3000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.
What does Polygon Miden Team do?Miden VM is a core component of Polygon Miden, the upcoming STARK-based zk-rollup for Ethereum. Early prototype of the VM is available here. We are currently working on the next version of the VM, and our goal is to build the most developer-friendly, safe, and performant zero-knowledge virtual machine.
The Role
• Help design and implement core components of the VM.Help design and implement Miden assembly language. Help design and implement Miden standard library.Learn how STARKs work.

What you need to succeed:

  • Deep familiarity with Rust including high comfort level with advanced concepts such as generics, lifetimes, memory management, concurrency etc.
  • Some familiarity with advanced benchmarking and testing frameworks (prop-testing, fuzzing).
  • Basic familiarity with cryptography - e.g., hash functions, finite fields.

It would be nice if you are:

  • Interested in virtual machines, compilers, and programming language design.
  • Have some familiarity with writing smart contracts, especially using Solidity.
  • Passionate about building open-source software.
Benefits:Work from anywhere (Remote first)Flexible working hoursFlexible vacation policyCompetitive Salary + Token bonus (portion or all can be paid in Crypto) 
Polygon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
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