Staff Software Engineer

East Bay, CA, United States, Remote, Seattle, WA, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States, Silicon Valley, CA, United States β€’ $130k - $200k β€’ 0.5% - 3.0%


Role Locations

  • East Bay, CA, United States
  • Remote
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


  • $130k - $200k
  • 0.5% - 3.0%


< 10 people


2714 East 3rd Street
Austin, TX, 78702, US

Tech Stack

  • Rust
  • C++

Role Description

What you'll accomplish your 1st year here

  • You'll help define the engineering vision of our team
  • You'll contribute to the design and building of the core infrastructure of a new cryptographic system (such as working on a compiler and zero-knowledge proof library) πŸ› 
  • You'll become familiar with the latest advances in cryptography (and start contributing yourself!)
  • You'll have opportunities to present your work at conferences πŸ‘


  • Believe everyone has the right to privacy πŸ”’
  • Think technology should be frictionless (documentation is important to you!)
  • Are comfortable with ambiguity and taking on a leadership role in engineering πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»
  • Have significant experience as a backend engineer and/or proficiency in a systems programming language (such as C or Rust)
  • May be a bit rusty in linear algebra and discrete math but enjoyed these subjects when you studied them
  • Are excited to get your hands dirty learning new math and cryptography (with help of course!) ✍️
  • Look forward to collaborating with others
  • Are excited to develop and mentor other engineers 🀝

About Sunscreen

We're bringing private computation to all by making advanced cryptographic primitives (e.g. fully homomorphic encryption, zero knowledge proofs) easy for developers to use.

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