Senior Compiler Engineer

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What is Polygon?

Polygon is the leading blockchain development platform, offering scalable, affordable, secure and sustainable blockchains for Web3
Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to major scaling solutions including L2 (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid, stand-alone and enterprise chains, and data availability
Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with tens of thousands of decentralized applications hosted, + total transactions processed, 180M+ unique user addresses, and $7B+ in assets secured
Polygon is carbon neutral with the goal of leading the Web3 ecosystem in becoming carbon negative
What does Polygon Miden Team do?

Polygon Miden aims to be the most innovative and easy-to-use zkRollup for Ethereum
We will enable use cases beyond what is currently possible with EVM-centric architectures, parallel transaction execution and account abstraction
At the heart of our rollup is the Miden Virtual Machine – a zk-optimized VM designed from the ground up
Currently, we focus on the rollup design, recursive verification, and developer experience
About Role

We want to enable software developers to build on top of our Miden VM
Therefore, we need a Senior Compiler Engineer
The Senior Compiler Engineer is responsible for developing and optimising Miden proprietary compilers for code hardening and security
You can design and define compilers from scratch, getting feedback and support from experts in the field
You will get to participate in innovative projects and languages
We need you to use cutting-edge technologies that help make breakthrough blockchain technology usable
Read about the Miden VM in

What you need to succeed?

    • Lead design and implementation of compilers from high-level languages to Miden assembly
    • Provide feedback and inform design decisions of the Miden Virtual Machine
    • Interface with the teams working on designing and implementing higher-level languages we target
    • Mentor junior compiler engineers on your team

It would be nice if you are:

    • Experience in Rust
    • Interested in zero knowledge proof-based blockchain systems and programming language design
    • Have some familiarity with writing smart contracts, especially using Solidity
    • Passionate about compiler technology and open-source software and eager to learn, come and join us


The goal of the Polygon total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family
Our comprehensive compensation plan includes, the following benefits:Remote first global workforceIndustry leading Medical, Dental and Vision health insurance fully covered for each employeeCompany matching 401k with 6% match$1,500 Home Office Set Up Allowance$2,000 Employee Development ProgramUnlimited PTO, with minimum required 10 days off annually for each employeeBook Allowance Program…$200 per yearCompany issued laptopIn certain countries medical, dental and vision is fully covered for any dependents
This is country and plan 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
If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch
We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit
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