Senior Engineer – Zero-Knowledge Proof(ZKP)

Who We Are

At OKX, we believe our future is reshaped with technology
Founded in 2017, OKX is one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchanges
OKX innovatively adopted blockchain technology to reshape the financial ecosystem by offering some of the most diverse and sophisticated products, solutions, and trading tools on the market
Trusted by more than 20 million users in over 180 regions globally, OKX strives to provide an engaging platform that empowers every individual to explore the world of crypto
In addition to its world-class DeFi exchange, OKX serves its users with OKX Insights, a research arm that is at the cutting edge of the latest trends in the cryptocurrency industry
With its extensive range of crypto products and services, and unwavering commitment to innovation, OKX vision is a world of financial access backed by blockchain and the power of decentralized finance

We invest in our people as much as we invest in technology
We are united by our engaging culture, here we win as a team, embrace changes, and do the right thing
We are committed to creating a friendly, rewarding and diverse environment for OKers
It doesn’t matter where you come from, here everyone feels valued, respected and has the same opportunities to develop and thrive — we want to bring out the best in you


About the Opportunity


What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Research on various L2 and Rollup technologies/theories in the field
  • Develop applied solutions for financial scenarios by combining blockchain and zero-knowledge proof technology

What We Look For In You: 

  • A degree in cryptography, mathematics, computer science, or related fields
  • Skilled in theoretical foundations and algorithms of zero-knowledge proofs: zkSNARK, zkSTARK, as well as Plonk, Groth16, Halo2
  • Deep understanding of common cryptographic algorithms and basic mathematical concepts: elliptic curves, finite field algorithms, fast Fourier transforms, polynomial commitments, bilinear pairings
  • Experience in developing zero-knowledge proof systems:

    • Ability to implement zero-knowledge proof circuits using c++/rust
    • Ability to perform security&performance analysis and optimization on circuits

Nice to Haves:

  • Skilled in cryptographic algorithms such as homomorphic encryption, ring signatures, aggregate signatures, threshold signatures
  • Published papers at international cryptography conferences
  • Fluent in English speaking and writing skills


Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive total compensation
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage for employees and their dependants
  • More that we love to tell you along the process!

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