Sr. Rust Engineer – Miden VM (Remote)

ieWhat 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
ieWhat 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
ieThe 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 – , hash functions, finite fields

Nice to have

    • 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


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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