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Software Engineer in cryptography

The IMDEA Software Institute invites applications for a Software Engineer with a specialization in Cryptography.

The successful candidate will collaborate closely with researchers to work on developing and experimenting novel cryptographic protocols with applications to blockchains and decentralized systems.

Who should apply?

The candidates should have keen interest in:


Familiarity with reading cryptography research papers will be considered positively.

Working at IMDEA Software

The position is based in Madrid, Spain, where the IMDEA Software Institute is situated. The institute provides for travel expenses and an internationally competitive stipend. The working language at the institute is English.

For this position, there is some flexibility in having this position full-time or part-time.


The starting date is flexible, ideally at the beginning of 2020.

How to apply?

The application requires a CV and possibly the names of 2-3 persons that can provide references about you and your work.

Applicants interested in the position should submit their application at Deadline for applications is December 15th, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately.

For enquiries about the position, please contact Dario Fiore directly (dario dot fiore at imdea dot org).