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Zero Knowledge (ZK) Researcher

Job Description


The role is based in the GMT+8 Timezone. We can engage you in Singapore, China or remotely if



About Us


DeGate is limit orders, decentralised.


We are an order book-centric Decentralised Exchange (DEX) trading protocol that is secured by

Ethereum, utilising a Decentralised Autonomous Organisation (DAO) structure that has full control

over its treasury. As a next-gen DEX, DeGate aims to make decentralised exchange trading

mainstream and accessible to all, with key features such as Order Book Trading, Leverage

Capabilities, and Super-fast Transaction Times amongst others.


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We Want You

We are looking for individuals who are keen to join our group of talented project contributors. You

are someone who:

• has an immense interest in blockchain-related technology

• well on your way to being a Crypto-Native

• has an insatiable thirst for growth and learning,

• is keen to build and grow together with the industry


What you’ll be doing

• Design and implement Zero-Knowledge rollups by integrating Zero-Knowledge proof into the


• Understand the unique characteristics of trading systems and grid trading methodology;

• Research and design new Zero-Knowledge proof methodologies, thus reducing on-chain cost

as much as possible while ensuring performance;

• Keep engineering teams up-to-date with the latest Zero-Knowledge Proof research.


What you’ll need

• Proficient in cryptography subjects such as Zero-Knowledge Proof, secure multi-party

computation, threshold signature, ring signature, aggregate signature and homomorphic


• Solid competency and knowledge in the area of Security in Cryptography;

• Proficient in the principles and implementations of Zero-Knowledge Proof algorithms.

Proficient in applying the principles and secondary development of commonly used tool


• Proficient in C/C++/Rust and other languages to implement and optimize algorithms;

• Possess strong ability in documentation, and can accurately explain the most cutting-edge

cryptography technology to others.







Good-to-have Requirements

• Preferably someone who has been closely following the developments and achievements in


• Preferably Bachelor’s Degree or above with disciplines in computer science, information

security, and applied mathematics. Doctorate degree would be highly preferred;

• Preferably with published papers at international cryptography conferences are preferred;

• Good command of English and Chinese language due to communication and documentation

in such mediums.





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