Job Description


Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Cryptographer with strong knowledge of Threshold Signature Schemes (TSS) and Multi-Party Computation (MPC) to join our team. The Cryptographer will be responsible for designing and auditing implementations of cryptographic algorithms and protocols. They will work closely with other security experts, software developers, and product managers to ensure that our products and systems are protected against attacks, data breaches, and other security threats.


  • Design, implement and maintain cryptographic algorithms and protocols based on TSS and MPC.
  • Conduct research to stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in cryptographic technology and apply them where necessary.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate cryptographic solutions into existing products or to develop new ones.
  • Work with software developers to ensure proper implementation and integration of cryptographic algorithms into software systems.
  • Analyze potential vulnerabilities in cryptographic systems and recommend solutions to mitigate these risks.
  • Conduct security audits and penetration testing to identify and address potential weaknesses in cryptographic systems.
  • Develop and maintain documentation on cryptographic protocols and implementations.
  • Participate in the development of security policies and standards for the organization.


  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Mathematics, Cryptography, Computer Science, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience working in cryptography, with a focus on TSS and MPC.
  • Strong understanding of cryptographic algorithms and protocols such as RSA, ECC, AES, and SHA.
  • Experience in designing and implementing cryptographic solutions for enterprise-level systems.
  • Familiarity with security best practices and standards, such as ISO 27001, NIST, and FIPS.
  • Programming skills in one or more programming languages such as C, C++, Java, or Python is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with your resume and cover letter. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all qualified candidates to apply.

Why Join BitGo?

Disrupting an industry takes vision, innovation, passion, technical chops, drive to deliver, collaboration, and execution. Join a team of great people who strive for excellence and personify our corporate values of ownership, craftsmanship, and open communication. We are looking for new colleagues who bring innovative ways of thinking and problem solving, and who want risks to be part of the team that changes the worlds financial markets.

Here are some of the benefits* of working at BitGo:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus and stock options
  • 100% company paid health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
  • Up to 4% 401k company match
  • Paid parental leave, Paid vacation
  • Free commuter/parking pass; 5 min from Caltrain
  • Free custom lunches, dinners and snacks 
  • Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
  • Great colleagues and inspiring startup environment
  • *Benefits may vary based on location 

Cryptocurrencies are the most disruptive change the financial services industry has seen in years. Join us and youll be able to look back and say you were part of the team that transformed investing.

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending upon your leveling and location, the compensation for this role averages between $140,000 - $240,000 USD base salary. Equity, an annual performance bonus and the benefits outlined below are also a part of this role's package.

  • Analytical Thinking
  • C++
  • Communications Skills
  • Cybersecurity Solutions
  • Product Design
  • Python
  • Team Collaboration
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