Principal RSDE

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Job Type:Full Time

The Confidential Consortium Framework (CCF) team [] develops an open-source framework for building a new category of secure, highly available, and performant applications that focus on multi-party compute and data. Leveraging the power of trusted execution environments (TEEs), decentralized systems concepts, and cryptography, CCF enables enterprise-ready confidential computing with throughput and latency approaching database speeds, rich and flexible confidentiality models, and policy management through non-centralized governance. This is a great opportunity for an experienced research engineer to help design and develop innovative secure distributed systems with real impact on product teams


This position is for a research engineer with a strong systems programming and software engineering background coupled with an ability to work in a fast-paced, leading-edge research environment. This will include impact on CCF design and implementation, working with other research teams, and working with product teams that depend on CCF. We seek someone who can learn quickly, has an aptitude for creative and efficient solutions, and can communicate effectively.



  • Extensive C/C++ systems programming
  • Distributed systems experience
  • Creative and collaborative approach to problem solving


  • Experience with Intel SGX
  • Previous work on a security-oriented project
  • Deep knowledge of asynchronous runtimes
  • Distributed database (or similar) work
  • Understanding of consensus protocols

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