Hex Trust (HK)

Hex Trust - Senior Software Engineer – Cryptography

Mid Level
Hong Kong
Senior Software Engineer – Cryptography
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About Us

Hex Trust is a fully-licensed and insured provider of bank-grade custody for digital assets. Through our proprietary platform Hex Safe™, we deliver custody, DeFi, brokerage, and financing solutions for financial institutions, digital asset organizations, corporate and private clients.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a Cryptography Engineer as part of Hex Trust’s Engineering Department. Your primary focus will be to participate in the development of a cryptographic module for our product offering.

What you will be doing
  • Actively participate in the development of cryptographic modules/services to perform cryptographic operations including Blockchain Wallets, Authentication and Authorisation workflows
  • Integration with Hardware Security Modules;
  • Act as Cryptography go to expert for the team;
  • Review and maintenance of Cryptography related code;
  • R&D of emerging cryptographic algorithms such as MPC, Threshold Signature Schemes, Secure Enclaves.
  • Develop the required documentation and coordinate on-going communication with relevant stakeholders;
  • Build and lead team of Cryptography focused engineers;
  • Work closely with the Engineering department to promote the understanding of security principles, security focused development practices and mitigate security risks in software development;
  • Support business stakeholders in identifying and assessing security risks and applying cryptography to mitigate the risks;
  • Keep abreast of security attacks and cryptographic research and advise on the best course of action.
Who you are
  • BS in Computer Science, Cryptography, Mathematics, or equivalent working experience;
  • 5+ years of experience as a software development engineer working in production-grade environments;
  • Strong knowledge in cryptographic algorithms (e.g. ECDSA/ED25519/SSS) adopted in established blockchains
  • Practical experience in cryptographic programming standards such as PKCS11
  • Experienced in interfacing with HSM solutions.
  • 2+ years of experience with public blockchain technology;
  • Have development experience with at least one system programming language (Rust, C++ or Go);
  • Rust programming experience highly desirable or willingness to learn Rust as primary programming language;
Why us
  • Diverse and inclusive team: A diverse and international team who come from over 15 countries with diversity of both thought and background on a mission to disrupt the digital asset industry. We support each other and take pride in our achievements. We attract talent from well known global multinational companies and institutions.
  • Ownership & learning-curve: Opportunity to make an active contribution to the growth story of one of the leading disruptors in the FinTech industry.
  • Communication: We treat our staff like owners by being open, transparent, and providing regular communication about our direction and progress. We provide regular insight into decision making, strategy, and corporate-wide objectives and key results progress so that each of our employees is aligned and empowered. And we constantly strive to improve how we can communicate more effectively.
  • Office: We offer both the flexibility to work remotely or from our modern offices in the central business hubs of Hong Kong, Singapore and Vietnam.

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