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Title: Lead Electrical Engineer
Date Posted: 2017-11-13
Location: Not mentioned
Lead Electrical Engineer, Secure Hardware

Pioneering advancements in blockchain technology infrastructure, Blockstream is the first company extending capabilities at the Bitcoin protocol level to support a broad range of new asset types and financial markets. Blockstream supports values of decentralization, end-to-end security, user control, and open, permissionless innovation.

We are looking for an experienced and innovative Electrical Engineer to build and lead a hardware design team focused on designing hardware security modules (HSMs) and cryptographic acceleration modules for our hardened crypto-finance appliances. In this role, you will work with Blockstream's software engineers, security experts, and cryptographers to build the premier platform for crypto-finance applications.


- Lead the design, analysis, prototyping, testing, and manufacture of new hardware security modules and cryptographic acceleration modules to support Blockstream's crypto-finance appliances
- Design for performance, high-availability, and security against a range of electronic and physical threats
- Work with an interdisciplinary team of experts in security, cryptography, and blockchain technology
- Build a world-class lab and team
- Manage Blockstream's hardware team, working with external suppliers, consultants, and partners where appropriate
- Be mindful of the unique security requirements of our domain, including risks to the supply chain
- Provide technical and strategic leadership
- Build defensible technology that differentiates our product offerings.
- Help build a world-class security brand for Blockstream


- BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent practical experience
- Proven expertise in analog and digital design
- Expertise in all phases of design, from prototyping to testing to production
- Portfolio of boards, chips, or complete systems
- Basic understanding of modern cryptography
- Ability to think adversarially and anticipate security threats
- Ability to engineer for physical design requirements including: anti-tamper, thermal dispersion, and form factor constraints

Nice to Haves

- Fintech experience
- ASIC design experience
- FPGA design experience
- Experience with Bitcoin or other major open source blockchain projects
- Experience with open-source or open-hardware projects

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keyword: lead electrical engineer


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Company: Blockstream, Inc.
Contact person: Not mentioned
Contact information: inquiries@blockstream.io (DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS EMAIL ADDRESS)