Rust Developer

Job Description

Title: Staff Rust Developer

Location: Remote

Type: Full-time

Workplace: Remote

Category: Protocol

Job Description:

About Polygon Labs:
Polygon Labs is a software development company creating a network of aggregated blockchains through the AggLayer, secured by Ethereum. This infrastructure aims to unite user bases and liquidity for any connected chain, using Ethereum as a settlement layer. Polygon Labs has also contributed to the core development of several popular scaling protocols and blockchain-launching tools, including Polygon PoS, Polygon zkEVM, and the in-development Polygon Miden and Polygon CDK.

Job Summary:
Polygon Labs seeks an experienced Rust developer to join the team working on Plonky2, advancing the project to production. This role involves tackling novel challenges in the Zero Knowledge space, requiring comfort with solving complex, unknown problems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop code to interact with Plonky2
  • Build scalable and secure systems using Rust
  • Perform code reviews
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Design architecture for future projects

Daily Activities:

  • Implement new features for Plonky2 integration in Rust
  • Review open pull requests
  • Evaluate architectures for future projects
  • Research solutions for new problems

About the Team:

  • A distributed Rust team tackling novel problems in the ZK space
  • Focused on ZK technology, placing you at the core of groundbreaking work


  • 2+ years of experience with Rust
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Knowledge of Ethereum internals
  • Understanding of zero-knowledge proofs

Polygon Labs supports the health and well-being of you and your family with a comprehensive compensation plan, including:

  • Remote-first global workforce
  • Industry-leading medical, dental, and vision health insurance*
  • 3% company matching 401k*
  • $1,500 home office setup allowance (lifetime max)
  • $200 annual book allowance
  • $75 monthly internet or phone reimbursement
  • Flexible time off
  • One company-wide wellness Friday off per quarter
  • Company-issued laptop
  • Egg freezing, mental health, and employee wellness benefits

Commitment to Diversity:
Polygon Labs values diversity and inclusion, providing equal opportunities regardless of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We ensure dignity, independence, integration, and equal opportunity for all. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process upon request to meet individual accessibility needs.

Even if you don’t meet every single requirement, we encourage you to apply. We’d love to discuss how you could be a great fit for our team.

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