Security & Privacy Engineer

Bengaluru, INDIA & Mountain View, CA - engineering

The Opportunity

Skyflow, Inc. is a Silicon Valley, California based start-up focused on building the Privacy API. Founded by serial entrepreneurs, with decades of experience in building enterprise and consumer grade software. All of us as consumers trust our data with companies to buy medicines, to fly on airplanes, to get loyalty points, to get our salaries and many more. Who's going to build the platform so all this data is secure and used as promised? We are.

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, multi-tasker, and demonstrated team-player. We are looking for a crypto scientist/engineer leading the design, prototyping, and development of new software products for data privacy. The successful candidate will have experience implementing advanced encrypted computing technologies, such as homomorphic encryption, secure multi-party encryption zero-knowledge proofs, differential privacy or others.

You will be collaborating daily with a brilliant team of engineers who are passionate about building high-quality enterprise solutions that will delight the customers. 


  • Responsible for designing and developing encryption APIs to support large scale data and workflow security and privacy products.

  • Contribute to performance engineering efforts and ensure low latency and high throughput transactions at scale.

  • Participate in building and implementing effective test strategy including but not limited to safe code, automated testing, penetration testing, and ethical hacking.

  • Participate in the efforts of simplifying the world of cryptography, security, compliance, and privacy to non-technical internal and external stakeholders.

  • Contribute to building a world-class security and privacy engineering team

Required Skills

  • Deep understanding of encryption algorithms, technologies and state of the art standards. 

  • Experience with homomorphic encryption, lattice cryptography, secure multiparty computation or other advanced encryption technologies

  • Good understanding of infrastructural and application-level security threat vectors and ability to use the best of the breed approach to design and implement solutions.

  • Proven track record of delivering cloud-native distributed platforms at scale and with a meaningful adoption.

  • Success at Skyflow demands demonstrable cultural traits such as being a fast learner, adaptable to changing landscape and most importantly a strong believer in being hands-on. 

Nice to Haves

  • Good understanding of modern privacy expectations and compliance will be a plus.

  • Experience with zero-knowledge proofs, and building zero-trust systems.

  • Keeping up with ever-evolving cryptography standards and techniques.

  • Exposure to machine learning techniques and practices.


  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field. MS or Ph.D. in Security or Privacy related topics is preferred.

  • Relevant industry experience or advanced research experience

  • Experience with modern programming practices 

At Skyflow, we believe that diverse teams are the strongest teams. We invite applicants of all genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, ages, religions, sexual orientations, disability statuses, educational experiences, family situations, and socio-economic backgrounds.

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