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Research Engineer / Applied Scientist

Duality is a US company headquartered in New Jersey with offices in Tel Aviv, and is leading the development of Privacy Enhanced Technology (PET) solutions. Our mission is to revolutionize the way organizations use sensitive data to drive growth by doing so in a responsible way in light of growing privacy awareness.  Join us and become a pioneer in creating a new, innovative market of privacy enhanced data solutions.

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About Duality

We lead the best-of-breed open-source privacy software projects with companies like Google and Amazon, and use them in our commercial offerings. We recently won CB Insights’ AI 100, the RegTech 100 Awards and the AIFinTech 100 Awards. We’re well-funded and backed by Intel Capital, LG Ventures, Team8, Hearst Ventures, and additional leading investors.

Founded in 2016 by world leaders in the fields of data science and cryptography – including Prof. Shafi Goldwasser, a Turing Award winner, a Prof. Vinod Vaikuntanathan, an associate professor at MIT and a Godel prize winner, and Dr. Kurt Rohloff, a recipient of a DARPA Director’s Fellowship.

About the Role

We are hiring a research engineer / applied scientist to work out of our Hoboken NJ office. In this position, you will be part of a team developing and implementing analytics and machine learning algorithms using privacy-protected computation. The team includes well-known researchers and is a major contributor to the open-source OpenFHE software library.

The candidate is expected to have a strong research background in implementing complex mathematical operations into efficient processing pipelines. C++ software engineering skills are required, and Python experience is desirable. Experience with privacy-enhancing technologies, such as Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) and Secure Multiparty Computation (SMC), is preferred.  Familiarity with modern AI/ML development techniques and frameworks and runtime optimization is preferred.

The candidate is expected to work in the hybrid mode (at least halftime in the Hoboken, NJ office). Initially, the work can be done remotely.


  • Advanced degrees (MS or PhD) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • More than 2 years of research experience in implementing novel complex mathematical algorithms with a focus on resource optimization and runtime performance.
  • More than 2 years of experience in software development/prototyping with C++.

Desired Skills  

  • Research or engineering experience in privacy-protected computing, such as Fully Homomorphic Encryption, secure multiparty computation, TEE’s, etc.
  • Experience with ML techniques and frameworks.
  • Experience with OpenFHE or other homomorphic encryption software libraries.
  • Experience with applied algorithm design and performance optimization.

Duality Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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