Principal Computer Scientist

Principal Computer Scientist

United States
$140000 - $200000 per annum, Benefits: annual performance-based bonus, 401k, ESOP, career development, mentorship opportunities


I’m working with a globally recognized software development company who specialize in world-class computer science research and OT. They’re looking for a Principal Computer Scientist with a track-record of academic excellence in Computer Science or a related field to join their R&D team.
As a Principal Computer Scientist, you will be automating cyber capabilities using advance machine learning to protect systems at scale in OT, working on a number of projects involving advanced cryptography programming languages, FPL, blockchain, AI, and Advanced Machine Learning just to name a few.

This research role is a unique opportunity for a research-driven, high-performing individual looking to apply their expertise to cutting-edge research projects encompassing governments, academia and tech industry giants. You will join state-of-the-art facilities and collaborate with renowned scientists on a daily basis to analyse and protect security systems on a global scale.
The position has come due to the continued success and subsequent growth of the company and reflects their excellent reputation in the tech world.

Core responsibilities of a Principal Computer Scientist:

  • Develop and participate in externally funded research projects
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and clients to secure their software and hardware assets
  • Become a thought leader and expand your expertise in your specialized niche area

Requirements of a Principal Computer Scientist:

  • PhD in Computer Science or Master in Computer Science with relevant research and work experience in a related field
  • Experience in one or more of the following fields:
  • cryptography programming languages (advanced cryptography, next generation cryptography, post-quantum cryptography, blockchain, ZKP, MCP, FHE)
  • FPL (e.g. Haskell, Elixir, Cotlin)
  • AI and Advanced Machine Learning, Autonomous robotics systems
  • Excellent communication and technical writing


  • Excellent brand reputation in the tech world
  • 140-200K base salary + equity + annual performance-based bonus
  • You will be working with world-class scientists and pursue your own projects if in alignment with the company’s proposition
  • Exceptional working environment and culture

If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity, or know someone who might be interested, then please do get in touch and we can schedule a call!

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Principal Computer Scientist

CYBER SCIENTIST– PHYSICAL SECURITY RESEARCH $140-200K + bonuses I’m working with a globally recognized software development company that specializes in world-class computer science research and

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