Research Engineers

Tallinn / Tartu / Estonia

Guardtime is looking for Research/Software Integration Engineers for our R&D division

About Guardtime

Guardtime is a global company developing core technology, applications, and tools for ensuring the integrity of systems, processes, and data, at a massive scale, in real-time. We started in 2007 with the goal of eliminating the need for trusted authorities within Estonian Government networks. Today our KSI Blockchain technology is applied in defense, telecom, healthcare & life sciences, financial services, energy, government, and other areas.

About The Role

The research engineer is part of a team of highly skilled, dedicated individuals who support applied research and proof of concept developments. This role will be based in Estonia (Tallinn/Tartu) and be a part of an international organization where most of the partners and the growing market is overseas.


  • Research/develop new technologies applicable to our products/services
  • Prototype new developments
  • Integrate/develop applications around KSI, BLT and other GT’s core stack offerings 
  •  Work with product teams in improving performance, scalability, security of existing products
  •  Document and present research results


  • Strong background in programming – C/C++/Java/JS/Golang
  • Strong experience with Unix Scripting: shell, perl, python or equivalent
  • Strong background in cryptography 
  • Experience developing code on Unix based operating systems
  • Experience with cloud deployment and virtualization
  • Results oriented and eager to learn


  • At least 5 years recent programming experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent education from an accredited university
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, willingness to work in multi-cultural and multi-language company
  •  Ability to work with team and partners in multiple geographical locations
  • Willing to travel across EU and USA as needed
  • Fluent in English
For additional information send e-mail to: [email protected]

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