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Sr Blockchain Researcher Analyst

Our client is a well funded team building a brand-new blockchain network based on a Proof-of-Time consensus mechanism. They are currently looking for an experienced, organized, and highly motivated Senior Blockchain Research Analyst to join their team. As a Researcher, 

You will:

  • Work on a seamless integration of time data (events) between decentralized applications across different chains.
  • Conduct research projects, from identifying information gaps to reporting results and implications

  • Collaborate with strategy leadership, the executive team, and cross-functional product teams to synthesize and prioritize research questions

  • Perform a security audit and analysis of the system

  • Optimize the consensus protocol and related technologies (PoT and Timechain)

  • Identify and implement improvements to the Timechain and Tesseract architectures 

  • Communicate and share research findings confidently, within the timeframes required

  • Lead and implement industry research of a new kind

  • Achieve accuracy and timeliness in the fieldwork, and make sure everyone understands the project requirements

  • Ability to fill the architecture gap is a plus

You bring:

  • 4-5+ years of experience in blockchain research projects

  • 2+ years of experience in computer science

  • 1+ years of experience in blockchain, consensus protocols, decentralized systems, applied cryptography, compilers, p2p, or similar systems

  • Previous experience in projects such as Algorand, Cosmos or Polkadot (top 20-30 projects in terms of market cap) is a plus

  • Expertise in blockchain security

  • Expertise in consensus mechanisms/protocols 

  • Experience with ZKPs (privacy), sharding and scaling solutions

  • Understanding of blockchain core components and core protocol architecture

  • Understanding of core system programming languages & concepts, knowledge of Rust and Substrate is a plus

  • Organizing and analyzing data, creating charts and graphs, and presenting your findings to the leadership team

  • Ability to articulate results of the analysis in an easy-to-understand manner

  • Proven ability to collaborate across cross-functional teams and drive results

  • Detail-oriented, highly motivated, and organized

  • Conduct research projects, from identifying information gaps to reporting results and implications

  • Collaborate with strategy leadership, the executive team, and cross-functional product teams to synthesize and prioritize research questions

  • Perform a security audit and analysis of the system

  • Optimize the consensus protocol and related technologies (PoT and Timechain)

  • Identify and implement improvements to the Timechain and Tesseract architectures 

  • Communicate and share research findings confidently, within the timeframes required

  • Lead and implement industry research of a new kind

  • Achieve accuracy and timeliness in the fieldwork, and make sure everyone understands the project requirements

  • Ability to fill the architecture gap is a plus


Sr Blockchain Research Analyst, Global Remote

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Sr Blockchain Research Analyst, Global Remote

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