Blockchain Research engineer

Blockchain research engineer

About the role
  • Research and development on core blockchain technologies, economic consensus protocols (Proof of Work, Proof of Stake, etc), P2P networking, cryptography, game theory, algorithms, network security, scalable robust architectures.
Requirements
  • Writing excellent code
  • Adept on Linux and other open source technologies.
  • Not the slightest averse to learning and mastering new programming languages.
  • Interest in mathematics, code elegance and functional programming languages(Haskell preferably).
  • Experience analyzing data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience with crypto engineering.
  • Ability to analyze security on large scale systems
  • Designing, working with, and scaling distributed systems
  • Troubleshooting
  • Concurrency and synchronization
  • Common IPC/RPC methods and patterns
  • Messaging systems and patterns
  • Solid OS / Networking fundamentals
Our criteria
  • Strong engineering background, from a reputed university with a Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree in Computer Science or Mathematics.
  • Familiarity with blockchain technology, cryptography - open source libraries & open protocols.
  • A good team player.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast changing environment with dynamic objectives.
  • Emotional intelligence and the consideration of your teammates.
  • Reflection and continuous self-improvement.
  • Adaptive and introspective; willing to learn, teach, lead, and follow.
  • Not afraid of long hours when necessary; able to handle stress well and maintain a positive - attitude.