Research Jobs in Web3

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Job Position Company Posted Location Salary Tags

Polychain Capital

San Francisco, CA, United States

$75k - $80k

Vac

Remote

$81k - $95k

DFINITY

Switzerland

$81k - $102k

SafeGlobal

New York, NY, United States

$72k - $100k

SkyTrade

Remote

$85k - $115k

Nethermind

London, United Kingdom

$74k - $100k

Hermeneutic Investments

Remote

OneDegree

Remote

$116k - $126k

Entangle Labs

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

$90k - $112k

Circle

Miami, FL, United States

$122k - $162k

Digital Currency Group

Stamford, CT, United States

$81k - $95k

Digital Currency Group

Stamford, CT, United States

$25k - $81k

Gramercy Park Capital

New York, NY, United States

Figment

Toronto, Canada

$160k - $200k

Phylax Systems

New York, NY, United States

$84k - $148k

Binance

Europe

Messari

Remote

$81k - $96k

Far Out Scout

Remote

$22k - $54k

Flow Traders

Amsterdam, Netherlands

$77k - $95k

What are we all about?

London, United Kingdom

$89k - $102k

Messari

Remote

$105k - $125k

Re7 Capital

Remote

$63k - $90k

Quant Network Ltd

London, United Kingdom

$90k - $100k

Aptos

Palo Alto, CA, United States

$89k - $102k

Polychain Capital
$75k - $80k est.
CA San Francisco, California, United States
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Polychain is looking for a macro-thinking Cryptocurrency Research Analyst who has the ability to proactively identify strategic, early stage investment opportunities in companies and protocols with the mission of accelerating the global adoption of cryptocurrency. The candidate should have a deep understanding of computer science, distributed systems, consensus algorithms, networking, game theory and other relevant fields to blockchain technology. They are a visionary who can see a clear future of Web 3 despite the ever-present noise, and will leverage their network in the crypto space to build relationships and aggressively drive deals forward to close.

Responsibilities

  • Sourcing early stage investment opportunities in emergent companies and protocols
  • Working with the senior investment team on due diligence of prospective investments
  • Screening projects by reading protocol specifications and evaluating the technical teams
  • Reasoning through the emerging trends in the space and identifying non-obvious opportunities for deployment of capital
  • Working closely with technical teams on their crypto-economic model, smart contract security, and other questions that come up around protocols and software
  • Willingness to travel as necessary

Requirements

  • Solid understanding of smart contracts scripting, cryptography, crypto-economics, and blockchain technologies generally
  • Ability to identify unconventional trends and emerging technologies
  • Sharp analytical mind with a killer instinct to identify deals in the market
  • Ability to aggregate information from a variety of sources including technical repositories and anecdotal feedback from teams, then draw informed conclusions from incomplete information
  • Able to explain complex concepts in simple terms to a non-technical audience
  • Obsession with the future of blockchain technology, web3, and low-level protocol development
  • An open minded research approach and genuine intellectual curiosity
  • A degree in a technical area (i.e. mathematics, engineering or computer science) and/or technical experience is strongly preferred

Competitive Compensation: $150,000 Starting Annual Salary

Polychain is an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.Polychain does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law.We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

What does a researser in web3 do?

As a researcher in the field of web3, a person's responsibilities may vary depending on their specific role and the organization they work for

However, some common responsibilities for a researcher in this field may include: security, cryptography, and privacy, as well as decentralized algorithms for consensus and optimization, cryptoeconomic mechanisms and game theoretical analysis, network protocols.