Jan 03, 2022

Blockchain Researcher

  • Zilliqa Research Pte Ltd
Full time Research

Job Description

Role

We are currently expanding its research team and is looking for a bright, self-driven candidate to fill the role of Blockchain Researcher. As a blockchain researcher, you will be responsible for conducting impactful research that can improve the state of the art blockchain infrastructures and in particular the Zilliqa blockchain. In this role, you will be working very closely with the research team as well as system engineers.

Responsibilities

We are looking for a researcher with experience in blockchains, distributed systems and applied cryptography. Knowledge of programming language theory is a plus. The role will require the researcher to identify key research problems in the blockchain space and the Zilliqa platform in particular and conduct impactful research. The research must have practical significance. Broader responsibilities will include: 

  • Identifying key research problems. 
  • Conducting impactful research. 
  • Helping the engineering team with new ideas to improve the platform. 
  • Communicate the findings to the broader community by pushing academic papers in top-tier conferences and blogs. 

Requirements

  • Research experience either as a PhD or as research assistant.
  • Must have published at least 2 papers in top-tier conferences. 
  • Must have a good engineering background. 
  • Must have conducted research in more than one of the following fields: distributed systems, applied cryptography, system security, privacy and blockchains in general. 
  • Ability to communicate with engineers and understand their needs, challenges, motivations.
  • Ability to work with a remote team. 

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