Blockchain Jobs - Chief Economist, 979

at Job Juncture
Location San Jose, CA
Date Posted May 16, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time



Job Description
We’re an exciting start-up developing a cryptocurrency network based on an open-source third generation blockchain we’re creating which is focused on setting a new standard in security and protection for buyers while solving a widespread problem in game development funding.

We’re looking for a a chief economist, assisting the company in setting up protocol that defines a new cryptocurrency and exchange powering a social responsible global economy. You’ll be the lead consultant for the crypto projects which you’ll apply micro and macro economics, fiscal policy and game theory to cryptocurrency markets, tokens and coins.

Duties and Responsibilities
? Define the cryptocurrency economy and economic model for a new platform in the blockchain space.
? Work closely with product, business and technical teams (including design and engineering) on crypto economic modeling, smart contract definitions and tokenization models.
? Lead all aspects of analysis, modeling, due diligence and documentation for the economic model.
? Ensure that there are the appropriate levers, switches and controls to ensure maximum long-term value for community while reinforcing a globally social responsible economy.
? Work with multiple teams and leaders in developing and managing relationships with external staffing agencies.

? You’ll have a master’s degree in economics in a technical area.
? Solid understanding of cryptography, crypto-economics, blockchain technologies and smart contracts scripting.
? Advanced analytical abilities including identification of unconventional trends and emerging technologies.
? Strong abilities to aggregate information from a variety of sources including technical repositories and anecdotal feedback from teams then able to draw educated conclusions from incomplete information.
? Able to explain extremely complex concepts in simple terms to a non-technical non-sophisticated audience.
? Highly adaptable in fast-moving environments and maintaining accountability to the team and other reports.
? Committed to the highest levels of integrity, ethics and professionalism.

Key Traits We’re Looking For
Computer science
Exchange (liquidity)
Long-term value growth
Economic incentive theory
Game theory

? Competitive Salary
? Awesome bonus
? 20 days annual leave
? 8 days personal leave
? 100% medical, dental and vision insurance
? Life insurance
? 401(k) and FSA
? Free shuttles between Caltrain Menlo Park and office
? Gym on site, accessible 24/7