Senior Blockchain Research Analyst

at Analog
Published May 13, 2023
Location San Francisco, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


About Us:Analog is building a true Layer-0 blockchain network that ushers in the omnichain future, secured with the Proof-of-Time consensus mechanism.Backed by world-class investors, our vision is to facilitate the seamless communication of time data (events) between decentralized applications across different chains.We are currently looking for an experienced, organized, and highly motivated senior blockchain research analyst.About the roleScope and implement research projects, from the identification of information gaps through to the successful reporting of results and implicationsSynthesize and prioritize research questions within the organization, working with strategy leadership, the executive team, and cross-functional product groupsAnalyze and audit the system from a security standpointAssist in the optimization of consensus protocol and associated technologies (PoT and Timechain)Identify areas of improvement in the overall architecture of the Timechain and Tesseract and implement said improvements Clearly and confidently communicate and share research findings to the business, within required timeframesLead and implement a new type of industry researchEnsure fieldwork is managed accurately, within timelines and budgets, and project requirements are understood by all parties involvedAbility to fill the architecture gap is a plusAbout you4-5+ years of experience in blockchain research projects2+ years of experience in computer science1+ years of experience in blockchain, consensus protocols, decentralized systems, applied cryptography, compilers, p2p, or similar systemsPrevious experience in projects such as Algorand, Cosmos or Polkadot (top 20-30 projects in terms of market cap) is a plusExpertise in blockchain securityExpertise in consensus mechanisms/protocols Understanding of blockchain core components and core protocol architectureUnderstanding of core system programming languages & concepts, knowledge of Rust and Substrate is a plusExperience with ZKPs (privacy), sharding and scaling solutions is a plusOrganizing and analyzing data, creating charts and graphs, and presenting your findings to the leadership teamStrong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate results of the analysis in easy-to-understand contentProven ability to collaborate across cross-functional teams and drive resultsDetail-oriented, highly motivated, and organizedBenefitsHighly competitive salary and token compensation with huge growth potentialBe a founding member of one of the most innovative protocols to exist in blockchainSupercharge your career in Web3 - the future of the internetWork closely with team members who have a wide breadth of experience from some of the leading tech companies in the worldFlexible working hours and working environmentAnalog fosters an inclusive work environment that doesn't tolerate unjust discrimination against race, religion, gender, disability, age or other qualities. We encourage anyone from around the world to apply as long as they meet the job requirements!

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