Research Associate

  • Blockhire
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Sep 14, 2017
Permanent Data Scientist | Blockchain

Job Description

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Job Description:

You will spearhead our investment strategy. We will invest in different applications in the space based on your quantitative and scientific evaluation. If you feel that based on your thorough research, we should allocate a million dollars on projects related to use of blockchain to figure out the best dog food for Crypto, we shall do so.

We are looking for a passionate expert in cryptographic assets who understands the technical details of emerging Web3 projects and can lead evaluation of new infrastructure innovations in the space.


  • Working with the senior investment team on assessing 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


We don’t like the word “requirements”. We are looking for candidates who are motivated and ready to learn on the job. Remember, the best minds in technology did not even finish their degree.

Even though we don’t believe in the check-the-box method for recruiting, it would be a plus if you can display these characteristics.

  • Master’s or PhD degree in computer science or computer engineering.
  • Understanding of software development
  • Proven history of hands on delivery
  • Involvement in blockchain projects, including understanding of ETH and smart contracts

Reach out to us at and let’s “Dash” for it