Blockchain Technical Protocol Analyst
At ConsenSys we have a vision of a world where data sovereignty and financial well-being is accessible to every person and organization. We believe Ethereum and decentralized protocol technology is a more trustworthy and equitable foundation for how we create and share value across the web. On this trusted, open source foundation, we can accelerate the world’s transition to a universally accessible network of distributed participants where transparency, security and freedom are fundamental.
Our product suite, composed of Truffle, Infura, Quorum, Codefi, MetaMask, and Diligence, serves millions of users, supports billions of blockchain-based queries for our clients, and has handled billions of dollars in digital assets. As the leading Ethereum software company, ConsenSys enables developers, enterprises, and people worldwide to build next-generation applications, launch modern financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web. To learn more about ConsenSys, and explore our products and solutions, visit http://consensys.net/.
Why join ConsenSys?
Remote first. You’ll be joining a team based all over the world. Providing the unique opportunity to work with people from many different countries and cultures. Want to work remotely? Go ahead. Or pop into one of our offices? We’ve got you covered in NYC, DC, Dublin, London, Paris, Brisbane and Hong Kong.
Flexible working arrangements. You can create your own journey with flexible schedules and locations. We believe everyone has the right to control their own freedom. Our people can make their own schedule, own their own time, and we encourage you to travel and work from anywhere in the world.
Continuous learning and opportunities. You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects — challenging you to stay at the top of your game. To support your development we pay for you to learn by offering unlimited access to Coursera, a platform with thousands of courses for you to learn whatever you want, and acquire new skills.
Unlimited vacation/holidays. We value downtime to recharge and reset, ensuring everyone at ConsenSys has work/life balance. Company-wide we participate in “zero productivity” days every quarter to take a break from work, shut down, and sit back and relax.
One of the most recognized tech companies in the blockchain ecosystem globally. Work experience at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your future career. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem.
What you’ll do
- Explore emerging decentralized technologies being developed and deployed as part of the build-out of web 3 / the ‘internet of value’.
- Perform hands on detailed research of both theoretical and analytical work on protocols and its dApps.
- Maintain broad awareness and have a view of technology categories and leading teams involved in pushing innovation and deployment.
- Exploratory work to be structured and prioritized in collaboration with Protocols team, other Product teams and other CSI leadership teams.
- Document main categories of innovation in terms that are easily understood inside CSI by Product, GTM and other leadership teams
- Present and facilitate explanatory discussions combining internal technical leaders (if they exist) with other interested parties.
- Provide input & advice to Protocols leadership on investment strategy for Protocols R&D and productization initiatives.
- Provide input & advice to other CSI product teams on investment strategy for productization and partnership initiatives.
- Provide input & advice to CSI Corp Dev on partnership, strategic investment or M&A initiatives.
Would be great if you brought this to the role
- 5y+ proven working experience as a technical and research analyst
- Ability to contribute proactively in advising and enabling teams when new research and business opportunities surface
- Strong knowledge of blockchain and crypto ecosystem and how protocols interact with each other and dApps
- Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams in a fast-changing environment with multiple priorities
- Skilled in the ability to articulate complex concepts into structured presentation
- A team player who thinks about the variety of voices in different cultural backgrounds
Don't meet all the requirements? Don't sweat it. We’re passionate about building a diverse team of humans and as such, if you think you've got what it takes for our chaotic-but-fun, remote-friendly, start-up environment—apply anyway. While we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we're ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.
ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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