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Research Scientist

Lightcurve GmbH · fulltime

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Job Description

Welcome to Lightcurve, Berlin's most dynamic blockchain studio! In close cooperation with the Lisk Foundation based in Switzerland, we are developing a platform by developers for developers to fulfill our mission - to make blockchain technology accessible. We are hard-working and fun-loving, always on the search for the most outstanding colleagues to push the boundaries of blockchain technology together.

We are looking for a Research Scientist, who can help the Lisk project achieve a cryptographically secure and scalable protocol. You can find more information about our products here: www.Lisk.com and on GitHub.


 

Responsibilities

  • Researching improvements of the Lisk protocol and related products
  • Writing and reviewing scientific documents and technical specifications of the Lisk protocol
  • Presenting technical and scientific content
  • Following the scientific development of blockchain technology

Requirements

  • PhD in computer science, mathematics, physics (or closely related field) or, instead, previous research contributions in blockchain
  • Interest in blockchain technology and new technological developments
  • Analytical way of thinking
  • Knowledge in algorithms, data structures and basics of cryptography
  • Programming experience
  • Great written and verbal communication in English, with ability to communicate technical content to a general audience

Nice-to-have

Previous research experience in one or more of the following fields:

  • Blockchain (e.g. smart contracts)
  • Cryptography
  • Game theory
  • Distributed computing

Benefits

At Lightcurve, you find a wide range of benefits: an international and welcoming team, dynamic work environment, relocation package, modern office space in the center of Berlin or work remotely from anywhere in the world, regular team events, top-of-the-line equipment and personal development plans.

Apply Now

Do you think you are a great fit for our team? Apply directly on the Careers page of our website and send us your CV and cover letter. We speak over 20 different languages here at Lightcurve, but please make sure your application is in English.

Find out more about us on www.Lightcurve.io. Check out what we are crafting on www.Lisk.com.

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Skills

AlgorithmsBlockchain, Cryptography, Data Structures, Game Theory