Junior Cryptoeconomic Analyst

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ConsenSys is a venture production studio and the leading technology firm in blockchain globally. We deliver products, solutions and platforms built using blockchain technology to transform how business is done in complex network of buyers, suppliers and consumers.

Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, the music industry, security, and infrastructure, and more. To accomplish this we've built out a flat organizational structure which we call the ConsenSys Mesh: a network of individuals & teams working autonomously and towards the same goal. Our mission is to use these decentralized solutions to fundamentally reshape the economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.

 

About the Role:

This role is responsible for developing the research standards and frameworks for new business models that utilize digital tokens.

The candidate’s primary responsibilities include continuously researching, monitoring, and synthesizing the ongoing developments of decentralized technologies. They must possess the ability to see the big picture but also the willingness to dive into details. Ideally, the candidate has a keen understanding of business models, entrepreneurship, and systems thinking with an interest in technical fields such as computer science and cryptography.

 

Responsibilities:
  • Review and report on dApp (decentralized application) whitepapers using the latest tools and frameworks to unearth and categorize economic token models
  • Research and develop a capacity for the emerging movements of  token engineering and cryptoeconomic design
  • Continuously monitor ecosystem for latest publications and articles regarding economic token models and token valuations  
  • Cultivate key relationships across both the organization’s internal teams and external entities such as academia, think tanks, and business-focused publishers
  • Lead TokenWork community initiatives and ensure presence and responsiveness on social media

 

Requirements:
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong understanding of blockchain technologies and their economic implications
  • Ability to design and write engaging presentations and reports
  • Attuned to the blockchain ecosystem and community
  • Relevant studies include entrepreneurship, economics, business development, financial analysis, game theory.
    • The ability to design game-theoretic models that are mathematically rigorous will be given special consideration.  Please mention this in your cover letter or provide a link to an example if so; there is no formatting requirement. 
  • Relevant experience includes market research, entrepreneurship, management consulting, and economic modeling.

 

Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys:

  • The forefront of a revolution. At ConsenSys we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create a more just and equitable society.
  • A dynamic startup environment. ConsenSys is a thought leader in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant portion of the mindshare. This is both exciting and challenging, as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization.
  • Continuous learning. You’ll be constantly exposed to new languages, frameworks and ideas from your peers and as you work on different projects -- challenging you to stay at the top of your game.
  • Deep technical challenges. This entire ecosystem is about 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much work to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. ConsenSys is building the technology platforms that can get us to those next thresholds of scale.

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