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Research Analyst (Solana)

Remote
  • Remote, Zug, Switzerland
$85,000 - $110,000 per yearResearch

Job description

About Us

Chorus One is one of the leading operators of infrastructure for Proof-of-Stake networks and decentralized protocols. Tens of thousands of retail customers and institutions are staking billions in assets through our infrastructure helping to secure protocols and earn rewards. Our mission is to increase freedom and speed of innovation through decentralized technologies.

We are a diverse team of around 60 people distributed all over the globe. We value radical transparency, striving for excellence and improvement while treating each other with kindness and generosity. If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.


We are seeking a Research Analyst to join our fully remote team and contribute to diverse projects including network due diligence, on-boarding and in-depth research.
Currently, we support staking in all major ecosystems, such as, Ethereum, Solana, and Cosmos networks. A strong interest in Proof of Stake industry is required, as well as solid knowledge of the blockchain technology. Some background in data analysis desirable. 

This is an exciting chance to work in an established, ambitious, and highly collaborative team, and to take on significant responsibility quickly. 




Job requirements

Responsibilities

  1. Conduct due diligence in decentralised networks and evaluate the business viability of operating nodes on them using our existing methodology.

  2. Collaborate with the Chorus One team to reliably synthesise the industry trends into important financial and technical conclusions to support internal strategy setting. 

  3. Develop the relationship and manage communication with relevant stakeholders.

  4. Engage in the ecosystem to represent us in network communities.

  5. Build your area of expertise and contribute to in-depth technical research, like the Quarterly Insights reports. 

The ideal candidate:

  • Has in-depth expertise in PoS blockchain protocols, and is opinionated on their design choices, e.g. differences in consensus algorithms, staking mechanisms, shared-security models, etc.

  • Has a track record of research projects in the blockchain-context.

  • Has experience in research and analysis of PoS blockchain technology.

  • Can take initiative and work independently.

  • Is active in the Solana community and looking for a new challenge and growth opportunity. 

Benefits

  • Autonomy, a friendly and supportive work environment and the opportunity for rapid growth

  • Competitive fixed salary (USD 85k - USD 110k) + equity

  • Learning Budget 3,000 CHF / year

  • Conference Budget

  • Unlimited PTO

  • All-expense paid bi-annual team retreats at nice destinations. Past retreats took place in Portugal, Kenya, USA, South Korea, Dubai, Georgia, Thailand, Serbia.

  • Remote, but not alone. We are a strong global collaborative team

  • Expand your network and work with some of the most important players in the vibrant crypto ecosystem

  • Work on state of the art protocols that lay the foundation for an open, transparent, and programmable financial system

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