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CHIEF ECONOMIST - Ambitious Project - Cryptocurrency - San Francisco

  • Date: 13/05/2019
  • Salary:
  • Location: CALIFORNIA
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time

Fantastic opportunity to join an early stage self-funded project in the cryptocurrency/blockchain field. Interviewing ASAP, join the core team now!

Job Description:

Our client is an exciting start-up developing a cryptocurrency network based on an
open-source third generation blockchain we’re creating which is focused on setting a
new standard in security and protection for buyers while solving a widespread problem in game development funding.
We’re looking for a a chief economist, assisting the company in setting up protocol that defines a new cryptocurrency and exchange powering a social responsible global
economy. You’ll be the lead consultant for the crypto projects which you’ll apply micro and macro economics, fiscal policy and game theory to cryptocurrency markets,
tokens and coins.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Define the cryptocurrency economy and economic model for a new platform in the blockchain space.
  • Work closely with product, business and technical teams (including design and engineering) on crypto economic modeling, smart contract definitions and tokenization models.
  • Lead all aspects of analysis, modeling, due diligence and documentation for the economic model.
  • Ensure that there are the appropriate levers, switches and controls to ensure maximum long-term value for community while reinforcing a globally social responsible economy.
  • Work with multiple teams and leaders in developing and managing relationships with external staffing agencies.

  • You’ll have a master’s degree in economics in a technical area.
  • Solid understanding of cryptography, crypto-economics, blockchain technologies and smart contracts scripting.
  • Advanced analytical abilities including identification of unconventional trends and emerging technologies.
  • Strong abilities to aggregate information from a variety of sources including technical repositories and anecdotal feedback from teams then able to draw educated conclusions from incomplete information.
  • Able to explain extremely complex concepts in simple terms to a non-technical non-sophisticated audience.
  • Highly adaptable in fast-moving environments and maintaining accountability to the team and other reports.
  • Committed to the highest levels of integrity, ethics and professionalism.

Key Traits We’re Looking For:
  • Computer science Exchange (liquidity)
  • Long-term
  • value growth
  • Economic incentive theory
  • Game theory Macroeconomics

  • Competitive Salary
  • Awesome bonus
  • 20 days annual leave
  • 8 days personal leave
  • 100% medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) and FSA
  • Gym on site, accessible 24/7
  • Loads more!

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