Blockchain Researcher

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Location Greenwich, United States
Date Posted November 17, 2018
Category Analyst
Job Type Full-time
skills Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics


About this Position

Altpoint Cipher is a newly launched crypto hedge fund seeking a research analyst and blockchain/cryptocurrency/cryptoeconomy subject matter expert and thought leader.


  • Identifying, monitoring and interpreting macro themes and trends occurring within blockchain/cryptocurrency
  • Utilizing chain specific attributes to determine economic outcomes (analyzing node activity, meme pools, network efficiencies, utilities, etc.) to identify opportunistic changes in activity
  • Identifying emerging business opportunities, researching and developing investment theses
  • Seeking out and piecing together fragments of information, extrapolating building and applying conceptual models, recognizing patterns and drawing conclusions
  • Conducting research on various cryptocurrencies (initial focus on BTC and top 20/most active)
  • Generating weekly report
  • Attending conferences and seminars as necessary
  • Leading all aspects of analysis, modeling, due diligences and documentation
  • Facilitating the decision-making process at the senior management level

Required Skills & Talents:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or relevant field
  • Financial/equity analysis (buy or sell side) background is preferred
  • Ability to get through Github and understand the various components of blockchain infrastructure as well as the developments in distributed ledgers (e.g. scaling via sharding, DAGs, lightning etc.)
  • Passionate about the emerging digital currency world
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Comfortable working independently as well as collaborating across functions
  • Positive attitude
  • Comfortable using analysis to formulate actionable trading signals from them with targets and timeframes and confidence intervals
  • Able to deploy actionable code quickly
  • Critical thinker
  • Detail Oriented
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

This position is based in Greenwich CT.

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