Senior Staff Research Scientist - Blockchain
- Palo Alto, CA, USA
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- Develop deep understanding of the Blockchain technology and provide guidance on the use case studies and pilots of Blockchain
- Design innovative algorithms and solutions to advance the Blockchain technology with better scalability and higher performance
- Design innovative algorithms and solutions to advance the Blockchain technology with better privacy and auditing capabilities
- Develop prototype implementation and conduct experimental studies of different Blockchain technologies
- Develop and maintain technical documentations for patent disclosure and scientific publication
- 4+ years of industry research experience
- PhD degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics, or equivalent field with a focus on blockchain.
- Strong track record in research publications and impact in the research community.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to think outside the box and innovate.
- Demonstrated research project/program management experience is a plus.
- Experience in payments or related industry is a plus.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.