Blockchain Researcher

Job at SSV Labs



Full time

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Blockchain Researcher to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be instrumental in researching, designing, and developing cutting-edge solutions for networking, protocol security, and scalability. You will have the opportunity to deep dive into various blockchain protocols, design Distributed Validator Technology (DVT) solutions, create simulations to test and validate these solutions, meticulously spec the protocol while considering all potential edge cases, and contribute to our blog with articles that make complex technical concepts accessible to a broader audience.


  • Conduct comprehensive research on blockchain protocols, networking, and security to identify challenges and opportunities for innovation.
  • Design and develop robust, scalable, and secure solutions for protocol networking and security.
  • Create simulations to test, validate, and optimize protocol and network solutions.
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to spec and implement DVT solutions for various blockchain protocols, ensuring all potential edge cases are considered and addressed.
  • Contribute to the SSV Network blog by writing articles that explain complex blockchain technologies and our solutions in an accessible and engaging manner.
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in blockchain technology and incorporate best practices into our solutions.
  • Contribute to the open-source community and participate in relevant discussions.
  • Work closely with the product and engineering teams to ensure the seamless integration of research findings and solutions into our products.

Your Experience & Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in blockchain technology, networking, and security.
  • Strong understanding of various consensus mechanisms.
  • Demonstrated ability to create simulations for testing and validating innovative blockchain technologies.
  • Knowledge of Blockchain Staking Protocols / specifically Ethereum - Huge Advantage
  • Exceptional ability to spec protocols with a comprehensive consideration of all potential edge cases.
  • Master's degree or above in Computer Science, cryptography, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in programming languages, specifically Go and Python, is required.
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to convey complex technical concepts in an understandable and engaging manner for blog posts.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think analytically and creatively.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated, with a passion for blockchain technology and a drive to continuously learn and innovate.
  • Docker / Kubernetes - Advantage

Company: SSV Labs

Skills: research blockchain docker ethereum kubernetes

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