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Internship - Crypto Research



IT, Other Engineering, Data Science · Intern
Zug, Switzerland
Posted on Monday, January 24, 2022

Crypto Research Internship

Are you passionate about cryptographic assets? Do you understand the technical details of emerging Web3 projects and can assist in the evaluation of new infrastructure innovations in the space. Responsibilities: • Working with the investment team on assessing prospective investments • Screening projects by reading protocol specifications and evaluating the technical teams • Reasoning through the emerging trends in the space and identifying non-obvious opportunities for deployment of capital • Working closely with technical teams on their crypto-economic model, smart contract security, and other questions that come up around protocols and software • Willingness to travel as necessary Requirements: • Computer Science and Engineering students strongly preferred. • Understanding of and interest in smart contracts scripting, cryptography, crypto-economics, and blockchain technologies generally • Sharp analytical abilities including identification of unconventional trends and emerging technologies • Ability to aggregate information from a variety of sources including technical repositories and anecdotal feedback from teams, then draw informed conclusions from incomplete information • Able to explain complex concepts in simple terms to a non-technical audience • Obsession with the future of blockchain technology, web3, and low-level protocol development • An open-minded research approach and genuine intellectual curiosity • Technical experience is strongly preferred

Location: The Candidate should be located in Switzerland or able and willing to move to Switzerland over time. Travelling is an important part of our company's culture and there will be many opportunities during the year for working remotely as well. We also have periodic company off-sites which employees are encouraged to join where we perform sprints on specific projects.

Benefits: • Dialectic offers the best work culture: • Dynamic and collegiality in a small team working from all over the world in fields that are shaping the future of our society. • As a modern employer, we offer you contemporary working conditions, ample space to develop yourself alongside the company as well as exciting and challenging projects with considerable responsibility and visibility both internally and externally. • Competitive compensation • Exposure to extremely talented people and very interesting clients who have unique investment profiles. • Supportive work and team atmosphere with flat hierarchies and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Why Dialectic? Dialectic is a multi-family office focused on alternative assets and a dramatically improved experience for our member families. Dialectic was founded on the concept that rigorous research and debate, by a team of extraordinarily talented professionals, produces truth. In turn, an understanding of truth produces outlier returns.

Dialectic is an equal opportunity employer.

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