Blockchain Researcher

Job Description
Blockchain is an emerging technology at the heart of crypto currency exchange world, it is powerful and decentralized technology that is revolutionizing the way applications could establish trust, accountability and transparency. We offer an opportunity to work on blockchain cutting edge technical problems (with special focus on byzantine fault tolerance domain, ICOs and tokens), explore research which promises to have significant impact and may lead to a peer-reviewed publication in a top-tier conferences and contribute to open source community.

IBM Haifa Research Lab is looking for a high end Researcher to join the Blockchain Fabric Research team. Researcher with innovation skills to bring technical novel ideas and solution for the next generations of IBM's Blockchain Fabric. Our team is working with the strategic IBM customers and business partners to bring cutting edge technologies and innovations to the market and embed them in next generation platforms and solutions.

The position entails the research, design and implementation of distributed systems to revolutionize state-of-the-art Blockchain technologies . We are focused on rapid prototyping, performance evaluation, and continuous releases into IBM's products, and solutions.
Key aspects of our research are aimed to be published and patented.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Experienced M.Sc. or Ph.D in Computer Science or related Field
Proven Leadership record
Excellent research and self-learning skills
An excellent programming skill as well as research orientation, knowledge of Blockchain and distributed systems is an advantage.
Knowledge and research experience in distributed algorithms and systems, crypto currency or security.
Innovative thinking.
Motivation to transform continually.
Excellent analytical skills, highly and self-motivated with innovative thinking
Great interpersonal skills.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Experience with software development in a Linux environment desirable (Java, Go).

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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