Head of Data Science

We are looking for a Head of Data Science for Rockaway Blockchain Fund – Venture Capital firm focused on the blockchain industry and digital assets. The Head of Data Science will be responsible for establishing a data science practice in the fund.


Your responsibilities

Build data science practice

  • Define long term data science strategy to establish RBF as the leading data-driven fund withing the blockchain industry. Create implementation roadmap. Manage and deliver on the roadmap.
  • Define and automate tracking of key performance indicators (“KPIs”) for portfolio companies and key competitors (such as Price-to-Earnings ratio, Price-to-Burn ratio, transaction volume, trading volume, monetary velocity, etc.).
  • Analyze public blockchain data to find asymmetries between KPIs and asset prices on secondary market. Find patterns leading to anomalies in asset valuations.
  • Develop processes and algorithms for automated lead generation. (i.e., by scanning credible newsletters, twitter feeds, Google trends, Alexa rankings, blog posts, etc.).
  • Create industry benchmarks

Thought leadership & networking

  • Periodically write articles and knowledge nuggets. Actively seek speaking opportunities at crypto conferences.
  • Establish and nurture network of technical founders and subject matter experts.
  • Build relationships with strategic fund partners and industry influencers.

Our requirements

  • 10 out of 10 drive and sense of ownership.
  • Ability to structure, analyze and synthesize complex problems.
  • Experience and successful track record in building and leading data science teams (minimum 3 years) or leading development of data-focused products (minimum 2 years).
  • IT background, degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
  • Proficient English communication
  • (Plus) Expertise in blockchain data mining.
  • (Plus) Experience in cryptocurrency/digital asset investing.
  • (Plus) Established network and relationships with VCs, blockchain companies, media and conferences.

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