Smart contract expert

We are looking for a Smart Contract Expert for Rockaway Blockchain Fund - Venture Capital firm focused on the blockchain industry and digital assets. This position will be responsible for conducting technical due diligence and security audits of investment targets.


Your responsibilities:

Technical due dilligence & audit

  • Develop framework for technical due diligence of investment targets and implement it into the workflow of the fund
  • Conduct technical due diligence of open-source protocols & investment targets (both yield generation and direct investments)
  • Share best practices in secure software/smart contract development with portfolio companies
  • Research technical capabilities and assess pros & cons of layer 1 and layer 2 protocols.
  • Follow the blockchain industry, identify trends and segments to continuously improve the investment strategy.

Thought leadership & networking

  • Establish and nurture network of IT security experts and white-hat hackers
  • Periodically write articles and knowledge nuggets. Actively seek speaking opportunities at crypto conferences
  • Build relationships with strategic fund partners and industry influencers.

Our requirements

  • 10 out of 10 drive and sense of ownership.
  • Experience and successful track record in smart contract development (minimum 2 years) or Tier 1 IT Security company (minimum 4 years).
  • Ability to evaluate the impact of discovered vulnerabilities
  • Ability to structure, analyze and synthesize complex problems.
  • Ability to establish working relationships with IT security experts, industry leaders, founders and fund partners.
  • Proficient English communication.
  • Masters/PH. d. in Software Engineering or Computer Science with focus on IT security
  • (Plus) Expertise in blockchain/ cryptocurrency investing.
  • (Plus) Established network and relationships with VCs, blockchain companies, media and conferences.

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