Crypto researcher

Moonbag is looking for a macro-thinking web3 researcher who has the ability to proactively identify strategic partnerships with protocols on a mission to accelerate the global adoption of web3 infrastructure. The candidate should have a deep understanding of distributed systems, consensus algorithms, networking, game theory and other relevant fields to blockchain technology. We’re looking for a visionary who can see a clear future of Web3 despite the ever-present noise, and will leverage their network in the crypto space to build relationships and aggressively drive deals forward to close.


Sourcing early stage investment opportunities in emergent companies and protocols

Working with the head of research on due diligence of 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


Solid understanding of smart contracts scripting, cryptography, crypto-economics, and blockchain technologies generally

Ability to identify unconventional trends and emerging technologies

Sharp analytical mind with a killer instinct to identify deals in the market

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

A degree in a technical area (i.e. mathematics, engineering or computer science) and/or technical experience is strongly preferred

Interested? Apply now!


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