Crypto Currency Research Analyst - QC-141

Preferred Disciplines: Computer science, mathematics, cryptography (Masters or PhD)
Company: GPUOne
Project Length:  8-12 monts (2 units)
Desired start date: As soon as possible
Location: Montreal, QC
No. of Positions: 1
Preferences: Language: English, Bilingual

About Company:

An innovative and exciting technology company, created in 2017 to answer the growing needs of the AI, DC and Blockchain industries. We are currently looking to develop various protocols that would accelerate and facilitate the usability of various block chain technologies.

Project Description:

We require an automated system to determine the most interesting and profitable cryptocurrencies several times each day. This would involve parsing historical time series data on hundreds of crypto currencies in order to make decisions on what we should be mining in the future. The candidate would also be required to read supporting research (white papers,etc) on crypto currencies and other cryptographic issues ( cryptographic algorithms, security, etc)

Research Objectives/Sub-Objectives:

  • Build a independent system using AI and other tools to analyze our database of time series data to make time-sensitive decisions
  • Learn and develop around specific cryptographic algorithms (equihash, scrypt, SHA256)

Methodology:

  • To be defined

Expertise and Skills Needed:

  • Cryptography, programming skills
  • Networking, basic understanding of Linux , Machine leaning, blockchain, CUDA
  • Self motivated and passionate about cryptography and the blockchain

For more info or to apply to this applied research position, please

  1. Check your eligibility and find more information about open projects.
  2. Interested students need to get approval from their supervisor and send their CV along with a link to their supervisor’s university webpage directly to Noha Gerges at ngerges(a)mitacs.ca.
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