Senior AI Researcher

Remote Global

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Here at Volume, we work with the best partners to make decentralized finance protocols valuable. We solve problems of protocol utility, governance, and growth for the leading DeFi protocols. From our team effort, we are able to drive massive growth of user transactions and the launch of the protocol economy. If a protocol fails to attract user activity, token value falters and innovation will flow away from the network. 
Volume delivers software tools and user experiences that increase protocol token utility and community engagement, measured by protocol transaction volume growth. The Volume team’s interests are the protocol interests: Growth of user transactions.
Volume's investors include Curve, Solana, SimplyVC, and many others.
We are always looking for individuals who desire a high-impact, high-visibility role within a company that is making crypto and decentralized protocols valuable.
Role Summary:As a Senior AI Researcher, you will lead our efforts to integrate AI with blockchain technologies. You will focus on developing secure, innovative applications that utilize personal data to enhance user interaction. Your expertise in crypto-economic protocols and blockchain technology will be crucial in shaping our solutions.
Key Responsibilities:- Spearheaded the development of AI models using quantitative research and advanced data analytics for enhanced predictive accuracy.- Design and implement blockchain-based solutions for data security, smart contracts, and crypto incentives.- Oversee the protocol design, tokenomics, and integration of blockchain technologies to ensure a robust and scalable framework.- Design and implement solutions for augmented reality glasses, enhancing user interaction with AI through physical and digital integration.- Manage daily production and execution of projects, ensuring they align with strategic goals and leverage the latest in AI and blockchain technology.- Play a key role in startup operations, from strategy and technology development to fundraising and team building.- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the latest AI technologies and services to keep the project ahead of industry trends.
Required Skills and Qualifications:- Graduate Degree in Computer Science, AI, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, or a related field with a strong quantitative background.- Deep expertise in blockchain technology, smart contracts, and tokenomics, with a proven track record in the cryptocurrency sector.- Demonstrated proficiency in programming and system design, with extensive experience with AI in practical applications.- Experience with 3D modeling and design, particularly in augmented reality settings.- Strong familiarity with AI technology and services' current state and future potential.- Strong leadership skills with experience in managing complex projects in a startup environment.- Proven track record in managing startup operations, including fundraising and team management.
Preferred Skills:- Experience with decentralized systems and understanding of crypto-economic mechanisms.- Familiarity with the latest trends and technologies in AI and blockchain.About Volume:
Volume is a dynamic start-up company, and our successful candidate must have the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment. As a distributed team, we hire anywhere in the world, and at various levels of experience (entry, senior, staff). We look for people with unique perspectives and diverse backgrounds.
Volume is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace. All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, membership in an organization, or any other non-merit factors.
We sponsor H1B visa professionals. We have a great benefits package, including parental leave, contributions to your retirement, competitive pay, and unlimited time off. For U.S.-based employees, we also provide platinum-level health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.

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Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Health care Parental leave Startup environment Unlimited paid time off Visa sponsorship

Region: Remote/Anywhere

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