Technical Blockchain Educator

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote (Europe)

Who we are:

The Cardano Foundation is the independent, Swiss-based non-profit organisation responsible for stewarding the advancement of the public, permissionless blockchain platform Cardano. Our mission is to anchor the Cardano blockchain as a digital infrastructure for current and future financial and social systems so as to empower the social architects of the future. We aim to explain and address decentralisation risks for various stakeholders, while giving the Cardano community the tools and support necessary to leverage the Cardano infrastructure to solve world problems.


Based in Switzerland, the Foundation works to facilitate the use of Cardano in mission critical applications across a wide range of industries and markets, anchoring use cases in the off-line world and encouraging active on-chain participation and governance.

What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for a Blockchain Subject Matter Expert and Technical Educator to join the Cardano Academy team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for blockchain and the underlying technology. They will also have the ability to create high-quality educational content that drives adoption and understanding of this emerging technology, aligned with the Cardano Foundation’s mission and values.

In this role you will be working with the Academy team to develop and deliver high-quality courses on Blockchain and related topics including distributed networking, zero knowledge proofs and cryptography. 


  • Create educational content on Blockchain, including but not limited to: training materials, online courses, webinars, and technical documentation.

  • Work with other subject matter experts to develop course content, lesson plans, and assessments.

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest developments in blockchain technology and adapt the course content to stay relevant.

  • Review and edit content created by others to ensure accuracy, clarity, and quality.

  • Attend and contribute to team meetings and participate in collaborative projects.

What we look for in you:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in Blockchain development, architecture or research.

  • In-depth technical knowledge of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) concepts, including consensus mechanisms, smart contracts, and cryptography, distributed networking and zero knowledge proof.

  • Strong understanding of cryptocurrency and tokenomics, and their relationship to blockchain technology.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex technical concepts in clear, concise language.

  • Experience in content creation, such as developing and delivering technical training materials, writing technical documentation or academic papers.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Comfortable with a fast-paced work environment and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.

  • Knowledge of Blockchain platforms such as Ethereum, Cardano.

  • Experience with one or more programming languages (Python, Solidity, Haskell etc.)

  • Experience writing about an extremely technical subject while catering to different audiences and levels of technical understanding.  

Nice to have:
  • Cardano subject matter expert or strong understanding of the Cardano blockchain. 

  • Prior experience working in the education sector with a focus on developing blockchain curriculum or teaching blockchain courses is a plus.

  • Experience in developing educational content in various formats, including video lectures, e-learning courses, and instructional materials.

About us

Cardano Foundation has incredible employees from over 24 nationalities, across 3 continents which you will work collegiately to grow the Foundation. 

Here at Cardano Foundation’s we are transparent, inclusive, passionate and innovative. As such our mission is to have a positive impact on global change and breed a harmonious working environment for our employees to flourish. 


Benefits:

  • Our employees have the flexibility and freedom to work from home with flexible working hours. 
  • All Cardano Foundation employees will have access to a personal annual learning budget dedicated to personal professional and personal development. 
  • A day a year is dedicated to a departmental team activity fun day out. 
  • Cardano Foundation gives the opportunity to its employees to dedicate a volunteering day to help the greater community or to be an expert in your field of work within the blockchain community. 
  • Employees are given additional day off for their birthday. 
  • Cardano Foundation also rewards days off as per established work anniversaries milestones.

Cardano Foundation strives to provide a diverse, inclusive and welcoming working environment. We are committed being a discrimination free organisation - including discrimination free space with regards to age, religion, race, nationality/ethnic origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


Applications from Recruitment Agencies
Cardano Foundation does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Unsolicited applications will be treated as direct application regardless of the channel through which we receive them. Please get in touch with our Talent Acquisition Team at careers@cardanofoundation.org to discuss recruitment services and do not contact Cardano Foundation employees directly.
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