Research_Assistant Jobs
 
 
 
Log-in
Username
Password
Forgot Your Password?
 
 
 
Job Seekers
Register
Post Resume
Find Jobs
Get jobs by email
 
 
Employers
Register
Post Jobs
Find Resumes
Get resumes by email
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Metaverse Research Engineer, Technology Innovation
Point72 in Stamford, Connecticut
 
 
Apply
 
Date Posted 11/17/2021
Category
Science-Computer Sciences
Research Assistant-Engineering
Science-Engineering
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Metaverse Research Engineer, Technology Innovation

Summary

We are looking for a Metaverse Research Engineer to research and develop use-cases for applying digital reality/metaverse and human augmentation interfaces to financial services and the asset management industry.

Point72’s Technology Innovation Team

The Technology Innovation team at Point72 focuses on researching and experimenting with a broad range of technologies that could bring transformational impact to our firm. We conduct research in areas like applied quantum technology, novel non-traditional computing paradigms, applied artificial intelligence, heterogenous architectures, digital reality, machine-brain interfaces, and other areas.

What you’ll do:

We are looking for a Metaverse Research Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will prioritize areas of research based on the likely impact of digital reality/metaverse and human augmentation interfaces on financial services and the asset management industry, collaborate with internal teams for identifying use-cases, collaborate with academia and commercial firms to foster research partnerships, and develop relationships with the wider tech industry and startup ecosystems. For the successful candidate, we are flexible on the location for this role.

Specifically, you will:

  • Explore and understand trends in digital reality, metaverse, DeFi, NFT’s and human augmentation interfaces, identify opportunities, use-cases, and areas of impact and transformation for our business
  • Experiment with creating digital content, digital spaces, DeFi, NFT’s immersive spaces using AR/VR/VR hardware and software technology stack
  • Conduct in-house research and offer thought leadership in a collaborative framework with in-house teams and external parties
  • Collaborate with academia, industry, and start up ecosystems to conduct joint research and experimentation. Your academic contact network will enable you to make significant headway in this space
  • Publish whitepapers, position papers, tech reports and research papers around digital reality/metaverse and human augmentation technologies.
  • Champion and foster a culture of innovation at all levels of the organization
  • Partner internally as needed to ensure adherence to applicable regulatory requirements and Point72 Compliance Policies.

Required Qualifications/Skills

  • PhD or Master’s background in computer science or other engineering disciplines, including recent graduates and post-doctorate candidates
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: 3D/AR/VR/MR/XR technologies, AR cloud/Spatial Computing, Computer Vision, Immersive user collaboration experiences, Immersive Smart Spaces, Affective Computing/Emotional AI interfaces, Digital Humans/Twins, Brain Machine Interfaces, or similar areas
  • Experience or Knowledge in DeFi and NFT’s is a big plus
  • Excellent written & interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate complex concepts
  • Be curious, embrace uncertainty and be comfortable with failure while exploring with new ideas
  • Commitment and adherence to the highest ethical standards

We take care of our people

We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. We want you to concentrate on success and leave the rest to us. When you work here, we provide:

  • Fully-paid health care benefits
  • Generous parental and family leave policies
  • Mental and physical wellness programs
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, minorities and the LGBT+ community
  • Tuition assistance
  • A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more

About Point72

Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry’s premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent. We’re inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. For more information, visit www.Point72.com/working-here.

Apply
*Please mention DiversePhds.com to employers when applying for this job*
 
 
 
DiversePhds.com
Academic Advertising
260 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Suite 2200
Atlanta, GA 30303
 
Twitter
LinkedIn
Facebook
Google Plus
 
About DiversePhds.com
Advertise Jobs
Contact Us
 
Site Map
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
Resources / Links
Copyright © 2021 DiversePhds.com - All Rights Reserved.