Blockchain Engineer

Blockchain Engineer

Are you self-motivated and solution-oriented? Can you excel in a fast-paced and dynamic environment? Are you excited about taking on new challenges, making impactful changes, and becoming exposed to new clients, business issues, technologies, and people?

About EMEA Consulting

EMEA Consulting, is a global business and technology management consultancy organization dedicated to the financial and advanced IT solutions. From engineering to application development, knowledge management and business process management, we help our clients find the right problems to solve, and to solve these effectively. Our team innovators, across the globe, is differentiated by the imagination, knowledge and experience, across industries and technologies that we bring to every project we undertake. Our collaborative and efficient approach helps our clients increase revenue, manage risk, regulatory change, reduce costs, and enhance control.

We are seeking talented individuals who are quick on their feet and who can offer a unique perspective to the EMEA Consulting team and to our clients. Here at EMEA Consulting, we are defined by innovative development and we provide you the opportunity to help solve significant business issues and transform operations for some of the world’s largest organizations during a period of sweeping industry change.

What does the Consultant Enablement Program offer you?

The Consultant Enablement Program (CEP) has been set up to launch our Consultants’ careers on a trajectory for continued success. The ideology behind this Program is based on the desire to empower consultants to become the future leaders of EMEA Consulting and is focused on developing the best management consultants in the industry. The Program is designed to allow consultants the flexibility to engage on projects across all of EMEA Consulting’s offerings within financial services, while providing tailored training, networking, and engagement opportunities to foster a collaborative work environment.

 

This role is ideal for someone that is excited about how blockchain, the “Internet of Value,” is evolving the current marketplace across industries. EMEA Consulting’s Blockchain Lab allows you thrive in cutting-edge technologies as you develop blockchain use cases and strategies, and directly develop and implement them for real-world business needs. Part of our broader FinTech initiative, our main Blockchain Lab hubs are located in the EMEA Consulting region. We combine deep industry knowledge with the very best in design and development talent. This careful blend ensures we are developing innovative blockchain solutions that are market ready and address real business issues. Collaboration is the core of blockchain – and fundamental to the work we do within our lab. Our strong and rapidly-growing team works with leading organizations across different industries that are looking to roll out blockchain-enabled solutions. EMEA Consulting helps companies achieve many goals with respect to blockchain implementation – innovation and ideation, strategy development, prototyping, and product development.

 

Examples of work and experiences included:

  • The role is a client-facing in an extremely fast-paced environment. Responsibilities: The Senior Consultant will work across a variety of internal and client-facing blockchain initiatives. This includes activities such as:

  • Ideating blockchain use cases specific to client industries, business needs, level of innovation and risk appetite

  • Collaborating with teams across Deloitte businesses and functions

  • Authoring key thought pieces on a variety of distributed ledger technology concepts for external publication

  • Facilitating client workshops to educate clients on blockchain, develop blockchain strategies and priorities, and demonstrate EMEA’s blockchain assets and capabilities

  • Creating responses to client proposals and requests for information

  • Assisting with preparation for, and often presenting at, blockchain and FinTech conferences

  • Developing executive level communications/presentations

  • Engaging in client-facing blockchain implementations Qualifications General

 

Professional Qualifications:  

  • Professional with minimum 2 years of relevant experience

  • Ability to travel 20-50% may be required. Varies by location and client

  • Prior experience in innovative technology, preferably blockchain, strategy development for top tier companies and/or with top strategy consultancy

  • Thinks strategically, handles ambiguity, and interacts with senior business leaders

  • Critical and creative thinking as well as ability to execute on the details

  • Outstanding analytical, research and presentation skills; exceptionally strong PowerPoint skills

  • Familiarity and fluency with strategic and innovation frameworks and conceptual constructs; strong interest in strategy and innovation

  • Track record of delivering results

  • Ability to deliver results under pressure, manage multiple tasks at once, and work effectively with multiple stakeholders (both internal and external)

  • Curiosity/experience in distributed ledger technology, mining and/or cryptocurrencies

  • Familiarity with lean organization or start up environments and a desire to dive in across various needs Technical Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of blockchain / distributed ledger technologies – familiarity with protocols, such as Ethereum and Hyperledger, or have fundamental basis to be trained in such protocols is preferred

  • Experience was various languages, such as Java, JavaScript, C++, Angular, Node, Go, HTML5, is preferred

  • Experience working with agile methodologies, such as SCRUM How you’ll grow At EMEA Consulting, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day.

 

Personal Qualifications:

  • Highly energetic self-starter with a relentless focus on execution and exhibit the ability to:

  • Partner on end-to-end projects including strategy and operating model, project management, execution and evaluation.

  • Strong desire to work in the financial services and management consulting industries.

  • Experience in structuring, planning, and managing small projects or sub-projects effectively.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to discuss complex ideas, present innovative approaches to implementing project deliverables, and present in a coherent manner.

  • Ability to analyze data to evaluate solutions with alternatives, and support recommendations.

  • Influence senior leaders and the business in a cross functional, diverse environment to transform and change status quo.

  • Develop relationships and build a network throughout the firm and with clients.

  • Maintain a positive attitude and act as team player while delivering on high priority, time sensitive initiatives.

  • Feel comfortable in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, with the ability to adapt quickly and pivot when necessary.

  • Be self-reliant and work independently, and know when to ask for guidance.