Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2021/174

Position: Senior Project Executive Engineer

No. of positions: 2 (Two)

Applications are invited for the post of "Senior Project Executive Engineer" in the Project numbered 2017518 in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Kanpur.

Minimum qualification: Bachelors/Masters degree in relevant fields from IITs or IISc, and/or demonstration of outstanding talent either in the form of publications in top tier conferences/journals, history of delivery of project outcomes as a student or as employees in previous jobs.

Consolidated Salary range: 1,00,000 - 10,000 - 2,00,000 INR per month.

Working hours: 8:30 am to 6 pm (Monday to Saturday).

Desired qualifications

  • Extensive experience in Bitcoin forensics
  • Proficiency and experience with cryptocurrency blockchain analytics
  • Proficiency in Blockchain Technology
  • Proficiency in Python, JavaScript(ES6), Java(Spring framework), Go, developing REST APIs, ML libraries, and managing databases
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, message queues, asynchronous systems, and design patterns.
  • Strong understanding of engineering software processes, life-cycle methodology, configuration management, release management, and system verification and testing.
  • Very good writing, and speaking ability in English
  • Ability to work on deadline-driven projects

Work: The candidate's major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Developing nationally important cryptocurrency forensic software
  • Development of Blockchain Analytics Tools with ML/AI
  • Design and develop highly scalable, parallelizable algorithms for crypto-forensics
  • Integrate/Modify existing open-source software according to the requirements

Duration: Appointment will be made initially for one year and can be extended up to five years or till the end of the project whichever is earlier, subject to satisfactory performance. Performance reviews will be held weekly. The appointment can be terminated at any time if found unsatisfactory.

Applications Process: Interested candidates may apply by submitting a detailed resume with copies of all experiences and project details, a cover letter summarizing the experience in relevant technologies and software, and it's compulsory to fill the Google Form. You must upload a zip file with a scanned copy of all the documents in this Google Form: Please note that if a detailed cover letter, copies of grade sheets, certificates are missing, the application will be immediately rejected.

Last date of receipt of application: August 10, 2021, before or at 5 pm.

Tentative date of interview: August 3rd week 2021.

Contact Person: Prof. Sandeep K. Shukla, Computer Science & Engineering Department, IIT Kanpur