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Summer 2022 Research Engineer Intern

Company: FOX Corporation
Location: Joliet
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

**OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY**

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world's leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

**JOB DESCRIPTION**

Blockchain Creative Labs are a team of innovators looking to bring Web 3 to the wider world. Our team has already brought cutting edge technology to millions of users and major brands. After a stellar success at South by Southwest, collaborating with stars like Dolly Parton, we are looking for talented, product focused research engineers to join our team.

**REQUIREMENTS**

- Experience working with or researching blockchain technology, either independently, at University or with a previous company

- Strong CS fundamentals, data structures & algorithms and distributed computing
- Understanding of the Ethereum ecosystem (or similar) and smart contracts
- Experience developing with frontend technologies (such as React), and smart contracts (Solidity/Vyper/Rust)
- The drive to independently propose, build and test a product concept, gather and present feedback
- Experience working with an agile and lean focused framework

**A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES**

- Independently propose, build and test a product concept, gather and present feedback

- Track all major developments in the Web 3.0 space, including DeFi and NFTs/media, generate unique insights and propose potential solutions
- Work closely with the product team on building on the future of Web 3
- Develop and deploy end to end solutions with smart contracts on major blockchains like Ethereum, Solana or Polygon

**BENEFITS**

- Work with some of the largest brands in the world on products that will reach millions of users

- Work on cutting edge technology and learn about Web 3.0, Smart contracts, deployment & development practices
- Responsibility and trust from your first day to work independently and collaborate with the team

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Keywords: FOX Corporation, Joliet , Summer 2022 Research Engineer Intern, Engineering , Joliet, Illinois

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