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California, New York, Remote, United States, Washington
$157,800 TO $197,200 PER YEAR
The global financial ecosystem is changing. Revolutionary blockchain technology has unlocked the potential for people around the world to have more equal access to wealth and information. This transformation has begun with the mass global adoption of cryptocurrencies but like all new financial systems, it needs greater trust to realize its full potential and remain safe from bad actors. That’s where we come in. The Chainalysis blockchain data platform enables businesses, governments, and banks to solve the world’s most high-profile criminal cases, paving the way for an economy built on blockchains.
We are building the data platform for blockchain, cryptocurrency, and web3. We’re looking to bring onboard Staff Engineers who will work on and lead a team of engineers to execute high-impact, cross-team projects. Staff Engineers at Chainalysis are familiar with our complete technology stack and understand the dependencies across engineering teams. They are leaders who are instrumental in our design and architectural decisions and mentors to other engineers on the team sharing their expertise in our technology stack and the latest technologies. About our engineering groups… Compliance - this group is focused on growing the crypto ecosystem by simplifying the work needed for compliance and risk management at a massive scale. Our goal is to ensure developers can send data for any crypto asset and network, scale our systems to make sure we can handle the increasing volumes of data, and provide meaningful insights to our customers. Core Services - the group aims to create unique customer value through experiences that differentiate Chainalysis and make it greater than the sum of its parts. We make it easier and faster for teams to build great products, with highly leveraged building blocks that can be used everywhere. Data Intelligence - this group builds and scales the data platform for Product, Research, and other teams focused on blockchain protocols, analytics, and data enrichment to provide real-world and on-chain context for all of our products and customers. In one year you’ll know you were successful if… You have successfully built cloud-native data ingest and aggregation processes that intake gigabytes of data per day You’ve added features to our product suite that detect activities for market manipulation, fraud, behavioral patterning, and more You have built a scalable API service on AWS that handles up to 1000 requests per second You have helped the team to modernize our stack to a streaming architecture You have debugged production issues across multiple systems and microservices A background like this helps: You’ve led or played an instrumental role in designing and implementing cloud-native microservices-based distributed systems in a major cloud provider like AWS or GCP Experience mentoring other engineers, leading cross-team projects, and driving design and technology decisions You have a bias to ship and iterate alongside product management and design partners Experience with object-oriented programming languages. We mostly use Java but appreciate a variety of languages! Strong technical background with 8+ years of experience working directly on backend systems/ projects You take great pride in materializing product ideas through production Exposure to or interest in the cryptocurrency technology ecosystem Experience with Terraform and Kubernetes is a plus!