The Engineers working at Chainalysis build systems that detect fraud in real-time. Chainalysis builds trust in blockchains between people, businesses, and governments. Our Staff Engineers work on high impact cross-team projects and lead a team of engineers to execute on cross team high impact projects. They generally work across all Chainalysis teams and projects and they are familiar with the complete Chainalysis stack and not just an individual team. They help other engineers and Tech Leads in making design and architectural decisions. They share their expertise of Chainalysis stack and also latest technologies with all engineers at Chainalysis

The Chainalysis engineering team is building a suite of compliance and investigation products for cryptocurrency businesses, traditional financial institutions and governments. Backend Engineers at Chainalysis build and scale backend services. They build data ingestion pipelines, optimize/scale database operations and create event driven systems. Backend Engineers on the team thrive on not just designing and implementing complex systems but also operating them. We measure our success by how well we enable our customers to fight crime and handle compliance. 

In one year you’ll know you were successful if…

  • You have successfully built cloud-native data ingest and aggregation processes that intakes gigabytes of data per day
  • You’ve added features to our product suite that detect activities for market manipulation, fraud, behavioural 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: 

  • Love to build systems that are elegant abstractions over crypto transactions
  • Designed and implemented cloud-native micro services based distributed systems
  • Have built data pipeline infrastructure 
  • Experience in designing and implementing event-driven architecture
  • Have bias to ship
  • Take pride in materializing product ideas to production
  • Experience in JVM. We mostly use Java but also appreciate other languages.
  • Experience with Terraform and Kubernetes is valuable
  • Interest in cryptocurrencies

 

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At Chainalysis, we help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions track and investigate illicit activity on the blockchain, allowing them to engage confidently with cryptocurrency. We take care of our people with great benefits, professional development opportunities, and fun.

You belong here. 

At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. Some of the ways we’re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Women’s Day, Juneteenth, Harvey Milk Day, and International Migrant’s Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture. 

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