Coin Metrics is a leading provider of cryptoasset data for institutions. We deliver transparent and actionable data and analytics to various industry stakeholders including asset managers, custodians, trading venues, research desks, and data/application providers. Coin Metrics’ data empowers its clients and the public to better understand, use and value open crypto networks.

Join a fast-paced startup pioneering novel metrics, data products, and intelligence solutions, which offer insights into the economics, markets, usage, health, and other aspects of public cryptocurrency blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum and other crypto networks.

You will be surrounded by talented people passionate about decentralized economies and the data behind them. Break new ground, create exciting new data-driven research and products, and help shape the future of finance.

YOUR PURPOSE

As a Protocol Specialist you will work with our team to support our network (on-chain) data products and services. Join a fast-paced startup pioneering novel metrics, data products, and insights surrounding the economics, markets, usage, health, and other aspects of public blockchains like Bitcoin, Ethereum and other prominent Layer-1 networks. You will be surrounded by talented people passionate about decentralized economies and the data behind them. Break new ground, create exciting new data-driven research and products, and help shape future economies.

YOUR VALUE

  • Understanding and creating relevant research (including protocol overviews) on blockchain protocols’ inner workings (infrastructure requirements, data structures, governance, economics, etc)  
  • Assessing various blockchain clients and the RPC / API interfaces, understanding the data structures, and documenting the end-to-end interaction with these protocols from the perspective of node running and data interpretation 
  • Working with blockchain protocol teams and communities to help Coin Metrics act as a trusted partner and steward of their networks, providing feedback and actively contributing to their open source efforts
  • Staying on top of protocol changes and how those changes impact Coin Metrics’ downstream applications
  • Collaborating with backend data extraction and interpretation teams and infrastructure teams to alert them of protocol changes that could impact Coin Metrics’ applications/operations 
  • Working collaboratively with our research, engineering and infrastructure teams to increase our on-chain asset coverage
  • Acting as the relevant protocol expert on sales and client service interactions

YOUR EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Deep knowledge of and interest in blockchain networks and their data structures (you want to live and breath crypto protocols)
  • Proficiency in a major programming language such as Kotlin/Java/Python (Kotlin preferred or willingness to learn Kotlin if not already proficient)
  • Proficiency in SQL (preferably PostgreSQL)
  • Proficiency building, maintaining, testing data pipelines and warehousing
  • Participation (e.g., engaging with protocol teams, making proposals, providing feedback) in a blockchain community is a plus 
  • Strong sense of ownership, entrepreneurial spirit, and/or startup-like experience, capable of driving towards solutions independently while seeking feedback when appropriate

 

 

 

LIFE AT COIN METRICS

Coin Metrics is a dynamic and fast-paced organization with a global team. We are united by our OPEN core values: Open, Pioneering, Elucidating, and Neutral. Our employees are empowered to prioritize what’s best for our products, customers, and team members.  Other benefits of working at Coin Metrics include:

  • Competitive salary, 401(k) retirement plan or pension depending on location, bonus and options plans
  • Comprehensive benefits offerings (regionally specific) 
  • Opportunities for professional development 
  • Remote or hybrid work options 
  • Paid time off

 

Coin Metrics is an employer committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. For US applicants, you may view Pay Transparency, Employee Rights and Know Your Rights notices by clicking on their corresponding links.  Additionally, Coin Metrics participates in the E-Verify program where applicable, as required by law. 

Coin Metrics is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to hr@coinmetrics.io and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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