Who We Are
OKX is revolutionizing world systems through our cutting-edge digital asset exchange, Web3 portal and blockchain ecosystems. We are deeply committed to shaping a fairer, more transparent and accessible society through blockchain technology and to date, we have 50+ million users, 3000+ employees and 180+ countries believing in the same vision as us. We are safe and reliable, backed by our Proof of Reserves. As strong supporters of the Arts and Sports, we are proud partners of @McLarenF1 @ManCity @Tribeca.
 
About the Opportunity
Sitting within the Legal and Compliance Division, your primary responsibility will be drafting objective and thorough due diligence reports on tokens across numerous ecosystems that are being considered for listing on the company's exchanges around the globe. You will be required to perform "Politically Exposed Person" and sanctions screenings, investigate smart contracts, assess levels of decentralization, evaluate protocol tokenomics, use block explorers like Etherscan, survey wallet addresses, and much more. You also will provide nuanced technical insight to the Legal, Risk and Listing teams throughout the review process to help ensure our customers are protected from negligent and/or bad actors. As one of the foundational members of this research team, this high-impact role gives you a great opportunity to shape the vision for the team & its future.
 
What You'll be Doing
  • Conducting in-depth research and analysis to prepare substantive due diligence reports that will assist the Legal and Compliance Division.
  • Analyzing data from network nodes or market sources, examining smart contracts, identifying vulnerabilities, and assessing token economics in detail.
  • Building frameworks and processes to preemptively track changes in supported ecosystems and protocols, including new governance proposals, hardforks, node client upgrades, etc.
  • Independently responding to and managing research requests and making recommendations to senior management.
  • Serving as a knowledge resource for the organization, collaborating with teams to provide training and enhance oversight across the organization.
  • Provide advisory services to other parts of the business on analytical, quantitative, and qualitative problems.
What We Look For In You
  • Bachelor's degree with strong academic achievement.
  • Work experience in a similar or technical role (e.g., developer / analyst / data scientist / researcher).
  • Proficiency in digital assets, blockchain technology, smart contracts, decentralized applications, governance models, and industry trends.
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills, adept at complex problem-solving and clear communication.
  • Demonstrated expertise in market research, data analysis, and report writing, preferably within the blockchain or technology sectors.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, robust work ethic, ability to deliver quickly and to high standards, and passion for knowledge dissemination.
  • Enthusiasm for conducting on-chain research.
  • Experience in building smart contracts, web scraping, data extraction through APIs, UI development, and using blockchain native data providers (The Graph, Dune Analytics, Etherscan etc.)
  • Languages - Python, Solidity, SQL, TypeScript, JavaScript.
Nice to Haves
  • Understanding of global regulatory frameworks and comfort with legislative and regulatory texts..
 
Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • L&D programs and Education subsidies for employees' growth and development
  • Various team-building programs and company events
 

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