OKX will be prioritising applicants who have a current right to work in Singapore, and do not require OKX's sponsorship of a visa.

Who We Are

At OKX, we believe the future will be reshaped by technology. Founded in 2017, we are revolutionising world systems through our cutting-edge digital asset exchange, Web3 portal and blockchain ecosystems. We reshape the financial ecosystem by offering some of the most diverse and sophisticated products, solutions, and trading tools on the market. Trusted by more than 50 million users in over 180 countries globally, OKX empowers every individual to explore the world of Web3. With our extensive range of products and services, and unwavering commitment to innovation, OKX envisions a world of financial access backed by blockchain and the power of decentralized finance.
We are innovative in the way we think, work, and in the products we create. We are also socially responsible by actively participating and encouraging employees to take part in various public welfare activities. With more than 3,000 employees around the world, we believe embracing diversity and inclusion will spark the creation of long-term value for the industry. Come Build the Future with Us now!

About The Team

The Token Research Team sits within the Legal and Compliance Division and is responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative research on various technical, legal, and compliance-related issues. OKX is based in San Jose, California, and has customers worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The Token Research Team provides research support for OKX team members across the globe.

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.
  • Prior experience working 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.
  • 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.).
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Python, Solidity, SQL, TypeScript, JavaScript.
  • Demonstrated expertise in market research, data analysis, and report writing, preferably within the blockchain or technology sectors.
  • Understanding of global regulatory frameworks and comfort with legislative and regulatory texts.
  • Fluency in Mandarin is a plus.

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • L&D programs and education subsidy for employees' growth and development
  • Various team building programs and company events
  • Wellness and meal allowances
  • Comprehensive healthcare schemes for employees and dependants
  • More that we love to tell you along the process!

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