Blockchain Data Scientist [Quant]

 (2+ years exp)
$140k – $200k
Published: 1 month ago
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OpenBlock Labs

Robust Incentive Engineering for Protocols

Job Location

Job Type

Full Time

Visa Sponsorship

Not Available

Remote Work Policy

Onsite or remote

Preferred Timezones

Pacific Time

Relocation

Not Allowed

Skills

Python
Data Analysis
SQL
Statistics
Algorithms
Economics
Cryptocurrencies
Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

Hiring contact

Eve Miller

The Role

About Us

OpenBlock is a data-driven platform dedicated to fostering sustainable growth within decentralized protocols. Our product powers incentive recommendations for leading protocols in the space, including: EigenLayer, Lido, Arbitrum, Solana, Sui, Uniswap, Scroll, Fuel, Linea, Mode, and many others.

OpenBlock is backed by notable investors, including: Foundation Capital, Electric Capital, Circle Ventures, AlleyCorp, and others. Our team of 40+ has backgrounds from Stanford, a16z, Carnegie Mellon, Meta, Palantir, and other top-tier institutions.

We invite you to explore our work at www.openblocklabs.com

Responsibilities:

  • Perform exploratory quantitative research to design complex incentive optimization models for various blockchain protocols, and gain insights into how markets behave.
  • Participate in research projects, and stay up-to-date on innovative topics within the quantitative field.
  • Gather relevant data from various sources within the DeFi ecosystem, including blockchain data, user interactions, transaction history, etc.
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure data collection methods are efficient and scalable.
  • Conduct simulations and scenario analysis to evaluate the impact of different strategies on protocol performance.

Qualifications

  • A master's or doctoral degree in a quantitative field such as statistics, computer science, mathematics, economics, or a related discipline.
  • Strong understanding of data science concepts, machine learning algorithms, and statistical techniques.
  • Fundamental understanding of decentralized finance (DeFi) concepts and protocols is a plus.
  • Prior quantitative analyst role at a trading firm highly preferred.
  • Fundamental understanding or expertise in game theory, mechanism design, protocol design would be great to have.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Willingness to adapt to a rapidly evolving industry and learn new technologies, tools, and methodologies as needed.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and timelines.

Salary ranges provided for US based candidates.

More about OpenBlock Labs

Perks and Benefits

Equity benefits
Remote friendly
Wellness benefits
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Funding

AMOUNT RAISED
$20M
FUNDED OVER
1 round
Round
A
$20,000,000
Series A Jan 2023
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Founders

DJ Sengh
Founder • 3 years
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Paul Sengh
Founder • 3 years
Palo Alto
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