Data Engineer
Engineering
New York, New York / Remote
Full-Time

About Arkham

Arkham is a blockchain analytics startup building an intelligence platform that provides information on the real-world entities and individuals behind crypto market activity. We’re a Series A startup with over $12 million raised from investors including the founders of Palantir and OpenAI, and VCs including Geoff Lewis at Bedrock and Tim Draper. Our founders are veterans of the crypto industry, having previously founded Reserve, a stablecoin project for hyperinflationary economies, with investors including Peter Thiel, Sam Altman, Coinbase, and Digital Currency Group, among others.

Role & Responsibilities

We are looking to bring on a Data Engineer to our core engineering team. The Data Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining and developing core data infrastructure, schemas, data pipelines and ETL jobs
  • Automating the collection, cleaning, and aggregation of data from various third-party sources and parsing smart contract logs
  • Ensuring data quality and availability of data that powers the Arkham platform
  • Supporting the development of predictive models providing useful labels and metadata about cryptocurrency activity
  • Supporting technical challenges related to query optimization and database performance

Who You Are

  • Proven track record and experience as a Data Engineer or Backend Engineer
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Proficient with SQL, relational databases, database admin, and schema design with RDBMS like PostgreSQL
  • Previous experience with ETL pipelines
  • Familiarity with the blockchain ecosystem and a strong passion to learn more (crypto fluency)
  • Self-starter and able to operate independently while maintaining a focus on delivery and excellence at work
  • Comfortable with wearing multiple hats, navigating ambiguity and adapting to changes in priorities and plans

What We Value

We are a tight-knit team with ambitious plans, looking for people to work closely with as we expand in the coming years. We have a strong company culture that values camaraderie, righteousness, loyalty, and judicious decision-making. We give team members the autonomy to make decisions on the basis of the special knowledge they’ve developed, without being hampered by rules and bureaucracy. This makes for an environment where competent people can get things done in novel situations with minimal guidance.

Compensation

We are committed to hiring elite talent, and that is reflected in our salary and equity compensation with unlimited PTO.