Data Scientist
Engineering
New York / London / 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 bringing a Data Scientist on to the Intelligence Team to design and implement systems that deanonymize and demystify cryptocurrency activity.

The Data Scientist will be responsible for:

  • Researching and developing reliable predictive models that identify the entities and characteristics behind cryptocurrency addresses and contracts
  • Identifying and integrating new sources of on-chain labels alongside data engineers
  • Ensuring data quality for the intelligence powering the Arkham platform
  • Supporting the development of the Arkham platform
  • Designing and refining new user-facing analytics features

Who You Are

  • Proven track record and experience as a Data Scientist 
  • Bachelors of Computer Science, Statistics, Math or related technical degree
  • Expertise with SQL, relational databases, query optimization, navigating large datasets
  • Experience with Python and data science libraries (e.g. numpy, pandas)
  • Familiarity with the blockchain ecosystem and a willingness 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
  • Ability to handle ad-hoc requests from other teams while executing on long-term intelligence projects

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.