UX/Data Engineer (Codefi)

  • Token Foundry @ ConsenSys
  • College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Mar 29, 2021

Job Description

About ConsenSys
ConsenSys is the leading Ethereum software company. We enable developers, enterprises, and people worldwide to build next-generation applications, launch modern financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web. Our product suite, composed of Infura, Quorum, Codefi, MetaMask, and Diligence, serves millions of users, supports billions of blockchain-based queries for our clients, and has handled billions of dollars in digital assets. Ethereum is the largest programmable blockchain in the world, leading in business adoption, developer community, and DeFi activity. On this trusted, open source foundation, we are building the digital economy of tomorrow. To explore our products and solutions, visit http://consensys.net/ .

About the Codefi product group

Codefi is at the forefront of the blockchain fintech revolution. It builds, deploys and runs critical applications across both Enterprise and crypto/DeFi, multiple blockchain verticals (digital assets, payments, workflows, data, staking, Ethereum 2.0), as well as ConsenSys's other industry leading products, including MetaMask, Quorum and Infura. The Codefi team is composed of multiple decentralised product teams across all verticals distributed across Europe and US and working mostly remotely.

With our products like MetaMask, Infura, and Quorum serving as gateways for over a million worldwide users to interact with new blockchain and "DeFi" applications like Uniswap, Maker, Compound, we need innovative problem solvers who are interested in tackling the complex challenges that exist in the blockchain and financial ecosystems and scaling developer and user-facing systems to tens of millions of users.

About the Role

As a Data Engineer at Codefi Markets you will work with our teams to build deep analytical understandings of our product usage and system operations. You will have access and assist in the collection of wide data sets ranging from on-chain data, market data and systems performance metrics collected from MetaMask, Codefi and stored in Segment, MixPanel and delve into questions into questions like, "what explains this degradation of performance for that particular user/trade?", "are there indicators of performance from user behavior and/or network/market activity that can help us optimize the user experience and provide the best possible execution?".

We are looking for someone who is detailed-oriented and passionate about digging into the mechanics of a user experience and the performance of systems, and who can combine various types of data (on-chain data, third-party data, systems performance metrics, market data) and build a framework of analysis and monitoring tools to identity potential optimisation and improvements such as to provide the best possible execution to our users. This role requires a strong engineering background across software development, data analysis and infrastructure, and interest in the specific challenges of blockchain technology.

Required Skills
  • 4y+ software engineering experience (Javascript, node.js)
  • 3y+ data engineering/analyst/scientist experience
  • Experience using and working with with MixPanel, Segment
  • Experience with React frontends and node.js/web backends, incl. performance analysis and improvements
  • Experience analysing and optimising the performance/reducing latency of complex systems combining multiple data sources, execution environments (from backend to Javascript frontend) - for instance trading applications/systems
  • Experience building fine-grain performance/monitoring tools and metrics for user-facing products
  • Understanding of blockchain, Ethereum in particular
  • Interest in crypto and DeFi
  • Experience working in a distributed, remote team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Bonus Points for any of:
  • Familiarity with DevOps and infrastructure (ELK/Prometheus/Kibana/Grafana)
  • Understanding of the Ethereum 1.0 Protocol, on-chain storage and data structures
  • Experience or knowledge of Ethereum and Solidity
  • Experience with data pipelines and scraping/storing/analysing large amounts of data

Languages: Javascript

Don't check all of the boxes? Don't sweat it. We're passionate about building a diverse team of humans and as such, if you think you've got what it takes for our chaotic-but-fun, remote-friendly, start-up environment-apply anyway. While we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we're ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.
Why join ConsenSys?
Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys
  • One of the most recognized tech companies in the blockchain ecosystem globally. A work experience at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your future career. ConsenSys alumni have moved on to become tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, and team leads at tech companies.
  • The forefront of a revolution. We fundamentally believe blockchain is a next generation of technology that can lay the foundation for a more just and equitable society. You can be a part of building the digital economy of tomorrow and radically transforming our society for the better.
  • A dynamic startup environment with deep roots. We are one of the earliest blockchain companies and a leader in the space. You'll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem.
  • Deep technical challenges. Blockchain technology is just over 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. We are building the tools, infrastructure and applications l that are pushing the technology forward.
  • Continuous learning and improvements. You'll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects - challenging you to stay at the top of your game.

ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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