Chainalysis

51 - 100 Employees
26 - 50 Engineers
$25M - $50M Funding
Series A

Chainalysis helps its customers prevent, detect and investigate cryptocurrency money laundering, fraud and compliance violations.


Why join us?
  • Our revenue has increased by 300%+ for two years in a row and we just closed a $16M Series A round from Benchmark.

  • Our engineering team is building emerging technology solutions that are entirely new for a market (cryptocurrency) that is rapidly growing and changing.

  • We help our customers track and investigate financial crime like money-laundering, human trafficking, drug-trafficking, and more.


Engineering at Chainalysis
Engineering team and processes

Our engineering organization has teams in New York, DC, Copenhagen and Aarhus, as well as remote presences in other European cities.

Because of our distributed nature, communication within and between teams is very important. We use Zoom and Slack for communicating and coordinating between teams.

Each team has a fair amount of autonomy to make technical decisions about their stack and process. Most teams incorporate elements of Agile such as daily standups, periodic retros and sprint planning.

Teams use Git and Github to manage code and do pull requests and code reviews. We use Zenhub for project management.

We incorporate CI/CD practices where possible, with Jenkins automating our builds, artifact management, and deployments.

Technical Challenges

We are ingesting data from several different blockchains and providing tools to analyze that data in near real time.

We have critical customer-facing APIs that receive several hundred thousand requests a month.

The crypto space moves quickly, and we have to be nimble enough to respond to new innovations while maintaining support for a diverse customer base.

Projects you might work on
  • Designing updates to an ingestion API receiving hundreds of thousands of API requests a month from paying customers.

  • Optimize risk calculation of several million user records so it can be done in seconds instead of days.

Tech stack
Java
Spring MVC
Python
PostgreSQL
Cassandra
Django
React

Working at Chainalysis

We are an engineering-driven organization that believes in rigor, not rigor mortis. We are adaptable and agile, but relentless in our pursuit for excellence. Our team members are incredibly bright, humble, and passionate people.

Beautiful Office
Free Food

We keep a fully-stocked kitchen for all employees in our NYC office.

Health Insurance

Chainalysis benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance.

401(k) Contribution
Maternal/Paternal Leave
Company Retreats
Generous Vacation

All employees enjoy 20 PTO days + 11 bank holidays each year.


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