Software Engineer II – Transpose

Engineers at Chainalysis are driven by working on new technical challenges every day
As relentless problem-solvers and big dreamers, we’re building technology that enables widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies and lays the foundation for a new economic paradigm

This role is to join the Transpose team
We’re an exciting new member of the Chainalysis family working to deliver cloud-platform style integrations that effortlessly enable startups, enterprises, and governments to build new products and tools powered by blockchain data
Transpose products power leading DeFi protocols, tax and compliance use-cases, and cutting-edge machine learning workloads
Our work also plays an important role for the wider Chainalysis family, who build industry-leading products that enable law enforcement agencies, the world’s largest cryptocurrency businesses, and major financial institutions to take down dark web marketplaces, prosecute child predators, and solve major cybercrime incidents like the Twitter Hack (yeah, we do all that!)

We measure success by how well we build components that are reusable and replaceable, reducing time to production, building tools that simplify data analysis,and fostering collaborative relationships across the company


  • You’ll play a major role in building new categories of customer integrations (new APIs, data streaming solutions, event driven systems, etc
  • You’ll bring exciting new ideas and energy to the team, that we’ve gone on to integrate into building the future of Transpose
  • You’ll contribute to increasing the scalability and performance of our systems
  • You’ll solve complex problems with peers and stakeholders across the organization


  • You’re an experienced Python developer
  • You are comfortable contributing to a code base with high code coverage standards
  • You are comfortable building backend ETL pipelines and services in a Cloud environment (AWS, GCP)
  • You have general knowledge of how blockchains work and core tenets of decentralized systems
  • You’re comfortable (or interested in) working with SQL databases
  • You have expertise in APIs, data streaming systems, and event-driven workflows
  • You’ve worked in an environment where you support the systems you put into production
  • You’re interested in distributed systems
  • You exemplify a high degree of pride in what you create, and ownership

Technologies we use (experience not required):

  • Experience in functional programming
  • Experience working with smart contracts, blockchain protocols, and the EVM
  • Experience working with Kafka
  • Experience working deploying services with Kubernetes

At Chainalysis, we help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions track and investigate illicit activity on the blockchain, allowing them to engage confidently with cryptocurrency
We take care of our people with great benefits, professional development opportunities, and fun

You belong here

At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger
With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us
Some of the ways we’re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Women’s Day, Harvey Milk Day, World Humanitarian Day, and UN International Migrants Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture

We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, spirituality, ability, experience and more
Additionally, if you need any accommodations to make our interview process more accessible to you due to a disability, don’t hesitate to let us know
You can learn more
We can’t wait to meet you


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We set standard base salary ranges for all roles based on function, level, and location, benchmarked against technology companies
Individual pay decisions are based on a number of factors, including qualifications for the role, relevant work experience, skillset, internal equity, and other factors, consistent with applicable law
The salary range for this position is dependent on where you live within the United States
Chainalysis maintains two pay zones: Zone 1 includes team members in the New York City metro area and team members in the San Francisco Bay Area
Zone 2 encompasses all other parts of the United States
The salary ranges are:

Zone 1: $135K – $160K

Base salary is just one part of our total rewards package which additionally includes equity, performance bonus or commissions for eligible roles, and competitive benefits
This position is ineligible for visa sponsorship

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