dYdX is hiring a
Web3 Research Lead

NY New York City, New York, United States

At dYdX, you will have an opportunity to build state-of-the-art decentralized technology that will redefine global financial markets. By joining us at this early stage you will make fundamental decisions that will shape the course of dYdX. → Learn more about working at dYdX ABOUT dYdX

We’ve built the world’s leading decentralized exchange for advanced trading of crypto assets dYdX is founded by an ex-Coinbase, ex-Uber engineer, with a Princeton CS background. Our team has previous experience at Google, Bloomberg, Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, NerdWallet and other top companies We're a world-class team with top backers and advisors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, DeFiance Capital, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil and more


You will oversee the research organization at dYdX. Research has a wide mandate including:

Cutting edge research into market structure on a distributed exchange. Internal-facing analysis to help the business understand its users and product External-facing projects to contribute to the global conversation on protocol design / trading / DeFi evolution Educational content to help our audience become more sophisticated traders and users of our product

You will personally own a broad set of research projects across a wide variety of topics Provide advisory services to other parts of the business on analytical / quantitative problems Release a regular schedule of research pieces across external platforms Collaborate with dYdX partners to enrich the research perspective


Bachelor’s (or equivalent experience) in math / computer science / physics / statistics or other STEM degree Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Project management, time management, and ability to multitask Deep desire to ask questions, understand data, and develop hypotheses 3 years working experience in a technical role (developer / analyst / quant / data scientist)


Experience in or knowledge of trading (especially HFT), market structure, and derivatives 2 years of managerial experience Knowledge of and passion for everything in DeFi (especially dYdX!) and web3 with a track record Ideally have an existing personal research/content brand Experience with our technologies: SQL / Python / Pandas / xarray

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