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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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)

NICE TO HAVES:

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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