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$32k - $77k est.
London, UK
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Kaiko is the leading source of cryptocurrency market data, providing businesses with industrial-grade and regulatory-compliant data. Kaiko empowers market participants with global connectivity to real-time and historical data feeds across the world's leading centralized and decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges. Kaiko’s proprietary products are built to empower financial institutions and cryptocurrency businesses with solutions ranging from portfolio valuation to strategy backtesting, performance reporting, charting, analysis, indices, pre-and post-trade.

What We Do
Kaiko provides financial data products and solutions, across three main business units:

1. Market Data: “CEX” Centralized Exchanges Market Data: we collect, structure and distribute market data from 100+ cryptocurrency trading venues; “DEX” Decentralized Protocols Market Data: we run blockchain infrastructure in order to read, collect, engineer and distribute venue-level market data from DeFI protocols.

2. Analytics: proprietary quantitative models & data solutions to price and assess risk.

3. Indices: suite of mono-assets rates and benchmarks, as well as cross-assets indices.

Kaiko’s products are available worldwide on all networks and infrastructures: public APIs, private & on-premises networks; private & hybrid cloud set-ups; blockchain native (Kaiko oracles solution).

Additionally, Kaiko’s Research publications are read by thousands of industry professionals and cited in the world’s leading media organizations. We provide original insights and in-depth analysis of crypto markets using Kaiko’s data and products.

Who We Are
We’re a team of 80 (and growing) passionate individuals with a deep interest in building data solutions and supporting the growth of the digital finance economy. We’re proud of Kaiko’s talented team and are committed to our international representation and diversity. Our people and their values are the foundation of our continued success.




About The Role
The Challenge:As a research analyst, you will be immersed in the fast-paced world of digital assets. Your mission will be to closely follow crypto markets and broader industry trends, with the goal of publishing data-driven insights read by Kaiko’s institutional financial clients. You will gain a deep understanding of underlying market dynamics and learn how to manipulate Kaiko’s trade data, order books, and DeFi datasets. You will be responsible for regular data-driven content and will be given the opportunity to get creative through new research initiatives. While previous working experience in crypto is not required, you must have a strong familiarity with crypto, market dynamics and financial data, and a desire to learn the ins-and-outs of the crypto industry.

What you’ll be doing

  • Data Debrief: Kaiko publishes a weekly data-driven newsletter read by thousands of industry professionals. One of your missions will be to support this newsletter with original charts and content:Keep up to date with the latest trends in crypto by reading news sources such as Coindesk, the Block, Messari, etc. Create unique and relevant charts and infographics in response to market events. Write short, easy-to-understand analyses related to these charts. Propose new ideas weekly.
  • Deep Dive: Kaiko publishes a weekly Deep Dive, providing a deeper look into a crypto research topic. These are longer-form research pieces leveraging Kaiko’s granular data, and are used frequently within our sales cycle to demonstrate our data products. As a research analyst, you will be expected to produce these every other week.
  • Market Reports: Kaiko publishes a quarterly market report, summarizing the previous month’s market events. The goal of these reports is to bridge the gap between the crypto and traditional financial industry:Write longer written content for more in-depth reports. Analyze markets on a wider timescale and identify long term trends. Propose new ideas for reports in response to marketing needs, competition, and changing industry trends.
  • Social Media / Media: As the leading data provider, Kaiko’s social media channels are used to publish charts and quick bits of analysis. One of your missions will be to create content specifically for these channels and for journalists:Twitter - capture the tone of crypto twitter and publish responsive data-driven insights uniquely relevant to this communityForm relationships with market analysts in the industry to propose custom charting and quick analyses for their reporting.
  • Custom Reports and Research Partnerships: Kaiko frequently gets contacted for collaborative reports with partners or clients. You will contribute to these reports and propose new ideas. This will require innovation and creativity as we continue to expand our brand through research partnerships.

About You

  • You are fluent in written English.
  • You have a strong interest and curiosity in crypto.
  • You have previous writing experience, either of financial market analyses or a similar writing >
  • .You have the ability to propose creative and original research ideas.
  • You have the ability to manipulate datasets and create charts with tools such as Tableau. Coding experience is not required, but the job will require manipulation of datasets using no-code tools.
  • You have a strong understanding of financial markets, economic trends, and market data.

Nice to have

  • An understanding of complex DeFi topics.
  • An understanding of derivatives markets (options, futures, perpetual futures) and experience analyzing derivatives-specific measures such as open interest.
  • Experience designing newsletters using Hubspot and creating infographics using tools like Canva or Piktocharts.

Personal Skills

  • Honest: receiving and giving feedback is very important to you
  • Humble: making new errors is an essential part of your journey
  • Empathetic: you feel a sense of responsibility for all the team’s endeavors rather than focus on individual contributions
  • Committed: as an equally important member of the team, you want to make yourself heard while respecting everybody’s point of view
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • You have the utmost respect for legacy code and infrastructure, with some occasional and perfectly understandable respectful complaints
What we offer
- 25 paid holidays per year
- The hardware of your choice
- Great health insurance
- Remote-friendly
- Contribution to your monthly gym subscription
- Multiple team events (casual drinks, etc.)
- An entrepreneurial environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibilities
- Staff surprises!

Talent Acquisition Process
-Writing sample review (pre-interview)
Call with HR Team (20min)
Meeting with Head of Growth (30m-1hr)
Case Study: example research and data analysis
Meeting with Research Analyst (30m-1hr)Cross-team interview (30m)

Interested? Please send us your CV and recent writing sample to us at: Apply here!
As our working language is English, we would appreciate it if you send us your application and any accompanying documents in English.

Diversity & Inclusion:
At Kaiko, we believe in the diversity of thought because we appreciate that this makes us stronger. Therefore, we encourage applications from everyone who can offer their unique experience to our collective achievements.