Our Network


Senior Software Engineer, Acquisition Platform



Software Engineering
London, UK · London, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

The engineering team at Chainalysis is inspired by solving the hardest technical challenges and creating products that build trust in cryptocurrencies. We’re a global organization with teams in Denmark, UK, Canada, the USA who thrive on the challenging work we do and doing it with other exceptionally talented teammates. Our industry changes every day and our job is to create user facing products supported by a flexible and scalable data platform allowing us to adapt to those rapid changes and bring value to our customers.

The Blockchain Foundations group is responsible for ingesting cryptocurrency blockchain data. You’ll be building, designing, and developing large-scale data pipelines that ingest the world’s cryptocurrency data. These pipelines are critical to the company as they provide much of the foundational data on which all of Chainalysis’ products and services are built.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Develop scalable, reliable, efficient, and performant data systems for ingesting and parsing cryptocurrency blockchain data.

  • Building APIs for querying blockchain data sets.

  • Debugging production issues and participating in a blameless post-mortem process to make our systems stronger and more scalabe.

  • Collaborate with peers in the team and across teams.

  • Support production services including debugging and maintenance.

We’re looking for candidates who have:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience designing and implementing microservices-based systems in a major cloud provider like AWS or GCP.

  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages. We mostly use Typescript and Java but prior experience isn’t necessary.

  • A bias to ship and iterate alongside product management and design partners.

  • Exposure to or interest in the development of data pipelines.

  • Exposure to or interest in the cryptocurrency technology ecosystem.

Technologies we use (experience not required):

  • AWS (S3, Lambdas, DynamoDB(

  • Kafka

  • PostgreSQL (AWS RDS)

  • Typescript

  • Java

  • Kubernetes

  • Github / Github Actions

  • DataBricks (Spark)

About Chainalysis

Blockchain technology is powering a growing wave of innovation. Businesses and governments around the world are using blockchains to make banking more efficient, connect with their customers, and investigate criminal cases. As adoption of blockchain technology grows, more and more organizations seek access to all this ecosystem has to offer. That’s where Chainalysis comes in. We provide complete knowledge of what’s happening on blockchains through our data, services, and solutions. With Chainalysis, organizations can navigate blockchains safely and with confidence.

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. 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 here. We can’t wait to meet you.