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Senior Software Engineer, Global Search



Software Engineering
Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 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.

We’re looking for Senior Software Engineers to join our Core Services team. You’ll strike a balance between forward-looking software engineering best practices and engineering infrastructure know-how. The group aims to create unique customer value through experiences that differentiate Chainalysis and make it greater than the sum of its parts. We make it easier and faster for teams to build great products, with highly leveraged building blocks that can be used everywhere.

Please note that this role requires you to be living in Mexico City or the greater metropolitan area.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Build cloud-native data ingest and aggregation processes that intake gigabytes of data per day

  • Add features to our product suite that detect activities for market manipulation, fraud, behavioral patterning, and more

  • Build a scalable API service on AWS that handles up to 1000 requests per second

  • Help modernize our tech stack to a streaming architecture

  • Debug production issues across multiple systems and microservices

We’re looking for candidates who have:

  • Led or played an instrumental role in designing and implementing cloud-native microservices-based distributed systems in a major cloud provider like AWS or GCP

  • Experience mentoring other engineers, leading cross-team projects, and driving design and technology decisions

  • Have a bias to ship and iterate alongside product management and design partners

  • Have experience with object-oriented programming languages. We mostly use Java but appreciate a variety of languages!

  • A solid technical background with at least 5+ years of experience working directly on backend systems/ projects

  • Take great pride in materializing product ideas through production

Nice to have Experience:

  • Exposure to or interest in the cryptocurrency technology ecosystem

  • Experience working with different blockchain technologies is a plus

  • Experience with Terraform and Kubernetes is a plus!

Technologies we use:

  • Java, spring boot, postgres

  • Cloud Environments (AWS, GCP, etc)

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.

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.