Blockchain Engineer, On-chain Data

at Messari
Published November 2, 2022
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


About Messari.

Messari is the leading provider of crypto market intelligence products that help professionals navigate crypto/Web3 with confidence. We bring transparency and smarter qualitative and quantitative analytics to the industry by combining a global research database with a comprehensive suite of data visualization and asset discovery tools. We help drive smarter participation in crypto from individuals and institutions alike.

The name "Messari" came from the Franciscan monks who declared "clean books" a moral imperative during the renaissance and pushed merchants to use proper accounting methods. This led to the flourishing of investment via "trust but verify" methods and industry growth throughout Europe. That's what we aim to do. Provide participants, investors, builders, platforms, and everyone else with reliable information to better participate in the crypto ecosystem.

Our users range from some of the most prominent analysts, investors, and crypto individuals to top organizations including Coinbase, BitGo, Anchorage, 0x, Chainanalysis, Ledger, Compound, MakerDAO, and many more.

We've recently received a $12.5M grant from The Graph Foundation as a partnership to democratize blockchain data. You can read more about it here .


As a blockchain engineer focusing on on-chain data, you will be contributing to Messari's effort on democratizing blockchain data. Our goal is to make on-chain data accessible to the off-chain world in a standardized way, to help people make sense of them. In particular, this involves building subgraphs for individual protocols, transforming and aggregating raw blockchain data into high-level metrics, as well as building the necessary tooling/infrastructure to streamline this process. You will also be involved in defining the key metrics surfaced from the underlying protocols, and the standardization of the subgraph schema.


  • Gain in-depth knowledge of internal workings of various DeFi protocols. Understand the relationship between different smart contracts, important constructs used to track internal states, and event logs emitted for data derivation.
  • Design and implement data pipelines to transform and aggregate raw blockchain data into high-level metrics.
  • Design and implement necessary tooling, testing framework, and libraries to make the process as efficient as possible.
  • Collaborate with Protocol Specialists, Research Analysts, and Product Managers to shape the standardization of schema and metrics.


  • 3-5 years of software engineering or data engineering experience
  • Experience shipping production-quality code.
  • Experience building data pipelines (e.g. Spark/Flink, Airflow/Dagster).
  • Have a passion for crypto, smart contracts, and DeFi


  • Deep knowledge of the internal workings of at least 1 DeFi protocol.
  • Good knowledge of solidity and EVM.
  • Familiar with Rust, experience with Cosmos/Solana smart contracts.

Salary Ranges for this position (depending upon experience):

  • Associate: $135,000 - $150,000
  • Mid: $150,000 - $185,000
  • Senior: $185,000 - $200,000+

What you'll love about Messari.

We understand in order for you to do your best work, you need the resources to stay healthy, recharge, and feel like you have ownership in the future we are building.


  • Competitive Salary and Employee Stock Options: Everyone in our team contributes to the success of our game-changing products, which is why we share all our wins company-wide. As we continue to succeed, stock options and a competitive salary mean you get to enjoy the upside!
  • Health, Dental, & Vision: We care about your well-being so we contribute to the cost of your health benefits. Messari covers 80% of your health, dental, and vision!
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Use pretax dollars for any health care needs.
  • Life Insurance: Provided to you at no cost, with coverage up to 1x your Annual Salary.
  • Disability Insurance: Offering Long-term and Short-term disability to provide a portion of your income during times you are unable to work!
  • Flexible Time Off: Forget accrued PTO days. We believe in the power of personal time, so we offer as much flexible time as you need. Just clear it with your team and bon voyage!
  • Paid Parental Leave: We encourage you to take care of your little one! We provide 18 weeks for primary caregiver / 4 weeks for secondary caregiver


  • WeWork: All Access Pass.
  • 401k: 3% Match when you invest in your future with our 401K.
  • Flexible working life and $500 WFH set up allowance: Work-life balance is important. Whether you want to work from home or come to our office in New York the choice is yours. To help you get comfortable working from home we'll assist with a $500 contribution.
  • Community & Social Events: Messari is a community, we work hard, and bring each other up! Fun and regular company events to relax and connect with teammates.
  • Learning and Development: We are dedicated to your professional development. We contribute $1,500 annually for you to invest in your continued education.
  • Health & Wellness Perks: Work-life balance and your wellbeing are important to us. To contribute to your mental & physical wellbeing we gift you a brand new Whoop and a subscription to Headspace, as well as Health Advocacy as part of our Employee Assistance Plan.

*As Messari is a fully remote company hiring candidates around the world, our perks and benefit packages may adjust based on your location.

Join our Global, Fully-Remote Team

We believe in building services that help people around the world engage with crypto and seek out talent that can broaden how we build for a diverse, global audience. At Messari, we welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, socioeconomic status, religion, age, marital or parental status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.