Research Intern - Data

The Block logoThe Block

Nov 16

Working at The Block is one of the most enjoyable, fulfilling, and challenging experiences you’ll have in your career.

The Block is the leading research, analysis and news brand in the digital asset space. Founded in 2018 and based in NYC, The Block’s team is spread across 7 times zones, covering the global cryptocurrency and blockchain space 24/7.

Through The Block’s website + newsletter, the Genesis research brand, our podcast “The Scoop,” hosted + 3rd party events and community participation, we interact daily with tens of thousands of crypto natives, financial market participants, Fortune 500 professionals, global service providers, government leaders and more.

The Block delivers deep insight into how this emerging sector interacts with traditional finance, technology, governments and markets. The Block’s foundation is simple: we are the first and final word in digital assets.

The Block Research is looking for a passionate individual to join our 25-person research team. As a Data Research Intern, you will help building the data products in the digital assets industry that institutions and corporate executives around the world rely on.You will work directly with the Data Research team and the Product & Engineering team to improve existing workflows and infrastructure that power the data products at The Block. The Block’s Data team works closely with internal researchers and external clients on a variety of projects that require complex data collection, transformation and analysis processes. As a member of a lean team, you will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on the back-end infrastructure of various crypto data products at the company.Having access to the full spectrum of digital asset data providers and internal frameworks, you will be able to utilize your analytical skills to improve our widely used data products and services. Moreover, by leveraging our strong industry network, you will expand your existing knowledge base and have the opportunity to build your own personal brand on social media.This role offers competitive compensation and significant opportunities for advancement.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Build parsers for various social media and other sources of alternative dataIndex blockchains and write SQL/GraphQL queries
    • Work with our engineering team to build scalable data ingestion pipelines, both for on- and off-chain data
    • Build automatic reporting systems of important data points to the Research and Editorial teams
    • Prepare data for adding new features to The Block’s Data Dashboard

Successful Candidates will Likely Have:

    • Experience with digital assets, crypto, and blockchain technologies
    • Familiarity with programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, and understanding of EVM and smart contracts
    • Experience in Business Intelligence products such as Google Data Studio
    • Experience in building stable connectors using REST and WebSocket API
    • Familiarity with Unix/Linux operating systems, general command-line knowledge, and source control software
$20 - $25 an hourFinal offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including geographic location as well as candidate experience and expertise.The Block is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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