Crypto Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom


About Us

At Elliptic we believe cryptocurrency will play a huge role in the future of value transfer, and we care deeply about helping to build this future. In order for cryptocurrency to flourish, it’s important to prevent criminal abuse of the technology. Elliptic is the global leader in detecting, preventing, and pursuing criminal activity in cryptocurrencies.

Our unique platform gives us an unparalleled understanding of cryptocurrency capital flows, using a combination of network science and machine learning to aggregate and interpret vast quantities of transaction data. We provide anti-money laundering (AML) compliance software and investigative services to the leading participants in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Customers rely on us to analyze more than $150bn of their transactions every month, and include cryptocurrency businesses, major financial institutions, and federal government agencies.

The company has offices in London, UK, New York, NY, and Arlington, VA. We are backed by Octopus Ventures, SignalFire, Paladin Capital, Santander InnoVentures, and Digital Currency Group.

What’s the role?

Elliptic is looking for an ambitious, passionate software engineer to build application logic that manages cryptocurrency wallets in an automated fashion, interacts with dark web services, and collects cryptocurrency-related data from the dark and clear web.

The role will be cross-disciplinary, ranging from using standard web browser automation tools such as Selenium to designing a robust analytics tool for data gathering and monitoring, to interacting with databases and cloud services such as the AWS infrastructure.

What you’ll do:

Overall you will collaborate with engineers and data scientists to develop a robust, semi-autonomous application that manages cryptocurrency wallets and an analytical system that will help us improve our decision-making.

What is the work like? What are the challenges?

Elliptic’s products are at the cutting edge of blockchain analytics. That means we are often tackling difficult problems in uncharted waters. There are more ideas than we have time to work on, the upside being there is always work to do covering lots of different areas. There’s lots to discuss and fascinating work is the norm - working at Elliptic is never boring!

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