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Data Engineer, Blockchain Data

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United States
Base Salary
123k-154k USD
Ava Labs

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Looking to join a world-class blockchain development team? Ava Labs makes it simple to deploy high-performance solutions for Web3, led by innovations on Avalanche. The company was founded by Cornell computer scientists, who partnered with Wall Street veterans and early Web3 leaders to execute a promising vision for redefining the way people build permissionless networks. Ava Labs is redefining the way people create value with Web3. Join us as we empower people to easily and freely digitize all the world’s assets on one open, programmable blockchain platform

The Data Platform team is responsible for providing simplified Data and API services to the overall Avalanche Ecosystem. We are seeking an experience Data Engineer with experience working with high-throughput systems. This particular role will be expected to assist with a variety of data related products and help identify real world insights from on-chain data. Previously API experience is a notable plus.


  • Design and build robust, scalable & reliable real-time pipelines to ingest various types of blockchain data into cloud-native databases
  • Improve Ava Labs’ products and decision-making by growing and optimizing our current data sets
  • Identify data needed for various business and engineering projects, collaborate with other engineers to create scalable solutions for ingesting and processing the required data
  • Work with the team and maintain best practices for managing and accessing cloud-native databases and data warehouses
  • Collaborate closely with backend engineers to support new and existing APIs. Build features for the Avalanche Explorer, Core Wallets (Core Ext, Web Wallet), and other data-intensive applications
  • Partner with product teams to develop systems to gain real-world insights from on-chain data


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 2-3+ years of hands-on data engineering experience
  • 2+ years of building cloud-native, high-throughput data processing systems
  • 2+ years working with SQL/NoSQL databases
  • Familiar with the concepts of containerization and its management i.e. Docker and Kubernetes
  • General understanding of blockchain data structures (EVM, UTXO, etc) is required
  • Experience working in Spark and Golang is preferred
  • Experience working with Kafka or similar data streaming services is preferred
  • Experience working on Rest APIs and Node.js is a plus

Salary Range: $123,200 to $154,000

(**This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, a final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.)


If you've ever thought about joining an early stage Web3 company - this is it! We're a global, world-class team of experts in computer science, economics, finance, marketing, and law with offices in New York City and Miami. We're highly passionate about Web3 and redefining the way people build and use finance and decentralized applications of all kinds. The company received early-stage funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Initialized Capital, and Polychain Capital, with angel investments from Balaji Srinivasan and Naval Ravikant. Join us and be a pioneer in a new technology that will have implications across a range of verticals such as finance, gaming, investing, collectibles, among many others.

Ava Labs is committed to diversity in the workplace and we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not hire on basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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