Blockchain Research Engineer - Custody


New York, NY, USA

Full Time

Institutional Custody

Jan 7

About Genesis

Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets. We provide a single point of access for digital asset trading, derivatives, borrowing, lending, custody and prime brokerage services.

Genesis facilitates billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis. We have a proven track record driving results for some of the largest digital asset-focused hedge funds, quant funds, family offices, VC’s, market makers and exchanges.

Join Our Team

Genesis is expanding to solve some of the toughest challenges in digital asset financial markets.

About This Role – Blockchain Research Engineer - Custody

Genesis is seeking a Research Engineer, with a passion for blockchains and digital assets. You’ll be working in a small team of dedicated research engineers working both independently and jointly with others. A good portion of your work will be spent identifying difference and similarities in different blockchain protocols.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conducting deep-dive research on various digital asset protocols & blockchains.
  • Develop Proof of Concept software projects around the storage of private keys
  • Build cloud based blockchain node infrastructure to support team members
  • Research various blockchain staking implementations


  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or related field
  • Highly interested in blockchain, cryptocurrency and general cryptography
  • Passionate about rapid development and working with a fast-paced team.
  • Experience and knowledge with blockchains (such as Bitcoin, Ethereum etc..) is a plus
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming and design
  • Experience in back-end development, algorithms, and data structures
  • Knowledge of high-level languages such as Python, Go, Java, Typescript or C#.
  • Communicates well and has excellent interpersonal skills


  • 100% Premium Coverage for Medical, Dental, & Vision for you and your dependents
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Tax-Free Transit benefits, & other supplemental benefits available
  • Flexible time off
  • Generous Parental Leave 

Why Genesis

Genesis is dedicated to creating best-in-class infrastructure for institutional investors, developing advanced products that lower barriers, increase profitability and broaden access. Our team has decades of experience at top Wall Street investment banks and Silicon Valley technology firms, and includes leading experts in blockchain, distributed computing, cryptography and cybersecurity.

Digital Asset Ecosystem

Genesis operates at the heart of the digital asset ecosystem:

→ We are a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest investor in the bitcoin and blockchain space.

→ We have an unparalleled global network at the intersection of data, finance and technology.

Accelerating Momentum

Our addressable market is expanding rapidly as new institutional investors enter the space. Recent results include:

→ 300%+ Y/Y trading volume growth

→ 400%+ Y/Y loan origination growth

→ 300%+ Y/Y active loan growth

→ 150%+ Q/Q derivatives transaction growth

Diversity And Inclusion

Genesis invests in creating a welcoming environment where everyone can feel supported and connected at work.

→ We help employees develop a deep understanding of the problems we’re trying to solve.

→ We thrive on ideas driven by a broad range of perspectives.

→ We believe diverse teams lead to better products and bigger outcomes.

Genesis is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Work with us at the forefront of digitally-native finance.

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Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets, facilitating billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis.