TRM Labs

TRM is building a safer financial system for billions of people.

Data Scientist

Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

Science is at the core of TRM's mission to build a safer financial system for billions of people. To achieve such goal, the Blockchain Intelligence team relies on a diverse set of structured and unstructured data to design, build, and support heterogeneous models to detect and prevent fraud and financial crime in cryptocurrencies and digital assets. As our platform grows, the Blockchain Intelligence team will be building a scalable foundation to propel our impact and product forward.

As a Data Scientist at TRM Labs, you will collaborate with an experienced team of engineers, data scientists, and research scientists to build scalable systems to detect, prevent, and mitigate cryptocurrency fraud and financial crime. You will be deeply involved in the technical details of building highly available and real-time risk detection services to understand the ever evolving attack vectors in crypto and to build a safer financial system for the world.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop custom models, algorithms, and interactive visualizations
  • Collaborate with former FBI, Secret Service, and Europol agents and analysts to detect new threat vectors unique to cryptocurrencies and blockchains
  • Communicate with and advocate to a wide audience of engineers, managers, and executives to inform decisions on how TRM's capabilities evolve.
  • Develop your skills through exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues

Some of the traits we value:

  • Your academic background is in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Economics or Physics. Advanced degree preferred.
  • You have 2+ years of experience working within an analytical role.
  • You have proven experience with at least one programming language (Python preferred) and are comfortable developing code in a team environment (e.g. git, notebooks, testing).
  • You have working knowledge of relational databases, (e.g. SQL)
  • You think about data in terms of statistical distributions and have a big enough analytics toolbox to know how to find patterns in data and identify targets for performance
  • You have a high tolerance for ambiguity. You find a way through. You anticipate. You connect and synthesize.
  • You are delivery-oriented, able to lead and execute modeling efforts from start to finish
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in influencing decisions with information.

Preferred qualifications

  • You have engineered information out of massive and complex datasets (e.g. Hive, Spark, Druid, Elasticsearch/Solr).
  • You know about cryptocurrencies and blockchain theory

About TRM

TRM Labs is a blockchain intelligence company that helps financial institutions, crypto businesses and government agencies detect and investigate crypto-related financial crime and fraud. Our products are trusted by leading companies including PayPal, Visa, FTX, Uniswap, Anchorage, and federal agencies such as the FBI and IRS. Every day, we tackle challenges in data engineering, data science, and threat intelligence to advance our mission to build a safer financial system for billions of people.

To accomplish our mission, we have raised nearly $80M from JPMorgan Chase, Visa, Citi, PayPal, Block, Tiger Global and Bessemer. Our team is made up of world class experts from the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, US Treasury Department, McKinsey, Coinbase, and top-tier tech companies.

TRM is a remote-first workplace, with hubs in San Francisco, Washington, DC and London. We are looking for people with grit, passion, and humility to join our global team.

Our Values

  • Impact Oriented Trailblazer - We define high-impact targets through customer centricity, prioritization, and adaptability.
  • Master Craftsperson - We execute efficiently to achieve goals through good judgment, velocity, and grit.
  • Inspiring Colleague - We elevate team performance through integrity, apprenticeship, and positive energy.

Our Employee Benefits

  • Remote-first work environment, with optional in-person offices
  • Regular team off-sites and retreats
  • Competitive salaries and stock options
  • Premium health, dental, and vision insurance
  • FSA, HSA, and 401K programs
  • Life & disability coverage
  • Paid time for vacations, volunteering, sick leave, and generous parental leave
  • Fitness, co-working, and home office reimbursements
  • Professional learning and development stipends

We encourage you to reach out even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Do not worry about picking exactly the right job; we can always explore other options after starting the conversation. Your passion and interests will set you apart, especially if your background or career is unconventional. Join us!

Why you should join TRM Labs

Hi! Thanks for checking out TRM Labs.

We provide blockchain intelligence solutions to help organizations detect, monitor, and investigate fraud and financial crime within digital asset transactions. Our ultimate goal is to empower billions of people in building a safer financial system.

We are a remote-first company and have assembled a world-class team of experts from places like McKinsey, Coinbase, Amazon, FBI, and the US Treasury Dept. Every day, we tackle challenges in data engineering, data science, and threat intelligence to advance our mission to build a safer financial system for billions of people.

We look forward to meeting you! TRM Labs

TRM Labs
Founded:2018
Team Size:100
Location:San Francisco
Founders
Esteban Castaño
Esteban Castaño
Founder
Rahul Raina
Rahul Raina
Founder