Careers at Gauntlet
Solve DeFi’s hardest economic problems
Join us in building the premier quantitative platform driving adoption and understanding of the financial systems of the future.
Gauntlet builds DeFi’s best solutions for applying off-chain intelligence to drive on-chain efficiency.
We create value for clients by enabling them to monitor, understand, and capitalize on economic risks. Doing this requires us to research market risk, build data and modeling platforms, run simulations and analyses, and actively engage with client governance communities and developer teams. We achieve this through the activation of the below values from the entire Gauntlet team.
From feature development and maintenance, to employee equity and creating client value, individual ownership leads to results.
Discovering new avenues for risk in DeFi is our edge, a key to client trust, and leadership in the industry.
Client success is Gauntlet success. Clearly measuring impact brings focus to our work.
To be the industry vanguard, we strive to find solutions as a group and work collaboratively to get there.
The pace of innovation in crypto is extremely fast — self-motivation to continuously learn and tackle challenges is crucial.
The most difficult challenges require the best people — we edeavor to hire, support, and empower the individual in their contribution and professional growth.
What we offer
Gauntlet offers competitive compensation, full benefits, unlimited remote flexibility, and numerous perks.
Health, dental, and vision insurance
401k with matching
Technology and WFH stipend
Wellness, mobile, and internet stipend
Work alongside crypto’s brightest minds
Unlimited vacation days
Tribeca NYC office with roof deck
Weekly office lunches and team outings
Annual HQ visit and offsites
The best company merch, seriously
View our open roles
We’re always looking for top talent. If you don’t see the right role below, submit a general interest application instead and we’ll be in touch if an appropriate role surfaces.
We are seeking a researcher who uses mathematical and statistical techniques to analyze financial data, develop strategies, and use data-driven decision-making to counsel our customers. They will identify patterns and trends in DeFi to inform our clients of market risk to ensure optimal risk and return outcomes.
This individual builds and develops software tooling for our DeFi Client teams They work on mathematical modeling, analytics and algorithmic tools to create risk management systems and financial software applications.
In order to grow our impact in the DeFi space we are looking to hire experienced Data Scientists to help new and established protocols better understand the systems they’ve built. This role will require establishing a strong ability to analyze and interpret data; as well as the ability to collaborate with and manage external clients. You will be working directly with the leadership of premier and innovative DeFi protocols and developing expert-level knowledge and experience of the mechanisms that underpin the DeFi industry.
Gauntlet seeks a Data Engineer to design, build, and maintain ETL pipelines, ensure data integrity, and help Gauntlet analyze and process data in the way we need to help us manage risk and incentives for our customers. We're looking for someone with proficiency in Python and SQL, and experience with OLAP databases, data transformation tools, and workflow orchestration tools. This broad set of responsibilities and tooling means there are plenty of opportunities for growth and learning more about crypto and DeFi in particular.
In order to grow our impact in the DeFi space we are looking to hire experienced Machine Learning Engineers to help new and established protocols better manage the systems they’ve built. This role will require establishing a strong ability to scope, build, and maintain end to end machine learning pipelines in order to dynamically manage and tune protocols under changing market conditions to maximize their growth.
We seek to drive adoption and understanding of the financial systems of the future, providing off-chain intelligence that drives on-chain efficiency in Decentralized Finance (DeFi). We work with protocols to manage risk, improve capital efficiency, and manage incentive spend. We also publish cutting-edge research and aim to take a leading role in defining market risk standards across the industry.
Our analysis of various possible Uniswap incentive designs and their long-term effectiveness.
Uniswap Incentive Design Analysis
Our approach to setting interest rates to optimize protocol revenue while mitigating risk
Interest Rate Curve Optimization
Join Our Team
Gauntlet is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard for race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
We encourage top talent from all walks of life to apply for our roles. We want the best people, and we want all kinds of people to come make us better. The job descriptions used here are summaries of the typical functions of the roles described, and not exhaustive or comprehensive lists of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties that may be required for these positions. We write these to give you an honest, general idea of what will be expected of you in the role, but expectations can and will adjust.
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