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Research Analyst - Diligence

Messari

Messari

IT
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

About Messari.

Messari is the leading provider of crypto market intelligence products that help professionals navigate crypto/Web3 with confidence. We bring transparency and smarter qualitative and quantitative analytics to the industry by combining a global research database with a comprehensive suite of data visualization and asset discovery tools. We help drive smarter participation in crypto from individuals and institutions alike.
The name “Messari” came from the Franciscan monks who declared "clean books" a moral imperative during the renaissance and pushed merchants to use proper accounting methods. This led to the flourishing of investment via "trust but verify" methods and industry growth throughout Europe. That's what we aim to do. Provide participants, investors, builders, platforms, and everyone else with reliable information to better participate in the crypto ecosystem.
Our users range from some of the most prominent analysts, investors, and crypto individuals to top organizations including Coinbase, BitGo, Anchorage, 0x, Chainanalysis, Ledger, Compound, MakerDAO, and many more.

The Role

As a Research Analyst in the Diligence team, you will be responsible for conducting deep structured research on crypto assets and protocols. This position is the perfect opportunity to enter the crypto research space and learn from one of the industry’s leading research teams. Analysts will produce diligence reports based on an internally created template and cover two to four assets per week. This entry-level position will allow you to gain exposure to multiple facets of the research process and industry.

What you'll do

  • Provide diligence reports on cryptoassets and projects in a structured format.
  • Produce updates on the top 200 assets to maintain our diligence product.
  • Collaborate with team members to revise reports and incorporate feedback.
  • Maintain a high-quality standard while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Gain a deep understanding of various relevant aspects of the crypto industry, including technology, legal, regulatory, and compliance.

Who you are

  • 1+ years of personal interest in cryptocurrency or undergraduate coursework and cryptocurrency-related projects.
  • Technical understanding of various aspects of protocols/networks and assets.
  • Experience researching and writing up concise summaries of your findings.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and ability to produce high-quality diligence reports on a short deadline.
  • Nice to have: Previous experience in the crypto industry, especially in research or diligence-focused roles.

Salary Range:

$65,000 + quarterly incentive bonuses

What you’ll love about Messari.

We understand in order for you to do your best work, you need the resources to stay healthy, recharge, and feel like you have ownership in the future we are building.
Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary and Employee Stock Options: Everyone in our team contributes to the success of our game-changing products, which is why we share all our wins company-wide. As we continue to succeed, stock options and a competitive salary mean you get to enjoy the upside!
  • Health, Dental, & Vision: We care about your well-being so we contribute to the cost of your health benefits. Messari covers 80% of your health, dental, and vision!
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Use pretax dollars for any health care needs.
  • Life Insurance: Provided to you at no cost, with coverage up to 1x your Annual Salary.
  • Disability Insurance: Offering Long-term and Short-term disability to provide a portion of your income during times you are unable to work!
  • Flexible Time Off: Forget accrued PTO days. We believe in the power of personal time, so we offer as much flexible time as you need. Just clear it with your team and bon voyage!
  • Paid Parental Leave: We encourage you to take care of your little one! We provide 18 weeks for primary caregiver / 4 weeks for secondary caregiver
Perks:
  • WeWork: All Access Pass.
  • 401k: 3% Match when you invest in your future with our 401K.
  • Flexible working life and $500 WFH set up allowance: Work-life balance is important. Whether you want to work from home or come to our offices in New York or San Francisco, the choice is yours. To help you get comfortable working from home we’ll assist with a $500 contribution.
  • Community & Social Events: Messari is a community, we work hard, and bring each other up! Fun and regular company events to relax and connect with teammates.
  • Learning and Development: We are dedicated to your professional development. We contribute $1,000 annually for you to invest in your continued education
*As Messari is a fully remote company hiring candidates around the world, our perks and benefit packages may adjust based on your location.
Join our Global, Fully-Remote Team
We believe in building services that help people around the world engage with crypto and seek out talent that can broaden how we build for a diverse, global audience. At Messari, we welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, socioeconomic status, religion, age, marital or parental status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.