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OP Labs

Staff Data Scientist

at OP Labs

Full Time

Job Description:

OP Labs is dedicated to scaling Ethereum’s performance and values. As a Public Benefit Corporation, OP Labs is committed to building Optimism mainnet and the infrastructure that powers all OP-Stack chains. By improving Ethereum’s performance by orders of magnitude and donating profits to fund Ethereum public goods, OP Labs aims to align its incentives with the public good and foster a sustainable future for the internet. They operate under an MIT open source license, promoting open source innovation to accelerate growth.


  • Analyze large datasets to extract meaningful insights and identify trends across all blockspace.
  • Develop and implement machine learning models to predict market movements, detect anomalies, and enhance trading strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into data-driven solutions.
  • Design and build data pipelines to collect, clean, and preprocess data from various sources.
  • Perform statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to validate model performance and accuracy.
  • Create data visualizations and dashboards to communicate findings to stakeholders.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in blockchain technology and data science methodologies.
  • Conduct research and experiments to explore new opportunities and improve existing models.
  • Develop and maintain key metrics and reports, enhancing data infrastructure for better analysis.


  • 7+ years of professional data science experience.
  • A PhD or MS in a quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Sciences, Engineering).
  • Strong track record of designing, prototyping, scaling, and launching data science products to solve business problems.
  • Experience collaborating with and understanding the needs of stakeholders from various business functions and ability to work with domain experts to leverage their expertise into your solution.
  • Strong coding skills in general-purpose languages like Scala or Python, and familiarity with software engineering principles around testing, code reviews, and deployment.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment.


  • Experience with web3 and blockchain protocols.
  • Self-starter who takes ownership, gets results, and enjoys the autonomy of architecting from the ground up.


  • Competitive compensation, fully paid medical, dental, and vision, and a 4% 401K match.
  • They take pride in the accomplishments of their teammates and support each other in doing the best work of their careers.
  • Their team is a diverse group of people from varied backgrounds, cherishing their eclecticism as a great strength.
  • Fully remote, deeply engaged, highly skilled, and fun team environment.
  • Long-term vision: Their founders have been scaling Ethereum since 2015, and they think long-term.

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Full Time

Job Location

Remote, United States

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