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Analytics Lead

Connext

Connext

Data Science
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024
About Connext
Connext is the protocol for permissionless chain abstraction, focused on L2-L2 communication. It is recognized as the most secure and decentralized protocol on the market. Connext enables any kind of user-facing interaction between blockchains at unprecedentedly low prices and latency, settling via canonical bridges for optimal security. Connext has a 20-person team and was founded by Arjun Bhuptani and Layne Haber in 2018.
Connext does $1BN+ in monthly volume and is powering the expansion of the fastest-growing LRT Renzo ($3BN+ TVL). $6M+ annualized fees, $900M in bridged TVL.
Backed by 1kx, Polychain, Pantera Capital, Consensys, Hashed, Polygon Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Fenbushi and others.
About the Team
The Connext team is remote first and globally distributed, with English as primary language. We are looking for self-starters who are excited about working in a fast paced startup environment. We do not require contributors to live in specific time zones, but much of the team lives and works in the US/European timezones.
Who You Are
- As Analytics Lead, you will be taking care of three critical streams:
Setting up and improving company-wide analytics that will enable the organization to track progress across functions easily. This includes both internal data pipelines and external data/market research
- Establishing core product measurement and insights as tied to usage of Connext products and overall business objectives
- Overseeing liquidity health across the network. This includes optimization of liquidity deployment for user demand, ensuring highest possible liquidity provider yield and utilization, and driving key protocol settlement strategy experiments
You will be an individual contributor and will report to the Head of Product.
Your responsibilities:
Develop and implement a comprehensive analytics strategy to support our objective​​
Collect and analyze data from various sources, including internal systems, third-party tools, and market research, to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities.
Drive data governance initiatives by establishing data quality standards and ensuring data accuracy.
Own all analytics problems as a thought leader at the company.
Ensure that the highest impact problems are clearly defined with recommended solutions.
Support the team with using analytics to drive continuous improvement and innovation.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define key performance indicators (KPIs) and develop dashboards and reports to track and measure performance against these metrics.
Proactively provide actionable insights and recommendations to stakeholders based on data analysis, helping them make informed decisions and drive business growth.
Effectively communicate complex analytical findings and insights to both technical and non-technical stakeholders through presentations, reports, and visualizations.
What you will focus on:
Optimize liquidity provision: Develop strategies to maximize liquidity efficiency. Monitor and adjust liquidity allocations across various chains.
Protocol-Wide Analytics:Establish and maintain analytics frameworks. Ensure accurate tracking of all key company metrics.
Analyze Volumes and Pathways: Regularly review transaction volumes and pathways. Identify trends and areas for improvement.
Market and Competitor Analysis: Conduct ongoing competitor analysis. Maintain an up-to-date competitive landscape overview.
Research Market Forces and Initiatives: Analyze broader market trends. Propose initiatives, including leveraging AI technologies.
You are an ideal candidate if:
- You have a degree in a technical discipline: Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Business, Data Science, or related field.
- You have >5 years experience focused on analyzing and visualizing data to drive business strategy
- You have experience working in Web3
- You are an A+ individual contributor and looking for the next step in your career.
- You worked in crypto-VC or successful crypto startup as a Analytics person
- You have knowledge both how to get data and make meaningful insights:
- Know how to analyze public blockchain data
- Know how to get on a call with experts/ to get insights
- Experience setting up internal data pipelines (eg. leveraging SQL, Python, Excel)
- You execute very well and can figure out solutions to problems independently
- You are good with people; You can build relationships and maintain them.
- You take ownership of problems.
What We Offer:
- The opportunity to make your mark on a quickly growing and impactful startup!
- Passionate colleagues and a very diverse, dynamic team
- Ability to work anywhere you want
- Competitive salary & ownership
- Off-sites that bring the whole team together semi anually
Connext is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.