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Bison Trails is the easiest way to run infrastructure on multiple blockchains.

Protocol Specialist

$90k – $120k • 0.01% – 1.0%
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Bison Trails is the leading blockchain infrastructure provider. We are looking for an exceptional Protocol Specialist to join our highly-skilled and passionate team in New York City.

We believe in the power of blockchain technology and building a decentralized future that enables greater participation in global financial networks. Our mission is to provide superior infrastructure on multiple blockchains, to strengthen the entire ecosystem, and enable the pioneers of tomorrow.

Background/Qualifications
Strong Preference
- 2+ years of blockchain experience
- Previously worked closely with layer 1 and layer 2 protocols (building, investing, researching)
- Has published research, analyses, articles, or blogs on blockchain projects or protocols
- Track record of strong relationship building & community development

Nice To Have
- Based in NYC (remote welcome!)
- 5+ years of work experience
- Background in engineering, computer science, or economics
- Experience working with, and deriving insights from, on-chain data
- Experience on high performing teams, bonus points if within crypto

Responsibilities:
As a Protocol Specialist on the Protocol Operations team, you will be the owner and source for all information related to the protocols we support or are looking at supporting. You will be focused on building relationships with protocol teams and ensuring that our cross-functional team is well informed on the important static details, updates, and development around each protocol. You will empower the rest of the organization to excel in their roles by leveraging the deep protocol knowledge and insights you create. The product team should be able to use information and insights owned by Protocol Ops to build better product experiences, the Sales team should be able to use insights to drive strategic sales initiatives, and the Customer Success team should be able to create timely proactive comms for our customers. You will:

- Research and evaluate new protocols, and make recommendations for their prioritization at Bison Trails
- Obtain wide and deep technical expertise in existing and up-and-coming protocols
- Establish and continuously develop extremely close relationships with protocol teams
- Be the boots on the ground at events, talks, and conferences
- Leverage deep expertise and protocol relationships to create insightful opinions and move the ecosystem forward
- Write and publish content across a variety of relevant topics, including protocol insights, blockchain infrastructure, economic analyses, cryptoeconomic design, and many more.


We provide competitive industry salaries and:
- Company-paid health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance
- 401(k) plan, FSA, & commuter benefits
- Flexible PTO
- Training, mentorship, and coaching from industry leaders and company leadership
- The opportunity to grow alongside fun, diverse, and open-minded coworkers helping create the decentralized future

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