Rajesh Nair, VP of Engineering

Raj has over 15 years of experience working at both financial and silicon valley technology companies. Prior to joining Paxos, Raj was Chief Architect on the trading system and enterprise data hub at BlackRock. He has an extensive background in large-scale platform engineering and a passion for building distributed systems.


Why aren’t distributed systems engineers working on blockchain technology?

For the last 15 years, I have predominantly worked on Distributed Systems of various size and complexity. Over the last couple of years, I have become more interested in blockchain or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). Coming from a Distributed Systems background, it seemed natural to me to understand more about this innovative technology. So it’s surprising that, although there has been a lot...

Why Take-Home Tests Are Awesome

Written by Raj Nair, VP of Engineering, with contributions from Michael Flaxman, Principal Engineer

At Paxos, we give all software engineering candidates a short take-home test before deciding if we want to move forward with an in-person interview. We’ve found it works really well, so we want to share our process and why we think it’s so effective.

Engineering at Paxos

At Paxos, we are using blockchain technology to build the next-generation infrastructure that will power capital markets for years to come. Our blockchain platform, Bankchain, streamlines and automates post-trade settlement, the process that underpins and serves as the foundation for the global financial system.

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