Validator Introduction - Chandra Station

Hello, dYdX community Chandra Station reporting for duty. :saluting_face:
We are excited to join the dYdX family and provide contributions anywhere possible.

Entity name and location
We are Chandra Station, headquarters in United States. Here is our website

Infrastructure location
We have Bare Metal servers based in the US

Technical make-up of team (elaborate on no. of dev ops engineers, experience, etc.)
Head of Finance - 5+ years of experience
2 dev ops engineers

  • Experience in Rust, Typescript, React/ChakraUI, NextJs/ChakraUI

Years of experience
4 Years experience validating
10+ years crypto experience

What other networks are you running validators for?
We are currently running validators on Akash, Canto, Chihuahua, Evmos, Gravity, Juno, Omniflix, Osmosis, and Passage.

We currently have over 37k delegators and $7M in assets trusted with us.

We previously validated on Kava, Stargaze, Injective, Sentinel, Comdex, E-Money, Agoric, and Stride

Do you have a validator voting framework and process?
We actively participate in on-chain governance. We keep track of governance proposals in our discord.

Are you planning to play any additional roles in the dYdX ecosystem (e.g. market maker, trader, indexer, front-end, other)? &
Are there other products or services you want to highlight that could be relevant for dYdX?

We plan on providing all of the following

  • State-sync
  • Snapshots
  • Public Endpoints
  • Relaying
  • Web App Development

Also available to help provide testnet contributions.

Any notable contributions in other ecosystems that you would like to highlight for the community?

  • Cosmos Node Automation - Canto Hackathon Winner
  • Gravity Dashboard -
  • Althea Application - Hackathon ongoing
  • POW mining on Akash
  • Caught a state breaking Gravity Bridge bug
  • Relayer for Canto