Compliance Senior Specialist

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Full time is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Offering the largest production blockchain platform in the world, we share the passion to code, create, and ultimately build an open, accessible and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.

We are looking for an outstanding compliance professional to join our fast-growing team as a Compliance Senior Specialist for the Americas. In this role, you will work closely across the compliance team and other functions in the company to provide support on compliance and regulatory matters focusing on financial crimes compliance. We are looking for a highly motivated, adaptable and collaborative person who can handle ambiguity and enjoys building. If you have experience in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to be a member of an innovative compliance team in the crypto currency space, this is the perfect opportunity for you!


The Compliance Senior Specialist supports the Compliance program for Blockchain’s US operations, which includes KYC/AML, customer identification/verification, simplified/enhanced due diligence, fraud management, alert and escalation management. 


  • Day-to-day review and management of customer onboarding cases.
  • Conduct KYC checks and complete Enhanced Due Diligence of Institutional and Consumer customers consistent with financial crime compliance policies.
  • Conduct Politically Exposed Persons screening and adverse media checks.
  • Contribute to reporting on key risk and performance indicators and workflow metrics for senior management with a view to improving the client experience, optimizing processes and providing transparency to senior management regarding operating and control effectiveness.
  • Manage resolution of transaction monitoring and screening alerts. 
  • Review policies and processes and propose means to improve our KYC/AML framework.
  • Respond to regulatory requests and examinations. 
  • Manage suspicious activity and other regulatory reporting.
  • Lead and manage special projects assigned as needed.


  • Minimum of 5-6 years of relevant experience in financial crimes compliance at a start-up, fintech, or regulated financial institution.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and guidance governing client due diligence and related processes (e.g., USA PATRIOT Act, FinCEN rules and guidance).
  • Experience working with high risk client groups.
  • Experience working to improve onboarding processes integrated across front office and operations. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of sanctions and suspicious activity reports
  • Professional experience with cryptocurrencies is advantageous but not required.  
  • Professional certification (e.g., ACAMS, ICA) preferred.
  • We are a remote first company, which means that this role can be located anywhere, as long as it is in the U.S.


  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.
  • Unlimited books policy; order the technical resources you need or simply pick something up from our company library.
  • Apple equipment.
  • Full-time salary based on experience, including meaningful equity ownership in an industry-leading company.


When you apply to a job on this site, the personal data contained in your application will be collected by one or more of the following subsidiaries of Blockchain Luxembourg S.A (each, a “Controller”):

  • Blockchain Access UK Ltd.
  • Blockchain (GB) Limited 
  • Blockchain (US), Inc.
  • Blockchain (LT), UAB 

You may contact our Data Protection Officer by email at Your personal data will be processed for the purposes of managing Controller’s recruitment related activities, which include setting up and conducting interviews and tests for applicants, evaluating and assessing the results thereto, and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment and hiring processes. Such processing is legally permissible under Art. 6(1)(f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) as necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller, which are the solicitation, evaluation, and selection of applicants for employment.

Your personal data will be shared with Greenhouse Software, Inc., a cloud services provider located in the United States of America and engaged by Controller to help manage its recruitment and hiring process on Controller’s behalf.  Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, your personal data will be transferred to the United States once you submit it through this site. Because the European Union Commission has determined that United States data privacy laws do not ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data collected from EU data subjects, the transfer will be subject to appropriate additional safeguards under the standard contractual clauses. 

Your personal data will be retained by Controller as long as Controller determines it is necessary to evaluate your application for employment.  Under the GDPR, you have the right to request access to your personal data, to request that your personal data be rectified or erased, and to request that processing of your personal data be restricted. You also have the right to data portability. In addition, you may lodge a complaint with an EU supervisory authority.



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