Cybercrimes Investigator

Job at Chainalysis Inc.



Full time

The global financial ecosystem is changing. Revolutionary blockchain technology has unlocked the potential for people around the world to have more equal access to wealth and information. This transformation has begun with the mass global adoption of cryptocurrencies but like all new financial systems, it needs greater trust to realize its full potential and remain safe from bad actors. That’s where we come in. The Chainalysis blockchain data platform enables businesses, governments, and banks to solve the world’s most high-profile criminal cases, paving the way for an economy built on blockchains.

Chainalysis Investigators are world-class problem solvers adept at covert analysis and conducting complex investigations. Our team combines technical knowledge with tenacity and intuition. We help our customers with thorny and complex investigations and along the way, make the world a safer place. As a Chainalysis Investigator, you'll measure your success by your impact on our customers’ mission and the execution and expansion of investigation support at our key customers.Investigators collaborate closely with sales, training, research, and engineering to meet client technical and functional requirements. You'll deliver executive briefings, translate complex requirements into an organized workflow, and demonstrate our product capabilities to customers. You may also attend industry events and trade-shows, acting as an ambassador for Chainalysis' mission of building trust in blockchains. When not in front of a client, you are using our tools and data to develop insights on illicit activity trends in crypto and its impact on DOD customers.

In one year you’ll know you were successful if you’ve…

  • Provided technical advice and investigative/analytic support for extremely difficult, complex, technical, and highly sensitive investigations and initiatives pertaining to cryptocurrencies.
  • Demonstrated your program and resource-management skills as an emerging leader on the team
  • Become a sought-after and trusted advisor to investigators, analysts, and leadership within your assigned account and provide training and guidance to other investigators and analysts.
  • Reviewed the adequacy and completeness of investigations and the data collection methods to determine the authenticity, veracity, and pertinence of that data resulting in more thorough investigations or analytic assessments.
  • Prepared in-depth summaries of data from extensive research and analysis to set forth recommendations for investigations, lead follow up, and potential risks that could hamper an investigation that have led to meaningful results related to the customer’s mission.
  • Proactively identified areas where customer needs and Chainalysis products and services align; developed a roadmap to assist DOD customers with developing their capabilities.
  • Demonstrated an advanced ability to present investigative conclusions, provide training, and engage in strategic discussions with DOD customers.
  • Received the Chainalysis Reactor Certification and the Chainalysis Investigations Specialist Course certification and can expertly navigate open-source blockchain analytic tools.

A Background Like This Helps

  • TS/SCI clearance required
  • Prior experience within DOD or supporting DOD customers
  • Intelligence analysis or equivalent forensic experience related to dark web, counter-terrorism, financial crime, cryptocurrency tax, insider threat, and/or drug enforcement investigations or technical analysis
  • Insatiable curiosity about cryptocurrencies and the growing market
  • Ability to travel on an ad-hoc basis (4-6 times a year on average); there are occasionally international travel requirements.
  • Chainalysis Reactor Certification (CRC), CISC a plus

This position is ineligible for visa sponsorship.

This job listing may cover more than one job level. To provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base salary ranges for all United States based job listings. We set standard base salary ranges for all roles based on function, level, and location, benchmarked against technology companies. Individual pay decisions are based on a number of factors, including qualifications for the role, relevant work experience, skillset, internal equity, and other factors, consistent with applicable law.The salary range for this position is dependent on where you live within the United States.

Chainalysis Maintains Two Pay Zones

  • Zone 1 includes team members in the New York City metro area and team members in the San Francisco Bay Area. The base salary range for this role in Zone 2 is: $95,625 - $191,250.
  • Zone 2 encompasses all other parts of the United States. The base salary range for this role in Zone 2 is: $82,125 - $166,500.

Base salary is just one part of our total rewards package which additionally includes equity, performance bonus or commissions for eligible roles, and competitive benefits.

At Chainalysis, we help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions track and investigate illicit activity on the blockchain, allowing them to engage confidently with cryptocurrency. We take care of our people with great benefits, professional development opportunities, and fun.You belong here.

At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. Some of the ways we’re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Women’s Day, Harvey Milk Day, World Humanitarian Day, and UN International Migrants Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture.

We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, spirituality, ability, experience and more. Additionally, if you need any accommodations to make our interview process more accessible to you due to a disability, don't hesitate to let us know. You can learn more here. We can’t wait to meet you.

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Company: Chainalysis Inc.


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