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Investigator, Intelligence Solutions



Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Chainalysis Government Solutions, LLC (CGS) 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 an Investigator, you are equally adept at proactively conducting research, employing data analysis, writing, and presenting your investigative findings to team members and customers alike. You are comfortable evangelizing the Chainalysis mission of bringing trust to blockchains, and are an expert at using our tools and data to develop insights on illicit activity trends in crypto and its impact on our customers. Collaborating with team members and across Chainalysis, you will help support the most complex financial crime investigations to meet and exceed customer requirements.

Please note that this role requires you to be physically on-site with the customer in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area (WMA) on an as-needed basis.

In this role, you'll:

  • Collaborate with team members and across Chainalysis to support complex cryptocurrency investigations

  • Provide investigative/analytic support for extremely complex, technical, and highly sensitive investigations and initiatives pertaining to financial crimes, including cryptocurrencies.

  • Conduct research and data analysis, author reports of your investigative findings, and present those findings to team members and customers

  • Review 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.

  • Prepare 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

  • Evangelize the Chainalysis mission of bringing trust to blockchains, becoming an expert at using our tools and data to develop insights on illicit activity trends in crypto and its impact on our customers.

We're looking for candidates who have:

  • A degree in cybersecurity, cyber crime, intelligence, criminal justice, forensic accounting, data analytics, or similar experience

  • Previous work experience conducting complex financial crime investigations for federal government, intelligence analysis or law enforcement investigations, or equivalent forensic experience related to dark web, counter-terrorism, or technical analysis highly desired

  • Experience conducting open-source research utilizing public and private databases highly desired

  • Interest in and/or passion for blockchain/cryptocurrency technology

  • Previous professional or personal experience in the DeFi realm highly desired

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph

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 base salary range for this role is: $83K- $119K - $155K

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.

This position is ineligible for visa sponsorship.

About Chainalysis

Blockchain technology is powering a growing wave of innovation. Businesses and governments around the world are using blockchains to make banking more efficient, connect with their customers, and investigate criminal cases. As adoption of blockchain technology grows, more and more organizations seek access to all this ecosystem has to offer. That’s where Chainalysis comes in. We provide complete knowledge of what’s happening on blockchains through our data, services, and solutions. With Chainalysis, organizations can navigate blockchains safely and with confidence.

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. 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.