Sr. Intelligence Analyst – Cybercrime

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The Global Intelligence Team at Chainalysis is made up of passionate world-class cryptocurrency investigators who build trust in blockchains by mapping real-world entities to their cryptocurrency activity – from regulated exchanges to criminal marketplaces
This team builds the core data assets that feed all Chainalysis products

The Sr Intelligence Analyst  will have experience conducting proprietary research into underground forums and open sources related to the sale of illicit goods and services
We measure their success by the increase in insights delivered into the criminal underground, and providing thought leadership and unique insights for customers as it relates to cryptocurrency
This candidate has a pulse on the ecosystem and is excited to upskill in blockchain forensics
They are keen to take ownership while collaborating with a passionate team of specialists, and responsive to investigators’ and client requirements
Experience with blockchain forensics is highly advantageous
  Additionally, the candidate exercises disciplined documentation and analytic rigor for exceptional quality control

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

  • Uncovered unique actionable insights contributing to the data platform and broader understanding of cyber threat actors
  • Played an integral role in crafting collection requirements and execution strategy to maintain best-in-class data
  • Supported written analyses on macro trends or on specific entities
  • Mentored analysts and actively leveled-up the team’s knowledge and skillsets
  • Are a certified cryptocurrency professional with all Chainalysis certifications

A background like this helps: 

  • OSINT or all-source research experience in an intelligence, law enforcement, or academic capacity focused on cybersecurity, transnational crime, or underground activity
  • Understanding illicit activity in the current Cyber environment with an emphasis on cryptocurrency 
  • Established background producing research products or reporting within the cybersecurity or geopolitical fields
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Russian language reading and writing skills highly desirable, but not required

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
Zone 2 encompasses all other parts of the United States
The salary ranges are:

Zone 1 $145,000 – $190,000 – $230,000

Zone 2 $127,000 – $165,000 – $203,000

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


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