Kraken is hiring a
Web3 Compliance Analyst - Philippines

Compensation: $83k - $153k *

Location: Asia Manila Philippines

Building the Future of Crypto 

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken ProKraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The Team:

As a member of the Remediations Team, you'll be at the forefront of enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of our Compliance Operations. Dive into a role that's not just about tackling challenges but also about being part of a dynamic team that celebrates milestones and drives towards even greater achievements in 2024. Here, your work is impactful, recognized, and crucial to our success. Let's make compliance the cornerstone of success together!

To enhance the efficiency of the Compliance Operations teams and provide sustained support to the wider Compliance business, the Remediations Team was established. This team allocates assistance to operational teams based on the primary priorities of the Compliance division. Whenever the department pinpoints crucial areas of focus or urgency, the Remediations Team channels its resources to address those needs, ensuring that critical business necessities within Compliance operations are addressed promptly. With the inception of the Remediations Team, operational teams can remain dedicated to their Business As Usual (BAU) functions. The Remediations Team takes on any supplementary tasks, ensuring that BAU processes remain uninterrupted and that operations proceed seamlessly. This strategic division of responsibilities ensures the efficient management of both routine and emergent tasks, with the Remediations Team playing a central role in this framework. The team has already celebrated several milestones in maturing the Compliance team's AML Program, and are on track to achieving even greater goals throughout 2024.

The opportunity

  • Conduct investigations and provide support on various projects across Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD), Financial Investigations Unit (FIU), Sanctions, and others.

  • Manage various case/alert queues, ensuring timely responses to all stakeholders.

  • Make informed decisions when reviewing sanctions and watchlist screening matches, with accurate documentation of analysis and escalation to the appropriate parties as required.

  • Provide critical support to KYC projects, ensuring client profiles are up to date and in line with global regulatory requirements.

  • Perform due diligence or enhanced due diligence on customers, partners, and vendors, using standard procedures as needed.

  • Conduct open source intelligence (OSINT) research as part of the EDD review process. Leverage publicly available information to assess potential risks, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and make informed decisions about clients or partners.

  • Be agile and adaptable to new and emerging compliance priorities.

Skills you should HODL

  • Basic understanding of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) program principles and Sanctions requirements.

  • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know-Your-Customer (KYC) requirements.

  • Familiarity with international sanctions and various government watchlists.

  • Independent analytical skills to assess a customer's risk profile in adherence to AML regulations.

  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities, with clear written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities effectively and organize time efficiently.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft/Google Suite products (Excel, Google Docs, Sheets).

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Commitment to taking ownership of work products and delivering results.

  • Flexibility to adapt to the evolving needs of a global business and a rapidly changing regulatory environment.

Nice to Have:

  • 1+ years of experience in a compliance role at a financial institution or equivalent.

  • Proficiency in various systems is desired, such as:

    • RDC

    • Zendesk

    • Chainalysis

    • Admin

    • Metabase

This is a location specific role. We can only consider applications from the Philippines



Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 

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Compensation: $83k - $153k *

Location: Asia Manila Philippines

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