CertiK is hiring a
Crypto Crime Investigator

Compensation: $90k - $110k *

Location: South Korea / Remote

Crypto Crime Investigator

South Korea / Remote
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About the Company
One of the fastest-growing and most trusted companies in blockchain security, CertiK is a true market leader. To date, CertiK has worked with over 3,200 Enterprise clients, secured over $310 billion worth of digital assets, and has detected over 60,000 vulnerabilities in blockchain code. Our clients include leading projects such as Aave, Polygon, Terra, Yearn, and Chiliz.

Investors = Insight Partners, Sequoia, Tiger Global, Coatue Management, Lightspeed, Advent International, SoftBank, Hillhouse Capital, Goldman Sachs, Shunwei Capital, IDG Capital, Wing, Legend Star, Danhua Capital and other investors.

About the Role
This position involves conducting complex investigations into illicit activities conducted with or financed by digital currencies, including but not limited to money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, and cybercrime. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in financial investigation, cyber security, and intelligence analysis, with a deep understanding of blockchain technology and the cryptocurrency market. Additionally, this candidate will have experience and the necessary clearance to engage and participate in forums, groups, and darknet marketplaces to identify and flag illicit actors.


    • Conduct detailed intelligence analysis related to cryptocurrency transactions and blockchain data to identify illicit activities and uncover hidden patterns.
    • Utilize advanced investigative tools and techniques to trace digital currency transactions across various blockchain platforms.
    • Collaborate with other investigators, analysts, and technology experts within the IC, military, or law enforcement to enhance investigative efforts.
    • Develop and maintain expertise in a wide range of blockchain technologies, cryptocurrency trends, and regulatory environments.
    • Provide expert advice and guidance on cryptocurrency-related investigations to enhance operational effectiveness.
    • Stay up to date with the latest trends, technologies, and methodologies in cryptocurrency investigations and blockchain analysis.
    • Assist in the development and improvement of investigative tools and techniques specific to crypto and financial investigations.


    • Bachelor's degree required. 
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
    • Active TS/SCI Clearance Required. 
    • 3+ years of experience conducting intelligence analysis for an Intelligence Community (IC), military, or law enforcement client. 
    • 3+ years of experience conducting intelligence analysis on cyber threats to national security or criminal threats. 
    • 3+ years of experience in crypto analysis.


    • Certification in financial crime investigation (e.g., Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)).
    • Experience with cybersecurity and digital forensics.
    • Experience working in or closely with a law enforcement agency.
    • Knowledge of international money laundering, terrorist financing patterns, and evasion tactics.
Why Us?

CertiK is a pioneer in blockchain security, leveraging best-in-class AI technology to protect and monitor blockchain protocols and smart contracts. Founded in 2018 by professors from Yale University and Columbia University, CertiK’s mission is to secure the web3 world. CertiK applies cutting-edge innovations from academia to enterprise, enabling mission-critical applications to scale with safety and correctness.

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Compensation: $90k - $110k *

Location: South Korea / Remote

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