BitGo is hiring a
Web3 Senior Compliance Specialist

Compensation: $77k - $115k *

Location: CA Palo Alto, California, United States

BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with liquidity, custody, and security solutions. Founded in 2013, BitGo pioneered the multi-signature wallet and is the first digital asset company to focus exclusively on serving institutional clients. Active in both centralized and decentralized finance, BitGo offers market leading trading, lending, and borrowing services through its prime brokerage services and acts as the custodian for WBTC, the leading global stablecoin for Bitcoin. In 2020, BitGo launched BitGo Portfolio and Tax, providing clients with a full-stack solution for digital assets. In 2018, it launched BitGo Trust Company, the first qualified custodian purpose-built for storing digital assets. BitGo processes approximately 20% of all global Bitcoin transactions, and supports over 600 coins and tokens. BitGo provides the security and operational backbone for more than 1500 institutional clients in 50 countries, including many regulated entities and the world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges and platforms. BitGo is backed by Goldman Sachs, Craft Ventures, Digital Currency Group, DRW, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Valor Equity Partners.

We are seeking a Compliance Specialist to join the BitGo’s Financial Intelligence Unit. BitGo is looking for a digital asset anti-financial crime expert who will drive efforts to enhance BitGo’s anti-financial crime surveillance program. BitGo is specifically looking for candidates who will propel automation of transaction monitoring systems and investigation processes. The successful candidate requires expertise in digital asset financial crime typologies, trends, and a deep understanding of blockchain technology and digital asset tracing. This role reports directly to the Head of Financial Intelligence Unit.

Your day-to-day will involve:

  • Drive Compliance automation efforts and process improvements
  • Calibrate and enhance transaction monitoring systems, including designing and implementing rules, models and detection scenarios
  • Maintain and optimize Compliance program documentation and desktop procedures
  • Identify and react to trends and typologies through metrics and data analysis
  • Collaborate with other teams at BitGo, contribute to regulatory exams, interface with internal & external auditors
  • Investigate escalated transaction monitoring alerts, law enforcement & 314(b) inquiries, sanctions screening, negative news, or 314(a) matches
  • File regulatory reports (such as SARs)


BitGo is looking for people who are passionate about their craft, take full ownership for their work and projects, and believe in a transparent and collaborative culture with the goal of making BitGo successful.

  • 5+ years of anti-financial crime related experience within financial services, digital asset platforms, law enforcement
  • 3+ years of experience with digital assets, including blockchain tracing and usage of analytics tools such as Elliptic, TRM Labs, Chainalysis
  • Advanced understanding of anti-financial crime regulatory requirements and expectations, including digital asset related illicit activity trends, regulatory enforcement actions, financial crime related typologies
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills; experience leveraging multiple information sources to run an investigation
  • Model validation experience, such as NYDFS Part 504, including alert calibration, above the line/below the line, and quality assurance
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and argumentative skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision; be comfortable navigating various internal systems and tools provided by vendors
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Eagerness to work with other teams in a highly collaborative startup Fintech environment

Here are some of the benefits* of working at BitGo:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus and stock options
  • 100% company paid health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
  • Up to 4% 401k company match
  • Paid parental leave, Paid vacation
  • Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
  • Great colleagues and inspiring startup environment
  • *Benefits may vary based on location

Cryptocurrencies are the most disruptive change the financial services industry has seen in years. Join us and you’ll be able to look back and say you were part of the team that transformed investing.

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Compensation: $77k - $115k *

Location: CA Palo Alto, California, United States

Benefits: 401k, Medical Insurance

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