Research and Collections Blockchain Analyst

TRM Labs

About the job

At TRM, we're on a mission to build a safer financial system for billions of people around the globe. Our next-generation technology, which combines threat intelligence with machine learning, enables financial institutions and governments to detect cryptocurrency fraud and financial crime on an unprecedented scale.

We are looking for a few good individuals to help us make the world safer by making cryptocurrency safer for the world! Applicants need to have a good understanding of the cryptocurrency landscape, particularly as used as part of cybercriminal activity, and must have hands on keyboard level of experience collecting data and operating on the dark web and other underground platforms.

As a Research and Collections Blockchain Analyst teammate, you will drive key components of TRM's blockchain intelligence collection effort and develop solutions that allow TRM to scale rapidly and effectively. You will collaborate with an experienced team of blockchain intelligence experts, engineers, and data scientists to deliver cutting-edge support to TRM's clients.

Your Responsibilities will include:
  • Contribute to an important segment of TRM's blockchain intelligence collection effort.
  • Identifying and gaining access to sources for data collection directly related to cryptocurrency.
  • Monitoring and operating on dark web and other underground resources to identify cryptocurrency resources used by threat actors and helping attribute the resources.
  • Coordinating data collection and analysis efforts across various in-house, OSINT, and third party sources.
  • Developing and executing strategies for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of TRM's collection efforts.
  • Collaborating with data and engineering teams to automate and standardize data collection to increase throughput and quality.

Some of the Traits we value:
  • Practical experience with virtual currencies and blockchain analysis is a plus; excitement to learn about these topics is essential.
  • Experience structuring problems and identifying the most critical issues to prioritize.
  • Exceptional and consistent attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively for technical and non-technical audiences, both verbally and in writing.
  • Comfort operating in an fast-paced environment where priorities can change quickly
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team and with people at all levels in an organization.
  • Commitment to supporting teammates and helping them accomplish their missions.
  • Ability to think on one's feet.
  • Being proactive and taking initiative.
  • Knowledge of foreign languages, particularly Russian and/or Mandarin are a plus.

About TRM

TRM Labs is a blockchain intelligence company that helps financial institutions, crypto businesses and government agencies detect and investigate crypto-related financial crime and fraud. Our products are trusted by leading companies including PayPal, Visa, FTX, Uniswap, Anchorage, and federal agencies such as the FBI and Dept. of Treasury. Every day, we tackle challenges in data engineering, data science, and threat intelligence to advance our mission to build a safer financial system for billions of people.

To accomplish our mission, we have raised nearly $80M from JPMorgan Chase, Visa, Citi, PayPal, Block, Tiger Global and Bessemer. Our team is made up of world class experts from the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, US Treasury Department, McKinsey, Coinbase, and top-tier tech companies.

TRM is a remote-first workplace, with hubs in San Francisco, Washington, DC and London. We are looking for people with grit, passion, and humility to join our global team.

Our Values
  • Impact Oriented Trailblazer - We define high-impact targets through customer centricity, prioritization, and adaptability.
  • Master Craftsperson - We execute efficiently to achieve goals through good judgment, velocity, and grit.
  • Inspiring Colleague - We elevate team performance through integrity, apprenticeship, and positive energy.

Our Employee Benefits
  • Remote-first work environment, with optional in-person offices
  • Regular team off-sites and retreats
  • Competitive salaries and stock options
  • Premium health, dental, and vision insurance
  • FSA, HSA, and 401K programs
  • Life & disability coverage
  • Paid time for vacations, volunteering, sick leave, and generous parental leave
  • Fitness, co-working, and home office reimbursements
  • Professional learning and development stipends

We encourage you to reach out even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Do not worry about picking exactly the right job; we can always explore other options after starting the conversation. Your passion and interests will set you apart, especially if your background or career is unconventional. Join us!

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