Job Title: Cryptocurrency Analyst
Company: New York County District Attorney’s Office – 4.3
Location: New York, NY
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $52,801 – $56,830 per year
Benefits: Loan forgiveness
Division/Unit: Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau
CS Title: Community Associate
Position Title: Cryptocurrency Analyst
Position Summary: The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is hiring a Cryptocurrency Analyst for its Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau (CITB). CITB is dedicated to combating sophisticated cybercrime and identity theft schemes in Manhattan and globally. The Analyst will focus on CITB’s blockchain analysis assignments, training and assisting other analysts in this area.
- Evaluate complaints related to cryptocurrency theft for possible investigation.
- Conduct analysis of cryptocurrency transactions using open-source and third-party tools.
- Testify in the grand jury and at trial regarding blockchain and cryptocurrency analysis and attribution.
- Maintain expertise in the use of blockchain analysis tools.
- Search law enforcement databases for leads related to cryptocurrency theft and other cybercrimes.
- Represent DANY in inter-agency calls and meetings involving cryptocurrency-related crime.
- Collaborate with other bureaus and units, including the digital forensics lab, to trace and recover cryptocurrency assets.
- Train analysts across the office in using various tools for blockchain analysis.
- Perform related administrative and clerical tasks, including drafting subpoenas and organizing records.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- 1 year of related experience preferred.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and internet/social media required; knowledge of DANY Systems, LEXIS/NEXIS, and E-Justice a plus.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal essential.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to work independently with frequent interruptions, manage deadlines, and adapt to changes in workflow.
- Strong attention to detail and high concern for data accuracy.
- Ability to interact with all levels of staff, law enforcement representatives, and outside visitors.
- Familiarity with, or interest in, blockchain technology a plus.
- A willingness and desire to learn about new and emerging cybercrimes, including NFT phishing and the theft of cryptocurrency.
- Two (2) year commitment to the hiring bureau.
How to Apply: Apply with a Cover Letter and Resume.
- Current office employees: To be eligible for a transfer or promotion, staff must have already served at least 1 year in their current position and be in good standing.
- Authorization to work in the United States is required for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic.
About DANY: The New York County District Attorney’s Office serves and protects the People of New York through the fair administration of justice, without fear or favor. The Office’s professional staff perform a variety of key functions, including supporting the Trial, Investigation, and Appeals Divisions, as well as other prosecution support and office functions. Our support staff receive a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, as well as unparalleled opportunities for professional development.
Diversity and Inclusion: The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest, or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.