The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) has an opening for a Cryptocurrency Analyst in its Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau (CITB). CITB is committed to protecting the public by combating sophisticated cybercrime and identity theft schemes in Manhattan and worldwide. CITB prosecutes cases involving check and payment card fraud, network intrusions, theft of digital assets, online trafficking of child sexual abuse material, and cyber-stalking, as well as white-collar crimes involving money laundering and threats to financial institutions. In this position, the Analyst is primarily responsible for CITB’s blockchain analysis assignments, and trains and assists other analysts in performing this type of analysis as well.
Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To
- Evaluating complaints related to cryptocurrency theft for possible investigation.
- Conducting analysis of cryptocurrency transactions using both open-source and third-party tools.
- Testifying in the grand jury and at trial regarding blockchain and cryptocurrency analysis and attribution.
- Maintaining expertise in the use of blockchain analysis tools.
- Searching law enforcement databases for leads related to cryptocurrency theft and other cybercrimes.
- Representing DANY in inter-agency calls and meetings involving cryptocurrency-related crime.
- Working with other bureaus and units, including our digital forensics lab, to enhance our ability to trace and recover cryptocurrency assets.
- Training analysts across the office in the use of various tools to conduct blockchain analysis.
- Perform related administrative and clerical tasks as assigned.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and internet/social media required; knowledge of DANY Systems, LEXIS/NEXIS, and E-Justice a plus.
- Familiarity with, or interest in, blockchain technology a plus.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal essential.
- Superior organizational and time management skills are essential.
- 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.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- One (1) year of related experience preferred.
- Two (2) year commitment to hiring bureau.
The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- blockchain analysis
- cryptocurrency theft