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Crypto Intelligence Analyst new

Have a demonstrable interest/experience in cryptocurrencies and blockchains, and their usage in the real-world. Leadership and project management skills....

As digital assets and cryptocurrency become more widely adopted every day, our products are essential to ensure cryptocurrency is safe and accessible to all. Our solutions help to prevent financial crime and allow cryptocurrencies to be used for good. Our products are used by some of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, financial institutions and government agencies to screen over $1 billion of transactions every single week.

Elliptic is backed by some of the top VCs: SBI Group, Albion VC, Octopus Ventures, SignalFire, Paladin Capital, Santander InnoVentures, and Digital Currency Group, and we have grown globally with teams in the UK, USA, Singapore and Tokyo.

To achieve our mission, we depend on our incredible team of Elliptites. Our values are reflected in everything we do and every decision we make, both internally and outwardly to our customers. We actively encourage Elliptities to challenge the status quo and allow the freedom to innovate and learn every day. We encourage new ideas and learning, whether that’s through collaboration, our curiosity sessions, or utilising your professional development budget – personal growth is important to us all.

Are you excited about solving problems that have never been solved before? Do you like exploring data, investigating, testing hypotheses while being outcome driven?

The impact you will have:
This role is a great opportunity for someone who likes the idea of making an immediate impact on what powers all of Elliptic’s cutting-edge products: data. You will play a key role in helping build our data set, remaining in tune with dark web research, open source data collection and blockchain analysis. You will be a member of the Data Team, a unique team of Elliptites that have a combined expertise in many different areas (dark web intelligence, cybercrime, web scraping, machine learning, graph theory, software engineering and more).

What you will do:
Conduct independent research to uncover unique patterns of blockchain actors (such as services, dark markets, etc).

Contribute to improving our understanding of licit and illicit blockchain activity.

Help the Data Team scale its data collection effort, managing – either face-to-face or through Python scripts and codebases – the work of third parties.

Help internal teams answer data-specific questions.

You will be a great fit here if you:
Have a demonstrable interest/experience in cryptocurrencies and blockchains, and their usage in the real-world

Can make reasonable inferences in the presence of uncertainty

Are a self-starter and a self-directed team player, with analytical and research skills

Can prioritise work and focus on what you think will bring the most value

Have some knowledge of Python (jupyter notebooks, pandas)

Requirements

Our ideal candidate has:
Knowledge of the cybercrime landscape and trends

A passion for the world of crypto

Experience in collecting data programmatically through APIs

Bonus Points for:
Leadership and project management skills

A strong numerical degree-level qualification (e.g., Maths, Physics, Engineering, …)

Benefits

Competitive salary

25 days holiday, health insurance, pension plan and EMI options

Career development plan & personal training budget

Regular team lunches, snacks and drinks in the office, and quarterly team events

Collaborative, flexible and friendly environment with very flexible working

Being part of a business with a purpose, and the opportunity to work with a passionate team of mission-driven people who’ll stretch and challenge you

We know Diversity and Inclusion is much deeper than just hiring, but it’s important for us to mention it here. We welcome and embrace individuals of all backgrounds and identities at Elliptic, and this is an ongoing priority for us. We know incredible people don’t all think in the same way. We want to be challenged every day. We believe our diverse team of individuals underpins this by bringing creative thinking and innovation to Elliptic every day. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace, so we welcome applications from everyone, even if you may not think you fit all of the requirements of our roles. We foster an environment of psychological safety, where everyone feels comfortable to bring their whole self to work.