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Cryptocurrency Investigator

Pay Rate to Candidate: £407.95/day Umbrella Minimum Requirement The position will be primarily responsible for conducting complex crypto analysis into cybercrime offences and other high-risk typologie

Pay Rate to Candidate: £407.95/day Umbrella

Minimum Requirement The position will be primarily responsible for conducting complex crypto analysis into cybercrime offences and other high-risk typologies involving the illicit use of cryptocurrency, identifying trends and patterns within the blockchain, proactively identifying emerging threats and tracing funds.

The role will include working within a dynamic environment with investigators, intelligence officers and data scientists to enrich data and detect criminal funds and payments.

The role requires you to be a critical thinker, proactive and manage multiple competing priorities working to deadlines.

Cryptocurrency investigation is a complex investigation technique which is arguably now a specialist skill requiring its own role profile.
In order to “follow digital money”, officers are required to understand:

  • Key terminology which is evolving and changing rapidly
  • Understanding of wallets and addresses
  • Public and private keys
  • Seeds and BIP phrases
  • Understanding the various transaction routes for different platforms
  • Clustering and nodes
  • Tracing of forks
  • Cryptocurrency forensics and dealing with encrypted wallet
  • Seizure and legislation challenges

Skills:
Knowledge of Blockchain
Keen interest and understanding of Cryptocurrency

Security Clearance: Need to be eligible for SC

Contract length: 6 months

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £407.95 per day

Experience:

  • Investigations: 1 year (preferred)
  • Cryptocurrency investigation: 1 year (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Yes
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