Crypto Investigation Specialist
Company: PayPal, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Crypto Investigation Specialist in San Jose, California, United
States of America at PayPal Job DescriptionAt PayPal (NASDAQ:
PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate
fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize
financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of
background or economic standing, has access to affordable,
convenient, and secure products and services to take control of
their financial lives.
Global Investigations (GI), Financial Crimes Intelligence and
Investigations (FCII) is seeking a highly talented, self-motivated,
and analytical cryptocurrency subject matter expert to support the
Global Financial Crime & Customer Protection program (BCDC). This
position will be primarily responsible for:
---Conducting complex investigations into incidents of fraud, money
laundering, and other high risk typologies involving the illicit
use of cryptocurrency;
---Identifying trends and emerging threats, and typologies within
the cryptocurrency space;
---Analyzing large data sets, identifying crime patterns, and
collaborating with Compliance Investigations;
---Proactively working with internal and external partners,
including law enforcement.
First and foremost, this role requires someone with an unrelenting
interest in the ever-evolving cryptocurrency ecosystem, and someone
who is an innovator and free-thinker. A great candidate is a
self-starter with the ability to: think critically and
strategically, see beyond the initial facts presented, and review
information thoroughly in a highly organized manner. The ability to
operate independently, manage multiple competing priorities with
difficult deadlines, and exhibit a sense of urgency when necessary
are also musts.
Can you see yourself: -
- Conducting comprehensive, high quality end-to-end complex
investigations to identify financial crime patterns, trends, and
typologies impacting PayPal and the global user community.
- Driving investigations to a timely conclusion following the
completion of a comprehensive analysis of information across
multiple platforms and jurisdictions to fulfill time-sensitive
regulatory filing obligations.
- Preparing drafts of SARs/STRs and ensuring they are factually
accurate and materially sound prior to submitting them for approval
- Serving as a subject matter expert in relation to on-chain
investigations and the filings that stem from them.
- Identifying broader policy and product issues related to
cryptocurrency activity, in the scope of critically analyzing
investigative leads and root cause.
- Researching and analyzing current and emerging trends involving
cryptocurrency and other digital assets.
- Engaging and partnering with internal stakeholders and external
partners in thinking and acting critically to identify
opportunities for collaboration, raising awareness of investigative
findings regarding emerging cryptocurrency related threats, and
developing recommendations to mitigate risk.
- Bachelor's degree required or equivalent work experience.
- 2+ years anti-money laundering, complex financial crime,
trans-national organized crime investigative experience,
specifically relating to on-chain cryptocurrency investigations;
- 2+ years Intelligence Analysis or Law Enforcement experience
working financial crimes, specifically relating to on-chain
- Proven knowledge of international and regional Anti-Money
Laundering and Sanctions regulations and guidance such as Bank
Secrecy Act (US) and US Patriot Act.
- Advanced data query and analysis skills (SQL, SAS, Teradata,
- Travel, as needed.
- Advanced research and analytical skills, business acumen,
strategic and creative thinking, strong project leadership skills
and multi-tasking capabilities.
- Expert oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
with the ability to communicate complex information accurately,
clearly, and quickly to all levels of management.
- Ability to maintain composure under pressure and make sound
- Displays a high level of professional judgment, commitment,
integrity, and teamwork.
- Strong collaboration skills and the ability to positively
influence teams through a climate of change.
- Results oriented.
- Experience in use of cryptocurrency specific forensics
Our world-class culture is something we're proud of. We're
committed to creating a thriving and inclusive workplace with great
- Excellent medical and dental benefits
- Competitive salary
- Savings plans with company match / Employee Stock Purchase
- Generous time off policies
- Ongoing training, tuition reimbursement and support to help you
realize your full career potential
- Community fundraising and volunteer opportunities
- PayPal's sabbatical program provides four weeks of paid time
off after every five years of service.
- Active social groups
At PayPal, we're committed to building an equitable and inclusive
global economy. And we can't do this without our most important
asset-you. That's why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every
stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental
health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care
for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment,
employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To
learn more about our benefits please visit
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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment
revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make
financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and
secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million
consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive
in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.
PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons
regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status,
physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression,
genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public
assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected
by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide
reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with
disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of
incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact
us at email@example.com.
As part of PayPal's commitment to employees' health and safety, we
have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements,
based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include
a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role
requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable
accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that
prevents them from being vaccinated.
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