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Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering Investigator

The Opportunity:

Critical decisions are made every day in our government. What if you could use your skills to of unlock the secrets held by complex data sets to inform those decisions? In an increasingly connected world, it takes a skilled analyst to know how to find and interpret the best data to give their clients the right answers. As a Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering (AML)Investigator, you use your specialized technical, and functional experience and your attention to detail to develop insights, understanding, recommendations, and visualizations and reports to give your client the actionable information and context they need. If you have strong analytical skills and a problem-solving mindset, we have an opportunity to use those skills to protect our national security and inform our nation's leaders.

As a Cryptocurrency AML Investigator on our team, you will investigate international money laundering, terror finance, sanctions evasion, corruption and kleptocracy, and other illicit finance typologies. You will evaluate financial data to identify and analyze indicators of money laundering activity. Using your understanding of financial intelligence, you will explore new data sources, build effective queries, and combine information from disparate sources, including intelligence reporting, open-source information, regulatory filings, financial transaction data, blockchain transaction tracing, and more. You will leverage expertise in virtual currency transaction analysis to analyze on-chain data from public blockchain networks and associated ecosystems, including decentralized apps and blockchain native entities. You will validate information to support evidentiary standards and assessments for regulators and senior policy makers, leveraging subject matter expertise in virtual assets, cryptocurrency, blockchain transactions, and data science analytics proficiency to support complex, technical, and highly sensitive AML investigations and initiatives and financial regulatory administrative actions to support investigations. As the authority on your area of expertise, you will serve as a thought leader on topics related to virtual assets within a network of cryptocurrency experts, and provide your client with time-critical recommendations, often under pressure. This is a chance to grow your expertise, develop new skills in data analytics, research and analysis, and analytical writing, brief senior decision makers, share your methodologies with analysts and investigators, and work throughout the interagency environment to address illicit finance risks to the US financial system. We focus on growing as a team to deliver the best support to our customers, so you will have resources for mentoring and learning new skills and tools. Join us as we provide the right information at the right time to support the critical needs of our nation’s leaders and policy makers.

Join us. The world can't wait.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience with conducting investigation, analysis, or financial services compliance

  • Experience in cryptocurrency, including investigating or analyzing global portfolios of virtual currencies and virtual assets service providers, cyber actors and intrusion sets, and ransomware actors and infrastructure

  • Experience with data science analytics, including creating big data SQL queries, scripting in Python and Pyspark or R, SAS, and cleaning of unstructured datasets

  • Experience with using block explorers and crypto-related data visualization tools, such as Chainalysis Reactor, TRM Labs, and Elliptic

  • Experience with AML provisions under the USA PATRIOT ACT and Bank Secrecy Act, and AML regulations

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with conducting technical and data analysis and tracing of cryptocurrency transactions

  • Experience with international relations, foreign policy, or international security topics

  • Experience with US government national security or financial sector regulations and policy

  • Experience with the financial services industry, including compliance, securities, or banking operations

  • Experience with regulatory rulemaking procedure

  • Knowledge of technical research, data science analytics, or financial analysis and modeling

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills to explain complex topics clearly and concisely to a non-technical audience

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Master's degree

  • CAMS, CFE, CFCS, Chainalysis Reactor, or related Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.


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