Cryptocurrency Investigator Birmingham
Published: 10th January 2022
Location
London
Job Type
Consultant
Birmingham
Salary
£400.00 - 407.95 per day

Description

Role: Cryptocurrency Investigator

Location: Remote

IR35: Inside

Rate: £407.95/day (umbrella)

Duration: 6 Months

Security Clearance: Must be eligible for SC Clearance

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

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