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Deloitte’s Hiring Darkweb Enthusiasts For a New Batch of Crypto Jobs

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Last year around this time, one of the big crypto blogs noticed Deloitte had suddenly placed more than 300 job openings for positions such as Blockchain & Digital Assets Manager,
Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Tax Manager, and Blockchain & Cryptocurrency in NFTs Tax Manager (LOL). One opening in Falls Church, VA said quite clearly:

We are expanding Deloitte’s Audit & Assurance Blockchain & Digital Assets practice. We are seeking professionals who want to build off their existing audit knowledge or accounting experience and use such knowledge on exciting audit and advisory projects that add great value to our clients within their finance, accounting, and operation departments. From digital asset technical accounting issues to new standard implementations; from complex transaction support to internal controls specific to blockchain and digital assets, the leaders of our practice will help you expand your experience base to further develop your career.


This time around, Cryptonews spotted several new openings on LinkedIn like this one for Senior Cyber Crypto Analyst with a security clearance in Arlington:

Deloitte Government and Public Services (“GPS”) Advisory LLP advises clients on managing business controversy and conflict, executing deals, and maintaining regulatory compliance. We provide services to companies throughout their lifecycle from purchasing a company to investigating potential fraud.

Our GPS Advisory Investigations and Intelligence (“I&I”) practice provides investigative expertise to analyze events, people, entities, and financial data in order to extract relevant insights for our federal clients’ mission-critical needs.

Work you’ll do:

Support cyber financial crime investigations, to include cryptocurrency fraud investigations, and work closely with law enforcement officials.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze large sets of transaction data.
  • Develop summary reports and/or intelligence products.
  • Perform link chart analysis.
  • Perform follow-the-money techniques.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret (TS) security clearance, or higher, is required.
  • Experience conducting Open Source Intelligence (“OSINT”) and darkweb research
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience conducting cryptocurrency investigations.
  • Experience conducting money laundering investigations, financial investigations, government investigations, and/or forensic investigations.
  • Knowledge and experience of cryptocurrencies, digital assets, and BSA data.
  • Ability to conduct research and analysis using open-source information, national and international databases, and corporate record filings to match investigative findings and summarize data into a finished professional product.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future


  • Experience supporting law enforcement investigations.
  • Applied knowledge to the enforcement of Title 18, Title 31, and other applicable statutes of the Federal Criminal Code, and the seizure and forfeiture of illegally derived property.
  • Experience conducting cryptocurrency analysis support Federal investigation and prosecutions by using criminal investigative tools such as Chainalysis, Elliptic, CipherTrace, TRM Labs, Elementus, etc.

According to ZipRecruiter the average salary for a Senior Cyber Security Analyst in Virginia is $106,184. Deloitte doesn’t list a salary on LinkedIn.

Blockchain data platform Chainalysis announced a strategic partnership with Deloitte last year “to help the organizations’ mutual clients address digital asset ecosystem compliance challenges.” Which would involve:

Chainalysis will work with Deloitte’s blockchain and digital assets practice across cryptocurrency and digital asset risk, analytics, investigation, anti-money laundering/know your customer (AML/KYC), and regulatory compliance. Additionally, Deloitte will expand its practitioner pool trained and certified in Chainalysis products focused on blockchain analytics and investigations.

So if anyone in the DMV is looking for a job, have at it.