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Solutions Architect, Chainalysis Government Solutions



Maryland, USA · Virginia, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Chainalysis Government Solutions (CGS) is a Chainalysis subsidiary serving U.S. defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and civilian agencies. The CGS Solutions Architect Team works closely with Account Executives, Customer Success Managers, and the Product and Marketing teams to ensure our current and prospective public sector customers fully understand the value that Chainalysis' data and services can provide.

As a Solutions Architect, you'll develop a deep understanding of Chainalysis' solutions and offerings, explaining complex topics to a variety of audiences in a compelling-yet-understandable way. You'll directly impact some of our most strategic customers by building bespoke solutions that support both the deployment and integration of our projects. Throughout all of these activities, you'll provide feedback to enhance the value and experience the government customer has with Chainalysis' solutions.

In this role, you'll:

  • Partner with the Sales team and lead customer-facing technical discussions and activities related to “value creation” and solution development to achieve the technical win

  • Build customer-specific solutions for the deployment and integration of Chainalysis products

  • Communicate and translate complex technical requirements to the Product and Engineering team to build and add new features and improve existing capabilities

  • Demonstrate Chainalysis solutions in such as way as to inspire audience confidence

  • Become a trusted technical advisor to both internal and external customers

  • Identify and highlight business opportunities

  • Partner with the Sales team to achieve goals and substantially increase our foothold with public sector customers and prospects

  • Provide guidance on technical challenges ranging from high-level architecture to code implementation

  • Support sales enablement of partners and channel alliances

  • Occasional travel on-site for customer meetings and conferences

We’re looking for candidates who have:

  • Strong capability in programming languages (primarily Python & SQL); full stack development experience highly desired

  • A background in engineering, intelligence, or law enforcement, with strong technical and analytical acumen

  • A thirst for creative solutions and willingness to see them through to completion

  • Solid interpersonal skills

  • Geographic proximity to the D.C. metropolitan area

  • A valid U.S. Driver's License

  • Willingness to travel OCONUS

Nice to have experience:

  • A security clearance, specifically Top Secret with Specialized Compartmented Information eligibility and polygraph

  • Existing understanding of cryptocurrency (e.g. mining, trading, tracing, smart contracts, DeFi, etc.)

  • A foundational understanding of open-source intelligence

  • Specialized finance-related certifications:

    • CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist); CCAS (Certified Cryptoasset Anti-Financial Crime Specialist); CGSS (Certified Sanctions Specialist); CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner); Chainalysis Training Certifications

  • Background with relevant intelligence oversight policies, procedures, and requirements

  • Experience working with Law Enforcement

  • Experience briefing senior government and/or corporate leadership

Technologies we use:

  • Python

  • REST API integrations

  • SQL databases

  • Spark

  • Kubernetes/Docker/Containerization tools

This position is ineligible for visa sponsorship.

About Chainalysis

Blockchain technology is powering a growing wave of innovation. Businesses and governments around the world are using blockchains to make banking more efficient, connect with their customers, and investigate criminal cases. As adoption of blockchain technology grows, more and more organizations seek access to all this ecosystem has to offer. That’s where Chainalysis comes in. We provide complete knowledge of what’s happening on blockchains through our data, services, and solutions. With Chainalysis, organizations can navigate blockchains safely and with confidence.

You belong here.

At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. Some of the ways we’re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Women’s Day, Harvey Milk Day, World Humanitarian Day, and UN International Migrants Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture.

We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, spirituality, ability, experience and more. If you need any accommodations to make our interview process more accessible to you due to a disability, don't hesitate to let us know. You can learn more here. We can’t wait to meet you.