Chainalysis is one of the fastest-growing companies in the cryptocurrency space. Our cryptocurrency investigation and compliance software is used by the world’s leading law enforcement agencies, regulators, and businesses as they combat fraud, human trafficking, money laundering, and other illicit activity involving cryptocurrencies. With offices in New York, Washington D.C., London, and Copenhagen, we are backed by Accel, Benchmark and other leading names in venture capital. Our mission is to build trust in blockchains.

The Sales Engineer at Chainalysis is the technical champion for prospects and customers. As an internal subject matter expert, you’ll draw on past expertise to help qualify and close new business by providing investigation expertise during sales presentations, product demonstrations, and proof of concepts (POCs). Aside from being a highly visible product and subject-matter expert in the pre-sales process, you’ll also be a primary driver for the internal advancement of customer requirements. 


  • Serve as the investigative and technical subject-matter expert during preliminary conversations and presentations with potential customers
  • Become immersed in the uses of cryptocurrencies, with a focus on illicit activity and cryptocurrency-related crimes, such as ransomware, hacks, and scams
  • Work collaboratively with Professional Services, Product, Analytics, and Engineering teams to reinforce a competitive data advantage for illicit crypto activity
  • Assist clients in conducting analysis on the movements of funds using open source, proprietary, and custom-built analytical tools
  • Present technical and architectural concepts to a variety of audiences, including developers, architects, and IT professionals
  • See the big picture: architect solutions to solve customer problems, uncover business challenges, and develop custom solutions
  • Contribute to RFPs/RFIs and security questionnaires as needed


  • 3+ years’ experience in cybercrime investigations, ideally with a focus on cryptocurrencies or Sales/Systems Engineering
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken English and Japanese to communicate with US headquarters
  • Extraordinary professional, sales, and technical capabilities
  • High energy, self-starter comfortable with ambiguity in entrepreneurial environments
  • Extraordinary professional, sales, and technical capabilities
  • Bonus: prior experience in AML investigations, AML policies & procedures, AML transactional monitoring/case management systems
  • Bonus: prior experience in cryptocurrency business or related industry

You belong here. 
At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, religion, ability and experience. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. We can’t wait to meet you.  

Applicant GDPR Notice


Apply for this Job

* Required