Senior Director
Financial Crimes Monitoring
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts
Company Overview
Circle's mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. The company is a global financial technology firm that’s at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure.
Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Company Stage


Total Funding





Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Software Engineering
  • B.A./B.S. degree; quantitative or technical degree a plus
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in AML/CFT, with a minimum of 5+ years developing transaction monitoring programs
  • 10+ years of experience managing and leading teams
  • Deep knowledge of global financial crimes transaction monitoring programs and systems
  • Deep understanding of cryptocurrency transactions, risks and typologies
  • Experience with blockchain analytics and monitoring platforms, such as TRM Labs, Chainalysis or Elliptic
  • Thorough understanding of investigations processes and tools, and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements in the U.S. and beyond
  • An innovative and creative mind looking to suggest new solutions to old problems
  • Proven experience working collaboratively and effectively with the ability to work with multiple stakeholders and internal teams
  • Experience and comfort working in an ever changing industry and the flexibility to quickly react to changing demands
  • CGSS, CAMS, or CFCS certification is a plus
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite
  • Acting as primary architect for Circle’s global AML/CTF transaction monitoring program, including definition of scenarios, rules and thresholds
  • Being the primary decision maker on the best methods by which Circle will identify and address new and emerging typologies and trends, and monitor proactively for suspicious behavior
  • Overseeing the investigations processes globally, including alert driven reviews and proactive monitoring of customers and activity in all jurisdictions
  • Enhancing transaction monitoring based on SARs filed and broader ecosystem intelligence
  • Partnering with Compliance Data & Technology, Product, and Engineering teams to implement enhancements to the transaction monitoring systems
  • Driving scenario testing and tuning exercises to identify optimal transaction monitoring scenarios and thresholds
  • Identifying opportunities to improve the overall efficacy of the monitoring program, including but not limited to, use of machine learning and artificial intelligence to detect unusual activity and adjudicate alerts
  • Staying at the forefront of money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crimes regulations, risks and typologies, and technologies to detect suspicious activity
Desired Qualifications
  • Passion for harnessing the power of digital currency and blockchain technology and services built on top of it
  • Experience managing and leading teams
  • Experience with TRM Labs, Chainalysis or Elliptic
  • CGSS, CAMS, or CFCS certification
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite