Account Security Specialist - Client Engagement

  • Kraken
  • Feb 04, 2021
Full time Operations

Job Description

About the Role

This is a fully remote role requiring English fluency. You must be willing to work evenings and weekends.

We’re accepting applicants for our Client Engagement team, which provides first rate customer support to our users and also handles most aspects of payments operations. Our team is one of the best in the industry, and we’re looking for people who can make us better.

For this role, we are looking for candidates who have previous experience in a fraud-related field or account security.

Many of us work remotely, but we’re in touch with each other constantly. We collaborate to solve tough problems and meet regularly to stay up to date on what’s going on in the company and industry. We have a great community, and many of us have become close friends.


  • Fraud detection and profiling
  • Perform risk assessments
  • Assisting with developing fraud strategies for current and new markets
  • Analyze customer level information to determine action for both customers and company policy.
  • Create risk-based rules to mitigate emerging fraud trends and monitor performance of same with regard to fraud prevention and customer experience.
  • Provide training and development to internal teams.
  • Continuous review of merchant transaction activity for possible fraudulent activity and reporting appropriately to prevent fraud and risk. 
  • Compiling and implement security measures and fraud prevention strategies and the ability to pick up on irregularities on card transactions.
  • Periodically utilizing e-mail, responding to 20 to 150 client concerns regarding trading (explaining margin, answering questions about order execution), digital asset transfers (looking at block explorers, answering questions about bitcoin transactions), and other general questions on daily basis
  • Strive to make your work as efficient as possible by improving or creating processes, automating as much of your work as possible, and so on


  • Strong written English communication skills (other languages are helpful)
  • Previous experience in a fraud or security related field
  • Security and privacy focused
  • Crypto trading experience, preferably on multiple platforms
  • High output -- metrics-based experience is helpful
  • Able to make quick decisions autonomously
  • Detail oriented
  • Loves helping people
  • Technical background a major plus
  • Experience with Kraken’s API a major plus
  • Fluent in English on a professional level. Fluent in one of the following languages: Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean.