BitGo is hiring a

Director of Compliance Monitoring & Testing

New York, United States

BitGo - Director of Compliance Monitoring & Testing

BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with liquidity, custody, and security solutions. Founded in 2013, BitGo pioneered the multi-signature wallet and is the first digital asset company to focus exclusively on serving institutional clients.  Active in both centralized and decentralized finance, BitGo offers market leading trading, lending, and borrowing services through its prime brokerage services and acts as the custodian for WBTC, the leading global stablecoin for Bitcoin. In 2020, BitGo launched BitGo Portfolio and Tax, providing clients with a full-stack solution for digital assets. In 2018, it launched BitGo Trust Company, the first qualified custodian purpose-built for storing digital assets. BitGo processes approximately 20% of all global Bitcoin transactions, and supports over 600 coins and tokens. BitGo provides the security and operational backbone for more than 1500 institutional clients in 50 countries, including many regulated entities and the world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges and platforms.  BitGo is backed by Goldman Sachs, Craft Ventures, Digital Currency Group, DRW, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Valor Equity Partners.

BitGo is looking to hire a Director of Compliance Monitoring & Testing. Reporting directly into our Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, this is an excellent opportunity to occupy a crucial Compliance leadership role where you’ll be able to utilize your expertise while taking on the challenge of building out a Compliance Monitoring and Testing program at a rapidly growing cryptocurrency/digital asset firm.


  • Work as one of the leaders of our Compliance team
  • Prepare reports for the Executive Management and Board of Directors on a periodic basis
  • Lead the development and implementation of enterprise testing programs in addition to determining the accuracy and completeness of each program
  • Liaise with various other teams to ensure monitoring and testing results are remediated
  • Contribute and partner with business, operations, technology, and other second line of defense teams to execute on mandates and improve existing processes including customer onboarding, new product and service approval and delivery, technology enhancements, and  asset due diligence
  • Assist in the management of regulatory exams including the South Dakota Division of Banking and the NYDFS
  • Exemplify a willingness to take on additional responsibilities as needed

Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years of relevant compliance experience within financial services
  • Strong track record of expertise within compliance monitoring and testing including the authoring of procedural documentation, creating testing/monitoring programs from scratch, etc.
  • Experience in managing a team of compliance professionals at several different levels (Associate/Specialist, Compliance Officer/Manager, etc.)
  • Ability to interact/communicate effectively with all levels of management, regulators, and examiners
  • Comprehensive understanding of general banking and brokerage operations activities, products and services, and compliance regulations and laws
  • Familiarity and/or interest in cryptocurrency/digital assets
  • Ability to proactively identify and assess potential concerns and risks
  • Influential and team-oriented
  • Exceptional interpersonal, writing, communication, and organizational skills with the ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively within a team environment
  • Good organizational and time management skills

Why Join BitGo?

Disrupting an industry takes vision, innovation, passion, technical chops, drive to deliver, collaboration, and execution. Join a team of great people who strive for excellence and personify our corporate values of ownership, craftsmanship, and open communication. We are looking for new colleagues who bring innovative ways of thinking and problem solving, and who want risks to be part of the team that changes the world’s financial markets.

Here are some of the benefits of working at BitGo:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, and stock options
  • 100% company-paid health insurance for employee, spouse/partner, and children (medical, vision, dental, life, FSA, HSA)
  • 401k company match up to 5%
  • Catered custom lunches, fresh snacks, and gourmet coffee at the office
  • Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
  • Generous paid time off 
  • Great colleagues and inspiring startup environment

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending upon your leveling and location, the compensation for this role averages between $144,400- $195,400 USD base salary. Equity, an annual performance bonus and the benefits outlined above are also a part of this role's package.

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