Security Engineer Lead, Blockchain

Our client is an open-source platform for launching decentralized financial applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem. They are looking for experienced developers who enjoy new challenges and working on mission critical secure applications and custom blockchain networks with complex rulesets. As the Security Engineer Lead, on this dynamic Engineering team,


  • Setup, lead and perform all activities related to software application security including pen-testing, code reviews, and document threat models
  • Plan and lead the red (hack) and purple (attack/defend) team exercise operations
  • Develop automated tools to enhance operational infrastructure
  • Fix security flaws and vulnerabilities
  • Monitor and track security incidents
  • Research latest blockchain and software application attacks and provide assessments and advisory services
  • Provide strategic guidance by developing standard operating procedures, policies, controls and programs
  • Participate in on-call security rotation


  • At least 10 years of experience leading and setting up security operations, performing duties as a Security Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer or similar role
  • Deep knowledge and experience with finding and fixing security flaws
  • Technology: Linux/UNIX, AWS, scripting (Ruby, Perl, Python), TCP/IP, OSI network layers, automation (Drone, Puppet, Chef)
  • Familiar with reverse engineering
  • Expert in vulnerability analysis, forensics, mobile and web application security, operating system security, etc.
  • Working knowledge of software development (Golang, JavaScript, C++ useful)
  • Familiar with analyzing blockchain attacks
  • Strong interest in DeFi or blockchain in general
  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer
  • Science or equivalent years of experience
  • Able to work East Coast time zone
  • We will consider remote work option
  • Experience working with and scaling tech startups

Very competitive base salary + equity

Experience Required

Mid-Senior level