Blockchain Security Engineer & Researcher, Seattle (or remote), US

Position Overview

The blockchain space moves quickly, we move quickly. We’re looking for candidates that are knowledgeable in blockchain security, application security, decentralized systems, and vulnerabilities. We don’t expect our candidates to know everything, but we do expect them to take on new challenges and not be afraid to fail. Successful candidates are passionate about information security, willing to learn new things, and are excited about being at the cutting edge of blockchain security. If you think you’re up for it, join us!

Your Responsibilities:

Hack all the things. Okay, seriously, here are some HR Role and Responsibilities content regarding what you will do on a daily basis:

  • Work closely with other security engineers to perform reviews and tests on blockchain systems and decentralized applications
  • Use a combination of manual and automated techniques to assess risks and circumvent security mechanisms of systems, applications, and infrastructures
  • Develop new blockchain security tools
  • Create threat models that result in more secure designs
  • Design and develop security testing scenarios
  • Analyze and present results of testing to team members, managers, and customers
  • Write detailed problem reports, test plan documents, and mitigation recommendations as needed
  • Develop tools to aid test automation and effectiveness
  • Review code for common security vulnerabilities
  • Share your expertise and knowledge via blog posts, Lunch&Learns, and team updates

Your Resume:

We’ll glance at it. Being professional with documentation is important when putting together reports for our clients. Constructing a formal resume can demonstrate that to us. What we’re really looking for, even if your resume doesn’t say it, is someone versed and capable in one or many of the following areas:

  • Blockchain Security Audits
  • Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking
  • Security Research
  • Software and Tool Development

Must Haves:

What we expect of our applicants:

  • Knowledge of common blockchain security bugs and attack types
  • 2+ years of blockchain engineering experience
  • Demonstrate an ability to code in one or more programming languages
  • Passion for information security and decentralization
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and dependable
  • Not a jerk – We have a policy about it

Nice to Haves:

These skills are not required, but if you have any of them, you are likely a good candidate for the position:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related degree
  • Experience with Python and JavaScript
  • Prior experience in computer security
  • Understanding of application design, development, and testing techniques
  • Involvement in Bug Bounty programs
  • Prior experience with the application or infrastructure security
  • Good sense of humor

Perks & Benefits:

There is a reason we have a 4.9/5 rating on Glassdoor. We take care of our clients, but also take care of our employees.

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance coverage provided (HMO, PPO, and HSA options available)
  • Generous 401k matching
  • Take what you need PTO
  • Work-life balance – we mean it
  • Financial assistance and scheduled time off for research
  • Professional Development budget for conferences, classes, certifications, or other learning opportunities
  • Flexible work environment with telecommuting options available
  • Extensive technology budget renewed every year
  • Free coffee, snacks, beverages, among other office treats

**You must be legally eligible to work in the USA. We are not accepting candidates that will require Security Innovation to commence (“sponsor”) an immigration case (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration cases) at this time or in the future.

Apply for This Position

Send your resume to jobs@securityinnovation.com. We look forward to meeting you.