Senior Security Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Remote job

Senior Security Engineer

Job description

Smart contracts are on track to revolutionize how all agreements work, significantly reducing counterparty risk, globalizing trade, and increasing transparency in every agreement. Chainlink is the glue that ties real-world information events to the blockchain, enabling next-generation smart contracts to be written securely and easily today. The details of our approach can be found in our whitepaper. We are well recognized for providing highly secure and reliable blockchain connectivity to the world's largest enterprises such as Google, Oracle, and many more. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the top companies developing a cutting-edge blockchain technology platform while working closely together with a team of experienced senior developers.


About this role

You will work directly with our engineers to improve the security of our open-source code base. You will partner closely with our leadership team as well as communicate and collaborate across the organization to design and implement company-wide security processes. In this role you will work on our risk program, coordinate response plans, drive the security council, and be in charge of fostering security culture at chainlink.


Job requirements

  • Software engineering background (CS/SE degree or equivalent experience)
  • 5 years of working experience in software engineering
  • 3 years of working experience in related cybersecurity role
  • Experience with developing security plans, processes and controls
  • Experience with discovering vulnerabilities at design/system level
  • Experience across common vulnerability classes relevant to our tech stack
  • Proven ability to communicate across roles to drive security mindset across company
  • Need to have good knowledge of operational security
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting
  • Experience working in an early growth-stage company
  • Focus on improving real world security, not compliance
  • Blockchain/cryptocurrency experience is a plus but not necessary

Our Stack

Golang, TypeScript, Solidity, Postgres, Terraform, AWS

This role is location agnostic anywhere in the world. Though we ask that you overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).


*Chainlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.*