Senior Security Engineer

$140,000 - $200,000 yearly
  • CoinList
  • Remote (San Francisco, CA, USA)
  • Aug 23, 2021
Full time Blockchain Engineering Engineering - Backend Engineering - Frontend Finance

Job Description

CoinList, one of the fastest growing crypto financial platforms, is where the world’s best crypto projects build their communities and early adopters can invest in and trade top-tier digital assets.


Our mission is to accelerate the advancement of blockchain technology, by finding the best emerging blockchain projects and helping them succeed. CoinList has become the global leader in new token issuance, helping blue chip projects like Filecoin, Solana, Celo, Algorand, Dapper, and others raise over $800 million and connect with hundreds of thousands of new token holders. And we now support the full lifecycle of crypto investment, from token sales through token distribution, trading, lending, and crypto-specific services such as staking and access to decentralized-finance opportunities. CoinList users trade and store Bitcoin, Ether, and many other popular crypto assets through our full-service exchange, CoinList Pro, mobile apps and CoinList.co, while also getting exclusive access to the best new tokens before they list on other exchanges. Our customers include validators, miners, founders, CEOs, crypto funds, bitcoin OGs, as well as a broad array of crypto enthusiasts. Unlike other centralized crypto finance platforms, we're not here to just build a bank or a brokerage. We're building the platform for people who are passionate about moving crypto forward, and we’re just getting started. Come join us!


We are looking for a Senior Security Engineer to build, develop and improve security infrastructure across our products. This person will work cross-functionally across the engineering, product, operations teams to keep CoinList in line with the industry-leading security practices. They will also make key decisions to harden critical parts of our application by contributing code and making architectural decisions in sensitive areas of the product and infrastructure.

You will: 

  • Participate in code reviews to guide engineers toward best practices and to evaluate security concerns in any architecture decisions
  • Keep on top of any security alerts, notices or fixes among the libraries and tooling used by engineers and other teams internally
  • Monitor and manage integrations with our various partners to ensure security and privacy for our users
  • Regularly perform audits and work with external auditors
  • Educate non-engineering teams on security best practices, and assist in developing operational security policies for these teams 

You have:

  •  3-5 years of experience in security-focused Software Engineer, ideally in either the fintech or crypto spaces
  • Familiarity in writing and reviewing security policy, talking to both engineering and non-engineering teams, writing code, and doing frequent code review
  • A standard of keeping a high bar for security practices and working with teams across organizations to achieve this
  • Excellent communication skills, and be effective instilling your vision among the entire organization
  • An interest in cryptocurrency

As an early employee at CoinList you will be a critical part of our core team and have a huge influence over the direction of the company. We will compensate you well, invest deeply in your development, and do everything we can to make sure this is the single best work experience of your life. At CoinList, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity, value our differences, and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.