Senior Security Analyst, Detection and Response

  • Galaxy Digital
  • New York, NY and Remote
  • May 20, 2022
Full time Remote Finance

Job Description

Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across multiple synergistic business lines: Trading, Asset Management (passive and active strategies), Principal Investments,  Investment Banking Services, and Mining. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands (registered office), and New Jersey.

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What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

Who You Are:

You will play a critical role in protecting the organization’s technology and digital assets.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist in developing standards and best practices to enable an effective and efficient ISOC
  • Implement, operate, and refine established ISOC procedures and controls
  • Run day-to-day cybersecurity operations (Monitoring, Incident Response, Threat Detection Tunning, etc.)
  • Maintain an ongoing understand cryptocurrency attack TTPs. Partner with security and tech leadership to build and tune risk mitigating controls
  • Coordinate with cross discipline engineering and operations personnel (Security, Infrastructure, App Development) to ensure quality monitoring and detection
  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of new technologies and solutions

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters in relevant field preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience in information security, including:
    • Previous operational security experience, (SIEM monitoring and event response, security analytics, forensics)
    • Hands-on experience building and tuning complex detection rules and analytics.
    • Experience interacting with staff and senior company leadership, as part of running security incident response

Bonus Points:

  • Experience securing cryptocurrencies or financial trading systems
  • Formal cybersecurity certifications
  • Hands on working style and willing to contribute to the team beyond your traditional management job responsibilities
  • Comfortable ambiguity; able to create clarity and understanding
  • Experienced in getting to “yes” in a collaborative, consensus driven environment
  • Enjoys operating in a fast-paced and demanding environment, has a collaborative, nimble, and flexible style
  • A direct and open communication style; creative, out-of-the-box thinker who can translate concepts and ideas to broader audience
  • An independent thinker with personal courage and Integrity
  • Self-motivated, able to work successfully as an individual contributor or as a team leader
  • Organized with attention to detail; proven ability to conceptualize, plan, and execute ideas while providing training and skills transfer to others

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Hybrid/Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Flexible Time Off (paid)
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Company-paid health insurance for employees, partners, and other dependents
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks and weekly lunches
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Annual charitable giving match
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm.

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the application process or to participate in an interview, please contact