Staff Protocol Security Engineer
write and review secure smart contract and protocol code
3 months ago
At dYdX, you'll have an opportunity to build state-of-the-art decentralized technology that will redefine global financial markets. By joining us at this early stage, you will make fundamental decisions shaping the course of dYdX.
- Write and review secure smart contract and protocol code
- Partner with developers to continuously review and assess new protocol releases, identify the risks, and help provide solutions
- Assess and lead integrations of security partners and tools as needed
- Investigate events, triage potential incidents, and work closely with our teams during these incidents to help drive response efforts
- Review new and existing system designs to ensure secure and reliable backend systems.
- Ability to discover and patch security vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10)
- Proactively identify and reduce security risks in our code base
- Find and remove outdated and vulnerable code and code libraries
- Develop security training and guidance for internal development teams
- Work together with multi-functional teams to develop the best overall product
- Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines, and deliverables with your technical expertise
- 6+ years of security engineering/cybersecurity experience
- Experience securing infrastructure hosted on cloud service providers like AWS, GCP, and Azure
- Experience with testing and screening security software and monitoring networks for security breaches
- You write secure, efficient, high-quality code and have a strong understanding of CS fundamentals
- You are a fast learner who can quickly master new technologies
NICE TO HAVES:
- Interest in building out a team of security engineers
- A strong interest in decentralized finance
- Experience building blockchain applications or smart contracts
- Experience architecting and developing solutions to ambiguous problems with significant impact
- CS Degree or equivalent experience
- Preferred location NYC
Culture & Perks
- Immediate Impact
We want to build technology that is impactful and useful today. We are part of the first generation of decentralized financial tools, accessible to everyone
- Incredible people
We do our best work when we are happy. You will join a team of optimistic thinkers who are equipped with the talent and capabilities to change the world
- Cutting-edge tech
We are implementing first-of-its-kind ideas at every layer of the product stack, from front-end engineering to smart contract design. Learn with us!
We offer top-tier health, dental, and vision insurance
Enjoy fully catered lunch and snacks every day each week
Take as much time off as you need to be productive
Meaningful equity and competitive compensation
Monthly fitness, wellness, and gym reimbursements
Events, offsites, and board game nights with the team!
New York, San Francisco, or Remote
dYdX is a decentralized exchange for trading cryptocurrencies (and eventually other assets) built on smart contracts. We’re first targeting advanced traders and financial derivatives. Over $3 Billion is traded on dYdX every day!
We're a world-class team with top backers and advisors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, Paradigm, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil, and more.
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