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Application Security Engineer

New York, NY, US

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Security Engineering
  • Scala
  • Cryptography
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum

Benefits & perks

  • Macbook Pros
  • One of the best healthcare policies around
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Coffee & Snacks

To sum it up...

Help define security engineering for the leading cryptocurrency exchange

Role overview

Overview

This position is full-time at Geminiโ€™s offices in New York City, and will report to the Chief Security Officer.

Responsibilities

Design, implement, maintain and improve core security functionality including:

  • Cryptocurrency storage
  • Customer authentication and authorization
  • Web security
  • Data protection and encryption-at-rest
  • Access-control for internal applications
  • Contribute to and advance secure SDLC activities through engineering and processes
  • Write automated testing to ensure correctness and reliability of existing features
  • Review code written by colleagues for security concerns
  • Provide security input around planning, architecture and design process for new products and features.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years industry experience working in applied security or cryptography, or comparable academic background.
  • 2+ years experience working in Scala (or similar functional language) or Python JavaScript and front-end experience (HTML/CSS/โ€ฆ) is preferred but not required
  • Experience working with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and/or blockchain technology is preferable but not required for the role.

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York Cityโ€™s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Security Engineering
  • Scala
  • Cryptography
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum

Benefits & perks

  • Macbook Pros
  • One of the best healthcare policies around
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Coffee & Snacks

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