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Gemini

Senior Security Engineer, Applied Cryptography

New York, NY, US

01 November, 2019

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • scala
  • java
  • c++
  • C
  • SCRIPTING LANGUAGES
  • ENCRYPTION
  • APPLIED CRYPTOGRAPHY

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • 401(k)
  • Casual dress
  • Company outings
  • Diversity dedicated staff
  • Parental leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Snacks
  • Equity
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent pto
  • Unlimited pto
  • Pto
  • Ownership through profit sharing equity
  • Unlimted pto
  • Profit interests
  • Brand new offices
  • Amazing office
  • Macbook pros for all
  • Industry leading healthcare
  • La colombe nitro cold brew
  • Up to 4% 401k matching
  • Incredibly competitive medical, dental, vision
  • Relaxed office environment

To sum it up...

Help Us Build The Future Of Money

Role overview

HELP US BUILD THE FUTURE OF MONEY

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) is a licensed digital asset exchange and custodian. We built the Gemini platform so customers can buy, sell, and store digital assets (e.g., Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Zcash) in a regulated, secure, and compliant manner.

Digital assets and blockchain technology have the power to transform the world for good. This truth, along with our core values, form the bedrock of our company and culture. At Gemini, no job is too small and no project too big as we endeavor to build the future of money. We are a mission-driven, team-based, inclusive, and determined community of thought leaders who invest in each other and the long game. Join us in our mission!

THE DEPARTMENT: SECURITY 

In the emerging industry of digital assets, there is nothing more important than trust (which is why Gemini’s very first hires were Security experts). The Gemini Security team forms the backbone of all that we do and is as diverse as the number of challenges we tackle in the crypto space. From security architecture and engineering to maintenance of cold storage systems and data centers to cybersecurity and litigation support, our team ensures that our customers, clients, and employees are safe, secure, and supported.

THE ROLE: SENIOR SECURITY ENGINEER, APPLIED CRYPTOGRAPHY

The security of customers’ digital assets and personal information held with Gemini is our first and foremost concern. As a Security Engineer, you will develop and manage security tools and platforms, assist users to design and assess the security internal systems, build automation to simplify manual or complex processes, and research business-related topics including smart contracts and applied cryptography. In this role, you will focus on providing expertise around cryptographic algorithms and implementations, including in software and hardware.

This role is located in our office in New York City and reports directly to the Lead Product Security Engineer. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • R&D advanced storage of key material (custody, hot wallet) and other various applications utilizing security products such as HSMs, TPMs.
  • Identify vulnerabilities in various software/hardware
  • Participate in the design of applications integrating cryptographic primitives, collaborate and consult with various teams; 
  • Educate the team on how to design and build systems with security first principles;
  • Document design, installation, operations, and maintenance of various hardware modules;
  • Lead and support, key management initiatives, including PKI; 
  • Manage and run key ceremonies;
  • Support HSMs, debug and resolve problems and assist other staff members as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong understanding of systems/network security, secure protocol design, encryption, authentication, key management, and applied cryptography.
  • Experience designing and managing key management lifecycles including key ceremonies and storage.
  • Experience developing software. Preferred languages: C, C++, Java, Scala, and scripting languages.
  • Knowledge of cryptographic algorithms, protocols, implementation, and standards (eg. TLS, IPSEC, S/MIME, DNSSEC, X509, CMS, RSA, DH, ECDSA, zero-knowledge proofs, pairing-based cryptography, FIPS 140, PKCS)
  • Knowledge of hardware security, verified/secure boot, tamper resistance, side-channel attacks, anti-cloning, and PUFs
  • Hands-on expertise with Hardware Security Modules such as Ultra Keyper, Safenet (Luna), Thales.
  • Experience working w/ cryptographic APIs such as PKCS #11, CAPI or CNG.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Solid understanding of Product Management and Product Ownership, Agile practices and methodologies.
  • Appreciation of scalability and automation.
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems - and hardening measures.
  • Demonstrated ability to convert theoretical security concepts into production.

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 City’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
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Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) is a licensed digital asset exchange and custodian. We built the Gemini platform so customers can buy, sell, and store digital assets (e.g., Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Zcash) in a regulated, secure, and compliant manner. Digital assets and blockchain technology have the power to transform the world for good. This truth, along with our core values, form the bedrock of our company and culture. At Gemini, no job is too small and no project too big as we endeavor to build the future of money. We are a mission-driven, team-based, inclusive, and determined community of thought leaders who invest in each other and the long game. Come join the Gemini team and help us build the future of money. We believe in the transformational power of digital assets, and want to work with people who have passion, integrity, and perseverance. We’re committed to excellence and building a truly galaxy-changing team. If this sounds like you, apply for a seat on the Gemini Spaceship today! 🚀

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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • scala
  • java
  • c++
  • C
  • SCRIPTING LANGUAGES
  • ENCRYPTION
  • APPLIED CRYPTOGRAPHY

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • 401(k)
  • Casual dress
  • Company outings
  • Diversity dedicated staff
  • Parental leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Snacks
  • Equity
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent pto
  • Unlimited pto
  • Pto
  • Ownership through profit sharing equity
  • Unlimted pto
  • Profit interests
  • Brand new offices
  • Amazing office
  • Macbook pros for all
  • Industry leading healthcare
  • La colombe nitro cold brew
  • Up to 4% 401k matching
  • Incredibly competitive medical, dental, vision
  • Relaxed office environment

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