Lead Security Engineer

Full time Immutable in Security
  • Australia, Sydney, Australia / View on Map
  • Post Date : July 7, 2021
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  • Experience Senior/Manager
  • Qualifications No qualifications

Job Description

A bit about us:Unique blockchain assets (“NFTs”) are experiencing a massive surge in popularity. These unique assets allow people to own anything from in-game items, to digital art, to music, and financial instruments. However, they are highly illiquid: transactions take minutes or hours to confirm, and Ethereum can process fewer than 5 NFTs per second for the whole world combined.

To solve this problem for ourselves and for others, we have built Immutable X, a next-generation protocol for trading blockchain assets with instant trade confirmation, massive scalability, and no gas fees without compromising user custody. The goal of Immutable X is to help businesses scale their creation and trading of these unique assets (“NFTs”).

We are searching for a Lead Security Engineer who will help us secure trading and exchange technology and protect user assets. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining world-class security infrastructure in an exciting new domain filled with new challenges and opportunities for innovation.You will have enormous autonomy to sculpt our security practices and processes, and to create a truly customer-driven culture of security from the ground up. This is an opportunity to not just build a more secure product for Immutable, but build a more secure future for digital asset ownership for the world.

Here’s how you’ll contribute

  • Create a industry leading security department Conduct low-hanging fruit security audit of Immutable’s systems and infrastructure such as securing all blockchain and non-blockchain keys/certs
  • Perform security reviews to identify security issues and risks and create staged upgrade roadmap of security and infrastructure changes Own and redesign security policies and procedures
  • Provide expert advice to internal teams on developing secure architectures
  • Define best practices and advise on risk assessment, threat modeling, code review, and vulnerability remediation
  • Maintain all credentialed users Conduct internal training and education on security practices and processes

A bit about you:

  • Experienced security engineer who has held a high level of autonomy and independent Hands on with strong scripting skills
  • AWS experience eg. Experience with administration of cloud data storage and -computing solutions AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Platform
  • Blockchain Expertise.
  • Has a understanding of the blockchain ecosystem which can be used to guard against blockchain-native attacks
  • Communication: Able to effectively communicate and pitch to both engineers including CTO and non-engineers to propose initiatives successfully
  • Security Best Practices: Has a deep knowledge of security best practices and how to stage them to transition Immutable to where we want to go
  • Engineering Competence. Can implement the solutions you design and own end-to-end security
  • Teamwork: Works closely with product engineers to understand their context and co-design appropriate solutions which balance application functionality with operational security

Some of the things we can offer you:

Competitive Salary and Employee Share Options: We want to build a successful company which means sharing the companies potential wins with those who contributed

Flexible working: Work-life balance is important to us, so feel free to work from home as needed

Diversity and Inclusion: We are a workspace that has committed to diversity and inclusion and have joined the Project F programme

Employee Assistance Program: 24/7 service that includes unlimited counselling for you and your family

Ideal office location: Currently located near Central Station in Surry Hills with a rooftop

Social events: Fun and regular company events to relax and connect with teammates

Equipment perks: We provide you with all the hardware you need to succeed, plus an additional $750 to set up your new home office

Personal perks: Perkbox benefits including premium access to Aura, Calm, an online fitness portal and discounts at major retailers

Learning opportunities: Thousands of online learning courses via Go1, Udemy and NaspersWe do not accept CVs from recruiters or employment agencies.

Additional Information:Immutable is committed to building and fostering an inclusive, diverse workplace. We believe in incorporating everyone’s perspectives and experiences as this has been a significant driver in our success so far.For this reason, we strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to get in touch. Even if you don’t meet all the requirements of a job listing, do yourself (and us) a favour by still applying! It’s highly likely you’ll bring something to the workplace that we haven’t thought of yet, and we would love to hear from you.We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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