Senior Blockchain Security Engineer
Updated on 9/13/2023
Near Protocol

51-200 employees

Blockchain Infrastructure
Company Overview
NEAR Protocol is a scalable blockchain designed to provide the performance and user experience necessary to bridge the gap to mainstream adoption of decentralized applications. Unlike other next generation blockchains, this network has been built from the ground up to be the easiest in the world for both developers and their end users while still providing the scalability necessary to serve those users.
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operating Systems
Software Engineering
  • Development or software engineering experience and a deep passion for informations security
  • Strong security engineering background and programming experience
  • Experience with a modern system programming language (eg C++, Rust)
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating code for vulnerabilities and weaknesses
  • Practical experience of security analysis tools such as: fuzzing, SAST scanners, linters etc
  • Experience in securing large scale distributed systems
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with remote teams
  • Results & goal orientated
  • A passion for security and Web3
  • Experience in a start-up environment
  • Experience with software verification technologies, including model checking and formal verification
  • Identify ways to systematically improve the security of the protocol without compromising its performance and scalability
  • Set up testing infrastructure to ensure the security of the protocol
  • Security audit of the protocol implementation, including consensus, sharding, state transition, etc
  • Handle security vulnerability reports that are related to the protocol
  • Analyze risk and maintain a registry and remediation/improvement roadmap as it pertains to the protocol
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with low-level programming, operating systems, and virtual machines. Experience with WebAssembly is a plus