Lead Security Engineer
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dYdX

51-200 employees

Perpetual Contract Trading Platform
Company Overview
dYdX is building an open platform for advanced cryptofinancial products, powered by the Ethereum blockchain. The company is primarily focused on constructing robust infrastructure to trade perpetuals, allowing users to take short, long, and option positions.
Financial Services
Crypto & Web3
Venture Capital
B2C

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$87M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

153%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Microsoft Azure
JavaScript
Node.js
Apache Kafka
Postgres
Docker
TypeScript
Blockchain
AWS
Solidity
Terraform
Redis
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 4+ years of security engineering/cybersecurity experience
  • Experience securing infrastructure hosted on cloud server providers like AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Experience with testing and screening security software and monitoring networks for security breaches
  • Strong understanding of CS fundamentals
  • Experience with Solidity, Go, JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka, Express, WebSockets, Docker, AWS, Terraform
  • Fast learner who can quickly master new technologies
Responsibilities
  • 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
  • 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  • Find and remove outdated and vulnerable code and code libraries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 to internal development teams
  • Work together with multi-functional teams to develop the best overall product
  • Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables with technical expertise
Desired Qualifications
  • Interest in building out a team of security engineers
  • 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