Director – Blockchain Security
Posted on 8/2/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts
Company Overview
Circle's mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. The company is a global financial technology firm that’s at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure.
Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Company Stage


Total Funding





Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
IT & Security
  • 12+ years of experience as a security engineer or product security engineering leader with a minimum of five years (can be overlapping) with a focus on cybersecurity
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience with security standard methodologies for Blockchain smart contract development and Cryptography
  • Demonstrated ability developing security controls that are easy to test and audit
  • Extensive knowledge of Security tool usage across SDLC including SAST, DAST and/or Security end to end testing
  • Proven experience developing automated, scalable, and reproducible security practices
  • Proficiency in managing multiple competing priorities and use good judgment to establish order or priorities on the fly for themselves and their team
  • Ability to influence internal and external customers to expediently resolve issues and achieve organizational objectives
  • The ability to design and operate controls that are easy to test and audit
  • Experience working in financial services or financial technology desired
  • Advanced degree in computer science, or related fields strongly preferred
  • 5+ years proven experience building and managing small to medium sized teams
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite
  • Own Circle's Blockchain Security strategy, implementation and operationalization
  • Perform due diligence on potential Blockchains where USDC may be deployed to, in partnership with Product Compliance, Product and Engineering teams
  • Recommend and validate Security controls and improvements across our technology stack
  • Own and build relationships with key external stakeholders such as customers, vendors, and auditors
  • Produce data-based reports on technology risk for senior management
  • Drive continuous improvement in the tech stack
  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance