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Blockchain Security Engineer



Other Engineering
Remote · Canada
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Base is planning to bring a million developers and a billion users onchain. We need your help to make that happen.

At Coinbase, we believe that securely building on-chain products is one of our key differentiators. Blockchain Security is essential in continuing to instill our customer’s trust in Coinbase and the Crypto Economy.

Blockchain Security is an innovative security field, requiring new best practices to securely develop blockchain systems. Our work is varied and spans both on-chain and off-chain systems — from secure storage of and access to key management infrastructure off-chain to providing safe infrastructure for developers and users to interact with dApps, tokens, and other on-chain infrastructure.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Perform security assessments and threat modeling of various blockchain protocols and smart contracts
  • Identify top blockchain security risks and build strategies to deal with them
  • Assist the team in building new frameworks, analysis tools, and security products
  • Establish best practices and engage with product and engineering teams to get them adopted

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • You have a good knowledge of blockchain systems, like popular L1 and L2 networks
  • At least 1 year of experience in Blockchain Security with some exposure to the latest blockchain security tech
  • At least 3 years of experience and solid foundation in information security
  • You have an energy and self-drive for continuous learning as Crypto is a constantly and rapidly changing space
  • You excel in clear, direct, and kind communication with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • You have ability to develop relationships with security, product, and engineering teams
  • You balance long term strategic thinking with short term tactical planning

Nice to haves:

  • You have experience in blockchain monitoring tech

Position ID: P52636

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