4 days ago

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Staff Security Engineer

$211k - $249k

Coinbase

RemoteUSNorth AmericaAmericas

At Coinbase, our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people. We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture. We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to ## LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy. You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there. 
  • You’re never tired of learning. You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0. 
  • You appreciate direct communication. You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener - because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other. You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
  • You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you. You’re not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.

Coinbase Infrastructure Security is seeking a deep subject matter expert in infrastructure security with an extensive background in control development to solve challenges in runtime security, Linux operating system security, container security and orchestration, container artifact lifecycle management, and supply chain safety security. You will work closely with a small pod of experienced security engineers and partners to create and execute a vision for the security of infrastructure platforms, containers, operating systems, and software repositories. You will impact at-scale through sound engineering, first-principles thinking, and continuous iteration. Developers will move fast and safely with the solutions that you deliver.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Operate with a high degree of independence and autonomy to solve ambiguous problems in runtime security and software development infrastructure
  • Work closely with your peers in Information Security and Infrastructure Engineering to create, communicate, and lead a strategic vision for your space.
  • Solve complex, highly ambiguous, and nuanced technical challenges to deliver step-level security risk reductions.
  • Build and evolve infrastructure platforms and automation by co-creating with engineering teams.
  • Mentor infrastructure security and software engineers, support their professional goals, and continuously up-level the organization’s technical bench.

What we look for in you:

  • At least 7 years of experience in software or development-focused security engineering.
  • At least 5 years of experience building controls to secure large infrastructure platforms that support thousands of developers.
  • An execution-focused mindset, capable of navigating through ambiguity and delivering results.
  • Your passion for building an open financial system that brings the world together drives you to excel in this role.

Nice to haves:

  • You have built security controls for runtime monitoring, confidential compute, workload isolation, and/or systems integrity.
  • You have worked with Golang, Docker, AWS, GCP, Terraform, and/or Artifactory.

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Pay Transparency Notice: Depending on your work location, the target annual salary for this position can range as detailed below. Full time offers from Coinbase also include target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).
Pay Range:
$211,650$249,000 USD

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.  For US applicants, you may view the Know Your Rights notice here.  Additionally, Coinbase participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. 

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