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Summary:We are looking for a Director of Security Engineering who can help grow our Product and Infrastructure Security programs. This individual will oversee key security initiatives, develop and mature the organization, and empower Engineering with world-class security resources. This individual must be comfortable in a highly technical fast-moving environment. This is a career-defining opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing tech company that is successfully implementing a vital piece of the world’s blockchain infrastructure that will power the digital agreements of the future.
-Develop, plan, grow and execute formal product and infrastructure security initiatives.
-Build strong relationships with security leadership and cross-functional partners to cultivate a security culture throughout the organization.
-Help design, facilitate and implement blockchain-related custody project(s).
-Develop, mentor, and grow a team of world-class security engineers.
-Experience in building high-performing teams at rapidly growing companies. i.e., teams 2-3xing growth YOY.
-Highly technical, capable of keeping up with an exceptionally technically minded audience.
-Organized and articulate, can communicate complex technical concepts to external audiences and orchestrate the execution of highly specialized projects.
-Excellent time management and organizational skills, capable of meeting deadlines and ensuring projects are completed on time, generally ahead of schedule.
-Capable of jumping in and helping where needed, i.e., not just a people manager, can contribute to code reviews and architecture design.
-Self-directed and driven, proactively identifies risk areas and creates mitigation plans.
-Experience building cryptographic custody solutions or related cryptographic-based security projects.
-Understands and has knowledge of blockchain-related security problems.
-Enjoys mentorship of a team and growing individuals to be successful.
-Experience working in hyper-growth (100% YOY growth) organizations.
At Chainlink Labs, we’re committed to the key operating principles of ownership, focus, and open dialogue. We practice complete ownership, where everyone goes the extra mile to own outcomes into success. We understand that unflinching focus is a superpower and is how we channel our activity into technological achievements for the benefit of our entire ecosystem. We embrace open dialogue and critical feedback to arrive at an accurate and truthful picture of reality that promotes both personal and organizational growth.
About Chainlink Labs
Chainlink is the industry standard oracle network for connecting smart contracts to the real world. With Chainlink, developers can build hybrid smart contracts that combine on-chain code with an extensive collection of secure off-chain services powered by Decentralized Oracle Networks. Managed by a global, decentralized community of hundreds of thousands of people, Chainlink is introducing a fairer model for contracts. Its network currently secures billions of dollars in value for smart contracts across the decentralized finance (DeFi), insurance, and gaming ecosystems, among others. The full vision of the Chainlink Network can be found in the Chainlink 2.0 whitepaper. Chainlink is trusted by hundreds of organizations—from global enterprises to projects at the forefront of the blockchain economy—to deliver definitive truth via secure, reliable data.
This role is location agnostic anywhere in the world, but we ask that you overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
We are a fully distributed team and have the tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment.
Chainlink Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.