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Security Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

Help us Build the Future of Money

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) is a licensed digital asset exchange and custodian. We built the Gemini platform so customers can buy, sell, and store digital assets (e.g., Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Zcash) in a regulated, secure, and compliant manner.

Digital assets and blockchain technology have the power to transform the world for good. This truth, along with our core values, form the bedrock of our company and culture. At Gemini, no job is too small and no project too big as we endeavor to build the future of money. We are a mission-driven, team-based, inclusive, and determined community of thought leaders who invest in each other and the long game. Join us in our mission!

The Department: Security

In the emerging industry of digital assets, there is nothing more important than trust (which is why Gemini’s very first hires were Security experts). The Gemini Security team forms the backbone of all that we do and is as diverse as the number of challenges we tackle in the crypto space. From security architecture and engineering to maintenance of cold storage systems and data centers to cybersecurity and litigation support, our team ensures that our customers, clients, and employees are safe, secure, and supported.

The Role: Security Engineer

Security of customers’ digital assets and personal information held with Gemini is our first and foremost concern. The security team at Gemini develops applications and tools to automate various processes, performs security review of new and existing application code, designs new product security features, all the while maintaining an attacker threat model in everyday activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify security gaps in our current infrastructure and processes and work with engineering teams to develop and implement effective compensating security controls
  • Analyze and respond to security alerts; develop processes and tools to assist response activities
  • Validate and triage externally reported vulnerabilities and customer reported security incidents
  • Maintain documentation for internal security processes and tools

Minumum Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; attentive to details
  • Solid understanding of web application security and networking fundamentals
  • Experience hardening Linux based operating systems and familiarity with Linux internals
  • Able to troubleshoot and debug issues, and demonstrate a methodical approach to root cause analysis

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and write code written in Python, Scala, Java, and C
  • Experience working with cryptographic hardware (PKCS#11, FIPS 201-1 PIV, smartcards, etc)
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc)

 It Pays to Work Here

We take a holistic approach to compensation at Gemini, which includes:

  • Competitive base salaries across all departments
  • Ownership in the company via profit sharing units
  • Amazing benefits, 401k match contribution, and flexible hours
  • Snacks, Perks, Wellness Outings & Events

 

Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • PlayFrameworks
    • AeronFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

New York, NY

What are Gemini Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Dental coverage for employees through Guardian PPO
Vision Benefits
Vision coverage through VSP
Health Insurance Benefits
Gemini's health insurance plan with our preferred provider Empire BCBS provides 3 plans, an EPO and 2 PPO at very little cost to employees!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Gemini's 401(k) retirement plan through ADP offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Gemini's 401(k) matches an employee's contributions up to 5% of their base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions. Employees are eligible to contribute after 90 days of employment
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Gemini's unlimited PTO policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, provided they get their manager's approval.
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Gemini offers pre-tax commuter and parking benefits for all employees as well through Navia
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