Crypto Security Architect (ICT Multinational)

full-time FORTE ICT London

Crypto Security Architect


  • Ensure that our platform(s) is/are the most secure platform in the world. As we look to build digital currency platform we are 100% focused on ensure that we are immune to breaches. Building the security to prevent such breaches and ensuring that is properly maintained will be your primary responsibility.
  • Build/deploy/maintain security-critical services
  • Build/deploy/maintain security controls, instrumentation and detection infrastructure
  • Develop and foster partnerships with key business groups to ensure that the right tools and services are delivered to the right people at the right time.
  • Building out the Security Engineering program and team on key engagements
  • Partner with product teams on security-critical projects
  • Developing measurable metrics to show growth in capabilities
  • Champion Security within the organization
  • Run potential partnerships with Cyber Security firms
  • Given breaches are the number one cause of death amongst digital currency companies, security is core to our mission and has been a key competitive differentiator for us as we scale.
  • Investigate security events, or better yet, automate the investigation and remediation of security events
  • Conduct in-depth research on attacker profiles and infrastructure to better predict and prevent future attacks

Essential Requirements:

  • Significant experience as an engineering leader
  • Strong foundation in security topics such as Cryptography, Authentication/Authorization, etc
  • Profiicient in a modern high-level language (Python, C, C++, C#, Golang
  • Strong understanding of AWS services and architectures
  • Can describe nature of security attacks and counter measure based on Blockchain consensus model applied
  • Significant experience in incident detection, incident response and forensics

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience mitigating DDoS attacks
  • Experience with executing incident response in virtual and containerized environments
  • Experience conducting research on threat actors and their methodologies

The Candidate should have:

  • Have a University Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Be familiar with open-source software
  • Have an active GitHub profile and willingness to contribute to community
  • Understand the ICO and token creation processes
  • Understand the blockchain start-up culture

Personality traits:

  • Deal with ambiguity and high-stress environments
  • Communicate well with both technical and non-technical teams
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with other developers

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £90,000.00 to £110,000.00 /year

published: July 18, 2018

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