Head of Security

New York, United States

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Posted 1 week ago

About this role

The Chainlink Labs team is seeking a passionate and experienced leader to build out and enable the team responsible for securing our infrastructure and data. This role provides the foundation for the security of Chainlink Labs products. The ideal candidate has broad experience developing technical visions and roadmaps for a wide variety of infrastructure areas and is adept in both setting direction and guidance for their team, as well as building the necessary partnerships across the organization to ship solutions to complex problems.

Your impact

  • Define and drive execution of vision and technical strategy of infrastructure security
  • Build and develop a high performing team in a fast and continuously changing environment
  • Enable a team of security engineers to engage with multiple infrastructure partners in discovering and addressing infrastructure security problems that affect Novi services
  • Influence cross-functional partners and roadmaps to continuously tighten the security posture of Chainlink and overall Chainlink Labs infrastructure
  • Support geographically distributed engineering and security teams
  • Assess and present infrastructure security risk, solutions, and tradeoffs to Chainlink Labs leadership that enables risk-based decision making

Our Stack

Golang, TypeScript, Solidity, Postgres, Terraform, AWS


  • 10+ years of work experience in infrastructure or security engineering, including 3+ years of proven hands-on technical management experience of engineers.
  • The breadth of technical experience across various infrastructure and security areas and running in large production environments
  • Experience recruiting and managing geographically distributed technical teams, including performance management
  • Experience distilling complex technical information and conveying to different types of audiences that enables decisioning
  • Demonstrated experience for solving complex, systemic issues that require creative thinking and solutions
  • Blockchain infrastructure and cryptocurrency experience

Smart contracts are on track to revolutionize how all agreements work, through an entirely new system of technologically enforced contract guarantees. Chainlink enables next-generation smart contracts that can be written about any/all events in the real world; the details of our approach can be found in Chainlink's whitepaper. Chainlink is well recognized for providing highly secure and reliable blockchain connectivity to the world's largest enterprises, such as Google, Oracle, SWIFT, and many more. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the top companies developing cutting-edge blockchain technology while working closely together with a team of experienced senior developers.

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