Senior Security Engineer

Transparent Systems is transforming financial infrastructure with on-demand settlement solutions. Leveraging cryptographically secured distributed networks, we’re reducing the friction in making and receiving payments. Starting with B2B payments and treasury management solutions, our goal is to create a more inclusive economy that empowers your business and your money.
We always live our core values of collaboration, transparency, diversity, and accountability, which reflect in the way we work together, treat each other, and in the products we build.
Who are you? You have a good mix of technical knowledge and a demonstrated background in security. We seek broad technical knowledge, specifically in the fields of application security for cryptography, application, operating systems, cloud systems, web and mobile applications, distributed systems, electronic wallets, and/or emergent security intelligence.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Partner with engineering and operations on secure applications and infrastructure for critical cloud, network, and distributed systems, as well as corporate systems
  • Design and implement an application security program that recognizes, adopts, and implements best practices throughout the organization at the earliest stages of the software development process
  • Audit source code and work with engineering to implement secure coding practices
  • Create threat models and security advisory for projects across the organizations
  • Understand security vulnerabilities and provide relevant technical guidance for the development team
  • Design and implement a DevOps security program with input from engineering
  • Communicate effectively at multiple levels of sensitivity, and to multiple audiences, as well as maintain documentation for security

What's in it for you:

  • Work on a novel, cutting-edge product new in the market
  • Competitive startup salary
  • Full benefits package
  • Equity
  • You can learn and grow in role while making a huge impact
  • Fun place to work with smart people
  • Collaborative environment and a small team, make a big impact immediately

What you bring to us:

  • A threat- and vulnerability-based mindset with a well-honed ability to assess risk
  • 5+ years of relevant, broad engineering experience in security
  • 3+ years of experience on an application security team, especially in providing high-quality threat models and auditing source code
  • Deep understanding of enterprise application security program, software engineering practices, and development/deployment processes
  • Excellent knowledge of the cloud and networking; deep understanding of Kubernetes is a huge plus
  • Experience with any of the following: Rust, C, C++
  • CS/EE degree or equivalent level of on the job experience
  • Experience with library and API design (bonus)
  • Experience with security automation (bonus)
  • Experience with blockchain technology (bonus)
  • Background in applied cryptography (bonus)

Read more about us: 
The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To agencies: We are currently not working with agencies, thanks. 

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Technology we use

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Lots of great restaurants, coffee shops, chocolatiers, pubs, and more. Easy access to the office – train and bus stops nearby. In the Columbia Center.

What are Transparent Systems Perks + Benefits

Transparent Systems Benefits Overview

Excellent for any company, especially a startup! Week of Christmas through New Year's off.

Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Terrific gym onsite.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
We host lunch and learns at least once a month - variety of topics presented by our employees.
Cross functional training encouraged
Online course subscriptions available
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