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Lead Security Engineer

Kiln

Kiln

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Paris, France · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Full time - Paris or full remote from Western EU - € 100/120k + equity

As a Lead Security Engineer, you will report to our VP of Engineering and be responsible for implementing a scalable security framework for our blockchain products, while proactively preventing and mitigating cybersecurity risks Kiln faces. You will also work as a contributor within Infrastructure, Software and Smart Contract teams, to continuously improve the overall security of our products lifecycle.

Responsibilities:

Security Leadership

  • Be the primary point of contact for all IT security matters at Kiln [https://security.kiln.fi/].

  • Design and implement an evolving security framework to match any technology and compliance requirements.

  • Prepare and coordinate thorough external security audits and certifications processes (eg. SOC, ISO…).

  • Collaborate with other teams to stay updated with the latest trends and developments in the Blockchain/Crypto/EVM ecosystem, and improve our security practices accordingly.

Engineering & Product Cybersecurity

  • Contribute to architectural and technical decisions to improve the security of the product roadmap [https://docs.kiln.fi/v1/].

  • Ensure security assessment, monitoring, alerting consistency and coverage at scale.

  • Participate in vulnerability response from severity assessment to remediation and post-incident analysis.

  • Work closely with Product Managers and Engineers to ensure the highest security standards are met in our lifecycle products development (eg. DevSecOps, CI/CD pipeline…).

Stack:

  • Smart Contract: Solidity, Vyper, Huff, Foundry.

  • Software: Golang, Typescript, Python, PostgreSQL.

  • Infrastructure: AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, Hashicorp Vault, Prometheus.

Requirements:

  • +6 years of experience as Software or Infrastructure Engineer, within a high-standard engineering environment.

  • Expertise in cybersecurity, with a focus on threat modeling, security assessment, identifying and resolving vulnerabilities.

  • Familiar with IT security audits, certifications processes and bug bounty programs.

  • Proven interest in Web3, blockchain, cryptocurrency and smart contracts. Check our Tech Blog [https://www.kiln.fi/blog] and Open-Source Contribution [https://www.kiln.fi/open-source].

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to a diverse audience.

  • Fluent (written and spoken) in both French and English.

Nice-to-haves:

  • Knowledge of EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) ecosystem.

  • CTF track record.

  • Golang and Solidity programming skills.

About Kiln:

Kiln is the leading enterprise-grade staking platform, enabling institutional customers to stake assets, and to whitelabel staking functionality into their offering. Our platform is API-first and enables fully automated validators, rewards, and data and commission management.

With over $4+ billion crypto assets being programmatically staked, Kiln has a particularly strong track record on Ethereum as we run over 4% of the network; this includes 30,000+ validators with 0 slashing events.

The team is made up of over 52 ecosystem enthusiasts formerly at Google, Circle, Ledger, Chainalysis, and other leading technology and cryptocurrency companies.

Join Kiln and help us make the web more secure, stable, decentralized, and fair!

How Kiln will support you:

  • A fast-paced, no bureaucratic work environment

  • Equity Share Options in the business: if Kiln succeeds, we all succeed!

  • Competitive Salary

  • Unlimited holiday

  • Flexible remote working

  • Choose your IT equipment

  • Internet connection paid up to €50/month

  • Significant personal development and tech conf budget

Your interview process:

  1. Recruiter Interview (45 min)

  2. Take-home test (< 2 hours)

  3. Technical Interview (60 min)

  4. Core Values Interview (45 min)

  5. Founders Interview (30 min)

  6. Offer!

Please note that we are not sponsoring visas for persons without work authorization in the UK or the EU. This role is specifically for employees (no B2B or contractors) based in France, the UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany & Netherlands where Kiln has a legal entity. Thank you!

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