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🔒Senior/Staff Software Engineer - Security



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Senior/Staff Software Engineer - Security

At Privy, we’re building the tools that empower developers to build secure, self-custodial web3 products with delightful UX. Our mission is to build a better internet. We’re looking for amazing people to shape our industry together. Every day, our infrastructure processes many millions of user interactions with blockchain networks. With simple, powerful developer tooling, we enable many of the most exciting products built in web3: from restaurant loyalty to financial investing to creator platforms. Check out our wall of customer love here:
As a Security Software Engineer at Privy, you will take on large areas of ownership in Privy’s application and infrastructure security. You’ll work with the entire team to protect our infrastructure and continue to perfect our security practices at large. Security is the core pillar of our organization and your work will be mission-critical to protect products that use Privy. You will work to improve threat models, evaluate architectural tradeoffs and build seamless user experiences that are secure by default. Above all, we are building a company together to ship products that users love.

As a Security Software Engineer at Privy, you will…

Design end-to-end systems that are resilient to attacks from a wide range of threats
Iterate on threat models and product architectures against those threat models
Build core Privy features, infrastructure, and tooling that advance our security posture and safeguard data and assets for millions of users
Proactively assess infrastructure, architecture, privacy, application, and product security and prioritize recommendations and solutions with the team

You may be a fit for this role if you have...

Deep expertise building secure systems on the web
A strong understanding of web, browser and infrastructure security
Strong communication and collaboration skills
Years of experience working within a team on InfoSec and AppSec practices
A balanced perspective on design and architectural tradeoffs across security and product experience
Experience with IAM, secrets management, secure access to production, secure CI/CD

Bonus points if you have...

Experience with React/Typescript
An interest in applied cryptography and cryptosystem design
Understanding of blockchain technologies, protocols, exploits, and frameworks
Previously helped shape a security program, incident response policy, bug bounty program

Engineering at Privy

Engineering at Privy is not just about writing world-class code. We create software that turns complex technical systems into delightful developer tools. We assemble tried-and-true primitives into intuitive, responsive APIs and beautiful interfaces. We believe in open-source work and transparency with our teammates and users. We encourage each other to think big, run experiments and follow our curiosity so we can build better tooling that lets developers shine and empowers their users.

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