Job Description


CoinFlip is a leading fintech company powered by cryptocurrency. Believing everyone deserves to participate in the new digital economy, the company operates one of the world’s largest networks of cryptocurrency ATMs — with over 4,000 active kiosks — as well as an over-the-counter trading desk. In 2022, CoinFlip became an international company by expanding into Canada, and launched CoinFlip Ventures, a new initiative designed to support start-up companies.

CoinFlip placed No. 60 on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. CoinFlip was also named the 2021 and 2022 #1 fastest-growing company in Chicago by Crain’s Business.

As our growth trajectory continues, we’re looking to quickly expand all of our teams. It’s an exciting time to join CoinFlip as we’re pursuing additional business lines and continued international expansion to further cement us as a leading financial technology company.

This role will be critical for ensure security standards are implemented and reviewed for our CoinFlip online customer platform. This includes close collaboration with our design and development teams throughout the development cycle but also when evaluating the underlying infrastructure.
The ideal candidate has a good understanding of crypto, cloud infrastructures and modern technologies. A background in development will be helpful.

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

    • Capable of shifting between architectural reviews, writing security development policies, consulting with engineers or managers, and supporting the security awareness program by providing documented examples and training sessions to developers and engineers
    • Ensure the organization implements a security architecture that enables CoinFlip to grow but also keeps infrastructure and customer data secure
    • Ensure security monitoring is in place to detect and respond to critical events throughout the environment. Experience with solutions like Grafana/Sentinel/Defender and others are key
    • Experience with working in a rapid evolving environment and adoption of new technologies
    • Experience with performing architecture reviews to steer projects in the right direction early, lead security reviews, and develop security ownership throughout the different groups at CoinFlip
    • Experience with creating threat models and leverage them to prioritize based on risk impact. This includes the prioritization of vulnerabilities identified during SAST, DAST and Penetration Testing, but also actively collaborating with the different teams on remediation
    • Hands on experience is a must
    • Preferred certifications include: CEH, CSSLP, AWS Security

Nice to Have:

    • Basic knowledge of cryptocurrency and blockchains
    • General passion and knowledge of fintech and crypto
    • Knowledge of cyber risk quantification methodologies
Working at CoinFlip means collaborating with experienced and innovative leaders who share a clear vision and a track record of success. We offer a collaborative and positive working environment where we encourage employees to balance productivity with time to recharge. Compensation is above and beyond a typical “startup” — we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and competitive benefits for full-time employees.

CoinFlip values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive and accessible work environment. We thank all candidates who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Software Architecture
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