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Bison Trails is the easiest way to run infrastructure on multiple blockchains.

Security Engineer

$140k – $200k • 0.0% – 0.2%
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Bison Trails is the leading blockchain infrastructure provider, and we are looking for an exceptional Security Engineer to join our highly-skilled and passionate team in New York City. The ideal candidate is an experienced, motivated, self-starting engineer with experience securing networks, instances, containers, applications and services in a cloud-native infrastructure environment.


We believe in the power of blockchain technology and building a decentralized future that enables greater participation in global financial networks. Our mission is to provide superior infrastructure on multiple blockchains, to strengthen the entire ecosystem, and enable the pioneers of tomorrow.


What does it mean to be a Security Engineer at Bison Trails? Well..


You have 5 years of production security experience under your belt
You are a self-starter with a proven track record of shipping quality product
You are an autonomous worker with the ability to proactively manage the needs of a growing company with minimal oversight
You possess an analytical mindset and feel comfortable using qualitative and quantitative data to inform your decision making
You are proficient in a modern programming language such as Go, Python, or Rust.
You are experienced in all layers of the modern security stack, including cloud infrastructure, HSMs, secure network topology, and container/machine level attack vectors.
You have familiarity with Go and the Kubernetes ecosystem, but are not necessarily an expert
You take pride in having excellent written and verbal communication skills
You enjoy entrepreneurial environments and want to help build something meaningful
You preferably work in the greater NYC area, but if not, you are US-based with previous remote experience.
You might be an exceptional candidate if..
You have been securing Kubernetes workloads for at least a year
You have worked with the security of blockchain networks in a professional capacity


Day to day, you will...


Establish and own projects to improve the overall security of the Bison Trails platform
Research complex security topics around blockchain, asymmetric cryptography, smart contracts, key management, block signing/verification and authentication
Be a champion of security and seek to advance the state of security practices within the engineering organization
Respond to security events and lead security investigations and mitigation
Identify risks in code, applications, software architecture, internal development processes and infrastructure
Secure services and infrastructure that help to automate the deployment of blockchain network infrastructure
Develop tools and automation that integrate security into systems and process, enabling our team to function more securely by nature
Interact and collaborate with other engineers and team members; we have a highly focused and collaborative team. Our team prioritizes creating a shared understanding of our systems/supported networks, and we are dedicated to supporting each other on a daily basis.


We are conveniently located in Tribeca, NYC. We provide competitive industry salaries along with:
Company-paid health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance
401(k) plan, FSA & commuter benefits
Flexible PTO
Training, mentorship, and coaching from industry leaders and company leadership
The opportunity to grow alongside a company that is helping create the decentralized future
Work in tandem with fun, diverse and open-minded colleagues

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