Security Engineering Lead

  • Coinbase
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jun 29, 2018
Full time Developer Ruby on Rails Security

Job Description

Coinbase stores more digital currency than any company in the world, making us a tier 1 target on the internet. Given breaches are the number one cause of death amongst digital currency companies, security is core to our mission and has been a key competitive differentiator for us as we scale.  As the Security Engineering Lead, you will be responsible for building out the Security Engineering program and team for Coinbase. You will develop and foster partnerships with key business groups to ensure that we're delivering the right tools and services to the right people at the right time.  


  • Build/deploy/maintain security-critical services
  • Partner with product teams on security-critical projects
  • Grow and mature the Coinbase Security Engineering program and team
  • Developing measurable metrics to show growth in capabilities
  • Champion Security within the organization


  • Significant experience as an engineering leader
  • Strong foundation in security topics such as Cryptography, Authentication/Authorization, etc
  • Proficient in a modern high level language (Python, Ruby, Node, Go, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of AWS services and architectures