Security Engineer

at TEKsystems
Published November 6, 2022
Location Philadelphia, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



CertiK is a true market leader. To date, CertiK has worked with over 3,200 Enterprise clients, secured over $310 billion worth of digital assets, and has detected over 60,000 vulnerabilities in blockchain code. Our clients include leading projects such as Aave, Polygon, Binance Smart Chain, Terra, Yearn, and Chiliz. Investors = Insight Partners, Sequoia, Tiger Global, Coatue Management, Lightspeed, Advent International, SoftBank, Hillhouse Capital, Goldman Sachs, Coinbase Ventures, Binance, Shunwei Capital, IDG Capital, Wing, Legend Star, Danhua Capital and other investors. About the Role: The primary responsibility of this role is for CertiK's security-related services. Intersecting cybersecurity and blockchain, CertiK's security offerings include security consulting, security reviews, security auditing of smart contracts and blockchains, verification of smart contracts, penetration testing, and more. Certik is looking to hire someone with a passion for Solidity, a deep understanding of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), distributed computing, and security. Candidates should have an eye for detail and have a passion for combining their skills with a flair for creativity and insight to hack smart contracts. This is a fun and challenging full-time position. You need to be able to put yourself in the mind's eye of a project's creator, and capable of putting yourself in the minds of various adversarial or free-riding actors. If you are excited about hacking, threat modeling, scanning, auditing, designing, and enhancing the security of smart contracts across the board then you will thrive in this role. While you work with clients, we will also provide you with plenty of opportunities to get involved with research and development efforts to help us raise the standards of blockchain security. Day to Day Responsibilities: -Work directly with the external blockchain developers to audit their code and secure their products including smart contracts, protocols, and dapp. -Contribute to our internal security tools and create new ones that help for improving the security services by following good engineering practices. -Conduct security research and publish your findings in technical blog posts/conferences. -Improve our processes and offering and strive for the satisfaction of our clients


Security, Information security, Firewall

Top Skills Details:

Security,Information security,Firewall

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Requirements Passionate about Cryptocurrency/Defi/Blockchain 3+ years professional experience as SWE, or Security Expert 2+ years of experience in Solidity, the EVM and blockchain technology BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science/Security Information You need to be able to take apart abstract concepts and put them back together from both a macro and micro point of view. You are great at tightly weaving together loose thoughts on either level into a clearly written narrative. You need to be able to go beyond placing yourself in the mind's eye of a project's creator, to placing yourself in the minds of various adversarial or free-riding actors. You display an uncommon degree of common sense in the way you raise attention to issues involved in all of the above. You need to be comfortable regularly taking ownership over more than you were foreseeably assigned while engaged in all of the above.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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