Senior Software Engineer – Application Security

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ConsenSys

Our user base is rapidly growing, and each of our users places an immense amount of trust in MetaMask as a tool that manages and wields their digital authority, controlling assets, identities and more. It is of highest importance to us that we keep our users as safe and secure as possible. Our Security team ensures that we deliver on this commitment.

About the Role
MetaMask has experienced explosive user growth over the past year as a cryptographic key manager and web3 application development platform. As this user base continues to grow, an immense amount of trust is being placed in MetaMask as a tool that manages and wields their digital authority, controlling assets, identities and more. It is of highest importance to us that we keep our users as safe and secure as possible.

We are looking for a Sr Application Security Engineer who will lead our Application Security Engineers and work with development teams and product managers to ensure MetaMask products are designed and implemented to the highest security standards.

What you will do:
Supporting, analyzing & patching security incidents in production web services and mobile applications
Write PoC’s to prove vulnerabilities which will be included in internal and external reports
Review and ensure that patch code meets the standards set by the repository owners and maintainers
Validate that patches actually fix the reported vulnerabilities
Review vulnerability reports drafted by the TPM for accuracy from the engineer perspective
Participate in weekly meetings as necessary
Work with engineers on security-related issues
What we are looking for:
3+ years of work experience in an enterprise engineering domain
1+ years of work experience in any security engineering domain using threat modeling
Excellent problem-solving skills and sharp attention to detail
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Familiarity with the Ethereum blockchain and Decentralized Applications
Proficient in JavaScript & Typescript
Experience with modern JS frameworks React or React Native
Enthusiasm for shipping high-quality code and helping peers do the same
Proactiveness and be self-driven to be successful working in a remote environment
Understanding of web development practices and terminology
Relevant knowledge of modern web and mobile app security landscape, real-world attacks and mitigations
A belief in our mission and values
Bonus points:
Blockchain expertise
Native mobile development iOS/Android
Previous experience working with Application Security Engineering teams
You’re a MetaMask user!
About ConsenSys
Our mission is to unlock the collaborative power of communities by making Web3 universally easy to use, access, and build on.

Working with ConsenSys puts you at the forefront of an evolving paradigm, transforming our society for the better. We fundamentally believe blockchain is the next generation of technology that can lay the foundation for a more just and equitable society.

Blockchain tech is just over 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler and we’re far from reaching our full potential. You’ll get to work on the tools, infrastructure, and apps that scale these platforms to billions of users.

You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas, and frameworks from your peers, and as you work on different projects challenging you to stay at the top of your game. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem. ConsenSys alumni have moved on to become tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, and team leads at tech companies.

Why join ConsenSys? Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys:

One of the most recognized tech companies in the blockchain ecosystem globally. A work experience at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your future career. ConsenSys alumni have moved on to become tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, and team leads at tech companies.

The forefront of a revolution. We fundamentally believe blockchain is a next generation of technology that can lay the foundation for a more just and equitable society. You can be a part of building the digital economy of tomorrow and radically transforming our society for the better.

A dynamic startup environment with deep roots. We are one of the earliest blockchain companies and a leader in the space. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem.

Deep technical challenges. Blockchain technology is just over 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. We are building the tools, infrastructure and applications l that are pushing the technology forward.

Continuous learning and improvements. You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects challenging you to stay at the top of your game.

ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ConsenSys is aware of fraudulent recruitment practices and we encourage all applicants to review our best practices to protect yourself which can be found here.

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