Events  Deals  Jobs 
    Sign in  
Circle // global crypto finance
Atlanta - will also consider remote in US    Posted: Saturday, March 13, 2021
Apply To Job

Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency & public blockchains for payments, commerce & financial applications worldwide. Circle's platform has supported over 100 million transactions worth tens of billions of dollars, with nearly 10 million retail customers, over a thousand businesses, while storing & securing more than $5 billion in digital currency assets. Circle is also the creator of USD Coin (USDC), the fastest growing, regulated, dollar, which is quickly approaching 10 billion in circulation, growing over 1000% year over year. Today, Circle's transactional services, business accounts, & platform APIs are giving rise to a new generation of financial services & commerce applications that hold the promise of raising global economic prosperity for all through programmable internet commerce.

What youll be part of:

With the mission To raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce, Circle was founded on the belief that blockchains & digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient & integrated world economy.  We envision a global economy where people & businesses everywhere can more freely connect & transact with each other with new technologies for digital money. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people & companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse & which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees & families, our local communities & our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, & High Integrity.

What youll be responsible for:

In 2020, Circle unveiled Circle APIs: a set of solutions & smarter technology to help businesses accept payments in a more global, scalable & efficient alternative to traditional banking rails (spoiler: were using USD Coin under the hood).

Over the next 12 months, were going to rapidly grow our API customer base & enable even more businesses to easily integrate & benefit from the breakthrough of programmable money on the internet. 

The Circle Security Team works to protect Circle; our customers, clients, & partners; & the financial markets upon which we rely.  The security team leads the companys programs for information security & cybersecurity, business continuity, & vendor risk management.

As a senior leader within the Security team, youll lead & be responsible for key areas of the security program while collaborating across Circle teams.  You will continue to learn & stay current in a fun & rapidly changing environment.

What youll work on:

  • Lead the Security Operations Center team to develop, as necessary, follow-the-sun incident response capabilities
  • Establish policies & develop procedures for all aspects of security operations, focusing on threat modeling, threat hunting, digital forensics & incident response, & vulnerability management. 
  • Recruit & develop team members to support all aspects of security operations
  • Build relationships with peers across the organization to develop effective, cross-departmental investigation & response capabilities
  • As a hands-on, technical leader, build relationships with systems owners to proactively develop & deploy security event detection & incident response technologies
  • As a hands-on, technical leader, respond to security events by collecting artifacts, conducting investigations, containing adversaries, & recovering business capabilities
  • Configure & maintain security monitoring tools such as antivirus or intrusion detection solutions
  • Use tools such as AWS Athena, AWS GuardDuty, AWS Cloudwatch, AWS Lambda, & ELK to record, monitor, & alert on security events.
  • Research & recommend new tools in support of business requirements
  • Escalate & report on incidents in accordance with policy & operational requirements.
  • Conduct forensics analysis on artifacts collected during incident response.
  • Hunt for incidents & identify environment-specific indicators of compromise
  • Model threats specific to the cryptocurrency industry & build detection capabilities specific to Circles business
  • Take on-call shifts to respond to critical alerts after-hours
  • Support other security team projects such as threat modeling, vulnerability scanning, & audits.
  • Support the development & enhancement of controls based on incident response & threat hunting.
  • Lead the continuous improvement of the digital forensics & incident response program

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication & commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees & families & local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener & to pay attention to detail.  
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission & our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity & you work intensely to achieve your goals. 
  • High Integrity - you seek open & honest communication, & you hold yourself to very high moral & ethical standards.  You reject manipulation, dishonesty & intolerance.

What youll bring to Circle:

  • Enthusiasm for scalable, reproducible security management 
  • Proven team building & team leadership experience
  • Deep knowledge of SIEM solutions, threat hunting, incident response, & incident management
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively across teams during high-stress situations
  • Self-motivated & creative problem-solver able to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities & use good judgement to establish order of priorities on the fly
  • Experience working with standards such as ISO 27001/27002 or the NIST Cybersecurity Framework highly desirable
  • Experience working in financial services or financial technology desired
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, cybersecurity or related field; equivalent experience also accepted 
  • Certifications such as CISSP, GCFA, GNFA, GCIA, GCIH or similar will receive favorable consideration but are not required
  • 10+ years of overall technology experience with a minimum of five years (can be overlapping) with a focus on cybersecurity.
  • 5+ years of experience managing others
  • Experience working in an AWS environment required
  • Ability to use Python to automate repetitive tasks

If you find it rewarding to see your work scale through automation, are interested in building something meaningful, & would love to work in an entrepreneurial environment, we cant wait to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Apply To Job
© 2021 GarysGuide      About    Feedback    Press    Terms