FirstMile Ventures
FirstMile Ventures

Product Security Engineer

Swirlds Labs

Swirlds Labs

Other Engineering, Product
Europe · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024

About Swirlds Labs:

Swirlds Labs is a fast-growing software company committed to supporting, developing and servicing Hedera, an open source, proof-of-stake platform. Hedera is EVM-compatible and has been specifically built to meet the needs of enterprise and Web3 applications, which require speed, security, stability and sustainability. Hedera’s public network is governed by industry-leading organizations, spanning 11 sectors and 14 regions who oversee the development and direction of the decentralized platform.

You may find yourself doing all of the following:

  • Conducting thorough security reviews of the company's products throughout the development lifecycle, including the design, implementation, and release phases
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to identify security vulnerabilities and recommend mitigation strategies
  • Developing and maintaining security testing methodologies and procedures
  • Implementing and managing automated security testing tools and processes
  • Providing guidance and support to development teams on secure coding practices and security best practices
  • Staying current with industry trends and emerging threats to inform and enhance product security measures
  • Assisting in incident response activities related to product security incidents
  • Participating in security awareness training programs for internal stakeholders

Qualification Requirements:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in application or product security, including 2-3 years of experience in software development or related field
  • Familiarity with common security vulnerabilities and attack vectors
  • Hands-on experience with security testing tools such as static analysis, dynamic analysis, and fuzzing tools
  • Strong understanding of secure coding practices and principles (mainly Java and Solidity)

Other skills that are great to bring with you but that we can help you develop:

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., OSCP, OSEP, OSWA, OSWE)
  • Experience in Bug bounty, Security Research, CVE publications, Red teaming, and attack surface management
  • Experience with cloud environments (e.g., GCP, AWS)
  • Understanding of common programming languages and scripting languages, such as Python, PowerShell, or Bash
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, and their associated security best practices
  • Knowledge about web3 / Blockchain / Crypto