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Gemini

Gemini

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

About the Company

Gemini is a global crypto and Web3 platform founded by Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss in 2014. Gemini offers a wide range of crypto products and services for individuals and institutions in over 70 countries.

Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. We are here to help you on your journey. We build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, we help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency.

At Gemini, our mission is to unlock the next era of financial, creative, and personal freedom.

In the United States, we have a flexible hybrid work policy for employees who live within 30 miles of our office headquartered in New York City and our office in Seattle. Employees within the New York and Seattle metropolitan areas are expected to work from the designated office twice a week, unless there is a job-specific requirement to be in the office every workday. Employees outside of these areas are considered part of our remote-first workforce. We believe our hybrid approach for those near our NYC and Seattle offices increases productivity through more in-person collaboration where possible.

The Department: Security

In the emerging industry of digital assets, there is nothing more important than trust. The Gemini security team forms the backbone of trust. In fact, Gemini’s very first hires were security specialists and we continue to tackle unique challenges in the crypto space. Our team ensures that our customers, clients, and employees are safe, secure, and supported.

The Role: Software Developer

As an early member of the new Security Services team, you will help build, own, and operate critical infrastructure powering Gemini’s security capabilities. In this hands-on Engineer role, you will collaborate with other security and engineering teams to develop platforms, tools, systems, and reusable components that enable our defense. You will hone your skills establishing robust backend services. You will have the opportunity to shape best practices around secure software development, automation, and DevSecOps. Your mission is developing, operating, and supporting the tech that protects Gemini.

Responsibilities:

  • Build, improve, and support security platforms and tools leveraging solid software engineering
  • Work with security and engineering teams to gather requirements and deliver capabilities
  • Adopt and promote secure coding patterns, security automation, and DevSecOps
  • Receive mentoring and develop hands-on engineering skills as an early team member
  • Assist in maintaining and extending existing security platforms and tools owned by the team
  • Partner with engineering teams to balance features and operational excellence

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience in backend software engineering and infrastructure roles
  • Experience designing, building, and operating distributed systems
  • Hands-on software development experience in modern languages
  • Knowledge of Linux, networking, containers, and cloud infrastructure
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally to understand needs
  • Strong communication and documentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in information security, security automation, and/or DevSecOps
  • Knowledge of cryptographic concepts, secure coding, and threat modeling
  • Familiarity with security technologies like SIEM, WAF, EDR, and SAST
  • Experience building and/or operating access control, authentication, and/or authorization systems
It Pays to Work Here
The compensation & benefits package for this role includes:
  • Competitive starting salary
  • A discretionary annual bonus
  • Long-term incentive in the form of a new hire equity grant
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • 401K with company matching
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible time off

Salary Range: The base salary range for this role is between $104,000 - $130,000 in the State of New York, the State of California and the State of Washington. This range is not inclusive of our discretionary bonus or equity package. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider a number of factors including skillset, experience, job scope, and current market data.

At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.

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