Engineering Manager, Security Engineering

  • Coinbase
  • Remote, OR 97458, USA
  • Mar 25, 2021
Permanent

Job Description

Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world .

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

As an Engineering Manager, you will play a critical role in force multiplying the effectiveness of the engineering team. You will enable your team to build a high-performance user friendly platform that makes application security easy to manage for both Engineering and Security teams. Your team will be responsible for improving the customer experience, and evangelizing the tools and processes that will make it easier for both Engineering and Security teams to do their job.

What you'll be doing (i.e. job duties):
  • Coach engineers on your team and help them find fulfilling growth paths.
  • Enable your team to break down sophisticated projects into smaller pieces and iterate on their design and implementation.
  • Work with the talent team to build your team.
  • Create a positive energy work environment where engineers from all backgrounds can do their best work.
  • Setting and maintaining Service Level Agreements and Reliability metrics for the systems the team owns.
  • Work closely with Security and Engineering across Coinbase to create strategies for improving the application security experience.
  • Project and capacity planning.

What we look for in you:
  • Multiple, real world examples of successes and failures as a Manager, and be ready to share what you learned.
  • Experience attracting, retaining and developing phenomenal talent on your team.
  • Experience working on engineering teams that service other engineering teams.
  • Strong written and verbal communicator, and an even better listener.
  • Proven ability to coach your team through in managing ambiguity, holding themselves accountable and building what customers want.
  • Experience enabling a team to ship complex and multi-quarter projects successfully.
  • Track record of maintaining reliability and uptime of services in the critical path.
  • Experience in managing open source tooling

Nice to haves:
  • Familiarity with working in rapid growth environments
  • Experience in Application Security
  • Experience in Ruby, Go, and Serverless infrastructure
  • Strong opinions on Testing, Software quality and SDLC
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment
  • Experience writing company-facing blog posts and managing an open source community

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and to review all of our job postings to minimize biased language. Coinbase does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.