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Security Audit Engineer

Exodus Communications

Exodus Communications

Posted on Saturday, July 8, 2023

Exodus is looking for a security focused engineer who is passionate about identifying and fixing security vulnerabilities in the JavaScript and crypto ecosystem. Your role will be to ensure the security footprint of the third party dependencies we bring into our wallet are safe for the millions of users of our products to secure and exchange their crypto assets. We are specifically looking for a security focused JavaScript engineer who is excited to work with our existing team to make improvements to tooling around our security audit process and work with the team to audit in-house and third party crypto libraries.

What You Will Do

  • Improve wallet security, by ensuring all of the code we ship is trustworthy.
  • Increase the security audit capability of our team, thus increasing the overall development velocity for our product.
  • Increase the overall maturity level in the Secure Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Work with the team to audit third party libraries. A primary focus of this role is auditing code in JavaScript packages for potential security vulnerabilities and malicious code.
  • Improve tooling around our security audit process.
  • Collaborate with the overall security team to improve security posture throughout the product.

Who You Are

  • You have 3+ years of JavaScript experience in addition to 3+ years of JavaScript security experience.
  • You can demonstrate proven ability to understand C++ and identify vulnerabilities in the code.
  • You have some cryptography experience in your background.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • You possess excellent security skills. A primary responsibility is collaborating with our existing security team to contribute to existing audits and audit processes.
  • You are driven, have initiative, are well organized, and are able to self-prioritize day-to-day tasks, as determined by team and leadership goals.
  • You have the ability to unblock yourself in a largely asynchronous work environment.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with the security intricacies of React + React Native and Electron.JS, as well as the broader NodeJS ecosystem.
  • Experience with automated code security analysis tools (Snyk, SonarQube, LGTM/CodeQL, etc).
  • The ability to self organize.

About Exodus

Exodus is a multi-asset cryptocurrency wallet with a built-in exchange feature. We started our movement in 2015 and have been a distributed team since then. Our mission is to help half of the world exit the traditional financial system and move into the crypto financial system by the year 2030. To do that we want to make sure we hire the best of the best: people who are intrinsically motivated by what we are trying to achieve and who love what they do professionally.

What We Offer

  • Freedom to work wherever you want, whenever you want.
  • Building the future. Cryptocurrencies lay the foundation for the internet of value, the next major wave in application technology and personal finance.
  • Collaborative and feedback-driven culture.
  • Opportunity to grow.
  • Fair pay, no matter where you live along with a competitive benefits package.
  • 100% pay in Bitcoin with a buffer to account for price changes and exchange fees.
  • All the tools you need to do the job


Health: Most of our health insurance plans are covered 100% for you and covered 50% for your dependents. We’ll also cover dental insurance. If you are outside of the United States, we will reimburse you up to $500 per month for any medical and dental insurance for you and your dependents.

PTO: 30 days of paid time off per year on top of a flexible schedule where you can work wherever and whenever. If you’re part-time with us, you’ll still receive 15 days of paid time off.

Unlimited Bereavement: We will pay you your full salary for the first two weeks for the loss of any immediate family members but we allow you to take all the time you need to grieve outside of that.

Parental Leave: 13 weeks of fully paid leave with and a month of flexible work for the primary caregiver. 4 weeks of paid leave if you are the child's secondary caregiver.

Tax Help: Getting paid in Bitcoin new to you? Don’t worry! We will reimburse you for speaking with a professional tax specialist in your state/country to make sure everything is taken care of.

Perks: Exodus offers a variety of seasonal perks such as coverage for gym memberships and therapy sessions. We also offer quarterly Wellness Days! We want to make sure all of our employees know they are our priority and give back for your hard work often.

Our Hiring Process

Our hiring process consists of several different stages

Recruiter Interview: If we like your initial application, expect to schedule an interview with a member of our recruitment team. We want to know more about why you want to join our team to make sure this is the right place for you.

Assessments: Not every role consists of an assessment but if yours does it will be directly related to the job you apply for.

Interview with your future manager: This is to make sure that you are a fit for the role you are applying to and to explore your career history. In this interview, we’ll learn more about the hard and soft skills you possess to help determine if you’d be a good fit for us.

Interview(s) with your future colleagues: We call these focus interviews and they are a time for you to learn more about your role from someone you will closely collaborate with. It’s also a time for us to see how we align in terms of competencies and expected outcomes of the role.

Pay Transparency Notice: Salary and all other total compensation information (bonus eligibility, benefits, and equity) will be discussed in detail during the hiring process.
Salary Range
$150,000$170,000 USD