Crypto Security Engineer

Las Vegas, NV

About Prime Trust

Prime Trust is a technology-driven institution that provides open banking solutions for FinTech innovators. We power financial applications, payment processors, cryptocurrency exchanges, ATS', OTD desks, crowdfunding portals, real estate platforms, brokers, investment advisors, and others with API solutions to create world-class financial services at scale.

Position: Crypto Security Engineer

Job Brief

Prime Trust is seeking a Crypto Security Engineer who has crypto experience and is passionate about securing innovative products that scale. This position will interact with stakeholders across Engineering, QA,  IT, Operations, and Product Management. If you enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment and approach every day with a burning passion to build highly scalable, resilient, and secure systems, then Prime Trust wants you!

The Security Engineer is responsible for defining and managing projects to enhance Prime Trust’s security posture.  This individual will work closely with infrastructure and system operations teams to help keep our infrastructure secure. The role will work to enhance our security initiatives and will have responsibility for escalated incidents and overseeing configuration changes and enhancements.

The ideal candidate will be a builder who will need to dive deep into a large number of unknowns, using their security expertise to identify opportunities, architect, build, and implement solutions to build more secure infrastructure, systems, and services.

This position will partner with Product and Engineering to build the team's roadmap, taking disparate requests from customers, gathering data, and prioritizing security work that will positively impact Prime Trust’s customers. Customer obsession, strong ownership, and an ability to deal with ambiguity are critical for this role.

Principal Responsibilities

Knowledge of, and experience with, cryptocurrencies and/or blockchain technology

Actively follow crypto markets with a passion in this space

Experience interacting with financial technology, such as exchanges or trading platforms

Hands on experience with AWS and other public cloud providers

Hands on experience with DevOps/automation tools and technologies

Ability to operate in a fast-paced startup environment and adjust to changing priorities

Employ cybersecurity processes, methods, techniques and tools and assure their consistent application

Implement appropriate assessment and authorization activities, as required by customers

Designing, implementing and integrating disparate Security solutions into a centralized Security Analytics platform

Designing and implement public cloud Security architectures in AWS, Azure, and Google

Providing technical mentorship to your Prime Trust teammates

Experience and Skills

Minimum 10 years of IT experience designing and implementing cutting-edge cybersecurity capabilities at enterprise scale

Expert knowledge of implementing cryptography, blockchain, privacy and security components

Strong knowledge of C/C++, Java, Node.JS Embedded and other programming techniques.

Experience in Large Scale Platform development is a strong plus

Good communication skills required

Demonstrated understanding of security best practices

Deep understanding of zero-knowledge proofs concepts

Experience with complex image processing algorithms


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Security, Information Systems or equivalent work experience

Working Conditions

This job is available for either remote or in office work. Culture is energetic, interactive, and growth oriented, far more of a fin tech environment than a traditional financial institution

Job Type: Full-time position

Salary: (DOE)


Flexible PTO/Paid holidays/401(k)/Health, Dental, and Vision insurance for employee and dependents, which is currently 100% paid by the company, after the first of the month following date of hire/cell phone reimbursement up to $100 per month