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IT/Security Risk Analyst

Alarm Full Time

Job Description

CoinFlip is a leading fintech company powered by cryptocurrency. Believing everyone deserves to participate in the new digital economy, the company operates one of the world’s largest networks of cryptocurrency ATMs — with over 4,000 active kiosks — as well as an over-the-counter trading desk. In 2022, CoinFlip became an international company by expanding into Canada, and launched CoinFlip Ventures, a new initiative designed to support start-up companies. 

CoinFlip placed No. 60 on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. CoinFlip was also named the 2021 and 2022 #1 fastest-growing company in Chicago by Crain’s Business. 

As our growth trajectory continues, we’re looking to quickly expand all of our teams. It’s an exciting time to join CoinFlip as we’re pursuing additional business lines and continued international expansion to further cement us as a leading financial technology company. 

IT/Security Risk Analyst conducts threat analysis to identify threats and cyber security risks to a company's information systems. They develop their company's cyber security defense strategy and safety protocols and implement firewalls, security software, data encryption, and other security measures.


  • Perform third party security reviews as part of the risk management program and serve as a cyber risk subject matter expert for third parties
  • Conduct periodic cyber security training to new staff as well and ensuring content stays relevant and up to date
  • Assist in performing control testing on periodic basis and ensuring status of controls is maintained in GRC platform
  • Research the latest risk trends in IT / Cybersecurity and recommend enhancements to the risk management program
  • Assist in policy / standard training and awareness campaigns throughout the year. In addition, primarily responsible for providing input into key technology and security policies and standards
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Security and Risk Management, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or related major or commensurate experience
  • 3-5+ years of security risk management and controls experience
  • Experience in testing the design and effectiveness of controls and providing recommendations to the business for remediation
  • Working knowledge of security frameworks and regulations (e.g, NIST, PCI, SOC2, GLBA)
  • Familiarity with cloud technology and platforms (e.g., AWS)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in a start-up is a plus!
  • Nice to Have:

  • Basic knowledge of cryptocurrency and blockchains
  • General passion and knowledge of fintech and crypto
  • Knowledge of cyber risk quantification methodologies
  • CoinFlip


    CoinFlip is a leading financial services platform focused on the digital economy. Headquartered in Chicago, CoinFlip operates the world’s largest network of cryptocurrency ATMs by volume and an over-the-counter trading desk, giving the world quick, easy, and secure access to the benefits of cryptocurrency.

    CoinFlip placed No. 60 on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list, making it the top-ranked cryptocurrency company in the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. CoinFlip was also named the 2021 #1 fastest-growing company in Chicago by Crain’s and was awarded the 2021 Silver Stevie ® Award for Customer Service.

    With a 5-year growth rate of 1,715,091.9%, the company is looking to quickly expand its current headcount across all departments. It’s an exciting time to join CoinFlip as it plans to add additional business lines, expand internationally, and cement itself as a leading fintech company.

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