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Manager, Security Architecture & Engineering

New York City
Alarm Full Time

Job Description

About Genesis

Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets. We provide a single point of access for digital asset trading, derivatives, borrowing, lending, custody and prime brokerage services.

Genesis facilitates billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis. We have a proven track record driving results for some of the largest digital asset-focused hedge funds, quant funds, family offices, VC’s, market makers and exchanges.

Join Our Team

Genesis is expanding to solve some of the toughest challenges in digital asset financial markets.

About This Role - Manager, Security Architecture & Engineering

Genesis Global Trading is looking for a Manager of Security Architecture and Engineering to collaborate with cross-functional teams across the company to foster a security-first culture where security is built into everything we do. The candidate will be responsible for building, developing, and maintaining an architecture and engineering program responsible for conducting architecture reviews and assessments, designing and implementing appropriate policies, controls, and design principles, and work to continuously improve the company’s security posture.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide thought leadership in driving Security Architecture principles and design throughout the enterprise
  • Mature the organization through direct engagement with development and infrastructure teams, reviewing and assessing control effectiveness and ensuring adherence to industry standards and best practices
  • Provide reporting and metrics, as needed
  • Conduct regular architecture assessments
  • Scope and oversee penetration tests against applications and infrastructure
  • Collaborate with partner teams to ensure that decisions are informed by security standards best practices
  • Support the engineering and development of a secure CI/CD pipeline and overall SDLC process
  • Protect and secure multiple cloud environments and Kubernetes clusters
  • Build strong working relationships and work closely with technical and business stakeholders to ensure that security is integrated into decisions
  • Develop and maintain security architecture, application security, identity management, data protection, cloud security, and vulnerability management programs


  • 7+ year’s experience in some combination of the following
  • Comfort working with cross functional teams and priorities
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment, such as financial services
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a broader team


  • 100% Premium Coverage for Medical, Dental, & Vision for you and your dependents
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Tax-Free Transit benefits, & other supplemental benefits available
  • Flexible time off
  • Generous Parental Leave

The base salary range for this role is $185,000 - $205,000. This range is not inclusive of any potential bonus amounts.  Factors that may impact the agreed upon base salary for a particular candidate include years of experience, skill set, and other external factors.

Why Genesis

Genesis is dedicated to creating best-in-class infrastructure for institutional investors, developing advanced products that lower barriers, increase profitability and broaden access. Our team has decades of experience at top Wall Street investment banks and Silicon Valley technology firms, and includes leading experts in blockchain, distributed computing, cryptography and cybersecurity.

Digital Asset Ecosystem

Genesis operates at the heart of the digital asset ecosystem:

→ We are a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest investor in the bitcoin and blockchain space.

→ We have an unparalleled global network at the intersection of data, finance and technology.

Accelerating Momentum

Our addressable market is expanding rapidly as new institutional investors enter the space. Recent results include:

→ 300%+ Y/Y trading volume growth

→ 400%+ Y/Y loan origination growth

→ 300%+ Y/Y active loan growth

→ 150%+ Q/Q derivatives transaction growth

Diversity And Inclusion

Genesis invests in creating a welcoming environment where everyone can feel supported and connected at work.

→ We help employees develop a deep understanding of the problems we’re trying to solve.

→ We thrive on ideas driven by a broad range of perspectives.

→ We believe diverse teams lead to better products and bigger outcomes.

Please review our Privacy Polices for CCPA and GDPR here

Genesis is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Genesis Trading

Genesis Trading

Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets. We provide a single point of access for digital asset trading, derivatives, borrowing, lending, custody and prime brokerage services.

Genesis facilitates billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis. We have a proven track record driving results for some of the largest digital asset-focused hedge funds, quant funds, family offices, VC’s, market makers and exchanges.


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