Senior Cloud Security Engineer

Exodus Communications

Exodus Communications

Other Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

At Exodus, we are on a mission to redefine security standards in the cloud, starting with our AWS-based infrastructure. We are looking for a Senior Cloud Security Engineer who thrives in a challenging environment and is driven by a passion for innovation in cloud security and cost optimization. This role offers the opportunity to spearhead the advancement of our cloud security framework, ensuring robust, scalable, and secure cloud solutions. If you are a problem-solver eager to work in a dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of cloud technology, we want you on board.

What You Will Do

  • Assess and enhance existing AWS cloud security measures.
  • Conduct AWS service audits to optimize costs and security setups.
  • Establish and apply security frameworks and best practices to safeguard data and infrastructure.
  • Design and implement a detailed security architecture improvement plan, focusing on monitoring and intrusion detection.
  • Offer expert guidance and training on cloud security best practices and AWS technologies.
  • Review and endorse new DevOps infrastructure plans, ensuring compliance with security standards.

Who You Are

  • Proficient with AWS services (EC2, EKS, Lambda, S3, VPC) and security tools (AWS GuardDuty, Security Hub, Inspector, Detective, Macie).
  • Deep knowledge of network security, encryption, IAM, and compliance standards.
  • Experienced in managing security monitoring, logging, and alert systems.
  • Skilled in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using AWS CloudFormation or Terraform.
  • Knowledgeable about CI/CD pipeline security.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

A Plus

  • Advanced certifications such as AWS Certified Security Specialty, CISSP, or similar.
  • Leadership or mentorship experience within cloud security environments.

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 to 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.

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. 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. This interview will focus on getting to know you a bit more and will focus on explaining the culture of the company. We want to know more about why you want to join our team, how you feel about our mission and cryptocurrency now and how it fits into your overall career plan to make sure this is the right place for you.

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 and benefits) will be discussed in detail during the hiring process.

Salary Range
$150,000$200,000 USD