Staff Enterprise Security Engineer



United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Empower the Individual Through Crypto

Gemini is a global crypto and Web3 platform founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss in 2014. Gemini offers a wide range of crypto products and services for individuals and institutions in over 70 countries.

Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. We are here to help you on your journey. We build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, we want to help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Crypto is not just a technology, it's a movement.

At Gemini, our mission is to empower the individual and that includes giving our employees flexibility of choice — our Office Optional Policy allows employees to choose to work from one of our physical locations or from home.

The Department: Information Security

In the emerging industry of digital assets, there is nothing more important than trust. The Gemini security team forms the backbone of trust. In fact, Gemini’s very first hires were security specialists and we continue to tackle unique challenges in the crypto space. Our team ensures that our customers, clients, and employees are safe, secure, and supported.

The Role: Staff Enterprise Security Engineer

The Staff Enterprise Security Engineer leads initiatives to secure Gemini’s corporate infrastructure and employee endpoints. This role oversees and delivers security projects spanning multiple corporate IT and engineering teams.


  • Drive security initiatives such as endpoint hardening, corporate access controls, and authentication systems
  • Provide security expertise and guidance for corporate infrastructure projects
  • Perform security design reviews and risk assessments for new services and integrations
  • Respond to security incidents and events impacting corporate systems
  • Partner closely with IT and other internal teams to balance business needs with appropriate security
  • Evangelize and implement security best practices through education, automation, and tooling

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Significant experience in an infrastructure or enterprise security engineering role
  • Experience with macOS, Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android endpoint security controls and tooling
  • Knowledge of authentication systems and protocols like SAML, OAuth, RADIUS, etc.
  • Proficiency with scripting/coding to build security tooling and automation
  • Knowledge of networking concepts like VPNs, VLANs, firewalls, proxies, etc.
  • Ability to interpret and apply security standards, compliance regulations, and best practices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Okta, Duo, Ping, or other IAM/IDP/MFA platforms and integrations
  • Familiarity with with AWS, GCP, or other cloud environments and their security best practices
  • Experience with Santa or similar binary authorization systems
  • Deep expertise in macOS system internals and hardening
  • Participation in a software development lifecycle from design through deployment
  • Strong communication skills to socialize security guidance across functional teams
It Pays to Work Here
The compensation & benefits package for this role includes:
  • Competitive starting salary
  • A discretionary annual bonus
  • Long-term incentive in the form of a new hire equity grant
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • 401K with company matching
  • Annual Learning & Development stipend
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible time off

Salary Range: The base salary range for this role is between $172,000 - $241,000 in the State of New York, the State of California and the State of Washington. This range is not inclusive of our discretionary bonus or equity package. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider a number of factors including skillset, experience, job scope, and current market data.

At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.