Coin Metrics

Coin Metrics

Other Engineering
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Coin Metrics is a leading provider of cryptoasset data for institutions. We deliver transparent and actionable data and analytics to various industry stakeholders including asset managers, custodians, trading venues, research desks, and data/application providers. Coin Metrics’ data empowers its clients and the public to better understand, use and value open crypto networks.

Join a fast-paced startup pioneering novel metrics, data products, and intelligence solutions, which offer insights into the economics, markets, usage, health, and other aspects of public cryptocurrency blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum and other crypto networks.

You will be surrounded by talented people passionate about decentralized economies and the data behind them. Break new ground, create exciting new data-driven research and products, and help shape the future of finance.


We are recruiting a highly skilled and motivated Sr. Infrastructure Security Engineer to join our team. As an Sr. Infrastructure Security Engineer at Coin Metrics, you will play a critical role in ensuring the security and resilience of our infrastructure, systems, and data. You will work closely with our engineering, operations, and security teams to design, implement, and maintain robust security controls and practices.


  • Developing and implementing security strategies, standards, and best practices to protect Coin Metrics' infrastructure and systems.
  • Conducting security assessments, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing on our infrastructure and applications to identify and mitigate security risks.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to design and deploy secure infrastructure solutions and architectures that align with business objectives.
  • Monitoring and investigating security incidents, responding to security alerts, and implementing incident response procedures to minimize the impact of security breaches.
  • Evaluating and recommending security technologies and tools to enhance Coin Metrics' security posture.
  • Implementing and maintaining security controls, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, endpoint protection, and access controls.
  • Conducting security awareness training and guiding employees on security best practices.
  • Staying up to date with the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and industry trends to proactively address potential risks.
  • Collaborating with external auditors and assisting in security audits and compliance initiatives.
  • Participating in the development and testing of disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Contributing to the documentation of security policies, procedures, and guidelines.


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, information security, or a related field or similar
  • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure security roles, preferably in the fintech or cryptocurrency industry
  • Extensive knowledge of network security, encryption protocols, and cloud security principles.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, firewall technologies, and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • Strong understanding of Kubernetes and related security best practices.
  • Proficiency in conducting security assessments and vulnerability testing using industry-standard tools.
  • Familiarity with security frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, or CIS Controls.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud and knowledge of their security controls.
  • Proven ability to stay updated on the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices.


  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, or relevant industry certifications.
  • Familiarity with Cloudflare
  • Previous experience with security incident response and forensic analysis.
  • Knowledge of secure coding practices.
  • Interest in blockchain technologies.


Coin Metrics is a fun and fast-paced team with staff members located in 8 countries. We are united by our OPEN (Open, Pioneering, Elucidating, and Neutral) core values. Our employees are empowered to do what’s best for our products, customers, and team members. Other benefits of working at Coin Metrics include:

  • Competitive salary, 401(k) retirement plan, bonus and options plans
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision
  • Remote or hybrid work options
  • Paid time off
  • Global company offsites

Coin Metrics is an employer committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. Coin Metrics will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. For US applicants, you may view Pay Transparency, Employee Rights and Know Your Rights notices by clicking on their corresponding links. Additionally, Coin Metrics participates in the E-Verify program where applicable, as required by law.