Senior Security Engineer

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Bitstamp, the world's longest standing cryptocurrency exchange is hiring new team member for the position:

Senior Security Engineer

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing international company with a leading position in one of the most promising sectors of finance. We are already the largest crypto exchange in Europe and are ramping up our presence globally. You will have an opportunity to work in a dynamic team that sets standards in the industry, in excellent working conditions, and ability to gain exclusive knowledge and experience. We also offer personal and professional development options, teambuildings, comprehensive benefits, highly competitive compensation, and a relaxed environment that appreciates fresh ideas. 

We are looking for an experienced security engineer to design, build and deliver major components of Bitstamp's threat hunting and response strategy. The role requires prior experience in similar roles, such as security analyst, SRE, system operations, security operations and similar. We put a lot of emphasis on automation.

The position is placed in a cross-functional and growing security team responsible for security processes and compliance, application, infrastructure and product security. Besides deep technical and cyber security background it requires good communication skills and pragmatism to be able to source information, push to improve best practices and processes, and do so while balancing effort, cost and risk.


  • Drive threat hunting strategy and work with other teams to implement it
  • Identify potential malicious activity, test and automate its detection
  • Operate SIEM, IDS/IPS, SOAR and related systems
  • Lead incident response and mature the procedure
  • Partner with development, operations and other teams to gain insight and apply lessons learned


  • Solid cyber security fundamentals
  • Knowledge and understanding of cloud infrastructure
  • Ability to design and implement security infrastructure
  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Read and write at least one scripting language fluently, we mostly work with Python and Go, but we are not limited to them
  • Experience using log analysis platforms, such as ELK, IBM QRadar, Splunk, Big query etc.
  • Good communication skills, ability to understand and communicate risk

What we offer

  • Opportunity to develop your skills in ways that fit you most and are relevant for us
  • We encourage trainings, conferences, meetups, certifications (budget is provided)
  • Competitive compensation

If you would like to join the Bitstamp story, send us your application (your CV and motivational letter) in English by clicking Apply for this job. 

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