Smart Contract Security Engineer


Who We Are

At OKX, we believe our future is reshaped with technology. Founded in 2017, OKX is one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchanges. OKX innovatively adopted blockchain technology to reshape the financial ecosystem by offering some of the most diverse and sophisticated products, solutions, and trading tools on the market. Trusted by more than 20 million users in over 180 regions globally, OKX strives to provide an engaging platform that empowers every individual to explore the world of crypto. In addition to its world-class DeFi exchange, OKX serves its users with OKX Insights, a research arm that is at the cutting edge of the latest trends in the cryptocurrency industry. With its extensive range of crypto products and services, and unwavering commitment to innovation, OKX vision is a world of financial access backed by blockchain and the power of decentralized finance.
We invest in our people as much as we invest in technology. We are united by our engaging culture, here we win as a team, embrace changes, and do the right thing. We are committed to creating a friendly, rewarding and diverse environment for OKers. It doesn’t matter where you come from, here everyone feels valued, respected and has the same opportunities to develop and thrive — we want to bring out the best in you.

About the Opportunity

We are currently seeking a skilled Smart Contract Security Engineer to join our team. This role requires a deep understanding of blockchain technology, smart contracts, cryptography, and distributed systems. As our Smart Contract Security Researcher, you will be responsible for conducting security audits on smart contracts, tracking and analyzing security incidents, and developing security-related tools. The successful candidate will possess strong problem-solving abilities and excellent communication skills. Your contribution will be vital in maintaining the safety, stability, and continuous advancement of our Web3 products.
  • Cutting-Edge Technology: Work with the talents in blockchain technology, contributing to security tool development and optimization, staying at the forefront of this rapidly evolving field.
  • Growth and Development: Benefit from continuous learning opportunities, gaining hands-on experience in smart contract auditing and security tools development.
  • Global Impact: Make a worldwide impact with our globally-used Web3 products, contribute to its safety and reliability.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Smart Contract Audit: Conduct security audits on smart contracts, discover and address potential security vulnerabilities;
  • Security Incidents Tracking and Analysis: Conduct in-depth tracking and analysis of security incidents in crypto domain, providing effective response strategies and early warning for potential security risks;
  • Development of Security-Related Tools: 
    • Smart Contract Analysis: Develop and enhance smart contract analysis tools for automatic detection of potential security vulnerabilities.
    • On-chain Incidents Monitoring: Develop and maintain an on-chain attack monitoring system, enabling real-time observation and reporting of potential security events.

What We Look For In You:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language, such as Python, Go, Rust, etc.
  • Hands-on experience in smart contract programming and auditing, and in-depth understanding of security incidents.
  • Proficient in using and developing smart contract analysis tools, and capable of developing and optimizing on-chain attack monitoring systems effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, excellent team collaboration and communication skills.
Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive total compensation
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage for employees and their dependants
  • More that we love to tell you along the process!

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