CertiK is hiring a
Web3 Director of Platform Technology

Compensation: $175k - $275k

Location: New York, New York

Director of Platform Technology

New York, New York /
Operations /
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Why Us?
CertiK is a pioneer in blockchain security, leveraging best-in-class AI technology to protect and monitor blockchain protocols and smart contracts. Founded in 2018 by professors from Yale University and Columbia University, CertiK’s mission is to secure the web3 world. CertiK applies cutting-edge innovations from academia to enterprise, enabling mission-critical applications to scale with safety and correctness.

about the Role

    • Build and maintain large firmwide blockchain data and service platforms to help protect over $300 billion worth of crypto assets for over 3,200 enterprise clients in areas such as Decentralized Finance (DeFi).
    • Articulate challenges, formulate metrics, and lead the roadmap of the platforms.
    • Design automation tooling for services, govern the releases, through capacity planning, rollout planning, and release management, define monitoring strategies, SLAs, and error budgets, and advocate incident management standards.
    • Create a culture of sufficient/succinct documentation and aggressively prioritize tasks.


    • MS in Computer Science, Analytical Finance, Mathematics, or a directly related field.
    • 5-year progressive experience in a DevOps/SRE role building and running mission-critical platforms. Experience must include: development experience with Python, C++, Java; managing infrastructure as code with configuration management tools such as Ansible and/or Terraform; building DevOps tooling and CI/CD pipelines with GitLab; containerizing (Docker) and running services in Nomad and Kubernetes; designing and building logging and monitoring platforms in ELK and Prometheus/Grafana; running database platforms including Sybase, PostgresSQL and Snowflake and running messaging platforms such as RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ & Apache Kafka.
$175,000 - $275,000 a year
The exact compensation at which this job is filled will be determined by the skills and experience of qualified candidates.

About the Company
One of the fastest-growing and most trusted companies in blockchain security, CertiK is a true market leader. To date, CertiK has worked with over 3,200 Enterprise clients, secured over $310 billion worth of digital assets, and has detected over 60,000 vulnerabilities in blockchain code. Our clients include leading projects such as Aave, Polygon, Binance Smart Chain, Terra, Yearn, and Chiliz.
Investors = Insight Partners, Sequoia, Tiger Global, Coatue Management, Lightspeed, Advent International, SoftBank, Hillhouse Capital, Goldman Sachs, Coinbase Ventures, Binance, Shunwei Capital, IDG Capital, Wing, Legend Star, Danhua Capital and other investors.

CertiK is proud to offer medical, vision, and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with company matching, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, HSA (with high deductible plan), FSA, and other benefits to all US based full-time employees, along with flexible paid time off and holidays.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

CertiK is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.

CertiK will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

All CertiK employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
Seniority LevelNot ApplicableIndustryComputer SoftwareEmployment TypeFull-timeJob FunctionsInformation Technology

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Compensation: $175k - $275k

Location: New York, New York

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