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Principal Product Security Engineer

Unchained Capital

Unchained Capital

Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024


Unchained offers a suite of bitcoin financial services built on top of a unique collaborative custody model. These include: buying and selling bitcoin directly to and from cold storage, bitcoin retirement accounts, bitcoin-backed loans, concierge services to educate clients on best security practices, and cold storage solutions for institutions and other businesses.


The Principal Product Security Engineer plays a pivotal role in driving technical leadership and overseeing critical product and security architecture initiatives. They will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive product security framework across all company services, ensuring that security is seamlessly integrated into every phase of the software development lifecycle, from initial design to deployment and ongoing operations.


  • Provide strategic technical guidance to the Unchained Information Security team
  • Establish security architecture standards and promote secure design practices
  • Conduct in-depth application threat modeling and risk assessments
  • Develop and enforce secure coding guidelines, static code analysis (SAST), dynamic testing (DAST), and secure build/deploy pipelines
  • Design and oversee the implementation of robust security controls for authentication, authorization, cryptography, key management, and secrets management
  • Proactively identify and mitigate OWASP Top 10 and other application security risks
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to integrate effective security controls and testing into their SDLC
  • Manage and influence senior-level stakeholder relationships, including security technology, engineering, and operations
  • Drive innovation and strategic thinking to proactively tackle emerging security challenges at the company's scale


  • 10+ years of experience in product / application security, security architecture, or security engineering roles, including leadership experience
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise in secure development practices, cloud-native security architectures, threat modeling, and modern application security vulnerabilities and mitigations
  • Strong experience with authentication protocols, cryptography, secrets management, and other foundational application security concepts
  • Proven track record of building and scaling effective product security programs and teams
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills and ability to set technical vision and direction
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Analytical mindset with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Team player with strong collaboration, communication, and influencing skills
  • Comfortable diving deep into technical details while maintaining strategic perspective
  • Adaptable and embraces change and continuous learning
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Even Better:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high-growth, and ambiguous environment
  • Keen customer focus and passion for securing Unchained products and services
  • You have experience working in the Bitcoin space


  • Company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401k with employer match
  • Employee stock options
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Remote work flexibility

Unchained Capital, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we do not discriminate based on race, gender, color, religion, age, or any other basis protected by law.