We want to help you find your place in crypto.  Join our talent collective

Senior Blockchain Security Researcher

About ZetaChain

ZetaChain aims to be the only blockchain you’ll ever need. It is a layer 1 blockchain and developer platform that connects any L1 and L2, from Ethereum to Bitcoin and beyond. Access all of crypto in one place, as a developer or user.

ZetaChain prides itself on its vibrant and active community:

  • Thriving Ecosystem: 1000+ dApps developed between testnet and mainnet
  • Engagement: Over a million community members
  • Live on Mainnet: Partnered with all major exchanges
  • Activity: Network has over 2M unique addresses
  • Well Funded: Raised over $27M

Find out more about our ecosystem.

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated Web3 Security Researcher to join our team and play a crucial role in identifying, analyzing, and mitigating security risks within our blockchain ecosystem. The ideal candidate will have a strong background as an auditor and deep technical knowledge of blockchain technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth security research on ZetaChain’s protocol, smart contracts, and associated Web3 technologies
  • Collaborate with the development team to perform a security review on high risk PRs and implement other security improvements
  • Develop and implement innovative security testing methodologies specific to blockchain and DeFi environments
  • Analyze new and emerging attack vectors in the Web3 space and assess their potential impact on ZetaChain
  • Contribute to the company’s bug bounty program by validating and triaging reported vulnerabilities
  • Stay current with the latest developments in blockchain security and share knowledge with the team
  • Participate in security audits and penetration testing exercises
  • Assist in developing security guidelines and documentation for the ZetaChain ecosystem

Requirements

  • Location: Remote (US or CET Timezones)
  • 2+ years of experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on blockchain and Web3 technologies
  • Previous experience auditing Go code is required
  • Strong understanding of blockchain fundamentals, smart contract vulnerabilities, and DeFi-specific security risks
  • Proficiency in languages relevant to blockchain development and security (e.g., Solidity, Go, JavaScript)
  • Experience with security tools and techniques specific to blockchain environments
  • Familiarity with common attack vectors in Web3, such as flash loan attacks, reentrancy, and oracle manipulation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to explain complex security concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the Cosmos SDK and inter-blockchain communication protocols
  • Contributions to open-source blockchain security tools or research
  • Background in cryptography and its applications in blockchain technology
  • Participation in bug bounty programs or capture-the-flag (CTF) competitions
  • Experience implementing automated security tools

Why Work at ZetaChain

  • Remote Flexibility: Enjoy a flexible work environment with quarterly team meetups
  • Cutting-Edge Technology: Work on innovative blockchain solutions at the forefront of the industry
  • Impactful Role: Directly contribute to the security and reliability of a leading blockchain protocol
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with the rapidly evolving blockchain and security landscape
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside passionate professionals in blockchain and cybersecurity

How to Apply

If you’re excited about contributing to a revolutionary protocol, we’d love to hear from you. Please send your resume and a brief description of your relevant experience to [email protected] or reach out to us on Discord.

ZetaChain is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability status.

Apply now

Please let ZetaChain know you found this position on Cryptocurrency Jobs as a way to support us so we can keep providing you with quality crypto jobs.

Job type

Keywords

Apply now

Please let ZetaChain know you found this position on Cryptocurrency Jobs as a way to support us so we can keep providing you with quality crypto jobs.

Join us

The decentralized future needs you.