Posted 22 Apr 2024, 11:00 am

Security Lead at Tensor

About Tensor

Tensor is the leading NFT Marketplace on Solana. We’ve done over $2bn in total traded volume, given back over $400m to our community, and serve nearly 1,000,000 traders every month.

What makes us special:

  • We’re trader-first 📈 - our product is built for traders
  • We’re the fastest ⚡️ - fastest UI, fastest discovery engine, fastest transaction speeds
  • We’re building advanced NFT-Fi primitives 🤯
  • We’re product-obsessed 🚢 - go to and see for yourself!

We’re backed by Placeholder, Solana Ventures, Alliance, Anatoly Yakovenko, and Raj Gokal (co-founders of Solana), and other reputable angels & funds in the crypto space.

About the Role

You’ll be establishing company-wide security standards, coordinating 3rd-party security researchers, and ensuring Tensor is 100% SAFU.

You will:

  • Bootstrap and own Tensor’s internal security program
  • Establish company-wide web security standards
  • Work with developers to create automated processes to assess & enforce standards
  • Develop policies & guidelines to make it easier for the team to remain secure
  • Manage bug bounty programs and collaborate with 3rd-party security researchers
  • Proactively ensure Tensor is safe from state-of-the-art vulnerabilities
  • Conduct tabletop exercises to ensure company-wide readiness for security incidents

Hard requirements:

  • Good understanding of cloud security (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • At least 3+ years of direct experience as Security Lead or similar
  • Great understanding of broader security market and security products landscape
  • Borderline obsessive about possible attack vectors and security loopholes

Bonus points for:

  • Deep experience with Solana’s programming model
  • Deep insight into AWS and its security best-practices
  • Experience with any combination of the following: mobile security, secure coding, identity management and authentication, system administration and network security
  • Auditing experience, in Solana in particular
  • Experience hiring and running a security engineering team (you won’t be doing this immediately, but over time)

What you’ll get:

  • Generous ownership & stake in the company. We’re looking for owners 🤝
  • A fast-paced, no-BS environment
  • Flexible working hours & hybrid schedule
  • Top-of-the-line M3 Macbook Pro and peripherals

Our stack is Rust (protocol) / TypeScript (back-end & front-end), React/NextJS, AWS, Kubernetes and a bunch of distributed data systems (Kafka, RDS/Postgres, ElasticSearch).


We’re remote-first. The founding team is in Toronto, and you’re welcome to join us there, but you don’t have to.


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