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Chief Information Security Officer in London or Remote


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Job Description

Interdax is building a 3rd generation digital asset exchange. Our team comes from top HFTs and exchanges like Nasdaq and NYSE, as well as from well known firms in the blockchain space. We are a well-funded project (8-figure sum) currently operating in stealth mode.

In this role you will be responsible for delivering a trading platform with world-class robustness and security properties. You will develop the company’s risk management posture, threat model, and controls for securing Interdax’s cloud and bare metal infrastructure. This is a hands-on position where you will partner with other teams to help the firm meet regulatory and compliance requirements (SOC2, ISO27001, GDPR) and enhance Interdax’s security to meet enterprise grade standards.


  • Implement the BeyondCorp “zero trust” security model championed by Google
  • Manage and grow Interdax’s InfoSec team.
  • Manage relationships with Interdax’s outsourced application pen-testing and bug-bounty vendors
  • Develop and collaborate on cloud hosted security control architectures, patterns, and processes.
  • Apply your knowledge for addressing security challenges in Distributed Systems, High Performance Computing and Blockchain environments
  • Partner with SRE, DevOps and Engineering teams on secure configuration management, logical perimeter design and oversight.
  • Coordinate with all the InfoSec team members, aligning efforts to constantly improve platform security
  • Although it’s not the primary responsibility, take part in operational readiness, incident response and recovery if required.
  • Develop sustainable identity and access management solutions.
  • Manage data access controls and data loss protection.


  • 10+ years of information security experience
  • Proven history of delivering high-quality mission-critical software as part of a distributed services architecture.
  • Experience defining and driving the security vision, as well as building security teams.
  • Experience securing enterprise infrastructure involving:
    • Network security controls
    • Data Classification and Access Controls, DL
    • Identity and access management
    • SIEM and Security Operations
    • Anti-malware, ransomware and other end-user controls
    • IDS/IPS
  • Experience meeting regulatory and compliance requirements (SOC2, ISO27001, GDPR or similar).
  • Strong working knowledge of applied cryptography and cryptanalysis
  • Strong familiarity with the security challenges in the blockchain/cryptocurrency space.
  • Experience with vulnerability management platforms: Qualys,Tenable, etc
  • Solid communication skills and excellent attention to detail, quality, and schedule
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and technical writing skills
  • BS, MS or PhD in computer science, or related security discipline.

Bonus Points

  • An interest in financial markets and cryptocurrencies.
  • Experience in a large financial institution or Fortune100 top tech firm
  • Experience with HSMs and embedded security

Compensation and perks

  • Competitive salary ($180k-$250k / year)

  • Profit sharing (0.5 - 1%)
Fully remote

  • Flexible work hours
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Startup culture
Team getaways


About Interdax

  • Blockchain

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