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Remote Security Researcher

ZetaChain US or CET Timezones

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 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.