Senior Information Security Analyst (Boston)

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Boston, USA

Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value.

We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces.

The Sr. Information Security Analyst is a high impact role for a passionate person who enjoys connecting the dots between IT, Security and Compliance. We’re currently looking for an a person to lead the rollout of our IT security initiatives.

What you'll work on
    • Lead security-focused IT projects, collaborating with IT peers to design and integrate security controls into Circle's IT environment
    • Responsible for driving the implementation these controls and/or recommending new and emerging security products and technologies
    • Heavily involved with maintaining and updating Circle’s cyber security policies and procedures, the IT Risk Assessment process, disaster recovery plan, and other information security activities that are part of maintaining compliance the relevant regulatory authorities
    • Act as the SME to the Circle Compliance team and often is intimately involved in audits and examinations.

What you'll bring to Circle
    • 5-7 years of hands-on Information Technology positions including network engineering and/or system administration
    • Experience working in a PCI DSS regulated company
    • Experience managing the rollout of enterprise wide IT solutions
    • Excellent presentation and writing skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Good communicator (spoken and written English, other European languages a plus)

Preferred Experience
    • 3+ years of experience in a customer-facing role such as consulting services
    • Experience leading tabletop exercises for Incident Response and/or DR
    • Experience working in a regulated environment such as PCI or SOX

Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong.

Check us out at and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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