Our mission is to bring blockchain to a billion people. The Alchemy Platform is a world class developer platform designed to make building on the blockchain easy. We've built leading infrastructure in the space, powering over $105 billion in transactions for tens of millions of users in 99% of countries worldwide.
The Alchemy team draws from decades of deep expertise in massively scalable infrastructure, AI, and blockchain from leadership roles at leading companies and universities like Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Stanford, and MIT.
Alchemy recently raised a Series C1 at a $10.2B valuation led by Lightspeed and Silver Lake. Previously, Alchemy raised from a16z, Coatue, Addition, Stanford University, Coinbase, the Chairman of Google, Charles Schwab, and the founders and executives of leading organizations.
Alchemy powers the top blockchain companies globally and has been featured in TechCrunchForbesBloomberg, and elsewhere.

The Role

Our mission is to bring blockchain to a billion people. That's a lot of software to cover. As a Detection and Response Engineer at Alchemy, you'll spearhead our Security Operations. Your mission? To shore up our defenses against threats in the dynamic and ever-changing blockchain landscape. Get ready to craft cutting-edge alerting systems and sophisticated detections, while fortifying our infrastructure against potential risks. You'll pioneer containment and remediation strategies for the company, ensuring we stay ahead of the curve. Last but certainly not least - you'll be at the helm of scaling and optimizing our log ingestion and alerting pipelines, ensuring our systems remain robust and resilient in the face of evolving challenges. Join us in shaping the future of blockchain security - your expertise in D&R will help set the pace for our Security program for years to come.

What You'll Do:

  • Design, build, and run Alchemy’s security operations program, providing a foundation for centralized security monitoring, threat detection, and incident response.
  • Build tooling and automation to scale signal processing, enrichment, and analysis
  • Research threat-actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and craft detections to quickly identify and contain potential security threats
  • Respond to security events, triage, perform investigations, incident analysis, and communicate clearly and efficiently to partners
  • Define security best practices and work closely with software development teams, ensuring security measures are an integral part of the software development lifecycle.

What We're Looking For:

  • 5+ years of experience in security operations, threat detection, incident response, or related domains
  • Deep expertise in security monitoring, log analysis, and detection strategies.
  • Experience building and automating playbooks and containment strategies
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable discussing complex technical concepts with engineers and partners at any level

More on The Role

Alchemy is committed to offering competitive compensation, including base salary as well as equity. Additionally, Alchemy offers comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as other benefits such as 401k and unlimited flexible time off.

The base salary range for this position is estimated to be between $135,000 - $350,000 annually. Please note this range reflects base salary only, and does not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Your salary will be determined by various factors, including relevant experience, skill set, qualifications, and other business needs.


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