Security Advisor - 100% Remote, Blockchain


About the job

About Halborn

In 2021, the global cryptocurrency and DeFi industry lost over $3B equivalent in crypto from hacks. The organization's Halborn advises on security matters have suffered 0 financially impacting incidents. Founded in 2019, Halborn was born to solve the slew of adversarial problems unique to the cryptocurrency industry including but not limited to breaches, social engineering, stolen private keys, and economic hacks. Halbornโ€™s clientele are top 50 layer 1โ€™s blockchain protocols, DeFi & NFT platforms, and major financial institutions globally.

Company Culture

Culture is a top priority in our 100% distributed, remote organization of 60+ elite security engineers. We value independence, learning, never before confronted challenges, and the ability to make big impacts in cutting-edge technologies.

About the Role

Halborn is in hyper-growth mode and building out multiple new divisions. We are seeking a โ€œroll up your sleevesโ€ and startup attitude to prepare for our next phase of growth, meaning doing many core responsibilities by yourself and with the aid of Halborn stakeholders. The right candidate will be offered a full-time salary and equity. Perks include unlimited PTO, opportunities for travel, and bonuses. Health Insurance is dependent on the applicantโ€™s country of residence but readily available.


  • Understand Halbornโ€™s services and product portfolio and be in a position to clearly articulate how various elements of the portfolio meet the specific needs of the client(s).
  • Perform requirements analysis, qualification of opportunities and lead solution development efforts aligning with Halborn's portfolio.
  • Qualify, prescribe and scope security services for client needs.
  • Effectively work with clients to develop security strategies and define roadmaps to execute on security strategy aligned with their business goals, budgetary spend, and metrics based on the return of investment.
  • Seamlessly transition engagements over to relevant Halborn practice or Halborn labs for execution.
  • Maintain advisory relationships with key stakeholders at clients by providing thought leadership, support, information, and guidance in conjunction with their overall needs.
  • Review client projects or platforms and analyze their security measures, identify gaps and vulnerabilities, recommend countermeasures and mitigations.
  • Provide subject matter expertise regarding cyber security and secure development practices to clients.
  • Conduct technical demonstrations and engage in pre-sales efforts when required.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and news in order to provide thought leadership, support, analysis and guidance to clients
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with peers, various internal teams, and external partners.

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • 5+ years of experience working in cyber security or security engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience as a solutions architect or security architect with advisory experience across multiple security domains.
  • Thorough understanding of the cyber industry landscape, services, and products.
  • Experience performing threat modeling, analyzing system architecture, familiarity with application vulnerabilities including OWASP top 10.
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively with senior executives/stakeholders and facilitate high-level technical discussions.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills; able to quickly learn and digest any issue encountered.
  • Strong presentation, written & verbal communication skills including whiteboard sessions and technical presentations.
  • Ability to work in a highly adaptable and nimble team environment with responsive communication.
  • Strong passion to learn and work in the blockchain / web3 industry.
  • Understanding of the blockchain security space is a big plus.
  • Bachelorโ€™s Degree in Computer science or Cyber security is a plus.

All candidates who make it past to the final round will be required to:

  • Pass background and criminal record check
  • Provide x3 relevant references

Our Commitment to Diversity

Halborn Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, education, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. and celebrates the diversity of its growing team.

We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visas at this time.

Recruitment agencies and consultants may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Halborn does not accept unsolicited agency resumes, and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Halborn Inc.

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