Network Security Manager

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About the Role

This role is fully remote, North American time zones preferred

If you thrive in a challenging, fun and fast-paced environment, the Network Security Manager at Kraken is for you! Not only is this role a strategic hands-on role that is critical to the continuing success of Kraken, you will be responsible for managing the entire network infrastructure for one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative self-starter with the ability to imagine and build a best-in-class IT organization and a world class culture.


    • Implement and evolve enterprise network access controls

    • Design, implement. manage and defend a “zero trust” network

    • Coordinate with internal development teams and other stakeholders to ensure network security principles are "built in" from the beginning

    • Work with the IT and Security teams to make sure that product features are securely deployed and monitored

    • Monitor all network components including remote office locations and respond to critical network problems to maximize service uptime

    • Assist in various projects with network related requirements

    • Mentor and evangelize security practices through cross functional work with internal stakeholders and teams

    • Design and implement defense-in-depth network topology


    • 5+ years of network engineering background including offensive/defensive security

    • Deep experience in public (AWS or Azure or Google), private and or hybrid cloud infrastructure

    • Experience with network security management tools and techniques

    • Familiarity with security testing tools (performance and threat-based)

    • Experience with Switching (Capacity Planning & VLAN’s), Routing (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), WAN Technologies (MPLS, VPLS, VPN) and Security (Cisco Firewalls, IPS)

    • Previous experience monitoring and management of intrusion detection systems and firewall devices

    • Ability to set up, configure, upgrade, manage, and troubleshoot enterprise class routers, switches, firewalls, IPS and other devices

    • Demonstrated experience researching, building and implementing defensive security systems that are used against internal and external attack vectors

    • Excellent communication skills: demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences

    • Strong working knowledge of applied cryptography

    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

    • Ability to perform well under pressure, high attention to detail

    • Strong desire / interest in learning new technology

    • Highly motivated and passionate about IT and Security

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