As a IT and Security Engineer, you are responsible for making sure that we have the right software and hardware in place, developing and maintaining our IT services that guarantee the safety and availability of valuable information as well as our internet and intranet infrastructure.
The position is somewhat flexible and it can be adjusted according to the candidates skills and abilities.
LocalBitcoins is globally leading P2P trading platform for bitcoin and one of the foundation pillars of the Bitcoin economy.
The company, headquartered in Helsinki, was founded in 2012 and has since grown to over 5 000 000 registered users from all over the world.
Although we are already an established, financially profitable company, we are not a corporation. We treasure agile ways of working and a growth hacking kind of mindset.
A computer science or other IT degree is desirable for this position. Previous experience with a variety of coding languages, operating systems and networks is also advantageous.
The background of the ideal candidate might be either in information security, system administration or software development.
Your main duties include :
Configuring, maintaining and securing internal IT infrastructure and laptops
Monitoring internal IT infrastructure
Identity and access management
Security training of new employees
If you have further questions about the position, you may contact our CISO Mika Tolvanen, mika.tolvanen localbitcoins.com.
Hands-on experience in building and maintaining information security systems and IT infrastructure
Critical thinking and ability to find cost-effective solutions to information security problems
Understanding software, hardware and internet needs while adjusting them according to our business environment
Drive to develop best practices and security standards for the organization
Good communication skills for assisting fellow employees with information security, software, hardware or IT needs
The opportunity to work with a revolutionary business in one of the first cryptocurrency companies.
Possibility to develop your skills and specialize according to your own personality. We want you to thrive in your work.
Saw an interesting conference or course you would like to attend? We are happy to provide that for you.
A relaxed, young, professional and international work community at our Finnish office. The effort of every single member of the team truly matters.
And we want yours to matter too.
And yes, we also pay your salary, lunch coupons, healthcare insurance and so on.
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At LocalBitcoins.com, people from different countries can exchange their local currency to bitcoins. The site allows users to post advertisements where they state exchange rate and payment methods for buying or selling bitcoins.
By replying to these advertisements, a trade is opened and escrow protection is automatically activated. Escrow protects both buyer and seller, by keeping the bitcoins safe until the payment is done and the seller releases bitcoins to the buyer.
Bitcoins are placed in LocalBitcoins.com web wallet from where you can pay your bitcoin purchases directly.