Security Advisor



Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with liquidity, custody, and security solutions. Founded in 2013, BitGo pioneered the multi-signature wallet and is the first digital asset company to focus exclusively on serving institutional clients. Active in both centralized and decentralized finance, BitGo offers market leading trading, lending, and borrowing services through its prime brokerage services and acts as the custodian for WBTC, the leading global stablecoin for Bitcoin. In 2020, BitGo launched BitGo Portfolio and Tax, providing clients with a full-stack solution for digital assets. In 2018, it launched BitGo Trust Company, the first qualified custodian purpose-built for storing digital assets. BitGo processes approximately 20% of all global Bitcoin transactions, and supports over 600 coins and tokens. BitGo provides the security and operational backbone for more than 1500 institutional clients in 50 countries, including many regulated entities and the world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges and platforms. BitGo is backed by Goldman Sachs, Craft Ventures, Digital Currency Group, DRW, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Valor Equity Partners.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a passionate advisor who can help figure out the HOW rather than saying NO. In this role you will liaise with internal departments and customers. You will work out best practices and act as a partner to solve security problems, suggest solutions and work through alternatives. Your success means leveling up security for the company and our customers by being a trusted contact in the organization for information security.


  • Work with customers on their unique use cases to educate on security best practices
  • Work with product and engineering teams on information security topics:
    • How to enable use cases
    • Deep dive into technical requirements
    • Explore alternative solutions
  • Work with legal, compliance and risk teams on how to meet identified regulatory information security needs
  • Write best practice documentation based on your knowledge and collaboration with experts
  • Assist with any incident response recovery activities as needed
  • Track information security activities mapped to our commitments and obligations
  • Willingness to take on related additional responsibilities as needed


  • 5+ years experience in the information security industry
  • Prior experience in a customer facing information security role
  • Technical depth through positions held or education
  • Ability to quickly learn new topics
  • Highly organized and diplomatic
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within and outside the organization
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Preference for people with prior experience in the Crypto industry

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with your resume and cover letter. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all qualified candidates to apply.

Why Join BitGo?

Disrupting an industry takes vision, innovation, passion, technical chops, drive to deliver, collaboration, and execution. Join a team of great people who strive for excellence and personify our corporate values of ownership, craftsmanship, and open communication. We are looking for new colleagues who bring innovative ways of thinking and problem solving, and who want risks to be part of the team that changes the world’s financial markets.

Here are some of the benefits* of working at BitGo:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus and stock options
  • 100% company paid health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
  • Up to 4% 401k company match
  • Paid parental leave, Paid vacation
  • Free commuter/parking pass; 5 min from Caltrain
  • Free custom lunches, dinners and snacks
  • Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
  • Great colleagues and inspiring startup environment
  • *Benefits may vary based on location

Cryptocurrencies are the most disruptive change the financial services industry has seen in years. Join us and you’ll be able to look back and say you were part of the team that transformed investing.

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending upon your leveling and location, the compensation for this role averages between $170,000 - $220,000 USD base salary. Equity, an annual performance bonus and the benefits outlined below are also a part of this role's package.