Information Security Analyst (REMOTE)

San Francisco United States

30 May 2024

San Francisco

United States

Information Technology

Full Time


2 - 7 years

75000 - 90000 USD

Information Security Analyst (REMOTE)

Who We Are

Looking to join a dynamic, international team with a passion for virtual currency and gain opportunities for career growth?

bitFlyer is one of the first cryptocurrency exchanges with licenses to operate across US, EU and Japan.  We operate a virtual currency exchange, which provides our customers with a convenient, secure platform to buy and sell virtual currencies. With the lowest fees amongst regulated US exchanges, bitFlyer offers tools and services for our customers to start investing with ease.  Our vision is to build a truly global Bitcoin and blockchain company to reflect the international nature of the virtual currency. 

Established in January 2014 in Tokyo, bitFlyer expanded into the European Union and launched bitFlyer USA in San Francisco in November 2017. 

Who You Are

You are a self motivated and wickedly talented Information Security Analyst ready to serve as the foundation to our quickly evolving IT/Cybersecurity department. We are currently on a journey to implement a plethora of security, privacy and compliance controls in the scaling crypto industry and you will be the key member in supporting this initiative. This role is ideal for someone looking for career growth/development and mentorship. 

What You’ll Do

  • Evaluate existing security controls and ensure compliance with targeted security and privacy frameworks
  • Record, monitor, remediate, and report on any possible security incidents
  • Design and lead organized process to complete external security questionnaires in a times and organized manner
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to meet and exceed our security standards
  • Implement control enhancement to enhance our security posture 
  • Conduct periodic user access reviews for low to high risk applications and ensure adherence to regulatory requirements
  • Solves routine problems using existing procedures and standard practices
  • Conduct phishing tests and manage cybersecurity training exercises for the broader team
  • Identify automation opportunities to improve capabilities
  • Perform vendor risk assessments
  • Demonstrate proficiency in vulnerability management
  • Occasionally support US Staff with IT admin tasks as needed
  • Communicate weekly updates and collaborate with global counterparts

Skills & Experience

  • Have 2+ years of experience in a security analyst role
  • Experience working in a security role, handling vulnerability management, incident response, IT operations support, asset management, device setup / hardening, configuration review
  • Self-organized, driven, and results focused with strong desire to drive cross functional efforts
  • Knowledge of security standards such as NIST CSF, CRI Profile, ISO 27001, FFIEC, CIS Standards, Cryptography, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Experience working with both technical and non-technical stakeholders including external security experts
  • Skilled to work with spreadsheets and presentations
  • Learning mindset, ability to undertake and adapt to new requirements

Nice to Have 

  • Certifications such as CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CCSP, Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate
  • Experience with Azure Cloud Security, Mac OS, Jira, JAMF, Tenable
  • Familiarity with programming and/or scripting

Why Join Us?

We offer a competitive total rewards package for our employees including:

  • Gaining experience with crypto industry & working with global teams (US, Japan, EU)
  • Comprehensive health | dental | vision benefits
  • PTO Plan with additional sick leave
  • Monthly Communications Stipend
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Small, dynamic team with access to senior leadership

Base Salary Range: $75,000 - 90,000

** Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. bitFlyer USA, Inc. does not sponsor applicants for work visa.