Lead Security Engineer

  • Location

    Palo Alto County

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Starting Salary $200k + Equity

  • Contact:

    Jennifer Beltran

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JB - ENG0912

  • Consultant:

    Jennifer Beltran

Our partner is the next generation financial services company building the best banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age.  Their mission is to create a bank that gives you the tools to become smarter with your money and reward you along your financial journey. 

Join a small, tight knit team where your voice matters. Work with a tech stack that is awesome to use (Java, Koltin, PostgresSQL, Kubernetes, gRPC, Protocol Buffers, jOOQ, Dagger, Swagger) in an environment of your choosing.


Information security is paramount to what we do and we are looking for our first Information Security Engineer! This is an opportunity to start as an individual contributor and help us build and lead the Information Security team. You are a self-starter who is comfortable working cross-functionally with other teams.


  • Be a security subject matter expert and respond to any internal security engineering questions/request
  • Work in a small, tight knit cross-functional team
  • Work with other teams to help architect solutions that are inherently secure
  • Effectively balance security risk and product advancement
  • Oversee penetration testing
  • Build threat models
  • See your contributions make a weekly impact to an evolving product

About You

  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Software engineering experience in production environment

Core technologies

  • Kotlin, Java
  • gRPC, Protocol Buffers, jOOQ, Dagger, Swagger
  • PostgreSQL
  • Google Kubernetes Engine
  • React Native


  • Competitive salary based on experience, with full medical and dental benefits
  • Stock in an early stage startup that is growing
  • Flexible WFH and vacation policy
  • Free daily lunches
  • Free snacks & drinks
  • Monthly team events outside the office
  • Monthly stipend for commuter benefits and card testing
  • Office right next to Caltrain