Security Engineer

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Your Role at Bolt

Payment infrastructure on the internet is fragmented and broken. Bolt is building a future where sending payments is as easy as sending messages. To do this, we’ve redesigned payments from the ground up. Bolt makes online commerce easy, secure, ethical, and efficient for all parties. To solve such a large problem, we’ve put together an incredible team and are selectively adding to it.

Bolt has created a best-in-class buying experience and made it available for all online businesses. With our help, retailers can eliminate the massive operational overhead and technical complexity associated with online checkout and payments, and consumers can buy instantly and securely across the internet. One by one, we’re rebuilding ecommerce infrastructure to make it less fragmented, less bloated, and more efficient. To solve such a large problem, we've put together an incredible team and are selectively growing it. Bolt is looking for a Security Engineer to establish and run our Security team. You will be responsible for all aspects of security at Bolt to keep our employees and infrastructure protected against threats. Ideal candidates have led security efforts in early-stage companies. You will have a broad mandate and will be expected to drive change and be an evangelist of Security throughout the company.

What You Will Do:

  • Set and execute on the technology security strategy
  • Own compliance that is relevant to Bolt (PCI-DSS, GDPR etc.)
  • Do infrastructure and vendor security audits, run penetration testing, and own disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Establish the bug bounty programs
  • Do technical design reviews to ensure our products follow the best practices
  • Run bug bounty programs
  • Train Bolt employees on security
  • Create and run the incident response plan
  • Be a security evangelist


  • 5+ years of experience in application and information security
  • Deep knowledge of the latest forms of security vulnerabilities, threats and exploits
  • Experience managing large initiatives and ability to wear multiple hats
  • Experience working with security vendors and doing software security reviews
  • Experience running bug bounty programs
  • Experience training engineers and others on security topics
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast paced, cross-functional environment, and comfort with ambiguity