Cloud Security Engineer (remote)

With over a million customers trusting PayJoy, it’s increasingly important that our apps and services operate with integrity and high availability while keeping our customers' data confidential.

Our security engineering team works across the company to design and implement security-critical systems, including designing message protocols, authentication tokens and systems, endpoint security, data security, networking, IDS, and more. Acting as both consultants as well as virtual team members, security engineers help their partner teams by making contributions either with code or recommendations. Your work will begin with a focus on our existing systems and then you’ll be helping design our next generation apps and services. You will be among the founding members of a dedicated security team, who will make a hands-on contribution to the state of security of PayJoy’s systems.

Responsibility

  • Develop, execute and track the performance of security measures to protect information and network infrastructure and computer systems.
  • Design computer security strategy and engineer comprehensive cybersecurity architecture.
  • Identify, define and document system security requirements and recommend solutions to management.
  • Configure, troubleshoot and maintain security infrastructure software and hardware.
  • Install software that monitors systems and networks for security breaches and intrusions.
  • Monitor systems for irregular behavior and set up preventive measures. 
  • Plan, develop, implement and update the company’s information security strategy.
  • Educate and train staff on information system security best practices.
  • Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in security-focused software engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience as Technical Lead of a data security engineering team in a product company.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with common protocols like TLS, popular ciphersuites, cryptographic primitives, and modern security best practices.
  • Familiarity with PEN testing, monitoring for new vulnerability disclosures, and improving the security of the software development process.
  • Benefits

  • Company-funded health, dental, and vision insurance for employee and immediate family
  • Company-funded employee life and disability insurance
  • 401k contribution
  • Company holidays; 15 days vacation (20 at 3rd year); unlimited sick leave
  • Annual fitness benefit ($500); professional development benefit ($2000), and international travel benefit ($2000)
  • Commuter benefit
  • Headphone benefit
  • About PayJoy
    PayJoy's mission is to deliver access to credit to the next billion people in emerging markets worldwide. Our unique mobile locking technology gives customers the ability to afford their first smartphone on credit, using the phone itself as collateral, and then provides further access to credit to help weather life's unexpected financial surprises and climb the ladder of economic well-being.

    Founded in 2015, today PayJoy has reached millions of customers in a dozen countries around the globe, including Mexico, Brazil, India, Kenya, and South Africa, and is on a strong growth path with support from major industry partners to bring credit to millions in the near future.

    PayJoy is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

    PayJoy Principles
    Finance for the next billion * Ownership * Break Through Walls * High-Bandwidth Communication * Transparency & Directness * Focus on Scale * Work-Life Balance * Embrace Diversity


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