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Senior Security Engineer - Detection & Response



Kraków, Poland
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly's vision is to transform lives with trusted financial services that transcend borders. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to people who send money around the world. Today, we are reimagining global financial services and building products that extend beyond traditional barriers to give customers access to more of the services they need, no matter where they call home. Join over 2,700 employees worldwide who are growing their careers with purpose and connection with our customers while having a positive impact on millions of people around the globe.

About the Role:

We're searching for an experienced Security Engineer to join Remitly's Intrusion Detection & Response Team. This role will help the team build out and own tools and capabilities and help advance the D&R program at Remitly. The role reports to the Director of Detection & Response.

You'll accomplish this with a "detection as code" engineering mindset and partner closely with other team members and stakeholders in external teams. Your work will directly impact the security of Remitly data and help to safeguard our users.

You Will:

  • Design and build systems to detect and investigate potentially malicious activity
  • Create and tune analytics to proactively detect threats with high quality ATT&CK coverage and low false positive rates
  • Investigate and triage interesting or suspicious events
  • Drive incident response efforts across cross-functional teams
  • Help define and execute threat detection and response strategy
  • Participate in the team "on-call" service rotation

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in security or systems engineering
  • 3+ years of experience of those in threat detection or threat response in a cloud-first environment (IaaS, PaaS, Saas)
  • Scripting in Python
  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline OR equivalent practical experience
  • Ability to lead in complex operating environments, sometimes in high stress situations
  • Experience building and automating threat detection analytics and threat hunting methodologies
  • Know what the MITRE ATT&CK framework is and how to apply it
  • Strong alignment to our mission and values
  • Attention to detail, operates with a high degree of discretion
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

Local Benefits

  • Royalties (KUP)
  • Hybrid work arrangements with an office in a Kraków City Centre
  • Commuting to work expenses reimbursement
  • LUX MED VIP for employee and family
  • Life Insurance
  • Travel insurance for employee and family
  • Sodexo Lunch Card/Multisport
  • Employee Pension Plan (PPK)
  • Headphones Reimbursement
  • Referral bonus scheme


Our Benefits:

  • 26 days paid holiday + additional company's days off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Health/Dental & Life Insurance
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.