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Junior Security Engineer



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Join the vanguard of spend management innovation as a Junior IT & Security Engineer at Payhawk


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Organisation summary: Payhawk is a cutting-edge spend management platform revolutionizing the way businesses handle their expenses. With its headquarters in London and presence across multiple global cities, Payhawk simplifies company spending by integrating cards, reimbursable expenses, and accounts payable. Catering to a diverse client base in over 30 countries and backed by notable investors, Payhawk is an exciting place for growth and innovation.

  • Role Summary:
    • Monitor and respond to security alerts and events.
    • Manage the security incident management life cycle.
    • Provide first-line support for security and IT-related internal tickets.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
    • Experience with Security Operations, penetration testing, and network security.
    • Proficiency in Linux and scripting languages such as Python or JavaScript.
    • Understanding of network protocols, firewalls, and security concepts.
    • Familiarity with Endpoint Protection and Anti-malware tools.
    • Strong multitasking, organizational, and prioritization abilities.
  • Benefits:
    • Competitive salary and 30 days paid leave.
    • Office exchange program to international locations.
    • Flexible working hours with remote work options.
    • Regular team events, additional medical care, and sports card.
    • Office massages and personal assistant services.
    • Opportunity to use and contribute to the Payhawk product.

Company Mission Payhawk is the leading global spend management solution for scaling businesses. Headquartered in London and combining company cards, reimbursable expenses and accounts payable into a single product; its future-facing technology enables finance teams to control and automate company spending at scale. The Payhawk customer base includes fast-growing and mature multinational companies in 32 countries including LuxAir, Gtmhub, and Wagestream. With offices in New York, London, Berlin, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam and Sofia; Payhawk is backed by renowned investors such as Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greenoaks, QED Investors, Earlybird Digital East, and Eleven Ventures.

The Role We are looking for a Junior IT & Security Engineer to help with the Security Operation Center and ensure we are ahead of all potential threats and on top of all security alerts and events. As a key member of the IT & Security Team, you’ll be responsible for managing the security incident management life cycle and acting as a first line of support for our information security and IT helpdesk internal tickets.

Job requirements Degree in Computer Science (or related field like cybersecurity) or 2+ year of relevant work experience. Experience in Security Operations (SOC), responsible vulnerability disclosure, penetration testing, capture the flag (CTF) and/or blue team member. Hands-on experience with Linux and scripting languages (Python, JavaScript, Bash and/or PowerShell). General networking knowledge (Network protocols and firewalls) and network security concepts such as attack tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). Familiarity with Endpoint Protection Solutions, Anti-malware and compliance software. Ability to multitask, organize, and prioritize work.

Benefits Competitive compensation package. 30 days holiday paid leave. One week exchange policy to another Payhawk office (London, Berlin, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam). Flexible working hours and opportunity to work from home. Regular team-wide events. Additional medical care. MultiSport card fully funded by us. Company office massages. Personal assistant service. Opportunity to use the Payhawk product (that is, essentially, built by you).


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