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.

Our values include supporting flat hierarchies, taking ownership and responsibility, seeking and providing feedback, managing constructive critique, and speaking our minds. We understand that the best ideas don’t all come from the same place, so we encourage diversity and inclusion in all areas of our work. 

The future of fintech is about more than money, and we believe in work-life balance, continual learning, and empowered teams. We’re also on a journey to improve our environmental and social impact and become B Corp certified. From virtual cards to digital subscriptions, our software and automation help take paper out of the equation for our customers, too. 

We’re changing the world of payments, and we’re looking for an exceptional team to help us. 

Junior Security Engineer



About 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. The ideal candidate should be experienced in managing IT systems and with a strong willingness to learn and grow in the information security field.


  • Ensure that we are always ahead of potential threats by proactive and reactive monitoring of systems and networks
  • Take a hands-on role in building security monitoring solutions, improving intrusion detection and response capabilities
  • Handle incidents from a variety of internal systems, monitor andanalyze the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) to identify security issues for remediation and initiate security incident response
  • Maintain records of security monitoring and incident response activities, utilising case management and ticketing technologies
  • Recognize potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Communicate alerts regarding intrusions, anomaly detections, networking, application and operations activity
  • Support internal employees with help-desk requests such as onboarding and off boarding, users and access management (UAM),internal system reviews and monitoring
  • Provide support on the implementation of compliance, regulatory and information security policies within the company to ensure protection



  • 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
  • Exceptional integrity and work ethic


Company 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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