IT Security Lead - Incident Response

Krakow, Poland

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 1,800 employees across 9 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

Remitly is registered as a Money Services Business in the U.S., Canada, EU, United Kingdom, Singapore and Australia. Each of these jurisdictions require, among other items, that Remitly maintain a comprehensive Risk and Compliance Program.

About the Role:

The security team owns the incident detection and crisis management. This is the team for you if you are passionate about optimizing and reducing the time it takes to detect and remediate malicious activity against Remitly while providing a delightful development experience. You will report to the Engineering Manager of "Detect and Respond". As the Technical Lead for Security's Detect and Respond, you will establish metric goals and build an outstanding ecosystem of tools and services for teams and help establish the standard and culture across all of Remitly regarding security awareness. You will work with multiple engineering teams, design complex deployment and tooling systems to detect and remove bad actors from our environments.

You Will:

  • Have both security engineering responsibilities and lead a small team of engineers
  • Understand Remitly's secure software development lifecycle (SSDLC) and have experience with CI/CD security
  • Create and evolve security tooling to help reduce the time it takes to detect malicious activity and the time it takes to remove malicious actors from Remitly's ecosystem
  • Participate in security reviews and be able to break down high-level goals into measurable units of work
  • Conduct Incident Response both from a technical and a management perspective

You Have:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Security or a related field or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of engineering experience in a team environment
  • 2+ years of experience leading incident response and digital forensics
  • Proficient in at least one high-level programming language such as Java, Go, Python and Ruby
  • Clear and objective writing and in-person communication
  • A passion for security and stopping threats aimed at Remitly

Our Benefits

    • Stock grants (RSUs)
    • Royalties
    • Hybrid work model
    • Office in a Krak√≥w city center (High5ive)
    • Health/Dental Coverage - LUX MED VIP
    • Life Insurance
    • Multisport or Sodexo lunch card
    • Education / Conferences Budget
    • Equipment of your choice
    • Standing desks


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.