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Security Engineer

Bilt Rewards

Bilt Rewards

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023
Role: Security Engineer
Reporting to: Head of Engineering/Head of Infosec and IT
Location: New York, NY

What is Bilt?

Bilt Rewards is the first-ever rewards program that allows renters to earn points on rent and builds a path towards homeownership. With an alliance of the nation’s largest real estate owners, Bilt Rewards will enable renters in more than two million units across the country to earn points just by paying rent.

Bilt Rewards boasts one of the highest value rewards programs on the market today, including one-to-one point transfers for travel across over 100 major airlines and hotel partners; fitness classes at the country’s top boutique studios; limited-edition and exclusive collections of art and home decor through the Bilt Collection, and the ability to use points for rent credits or towards a future downpayment.

Bilt has also partnered with Mastercard to create the Bilt Mastercard - the first and only credit card that can be used to pay rent with no fees.

What’s the role?

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic individual with a deep passion for information security to collaborate with us in developing the most outstanding security program possible. As a Security Engineer at Bilt Rewards, you will be entrusted with the critical task of protecting sensitive company data, responding promptly to potential breaches, and implementing robust security and data governance protocols. You will work closely with various departments of the organization to lead and participate in security operations, risk assessments, incident responses, and project maintenance. Our ideal candidate must possess the ability to work alongside engineering teams to attain product goals and implement fundamental changes that enhance the overall security posture of the company.


  • Develop and run tools to gather security signals from production services.

  • Automate workflows and improve identification and response time for security events.

  • Build and optimize security detection rules for production infrastructure and services.

  • Respond to security events, triage, perform investigations, incident analysis, and communicate clearly and efficiently to stakeholders.

  • Drive development and improvements in security incidents, event management, and automation by developing runbooks and incident playbooks.

  • Partner with the engineering team on internal and customer-facing security and privacy initiatives while ensuring secure data accessibility, quality, and reliability are considered.

  • Develop security benchmarks to measure posture, identify potential vulnerabilities, and work cross-functionally to ensure strong operational security by conducting security tests.

  • Work with the engineering team to document the security architecture and develop detailed designs.

  • Contribute to refining Bilt Rewards’ policies, guidelines, and procedures about protecting information assets.

  • Participate in security design reviews as necessary.

What We’re Looking For

  • 5+ years of full-time experience as a security engineer, including security monitoring and incident response.

  • Practical understanding of common attacks and how they work.

  • Hands-on experience with data analysis, modeling, and correlation at scale.

  • Operating systems internals and forensics experience for macOS, Windows & Linux.

  • Domain experience managing and working with current SIEM and SOAR platforms.

  • Experience developing tools and automation using common DevOps toolsets and programming languages.

  • Ability to analyze endpoint, network, and application logs for anomalous events.

Annual base salary range is $125,000 - 180,000 + bonus + benefits (medical, dental, vision) + 401K match + Equity. Ultimately, when building each comp package we consider job skills, experience and location.