Security Engineer II

Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-IL-Chicago | US-Remote
Job ID
Data & Software Engineering

About The Opportunity

Hey! We’re Grubhub

We’re all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process!


Why Work For Us

Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you’re looking for a place that values strong relationships, embraces diverse ideas–all while having fun together–Grubhub is the place for you!


This role will act as a part of the Security Engineering team and ensure that we maintain high security standards throughout our technical infrastructure, applications, and processes.  We are a team of smart, motivated engineers that place a high value on craftsmanship and the security and scalability of our infrastructure. As we grow and take on the exciting challenges of keeping up with new product development and scaling our services to support greater volume and more clients, we’re looking for a talented engineer to help us maintain a high standard of security across our platform.

The Impact You Will Make

  • Work closely with the development team to build an expert understanding of the architecture and operation of our platform to fully validate our security model and protections.
  • Facilitate any software or operational modifications needed as a result of security audits or vulnerability reports.
  • Provide technical support for internal security-related projects. Build and maintain internal tools and services to improve Grubhub’s security posture and help mitigate security risks.
  • Tune and configure existing security tooling to ensure maximum efficacy.
  • Audit and automate internal processes in order ensure adherence to security policy.
  • Proactively recommend practical software and operational security improvements.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging security threats, attack trends, technologies, and industry developments.
  • Evangelize for security within the organization

What You Bring to the Table


  • 2+ years experience deploying applications to and security of AWS Cloud Environments. 
  • 2+ years using common security engineering tools (Vulnerability Scanner, IDS/IPS, WAF, Botnet and DDoS Protection.)
  • 2+ years experience in system automation on Linux and/or Windows (BASH and/or Powershell)
  • Working knowledge of system and infrastructure automation tools such as Ansible and CloudFormation
  • Experience implementing host and network security standards and best practices.
  • 2+ years Python development experience. 
  • Working knowledge of docker container building and orchestration
  • Working knowledge of log aggregation and monitoring solutions (Splunk, SumoLogic)
  • Working knowledge of  monitoring and data aggregations solutions (Grafana, Datadog)
  • Good verbal, written communication, problem-solving skills
  • Passion and enthusiasm for security and building secure products
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO. Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical benefits, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.
  • Competitive Pay. You’ll receive a competitive base salary with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission or RSUs (role-specific).
  • Learning and Career Growth. Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. We empower you to be a leader and grow your career through training, coaching and mentorship opportunities.  
  • MealPerks. Get meals on us! Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants. 
  • Fun. Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful events and initiatives like Wellness Wednesdays, Slack competitions and virtual happy hours!
  • Social Impact. At Grubhub we believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Relief Fund and donating $1 million to the Equal Justice Initiative in 2020. Employees are also given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them. 
  • COVID-19 Response. All of our employees are currently working from home and will be for the foreseeable future. We look forward to seeing everyone in-office when it’s safe to return.

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage a workplace that is just as diverse as the customers we serve. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you’re applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.  


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