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Senior Security Engineer | Detection & Response



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

About Ramp

Ramp is the ultimate platform for modern finance teams. Combining corporate cards with expense management, bill payments, vendor management, accounting automation and more, Ramp's all-in-one solution is designed to save businesses time and money, and free finance teams to do the best work of their lives. Our mission is to help build healthier businesses, and it’s working: over 15,000 businesses on Ramp to save an average 5% and close their books 8x faster.

Founded in 2019, Ramp powers the fastest-growing corporate card and bill payment platform in America, and enables tens of billions of dollars in purchases each year.

Ramp's investors include Founders Fund, Stripe, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures, General Catalyst, and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. The Ramp team comprises talented leaders from leading financial services and fintech companies—Stripe, Affirm, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Capital One—as well as technology companies such as Meta, Uber, Netflix, Twitter, Dropbox, and Instacart. In 2023, Ramp was named Fast Company’s #1 Most Innovative Company in North America, LinkedIn’s #1 Top Startup in the U.S., a CNBC Disruptor, and a TIME100 Most Influential Company.

About the Role

Join our growing security team and help build our business-enabling Detection & Response program at Ramp. This role will provide direct impact by driving security detection and response initiatives across Ramp. This will include a focus on the maturation of our security detection and alerting capabilities.

*Please note that this role will require you to be comfortable with working in-person at our NYC HQ (located near Madison Square Park) at least 2 days/week*

What You’ll Do

  • Respond and assist with security requests and incidents submitted by Ramp team members

  • Review logging, alerting, and audit sources to identify potential security incidents and perform initial triage on identified incidents

  • Contribute to the creation, upkeep, and tuning of runbooks and security alerts to effectively handle, triage, and improve security alerts

  • Work closely with the Ramp Security Engineers to improve security alerting and automated remediation

  • Utilize log ingestion platform for security analytics and identification of tactics, techniques and patterns of attackers

What You Need

  • Minimum 5 years experience in incident response including host and cloud forensics and/or security detection

  • Minimum 3 years experience with a programming/scripting language (Bash, Python, etc.)

  • Experience with query-based log management solutions (ELK, Datadog, Panther, etc)

  • Strong deductive reasoning and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to communicate complex security issues to peers and management in a clear and effective manner

  • Strong written communication skills and the ability to succinctly document technical details


  • Security Certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Network+, etc.

  • Prior experience with a fintech or startup


  • The annual salary/OTE range for the target level for this role is $191,250-$225,000 + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k)

Benefits (for U.S.-based full-time employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you

    • Partially covered for your dependents

    • One Medical annual membership

  • 401k (including employer match on contributions made while employed by Ramp)

  • Flexible PTO

  • Fertility HRA (up to $5,000 per year)

  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs

  • Wellness stipend

  • Parental Leave

  • Relocation support

  • Pet insurance