Enabling every company to automate B2B trade

Security Engineer

$125k - $150k
Job Type
1+ years
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About the role

We are seeking a Security Engineer to work with our product team to design and build secure systems through engineering. Our Security Engineer will:

  • Develop new tooling for active intrusion/vulnerability detection

  • Triage incoming bug reports from our security portal and perform internal audits of application security

  • Manage our security incident responses and keep standard operating procedures up to date as our technology stack matures

About you

  • Basic understanding of various security topics, such as risk management, intrusion detection, vulnerability management, security-first architecture and data protection

  • Strong communication skills - interaction with the rest of the company and clear explanations of security expectations or policies is critical to overall security

  • Ability to look long term and plan for growth in both policy and tooling decisions, balancing security with business objectives

  • Eager to take ownership of systems and driven to automate and improve security processes


  • At least 2 years experience in a cyber security related role.

  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems.

  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools.

  • Some experience with software development is preferred, language agnostic


  • $125,000 - $150,000 + Stock options

  • Comprehensive benefits, including Healthcare Spending Account

  • WFH stipend, learning budget, and corporate cards to ensure you’re never waiting for reimbursement

  • 3 weeks paid vacation + one week shut down at the end of the year


We are only prepared to hire candidates currently living in Canada and the United States and are unable to consider other international applicants.

About the interview

Our interview process involves a screen, followed by 3 longer team interviews, and finally a founder interview. We will update you as soon as we come to a decision after each round. Details on this process are as follows:

  • Screen: a 20 minute exploratory interview with the primary hiring manager for the role. This helps us to mutually assess fit and gives you the opportunity to ask any questions you have about Convictional.

  • Work assignment: most processes will include a 60 minute assignment modeling something you’d be working on in the role. You’ll review this in your team interviews.

  • Gauntlet: a series of three 40-minute interviews with potential team members. This helps us to assess your strengths, how you work, and learn about your experiences. This will also serve as an introduction to some of your potential team members.

  • Founder Interview: a 20 minute interview with one of our founders. This will give you the opportunity to ask any lingering questions you have about Convictional.

  • Reference checks, then offer!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Why you should join Convictional

Convictional is a Y Combinator-backed start-up building an industry-leading solution for B2B trade. We exist to make trade easier for buyers and their suppliers in B2B transactions by automating the traditionally labour-intensive B2B process.

Our team is entrepreneurial, with a bias for action. We never back down from a spirited debate and believe we are all responsible for exploring the hard questions. We value self-awareness and meaningful impact. We are open to unconventional approaches, and have learned not to judge a book by it’s cover.

Your time is your most valuable resource, so you set your hours. We do not use chat and default to zero meetings. We document everything. We expect you to go to coaching or therapy at least occasionally and adhere to 10% compound time.

Team Size:55
Location:Toronto, Canada
Chris Grouchy
Chris Grouchy
Roger Kirkness
Roger Kirkness