People Matter

Security Engineer (Hybrid)



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Hi, Future Homie!

As a Homie, you'll be part of an unstoppable team that puts customers first, embraces each day with excitement, and strives for excellence in everything you do. We’re revolutionizing the way small businesses manage their teams and grow their business. What this means for you is a shared passion for innovation and making a difference for the people we serve. So what do you say, will you join us on our mission to empower small businesses?

As a Security Engineer at Homebase, you will work in a Product Security/Application Security role to improve the security and privacy around Homebase customer data that enables thousands of small businesses to safely and reliably manage their operations. By reviewing upcoming releases, identifying security vulnerabilities, implementing systemic improvements, and working with all teams in the organization to remediate issues. You will play a prominet role in protecting the data of our customers and in securing the integrity of our systems.

You will make an impact by

  • Balancing security with end-user efficiency and business needs
  • Helping other engineers design more secure systems via design input and code review.
  • Triaging incoming reports, and working with the rest of the engineering team to address vulnerabilities.
  • Being a champion for security across the entire business.

As a Homie, you are a bar raiser, which means you come with

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in application security or a related field.
  • Experience collaborating with application development teams.
  • Proficiency in common attack vectors and exploitation techniques.
  • Familiarity with threat modeling and architecture design review processes.
  • Proficiency in working with data management tools and platforms to ensure the integrity and security of data assets.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish and enforce data governance practices.
  • Knowledge of development best practices for both mobile and web applications.
  • Development experience specifically with Ruby on Rails applications.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to articulate security concerns and solutions to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

What We Offer

  • Stock Options - Everyone is an Owner!
  • Competitive group health benefits coverage for you and your eligible dependents
  • Group Investments, TFSA as well as an RRSP plan which offers a 4% company match
  • Employer supplemented Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Company-paid holidays and 20 days accrued PTO per year
  • Continued learning and development stipend
  • Paid parental leave after 1-year of service
  • Top-of-the-line equipment and stipend for workspace setup
  • Work from home days, Monday, Thursday, & Friday
  • Meals provided at our vibrant workspaces
  • Team offsites and monthly opportunities to engage with fellow Homies

What to Expect During the Interview Process

  • Meet the Talent Acquisition team, Mavel W.
  • Meet the Hiring Manager, Steven M.
  • Participate in a Technical Interview
  • Meet the Leadership team
  • Professional Reference Checks
  • Background Check + Offer Stage
  • Welcome to the team, Homie💜🎉

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Homebase

At Homebase, we take pride in fostering a welcoming space where every Homie of every gender, age, orientation, culture, and walk of life can be their full selves. Diverse perspectives empower us to build the best-in-class platform for small businesses and hourly shift workers. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, so if you think you’re close to what we’re looking for (even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications), we encourage you to apply!

About Us

Our mission is to make small business teams unstoppable.

Homebase is the everything app for hourly teams, with employee scheduling, time clocks, payroll, team communication, HR, and more. More than 100,000 small (but mighty) businesses rely on Homebase to make work radically easy and give their teams superpowers. As the leader in small business team management, Homebase tracked 1+ billion hours for 2.5+ million workers last year.

Homebase is based in San Francisco, Houston, Denver, and Toronto. We are backed by leading venture investors L Catterton Growth, Emerson Collective, Notable Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Bedrock Capital, and PLUS Capital.

**Interview Recording Notice:

By participating in interviews with Homebase, you consent to the use of Metaview, a recording and transcription tool, during the interview process. Please be aware that all interviews may be recorded and transcribed for the purpose of evaluating candidates and ensuring the quality of our recruitment process. If you do not consent to being recorded, please inform the Talent Team at the beginning of the call, and appropriate arrangements will be made to accommodate your preference. Your privacy is important to us, and the recorded interviews will only be used for internal evaluation and assessment of candidates.