Head of Security

Your Role at Bolt

We are witnessing a massive shift of consumer presence from offline to online. With it, there is a need for technologies that enable online businesses to thrive. Bolt is at the center of this universe leading the next generation of e-commerce, having created a best-in-class buying experience from checkout to fraud detection, payments and more. With our help, retailers can successfully compete with the online retail giants that have the means to invest in technology.

Bolt is looking for a hands-on Head of Security to further establish and lead Bolt’s security initiatives. You will be responsible for all aspects of security at Bolt to keep our applications, employees, and infrastructure protected against threats. Ideal candidates have led security efforts at early-stage companies. You will have a broad mandate and will be expected to drive change and be an evangelist of Security throughout the company. As Head of Security, you will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with teams across Bolt including  DevOps, Product Engineering, and our Legal teams. As we continue to scale our business into large enterprises, security has never been more important to our company and those customers we serve every day.


  • Set and execute the technology security strategy
  • Own compliance that is relevant to Bolt (PCI-DSS, GDPR etc.)
  • Perform infrastructure and vendor security audits, run penetration testing, and own disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Build and execute the bug bounty programs
  • Perform technical design reviews to ensure our products follow the best practices
  • Train Bolt employees on security
  • Create and run the incident response plan
  • Be a security evangelist


  • 5+ years of experience in application and information security
  • Deep knowledge of the latest forms of security vulnerabilities, threats and exploits
  • Experience managing large initiatives and ability to wear multiple hats
  • Experience working with security vendors and doing software security reviews
  • Experience running bug bounty programs
  • Experience training engineers and others on security topics
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast paced, cross-functional environment, and comfort with ambiguity


  • Competitive Pay
  • Flexible PTO
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Comprehensive health coverage: medical, dental and vision
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Paid parental leave
  • Monthly (virtual) team events
  • Retirement plans

  • Bolt is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.