Security Engineer at Lime | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Software Engineering

Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We are on a mission to build a future of transportation that is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company in 2021, Lime has powered more than 250 million electric bike and scooter rides in more than 200 cities across five continents, saving an estimated 60+ million car trips. Learn more at!

We enable people to make cyber security aware decisions by developing processes to detect gaps in security as close to the developers as possible. We also actively identify vulnerabilities or incidents related to our use of cloud resources, applications(mobile and web) etc and help with the security incident response for such cases.

What You'll Do:

  • Design and build security infrastructure used by all Lime engineering teams
  • Improve security-related standards and processes
  • Improve Lime’s infrastructure following modern security practices for cloud native application development.

About You:

  • The preferred candidate will be a student enrolled in or graduated from (within the last 24 months) a college/university program with a major in Information Security, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 0+ years industry experience
  • Strong understanding of application and infrastructure security
  • Strong understanding of cloud native application development.
  • Able to write good code in any one language (python, golang, bash, etc)
  • Familiarity with AWS, Terraform and Kubernetes preferred.
  • Able to multitask and manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated interest in owning and driving new ideas in information security.

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to revolutionize transportation in cities around the world with the leader in urban mobility solutions
  • Scale with a rapidly growing organization, with significant opportunity for growth
  • Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainability
  • Work with a team of successful, fun and motivated people
  • Competitive salary and benefits

In accordance with Colorado State Law, if the candidate selected for this job resides in Colorado, the anticipated minimum salary will be $105,000, plus bonus and equity (when eligible), as well as benefits. Exact salary will ultimately depend on the candidate’s qualifications. In addition to base salary, this role will be eligible for a variable bonus based on a combination of management discretion and employee performance.


Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s only the start. We strive to build a workforce composed of individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities, and mindsets—not just to do great work, but to become a better company and grow as individuals.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Security Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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