Senior Cloud Application Security Engineer at Presto | Powderkeg

Location: United States/Canada

Employment Type: Full-Time

Team: Software

Presto is a market leader in restaurant labor productivity, overlaying next- generation digital solutions onto the physical world. Its enterprise-grade touch, vision, and voice technologies help hospitality businesses thrive while delighting guests. Presto’s solutions are designed to enable restaurants to do more with less by increasing their guest-to-staff ratios, improving speed and quality of service, identifying bottlenecks, and offering guests a superior experience. These solutions include:

**● Voice: ** Guests and staff can place orders in a natural conversational style via automated speech recognition artificial intelligence with over 94% accuracy, even in noisy environments.

**● Vision: ** Using just a few cameras equipped with computer vision, restaurants can measure throughput and order accuracy, identify issues, repeat visitors and implement real-time solutions.

**● Touch: ** Designed for both drive-thru and dine-in applications, the same Presto Flex can be deployed as a pay-at-table, staff handheld, kiosk, or drive-thru line buster—offering wide front-of-house flexibility.


  • Develop a plan and enforce security best practices across engineering and IT organizations.
  • Work with engineering managers to ensure all engineers remain up-to-speed on the latest security best practices and vulnerabilities.
  • Review new product features and architectural changes from a security perspective.
  • Build software that monitors systems and networks for security breaches and intrusions.
  • Develop tools/alerts that monitor product metric streams for security incidents and vulnerabilities.
  • Ideate and develop new metrics streams to detect potential security related anomalies; report on incidents, vulnerabilities, and trends.
  • Partner with other engineers to develop and refactor code with a security first mindset.


  • 7+ years of experience as a Sr. Security Engineer with foundational knowledge of Cyber Security.
  • Hands-on information security experience in a large enterprise environments is a plus.
  • Genuine passion for creating effective and pragmatic security technologies.
  • Ability to discover new vulnerabilities and research exploitation techniques.
  • Excellent programming and scripting skills in Java, Python, Perl etc.
  • Experience in cloud technologies, AWS preferred.
  • Pen testing experience desired
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills in ideating, prototyping and providing thought leadership.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent field with specialization in Information Security is preferred.

With over 250,000 systems shipped, we are one of the largest labor automation technology providers in the industry. Founded at M.I.T. in 2008, Presto is headquartered in Silicon Valley, Calif. with customers including many of the top 20 restaurant chains in the U.S.

We welcome you to visit our investor page to learn more about Presto’s recent announcement to be Publicly Listed Through a Merger with Ventoux CCM Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: VTAQ)

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Cloud Application Security Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    Redwood City, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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