Cybersecurity Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

Quantopian is seeking a talented, experienced cybersecurity engineer to maintain and enhance our security controls. You will report directly to the CISO, lead cybersecurity projects, and advocate for security throughout the company.

Quantopian’s cloud-based algorithmic trading platform presents unique security challenges, and we’ve taken security seriously since our inception. Our security posture is strong, and we’re continuously making it stronger. We’re looking for someone who can hit the ground running and help us level up our security.

As a Quantopian cybersecurity engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Identify gaps in our application and IT security and recommend how to address them
  • Lead projects to design and implement enhancements to our IT security
  • Evaluate third-party security products and recommend which to embrace or avoid
  • Work with our developers, site reliability engineers, and product managers to ensure that security is baked into all of our application development projects
  • Monitor our existing IT security infrastructure and respond to anomalies
  • Manage our HackerOne bug bounty program
  • Advise all of Quantopian on security as a subject-matter expert


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years experience in a security roles, including server, desktop, and web application security
  • Proficiency with Linux system administration and scripting
  • Experience working in IaaS and PaaS environments
  • Proven ability to take ownership of complex security projects and drive them to completion

At Quantopian, we believe in hiring the best people and giving them hard problems to solve and the autonomy to solve them. Our collaborative office environment and great culture mean you'll always be learning while helping to build and secure the future of algorithmic trading.