Senior Security Engineer


Engineering | Berlin, DE

At HelloFresh, our mission is to change the way people eat - forever. From our 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub Berlin, we’ve become the global market leader in the meal kit sector and inspire millions of energised home cooks across the globe every week.

We offer our meal kit boxes full of exciting recipes and thoughtfully sourced, fresh ingredients in more than 10 countries, operating from offices in Berlin, New York City, Sydney, Toronto, London and Amsterdam. Our more than 4,000 employees are the heart and soul of our highly international, fast-paced, and dynamic environment where innovation and smart, fast action is encouraged.

Our Engineering, Data, Product and Security teams are located in Berlin and New York and are critical to what we do. From procurement tools, to conversion rate optimization, live pricing tools, payment services and add-on upselling features, we work on challenging problems and have a high output of building and releasing features and engines that make our business thrive and deliver real financial impact.

You can get a taste of what we've been working on by checking out our tech blog.


About the job

As a member of the Security team you’ll be exposed to a modern technology stack and a slick cross functional agile company setup. We have developed a refined product and provide scalability on a global level. Join our Security team and help us improve our security programme!

Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Enhance the security posture of corporate infrastructure and services

  • Develop or implement tooling to detect and mitigate threats

  • Harden our infrastructure against abuse and nefarious activity

  • Interface with other teams, and take a leadership role in driving internal security and privacy initiatives

  • Conduct design and code reviews

  • Interact directly with the security community regarding vulnerabilities and threats

Who we are looking for

  • Extensive experience in Information Security

  • Knowledge of operating system internals (macOS, Linux) and network fundamentals

  • Experience developing and building tools in PHP, Python, Go or Ruby

  • Exposure to digital forensics and incident response

  • Enthusiasm and passion for security and staying abreast of new attacks and adversarial TTPs

  • Enthusiasm for the constant fight to ensure security and privacy

  • Understanding of large scale AWS security architecture is a plus

  • Experience with operating system internals, file systems, programming language design, compilers

  • You are a quick learner, passionate about your work and driven to get things done

  • You have great communication skills in in English, both oral and written

  • You have a data driven mindset


It would be beneficial if you also have the following:

  • Understanding of large scale AWS security architecture


What we offer

  • Relocation assistance to move to Berlin and visa application support

  • Competitive compensation

  • Significant reduction on our meal kits

  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources

  • Sabbatical policy

  • Work in our office located in the heart of Berlin

  • A diverse and vibrant international environment

  • A range of perks (Free in-house crash course in German, compensation for advanced German classes, in-house lecture series and knowledge sharing programme, discounts for our neighboring gym & Urban Sports Club, free weekly yoga classes, summer & winter parties, discount on our HelloFresh GO vending machines)

  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase 

Are you up for a challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.