AI Security Engineer


Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C.


North America


Big data & advanced analytics, Technology & digital


Technology industries

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

Practice Area Profile

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

Given the technical specialization needed for this role, it will be housed within BCG X, BCG’s cutting-edge group of computer science, statistics, AI and machine learning experts with deep industry expertise. These teams own the full analytics and product development value-chain end to end: framing new business challenges, building fact-bases, designing innovative algorithms, creating scale through designing tools and apps, and training colleagues and clients in new solutions. While housed within BCG X, This role will partner closely with our BCG Tech Capital commercial due diligence consulting teams to drive insights across integrated commercial and product diligences with close alignment with our Principal Investors and Private Equity Practice.

What You'll Do

As a forward-deployed Security Engineer you’ll be part of our rapidly growing engineering team and help to secure the next generation of AI solutions. You’ll have the chance to partner with clients in a variety of BCG regions and industries, and on key topics like climate change, enabling them to design, build, and deploy new and innovative solutions. Additional responsibilities will include developing and delivering thought leadership in the security community and papers as well as leading conferences on behalf of BCG GAMMA. 


We are looking for talented individuals with a passion for secure software development, cloud native security, and transforming organizations into AI led innovative companies.

  • Apply secure software development practices and standards to develop robust and maintainable software
  • Experienced at guiding non-technical teams and consultants in and best practices for robust secure software development
  • Optimize and secure CI/CD pipelines and cloud native infrastructure
  • Motivated by a fast-paced, service-oriented environment and interacting directly with clients on new features for future product releases
  • A natural problem-solver and intellectually curious across a breadth of industries and topics

Location of position: Boston, New York, Chicago, Houston, or Washington, D.C.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)


  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Proficiency in a scripting language such as Python or Go
  • Experience securing containers, container orchestrators, and microservices
  • Cloud security expertise across major cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and GCP
  • Hands on experience with Infrastructure as Code tools and installing SAST, DAST, and IAST tools in CI/CD pipelines
  • An ability to effectively communicate security risks of AI systems to senior stakeholders

  • Industry certifications from ISC(2), SANS, etc. and cloud specific certifications related to AWS, Azure, and GCP


  • Fluency in English is required as well as fluency in the local language for some locations
  • Ability to travel based on client and business needs. Expect 30-50%
Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.

FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: Boston Consulting Company (“BCG”) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The first year base compensation for this role is:

Software Security I: $110,000 USD
Software Security II: $145,000 USD
Software Security III: $160,000 USD
Senior Security Engineer: $190,000 USD
Lead Security Engineer: $225,400 USD

In addition to your base salary, you will also be eligible for an annual discretionary performance bonus and BCG’s Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF) contribution. BCG also provides a market leading benefits package described below.

At BCG, we are committed to offering a comprehensive benefit program that includes everything our employees and their families need to be well and live life to the fullest. We pay the full cost of medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees – and their eligible family members.* That’s zero dollars in premiums taken from employee paychecks. All our plans provide best in class coverage:

- Zero dollar ($0) health insurance premiums for BCG employees, spouses, and children
- Low $5 (USD) copays for trips to the doctor, urgent care visits and prescriptions for generic drugs
- Dental coverage, including up to $5,000 (USD) in orthodontia benefits
- Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually
- Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities
- Fully vested retirement contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not
- Generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, and annual office closure between Christmas and New Years
- Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement
*Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage.

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Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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