Head of Security Engineering
Posted on Sep 12, 2020 by Henderson Scott
Location: Flexible (offices in NYC, Austin TX or San Francisco)
Exceptional salary + 30% bonus + stock options on offer!
A major tech firm with over $300m worth of funding is expanding its security leadership team!
They are Pre-IPO, heavily VC-backed and rapidly growing on a global scale. They are a market leader in their field with a great leadership team in place.
We are looking for an experienced Director to take full accountability for the engineering & architecture practice. The ideal candidate will have extensive line management experience while remaining passionately hands on' in Application Security (AppSec).
You will be the right-hand of the Global CISO and offer expert advice up to the Board on both a technical and strategic level. Specific expertise in cloud security, application security and cryptography is highly desirable.
- Work closely with Engineers and Project Managers, to evaluate their source code for security risks with a combination of code reviews, light manual pen testing and design reviews.
- Possess strong communication and business skills to communicate with senior Product & Engineering Leadership re: security risks, as they relate to the business, as well as to identify and drive improvements to the broader security program.
- Identify and implement security program level improvements, including development of security metrics and risk scorecards for executive consumption.
- Design and document cloud and infrastructure security guidance for security risk, compliance, and policy initiatives.