Head of Security Engineering

Recruiter
Henderson Scott
Location
Austin, Texas, USA, Texas, USA
Salary
£250,000 - £300,000
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
21 Sep 2020
Ref
1697662318
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

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.

Core responsibility:

  • 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.

 

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