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This position is remote based.
The Director of Security, Platform Security will lead a globally distributed, growing team of Security Engineers, Data Engineers, and Managers. This reports to the CISO.
- Drives strategy for the Platform Security Engineering organization, aligned with broader GitLab business initiatives, with a specific focus on production security services, data security engineering, applied machine learning, and security automation.
- Hire a world class team of managers, security analysts, security engineers, and security researchers.
- Drive quarterly OKRs
- Promote new and innovative security features for GitLab’s product and services
- Evaluate and improve security of GitLab’s CI/CD pipeline
- Work to scope and plan key deliverables with business stakeholders and development teams to ensure successful delivery
- Build strong, collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
- Ensure our engineers and contributors from the wider community run a secure software development lifecycle for GitLab by training them in best practices and creating automated tools.
- 8+ years of experience leading teams of Engineers, Security Researchers, and Managers. Preferably, experience leading remote globally distributed teams
- Experience leading teams responsible for backend (or full stack) software development, data engineering, distributed systems, applied cryptography, machine learning, and security automation
- Strong commitment to talent development, training and coaching to acquire and retain key security talent
- Significant engineering and SaaS security experience in production-level settings
- Familiarity with secure software development best practices in Ruby, Go, and the common components underlying
- Experience with monorepos and CI best practices working with large code repositories
- Considerable knowledge of operating SaaS products and services and containerized workloads
- You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
- Leadership at GitLab
- Ability to use GitLab
Security Management has the following job-family performance indicators.
- Hiring actual vs plan
- Handbook update frequency
- Team member retention
- HackerOne spend actual vs planned
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