Technical Program Manager, Security

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Optimizely is the world’s leading experience optimization platform, providing website and mobile A/B testing and personalization for the world’s leading brands. The platform’s ease of use and speed of deployment empowers organizations to conceive of and run experiments that help them make better data-inspired decisions. Optimizely meets the diverse needs of thousands of customers worldwide looking to deliver connected experiences to their audiences across channels. To date, those customers have created and delivered more than 700 billion optimized visitor experiences.

Job Description

Security is in the foundation of over 3000 customers’ trust in Optimizely. In this role, you will drive our software security program that facilitates security being baked into all of the products and infrastructure built at Optimizely. The responsibilities are a blend of security engineering, software engineering and project management. If you’re a security engineer looking to get into a leadership position, this is a great opportunity for you to have impact across an entire engineering organization and build a world-class software security program.


  • Support the software security program in Optimizely Engineering- ensure that security is baked in to everything we build at every step of the software development lifecycle

  • Grow a culture of security in Engineering - we do fun things like security happy hours, pizza and t-shirts

  • Maintain our software security awareness program and ensure 100% of engineers stay informed annually of top security risks and best practices

  • Measure and grow security maturity across engineering

  • Create security policy, standards, procedures and guidelines for engineering

  • Triage security issues and provide recommended fixes

  • Facilitate independent security assessments and penetration tests

  • Evaluate new tools, processes, and frameworks; Drive adoption of the best ones

  • Review and respond to new security threats



About You

  • Software engineering background - you will not be writing code, but you will be collaborating with software engineers on a daily basis

  • Able to influence without authority and have excellent teamwork skills

  • Attention to detail with advanced organizational and prioritization skills

  • Exceptionally clear communication skills- you'll need to communicate effectively and build relationships with all levels and roles at Optimizely

  • Ability to work independently and adaptively, anticipate and mitigate friction points, and take initiative to promptly resolve and learn from challenges

Desired Qualifications

  • Program / project management experience in software development organizations

  • Experience implementing software security programs

  • Familiarity with cloud security, particularly AWS Security concepts

  • Experience implementing controls for information security compliance programs including PCI, ISO 27001 and SOC 2

  • Work experience in a fast growth startup environment

Additional Information

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