Head of Security and IT

Hex Technologies Inc.

Hex Technologies Inc.

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

About the role

Hex is hiring an experienced leader to build out the next evolution of our security program. The Security team’s responsibility is to safeguard Hex, our staff, and our customers while enabling us to continue building the best-in-class product that customers love.

On any given day you might find yourself:

  • Define what a world-class security program looks like at Hex and the roadmap for achieving it over the next phase of the company journey
  • Hire and grow a team of incredible contributors across Security, IT, and Compliance
  • Accelerate Engineering and Sales with thoughtful use of effective and preventative measures, such as tooling, automation, and process to enable the company to move quickly while reducing risk
  • Partner with the rest of the executive team in defining technical and business strategy and priorities, particularly as we move further up market
  • Be the trusted face of the company security program for external partners and customers by ensuring our security practices are well-articulated and documented for universal consumption

This is a full-time role based out of our San Francisco office. Employees are encouraged to come into the office at least twice a week, with Tuesdays and Thursdays being our main in-person days.

About you:

You have:

  • 8+ years of experience building and leading security programs, including securing highly technical products such as infrastructure, data, or dev tools
  • Love of collaboration with partners – technical and non-technical – across the org
  • Excellent communication skills for collaboration and driving strategic decisions at the highest levels of the org
  • High-performance but empathetic people management and a track record of “I’d-follow-them-anywhere” relationships
  • Passion for building in high-growth startup environments
  • A keen sense for business and customer value and excitement for engaging directly with customers and field teams

About us:

Our stack is primarily EKS on AWS deployed using Scalr, CircleCI, Helm and Terraform. Our application is primarily written in Typescript and Python, with the main frameworks including React, Node, and Apollo GraphQL.

Our handbook is public and you can read more about our values here.

You can also read about our product and some of our biggest technological wins and mishaps on our blog.