We are looking for team members who embody the spirit of innovation to help us create the products others said could not be done.

Atom Power is disrupting an industry by digitizing power technologies to enable smart communication between electrical sources and end use equipment which is essential to our country’s clean energy transition.  We are growing fast and procuring the best talent in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry specific to work on ground-breaking electrical vehicle charging and residential energy automation. 

Our Core Values:

  • Believe in the individual
  • Market driven, customer focused
  • Treat all stakeholders as partners
  • Begin with the end in mind, move with urgency
  • Challenge the conventional, verify with the physics
  • Trust, transparency, integrity

We are seeking a Lead Security Engineer to join our skilled cross functional team. If you are a security, privacy, and compliance leader with a track record of developing security strategies and delivering results then we would love to hear from you!

This is your opportunity to apply your experience as you lead Atom Power forward.  


Department: Engineering

Reports To:  CTO

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Job Type:  Full-Time

Job Location:  Based in Huntersville, NC



  • Responsible for establishing Atom Power’s security program, while providing technical and professional leadership and oversight to business operations and product development activities
  • Champion definition and implementation of business security strategy; ensuring consideration, consistency and compatibility of design principles and patterns across all business organizations
  • Define the security strategy and framework using industry-recognized security architecture frameworks (e.g. OWASP SAMM, BSIMM, NIST SSDF), standards, and best practices to protect the company’s platforms, applications and IoT products 
  • Establish a common security architecture through deep understanding of the product, evaluation of the technology stack, and a holistic review of threats, risks and control objectives to optimize security by design and minimize platform and application security vulnerabilities.
  • Breadth and depth in the areas of application/product/enterprise security, compliance, security operations, incident response, software engineering, physical security, threat and vulnerability management, security architecture, governance, risk management and compliance.
  • Promote a shift-left approach and mindset to building security in to the development process
  • Ensure all security disciplines align to deliver industry-best practice security principles, effectively mitigating risks and conforming to all requirements including legal, regulatory and business objectives
  • Promote and maintain awareness of latest security principles, techniques and protocols and create awareness of security posture using a data-driven approach


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each  essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,  skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals  with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7+ years information and product security experience
  • Strong cryptography knowledge and implementation expertise 
  • Excellent understanding of SDLC and modern development methodologies 
  • Working knowledge of at least one programming language
  • Deep technical background, with a firm understanding of embedded firmware and software, communications protocols, data encryption, enterprise systems and cloud environments
  • Strong knowledge in securing consumer and commercial IoT devices
  • Excellent knowledge of enterprise software development ecosystem, application vulnerabilities, application security controls, and secure development frameworks and best practices
  • Strong and current understanding of application security threats, attack patterns, common and emerging security vulnerabilities and how they manifest themselves in different types of environments and applications
  • Extensive threat modeling experience 
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, with ability to effectively advise leadership and influence senior stakeholders
  • Good knowledge of common security standards and frameworks (e.g. OWASP Top 10, NIST/ CSC, CIS, SANS Top 25, TOGAF,  SABSA, OSA, etc.) 
  • Good level of knowledge of information security risk management methodologies and best practices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate / post graduate study in computing / security related field 
  • ISO 27001 and SOC2 implementation experience
  • Relevant security architecture professional qualification, such as GIAC or other
  • Understanding of the legal and regulatory environment within which the business operates and knowledge of relevant security-related legal and regulatory requirements 
  • Active membership in a relevant professional body or industry group
  • Strong commercial awareness to enable business growth through effective security 
  • Demonstrated ability to scale up and out the application security program through developer empowerment, training, automation, crowdsourcing, and other initiatives 
  • Extensive previous experience in building and running security programs in a fast-paced, startup (ground-up) environment 


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an  employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable  accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential  functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands  to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is  occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or  crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

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