We are seeking a highly experienced and strategic Application and Product Security leader to join our team as a Senior Engineering Manager. As a seasoned security expert, you will be responsible for leading the security effort for CLEAR's software applications and products, ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of our customers' data. Your expertise will be instrumental in identifying and mitigating security risks, developing and implementing secure design and development practices, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure the security of our products.

What you'll do:

  • Hire, develop, and grow security engineering talent by providing career growth support, effective feedback, and performance reviews
  • Lead the Secure Design and Implementation function, ensuring that CLEAR's products are designed and implemented with security in mind
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of CLEAR's security requirements and industry best practices
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Engineering, Product, and Operations, to ensure secure design and implementation of products
  • Manage a team of security engineers responsible for securing CLEAR's products
  • Develop and maintain secure software development lifecycle processes and procedures
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging security threats and technologies, and apply this knowledge to improve CLEAR's security posture 

What you're great at:

  • Have practical knowledge of all aspects of software engineering, including coding, maintenance, architecture and design and how security is injected
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with cloud native applications and containerization (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Strong understanding of modern programming languages and frameworks (e.g. Java, Python, React)
  • Have led teams in secure software development, including design, architecture, and implementation
  • Have managed multiple security teams, including security engineers and security architects
  • Experienced in modern security technologies and practices, including threat modeling, vulnerability management, and secure coding
  • Able to build, manage, and work with multiple teams to achieve defined security goals
  • Curious about security trends and technologies, with a commitment to ongoing learning and professional development

How You'll be Rewarded:

At CLEAR we help YOU move forward - because when you’re at your best, we’re at our best. You’ll work with talented team members who are motivated by our mission of making experiences safer and easier. Our hybrid work environment provides flexibility. In our offices, you’ll enjoy benefits like meals and snacks. We invest in your well-being and learning & development with our stipend and reimbursement programs. 

We offer holistic total rewards, including comprehensive healthcare plans, family building benefits (fertility and adoption/surrogacy support), flexible time off, free OneMedical memberships for you and your dependents, and a 401(k) retirement plan with employer match. The base salary range for this role is $200,000 - $240,000, depending on levels of skills and experience.

The base salary range represents the low and high end of CLEAR’s salary range for this position. Salaries will vary depending on various factors which include, but are not limited to location, education, skills, experience and performance. The range listed is just one component of CLEAR’s total compensation package for employees and other rewards may include annual bonuses, commission, Restricted Stock Units


Have you ever had that green-light feeling? When you hit every green light and the day just feels like magic. CLEAR's mission is to create frictionless experiences where every day has that feeling. With more than 22+ million passionate members and hundreds of partners around the world, CLEAR’s identity platform is transforming the way people live, work, and travel. Whether it’s at the airport, stadium, or right on your phone, CLEAR connects you to the things that make you, you - unlocking easier, more secure, and more seamless experiences - making them all feel like magic.

CLEAR provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or protected needs. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include, but are not limited to, time off, extra breaks, making a change to the application process or work procedures, policy exceptions, providing documents in an alternative format, live captioning or using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

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