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We're looking for a Security Engineer, Enterprise Security for our engineering-focused security team. We partner with and embed inside of existing technology and business teams at ClickUp. The security team at ClickUp works to build and share technology including defensive security controls, secure infrastructure, systems and operational tools, security response tooling and processes, and security guidelines and guardrails.
You will work to build a company culture of security enablement allowing our teams and our employees to work knowing security risks to their systems, applications, and workflows are reduced. Your focus on our engineers, IT system administrators, and our end users will allow you to mature our enterprise security controls.

The Role:

Perform some or all of the following, depending on skill-set:
  • Build enterprise security control strategies, setting a security posture, and leading the implementation; across all stages of prevention, detection, and response.
  • Apply a software-development based approach with automation as a core part of our enterprise security controls.
  • Perform threat models, implementation reviews, and security testing; review requirements and designs.
  • Embed yourself into technology and business teams, acting as a "security player-coach".
  • Monitor and analyze production security events and, as needed, provide in-depth incident analysis.
  • Build relationships with other engineers, product managers, data engineers, operators, and business team members.
  • Empathize as you reduce risk while focusing on a great employee and user experience.


  • Multiple years of experience in technology / cyber security.
  • An ability to identify and provide a basic assessment of security threats.
  • An understanding of security problems, paired with an ability to suggest solutions to technology design problems.
  • Ability to automate tasks using software or scripting in combination with other technologies (ex: Lambda/GCP Functions/Azure Functions).
  • Cloud and SaaS experience.
  • Ability to mentor others on technical topics, including security.


  • Past experience with pushing technical initiatives; team, project, or indirect management of technology.
  • Past experience as a software engineer and secure product development.
  • Understanding of the interplay of compliance programs (SOC2, ISO27001) with enterprise security, and aligning them to a common goal.


ClickUp was founded on a culture of hard work, consistent growth, and a desire to break norms. We’re a values-driven company and hire based on ambition, merit, and a willingness to do what it takes to succeed. We don’t care where you’re from, what you look like, or who you’re in a relationship with—we hire the best people for the job, and create an environment that supports employees on their journey to do the most exciting work of their lives! ClickUp is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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Please note we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for roles outside of engineering and product at this time. Sponsorship for engineering and product roles is not guaranteed, but is instead based on the business needs for that specific role at that time. Please reach out to the recruiter with any questions.

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