This team will work directly with the GitLab Security, Development, and Product teams to build, tune and improve the efficacy of GitLab’s stand-alone detection products.
Managers in the Security Department at GitLab see the team as their product. While they are technically credible and know the details of what vulnerability research engineers work on, their time is spent hiring a world-class team and putting them in the best position to succeed. They own the delivery of security commitments and are always looking to improve productivity. They must also coordinate across departments to accomplish collaborative goals.
As a member of the security team at GitLab, you will be working towards raising the bar on security. We will achieve that by working and collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide guidance on security best practices.
The Security Team is responsible for leading and implementing the various initiatives that relate to improving GitLab's security.
Hire a world class team of vulnerability research engineers to work on their team
Help vulnerability research engineers grow their skills and experience
Provide input on vulnerabilities, issues, and security features
Hold regular 1:1's with all members their team
Create a sense of psychological safety on your team
Recommend security-related technical and process improvements
Author project plans for security initiatives
Draft quarterly OKRs
Train engineers to screen candidates and conduct managerial interviews
Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially experience with executive-level communications
Ability to make concrete progress in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge
You have a passion for security and open source
You are a team player, and enjoy collaborating with cross-functional teams
You are a great communicator
You employ a flexible and constructive approach when solving problems
You share our values, and work in accordance with those values