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Gusto is a modern, online people platform that helps small businesses take care of their teams. On top of full-service payroll, Gusto offers health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools. Today, Gusto offices in Denver, San Francisco, and New York serve more than 100,000 businesses nationwide.

 

Our mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life, and it starts right here at Gusto. That’s why we’re committed to building a collaborative and inclusive workplace, both physically and virtually. Learn more about our Total Rewards philosophy

 

The Security Partner role will work with product and engineering leads to design products and features with the safety and privacy of our customers in mind. This role will be focused on building long-term relationships between the Product Security team and internal stakeholders across the company. Secondarily, there is opportunity to drive security processes as well building and integrating security tools.

 

The Product Security team helps Gusto move faster, securely. We’re a team of engineers who work to enable other teams to build products as quickly as possible while continuing to protect our customers. We support developers in shipping secure code by building security tools and services, providing security training and expertise, and advocating for best practices in authentication, authorization, and safe data handling across the company.

 

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Design processes for security reviews, threat modeling, and partnering with product engineering teams.
  • Work with product teams to design safe features to protect our customers.
  • Provide detailed security advice and risk assessment.
  • Develop long-term relationships with product development and engineering teams.

Here’s what we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience in information security, especially application / product security / security partnerships.
  • Ability to work with engineers to balance security risks, customer privacy, and business needs.
  • Experience building software. We primarily use Ruby, JavaScript, Python, and Kotlin.

 

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto. 

 

Gusto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Gusto considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gusto is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@gusto.com. 

 

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