At Nylas, our mission is to empower the world to communicate with context and insight. Our hosted sync platform and APIs enable developers to quickly integrate their apps with email, contacts, and calendar across all providers (including Exchange).
 
We are changing the way companies and developers innovate with email and messaging. Customers like Pipedrive, Salesloft, and Lever use our cloud messaging APIs to power their products and accelerate their ability to innovate. 
 
Nylas has raised over $30M from Spark Capital, 8VC, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, SV Angel and more.  Our HQ is in San Francisco with offices in New York, Denver, and several of us work remotely. Members have previously worked at Dropbox, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and VMware. 
 
Want to know more? Check out our Key Values Page and Our Employee Handbook!
 
Job Description

Nylas makes it safe and easy to build applications that connect with mail, contacts, and calendars on every major communications platform. We work directly with Google Mail and Office 365 and must meet or exceed their standards for security. We are serious about security engineering.

We’re looking for a Lead Product Security Engineer to help build out our information security team. This is an engineering role, with an appsec focus, and we’re looking for candidates with IC experience and some management interest/aptitude. 

As a Lead Product Engineer, you will:

  • Spearhead application security projects, working closely with the product engineering team, including assessment and testing, automation, static analysis, and formalizing a secure development process from feature design to delivery.
  • Spot opportunities for security features, such as multi-factor authentication, anomaly detection and runtime hardening, help design those features, and shepherd them into our platform.
  • Take point on building and selling a security roadmap, including business-level objectives like SOC-2, charting a path towards hiring additional security engineers and building out the security practice at Nylas.
  • Mentoring the rest of the engineering organization in security design, assessment, and testing.\
Requirements
  • Previous experience in a role delivering product or application security.
  • Expertise in software development in some language, and a willingness to quickly become fluent in our house language, Python.
Benefits
  • Competitive Pay
  • Meaningful Equity
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental benefits for you and your family(including One Medical membership)
  • 401k, FSA, HSA, Commuter benefits
  • $1k yearly Education & Development benefit
  • Catered lunch & Unlimited snacks
  • $100 a month health and wellness benefit
  • Relocation assistance
  • Unlimited vacation (mandatory 2 week consecutive vacation once per year)
  • 12 weeks caregiver leave
  • Flexible work hours
 
Nylas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and diversity of all kinds is important to us.
 
Our team is roughly equal by identified gender (including engineering) and focuses on creating an inclusive environment for all people. We welcome people from all different backgrounds and currently employ startup founders, college graduates from all over the country and the world, coding academy graduates and those with no degrees at all.
 
We are actively and regularly working with the entire team to shape our culture in a conscious way to our ideal of empowerment, transparency, and kindness.

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