Technical Director, Product Security | Global Robotics Leader

My client is an extremely well-funded, successful consumer robotics pioneer and leader. They've raised more than $200m and have a unicorn valuation. 

I am looking for a Technical Security Director of the products themselves, you will be #2 to the Global CISO.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Building secure products, protecting our customers’ and our own information is critical to the business
  • Your role will be focused on helping build and scale the security program, including security engineering of user-facing features in robots, backend systems, building / implementing secure-by-default libraries and security tooling
  • You will also perform security design reviews, threat modeling and bug mitigation of the end-to-end product, including hardware, software, cloud services, and networking protocols
  • Securely deploy bleeding edge AI algorithms to power one of the most sophisticated uses of artificial intelligence and robotics in a consumer product
  • Lead security reviews, threat modeling, and mitigation app software
  • Work across hardware, software, cloud, and QA/production teams to prioritize security features and bugs, and ensure implementation and mitigation
  • Act as SME on multiple information security areas
  • Develop strategy to monitor threats and vulnerabilities impacting products
  • Assist CISO & other leadership to develop strategic plans and long-term roadmaps
  • Create a security-minded2 development culture, and build training programs for application and infrastructure engineers to grow their security skills
  • Develop security KPI/metrics to track security issues and severity, along with time-to-resolution
  • Through automation drive security integration to CI/CD processes
  • Manage 3rd party audits and penetration tests
  • Lead responsible disclosure and bug bounty programs
  • Research emerging attack vectors and techniques

What You'll Bring:

  • 10+ years of security engineering experience + years of team management experience
  • Experience in multiple security domains including product security engineering, security operations, infrastructure security etc.
  • Experience managing audits, penetration tests, and bug bounty programs
  • Knowledge of Android security models and AOSP - beneficial
  • Cryptography experience
  • Strong experience with secure programming practices
  • Familiarity with securing cloud services running on AWS


  • Competitive salaries, stock options and great benefits (health, subsidized public transportation costs, generous vacation)
  • Agile startup environment where you’ll help shape the culture and have a huge impact
  • Free catered lunches, snacks and drinks

Full time on-site in Downtown SF.