Security Partners Manager | Gusto, Inc. | $234k-$295k | Remote (US)

Security Partners Manager | Gusto, Inc. | $234k-$295k | Remote (US)

234,000 - 295,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: July 12, 2024
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Job Description

Highlights of the Job Offer

  • Position and Company: Security Partners Manager at Gusto, Inc.
  • Salary Range: $234,000 to $295,000 per year, depending on location and role.
  • Job Role: Focused on designing products and features that prioritize customer safety and privacy.
  • Experience Required: Minimum of 6 years in information security, particularly in application or product security and privacy partnerships.
  • Leadership Experience: At least 2 years of experience in leading a team.
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Grow and empower a team of security partners.
    • Collaborate with product, engineering, infrastructure, legal, and privacy teams to design secure features.
    • Design processes for security reviews, threat modeling, and partnerships with product engineering teams.
    • Provide security advice, risk assessments, and develop secure coding guidelines.
    • Lead secure code training and manage bug bounty and external security testing engagements.
  • Technical Requirements: Experience with software building, preferably in Ruby on Rails and React.
  • Company Culture: Gusto promotes a collaborative and inclusive workplace, supporting a diverse team.
  • Benefits: Includes 401(k), vision, dental, and medical insurance, unlimited vacation, paid time off, 4-day workweek, equity compensation, and additional perks like a coworking budget, learning budget, and a home office budget.
  • Location: Remote, particularly targeting Denver, San Francisco, and New York.

Job Offer Details

Security Partner Engineer PE

About Gusto

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. 

About the role:

The Security Partner Manager role works 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 Security team and internal stakeholders across the company, providing guidance on security risks and mitigation, and leading our team of security partners. More about Security Partners on the Gusto blog.

The Product Security group 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:

  • Empower and grow a great team of security partners.
  • Work alongside product, engineering, infrastructure, legal, and privacy teams to design safe features to protect our customers.
  • Design processes for security reviews, threat modeling, and partnering with product engineering teams.
  • Provide detailed security advice and risk assessments.
  • Develop guidelines and recommendations for secure coding practices.
  • Lead and manage secure code training.
  • Coordinate bug bounty and external security testing engagements, as well as drive remediation of findings.
  • Implement and deploy application security tools.
  • Develop long-term relationships with product development and engineering teams.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • 6+ years of experience in information security, especially application / product security / security partnerships / privacy.
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team.
  • Ability to work with engineers to balance security risks, customer privacy, and business requirements.
  • Experience building software. Gusto primarily uses Ruby on Rails and React.

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.

Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $234,000/yr to $250,000/yr in Denver & most remote locations, and $275,000/yr to $295,000/yr for San Francisco & New York. Stock equity is additional. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.


💰 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

🤓 Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

🚑 Medical insurance

🏖 Unlimited vacation

🏖 Paid time off

📆 4 day workweek

💰 401k matching

🏔 Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

📚 Learning budget

💪 Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

🖥 Home office budget

🥧 Pay in crypto

🥸 Pseudonymous

💰 Profit sharing

💰 Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

👀 No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

🎅 We hire old (and young)


Denver, Colorado, United States