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Senior Field Security Engineer



United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023

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An overview of this role
This is a remote position and open for candidates in the US only. As a Field Security Engineer in our Assurance sub department, you'll play a key role in the team that serves as the public representation of GitLab's internal Security function. The team is tasked with providing high levels of security assurance to internal and external customers through customer support, sales enablement and security evangelism programs.
The Field Security team is tasked with providing high levels of security assurance to internal and external customers. We work with all GitLab departments to document requests, analyze the risks associated with those requests, and provide value-added remediation recommendations. We do this in the following ways:
What you’ll do
  • Take ownership of the Customer Assurance program, identify and implement improvements
  • Completing Security, Privacy, and Risk Management Questionnaires
  • Professionally handle communications with internal and external stakeholders
  • Educate internal and external stakeholders on GitLab’s Security practices through formal and informal training, handbook improvements, white papers, conference presentations and blog posts
  • Assisting in contract reviews
  • Participating in customer pre-sales meetings
  • Proactively maintain self-service security and privacy resources
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of GitLab's product, environment, systems and architecture
What you’ll bring
  • Strong written communication skills, experience in working on customer-facing documentation
  • Foundational knowledge across security
  • Ability to present and engage with customers with confidence
  • Experience responding to customer questionnaires
  • Ideally some experience reviewing contracts
  • Demonstrated experience with security control frameworks such as: SOC 2, ISO, PCI DSS, NIST 800-53, COBIT, etc.
How GitLab will support you

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you're excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.

The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.
Colorado/Washington pay range
$114,200$220,300 USD
California/New York/New Jersey pay range
$114,200$244,800 USD

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