Vice-President of Engineering

Elevate Security

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/13/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 2927 Newbury St, Berkeley, CA, 94703, US

About Elevate Security

Elevate Security provides a web-based platform that focuses on shifting human behavior and responses to security threats in order to prevent breaches. This is the first people-centric solution that is based on behavioral science and is designed to transform the human element as a core defense strategy for organizations.

Job Description


We’re looking for a phenomenal VP of Engineering responsible for execution, velocity, and quality of our product and lead our team of global engineers. You’ll report to our CEO and work in close collaboration with our CPO, product and customer teams. If you work best in a fast-paced startup environment, love to continuous experiment and learn, this is a great opportunity for you.

In addition you’ll:

  • Help shape and translate the company priorities into a clear and actionable engineering roadmap, balanced with other engineering priorities
  • Set the technical vision and strategy for Elevate Security
  • Recruit and build the future of a remote engineering team, focusing on diversity
  • Continuously work to improve process and workflow, within engineering and out
  • Promote Elevate Security’s Engineering brand in the greater community
    (e.g. events, speaking, blog posts, etc)


  • 10+ years in engineering, 5+ at a VP or Director level manager
  • A talent magnet - recruiting, growing, and leading engineering teams
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience in enterprise SaaS startups
  • Solid breadth of experience and deep knowledge of security products
  • Strong background in building and understanding data platforms
  • Experience with a good portion of our current stack is ideal (AWS, Python/Django, React/JS)


  • We care about your career. At Elevate Security we encourage each other to constantly grow and expand our skills and knowledge. Mentorship is part of our culture as you work side by side with some of the brightest possible talent.
  • Your contributions make an immediate impact.
  • We have fun! No matter how fast we grow or how busy we are, we always remember to laugh and enjoy each other and our clients.
  • Balancing our careers and personal lives is important to us. We want you to work where and when you work best.
  • Embracing our culture of diversity, constant learning, and collaboration makes us a better team and helps us build a better product.
  • We are mission driven. We never lose sight of why we do what we do.
  • We’re genuinely nice, optimistic, inclusive, and empathetic people. We won’t hire jerks.


  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Unlimited vacation (minimum 3 weeks)
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Professional development funds
  • Parental leave

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.