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Security Software Engineer Lead



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Welcome to Lumos! ☀️

🌟 Lumos is an app governance platform that helps companies keep track of all their digital assets, like apps and permissions, through the first Enterprise level AppStore. Lumos empowers companies to manage their digital resources effectively and save money by making sure they're not spending too much on tooling they don't really need. And who doesn't love saving money, right?

🧰 But wait, there's more! Lumos is also like a guardian angel that makes sure only the right people have access to sensitive data and accounts, keeping the company's digital secrets safe from unauthorized access. This means that companies can work more confidently, knowing that their information is well protected.

🏢 With Lumos, IT teams can do their jobs better and faster, freeing up more time for other important things, and the company can enjoy a smoother and more secure digital environment. Plus, Lumos is growing like crazy! With backing from Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), our team has grown to over +65 amazing humans, and we're exponentially growing our customer base. Join us on our path and write your career story with us! 💙

Lumos has grown quite a bit recently, supported by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), a dedicated team of almost 70, and a customer base that has swelled five-fold in the last year. We’re seeing very strong adoption with core products, and in order to double down our investment and support accelerating growth, we’re hiring a Senior Fullstack Engineer to join the team. You'd be among the first 100 employees and set the foundation for extreme growth. 📈

Lumos is transforming how companies operate by building the first AppStore for Companies. As such, Lumos sits in the middle of some of the most sensitive data & control available in enterprises. As the first security software engineer lead at Lumos, you will have a key impact on the definition & growth of our entire security program: from identifying and translating customer needs to defining, architecting, and developing our security infrastructure, application components, and processes.

✨ Your Responsibilities

  • Lead efforts across the broad spectrum of security needs in an early-stage startup. That includes application security, infrastructure security, threat intelligence, incident response, compliance, identity & access management (IAM), and more. You will wear many hats.
  • Solve challenging technical problems across the stack to improve our security posture; may include the frontend (React, Typescript), communication layer (GraphQL), and backend (Python, Terraform, AWS).
  • Build a deep understanding of our customers and Lumos’s technology to satisfy the security needs of a broad range of customers.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders in engineering and beyond to identify & mitigate key technical risks & plan for security at scale.
  • Level up the team. You mentor those around you and improve the standards of our engineering organization.

⛰ Your Skills

  • Software engineering. You have hands-on software development experience. You love building great software products that deliver value to customers. You are proficient in designing, building, and delivering modern cloud-based software systems.
  • Proven mentor & team player. You have proven track record of mentoring teammates. You foster a collaborative & inclusive working environment. You have a mature approach to sharing knowledge, training, and developing the skills of your team members. You level up the team, putting the success of their team about their own ego: “we” before “I”.
  • Security expert. You are a security generalist. You are passionate about securing complex systems. You know how to incorporate the needs of our customers into the security roadmap across the pre-sales and post-sales spectrum. Familiarity with a common compliance framework such as SOC2, GDPR, FedRAMP, ISO 27001, etc.) is a plus.

💰Pay Range

  • $150,000 - $210,000. Note that this range is a good faith estimate of likely pay for this role; upon hire, the pay may differ due to skill and/or level of experience.

🙌 What We Value

We care much more about your motivation and excitement to grow into the role than we care just about your CV. Instead of focusing on what people need to have, we focus on what people need to do. Additionally, we try to find out whether you would be a good fit for Lumos based on our values that define how we achieve outcomes and what characteristics we value.

We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 🤲

💸 Benefits and Perks:

  • 💯 Remote work culture (+/-4 hours PST)
  • ⛑ Medical, Vision, & Dental coverage covered by Lumos
  • 🛩 Quarterly team bonding trips fully covered by Lumos + Annual bonding stipend for even more travel flexibility
  • 💻 Optimal WFH setup to set you up for success
  • 🌴 Unlimited PTO, with minimum time off to make sure you are rested and able to be at your best
  • 👶🏽 Up to (4) months off for both the Birthing & Non-birthing parent
  • 💰 Wellness stipend to keep you awesome and healthy
  • 🏦 401k contribution plan

Thank you for considering us - we're flattered! 😃 🎉