Manager, Application Security

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Postman is the world’s leading collaboration platform for API development. Postman's features simplify each step of building an API and streamline collaboration to help create better APIs—faster. More than 15 million developers and 500,000 organizations worldwide use Postman today.

Our customers are doing more and more astounding things with the Postman product every day, and as a result, we are growing rapidly.

About the Team

The Application Security (Appsec) team at Postman helps secure systems and applications in our cloud infrastructure that run the Postman business. We aren’t your typical Appsec team because we focus our efforts on scalable techniques as opposed to just operational services. The Appsec Engineering team helps us scale Appsec with pragmatic engineering investments. Our approach is to guide developers towards simple, self-service solutions that meaningfully reduce security risk for software they create. We focus on automated and scalable approaches that eliminate bug classes, find vulnerabilities at scale and make default configurations secure. 

We are looking for an engineering leader for the Appsec team to enable our mission of effectively scaling Appsec at Postman. You will be responsible for leading and cultivating a team of security software engineers. You will drive the strategy for Appsec engineering products in close collaboration with key partners with a pragmatic, risk focused approach. 

What You'll Do

  • Manage and build the application security team including creating the team’s roadmaps and priorities

  • Hire, mentor, and provide strategic direction to the application security team

  • Build out the application security strategy within Postman, laying the foundation for future proofing the product. This will include bringing in new or enhancing existing processes (e.g. SDLC, SLAs) and tooling (e.g. SAST, DAST)

  • Partner with engineering and product leaders across the company to help them prioritize security issues in their products and balance business goals

About You

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant application/product security experience with technical hands on AppSec skills and a deep understanding of various AppSec strategies and their trade offs

  • Minimum of 2 years team leadership experience

  • Worked in high growth, cloud native companies

  • You are a pragmatic security leader who believes in risk focused, scalable security approaches. 

  • You have a strong technical background in scalable security solutions. 

  • You have strong communication skills and a product focused mindset to build the right solutions for your customers. 

  • You prefer collaboration and problem solving over process and mandates.  

  • You have experience hiring, coaching and cultivating an excellent team.

  • You are a meticulous and responsive cross-team communicator and program leader.

Our Values

We offer competitive salary and benefits, and a flexible schedule working with a fun, collaborative team. Enjoy full medical coverage, unlimited PTO, and a monthly lunch stipend. (Yes, seriously. We want you to eat well wherever you’re at.) Plus, our wellness program will help you stay healthy from your location with fitness-related reimbursements. Our frequent and fascinating virtual team-building events will keep you connected, while our donation-matching program can support the causes you care about. We’re building a long-term company with an inclusive culture where everyone can be the best version of themselves, and we want you to be part of it. Join us, why dontcha?



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