Technical Leader, Cloud Security Engineering - OpenGov United States (Remote) Bookmark Share Print 15 0 0

Listing Description

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OpenGov is a mission driven fast-growth, Series D, venture backed startup (includes Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8, and Emerson Collective). Our Board of Directors includes iconic Silicon Valley executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO) and Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world).  

OpenGov is the leader in modern cloud software for local governments and state agencies. We have surpassed 1,100+ governments (and growing fast!) using our products in our mission to power more effective and accountable government.

OpenGov is a 2022 Top Workplaces USA award winner and a Forbes 2022 America's Best Startup Employer!

The Global Security Team (GST) team is a foundational team in OpenGov’s Strategic Business Services Organization, with a broad charter that spans securing OpenGov’s Cloud Infrastructure, Incident Response, Compliance, and Risk. We serve as the foundation upon which all of OpenGov is secured uniformly and consistently.

GST is a group of talented professionals passionate about security, risk, and compliance for the public cloud. We pride ourselves on providing a high degree of ownership, autonomy, responsibility, and empowerment.


As the Leader, for Cloud Infrastructure Security Engineering, you will be responsible for building, maintaining, upgrading, and continuously improving our cloud networks and systems.

Create cloud-based programs, including implementing identity and access management and securely configuring cloud environments.
Perform threat analysis to identify and detect possible risks within the infrastructure.
Manage cryptography and encryption of data in the cloud.
Investigate and analyze existing cloud infrastructure and create new and enhanced security methods that will improve the security of our cloud environments.
Collaborate across the organization to ensure a shared understanding of upcoming changes and initiatives. Inform product roadmaps and engineering roadmaps as needed.
Identify issues, documentation, integration with other tools, gap resolution, and gap assessment.
Keep GST infrastructure current, make recommendations, and participate in implementing and continuously improving technologies and services.
Guide security strategy, process, response, and technology to Security Operations (SecOps) and other teams.
Support Incident Response.
Collaborate with SecOps analysts and R&D engineers to continuously improve our defenses.


Ability to find, diagnose, troubleshoot and solve issues at any level of the stack or within the organization
Ability to identify potential security issues with infrastructure, RBAC, key management, databases, and network traffic patterns
Experience with Multi-Cloud environments and their APIs.
Development and administration experience on Linux and Windows
Programming skills in languages like Java/Python/Ruby/Go/C/C++
Demonstrable expertise in documenting technologies, processes, and architectures.
Desire to be part of a small driven, passionate team and willing to be agile to support our combined priorities and goals.


Excellent leadership skills
Has strong verbal and written communication skills
Exhibits a good balance between strategic direction and tactical execution
Has a strong orientation towards delivering results incrementally
What makes OpenGov unique

» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission-driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs, a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and SF and Silicon Valley Business Times' 40 under 40 class of 2018!

» Funding: $200 million, Series D company, from top tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, 8VC, Cox Enterprises, and Emerson Collective.

» Board of Directors: Includes iconic executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO), Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world), Katherine August-deWilde (Vice Chair of First Republic Bank), and Amy Pressman (co-founder, former president, and a current board member of Medallia).

» Growth: Record breaking growth with 1,100+ governments (and counting) using our products and seven acquisitions in the past six years! Click here for read more.

» Perks: 90% paid Medical/Dental/Vision premium for employees, fully paid Life and Short/Long term disability insurance, Unlimited PTO, Parental Leave policy, monthly fitness stipend, anniversary awards, and more!

» Product: Named to the GovTech 100 (six consecutive years), we are the leader in cloud software for our nation's cities, counties, and state agencies.

» Mission Driven: We are a technology company with a passion for the mission. We're powering more effective and accountable government.

Come join us and make a positive social impact!

OpenGov is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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