Principal Security Engineer - BetterUp Austin, Texas, United States Bookmark Share Print 46 0 0

Listing Description

Let’s face it, a company whose mission is human transformation better have some fresh thinking about the employer/employee relationship.

We do. We can’t cram it all in here, but you’ll start noticing it from the first interview.

Even our candidate experience is different. And when you get an offer from us (and accept it), you get way more than a paycheck. You get a personal BetterUp Coach, a development plan, a trained and coached manager, the most amazing team you’ve ever met (yes, each with their own personal BetterUp Coach), and most importantly, work that matters.

This makes for a remarkably focused and fulfilling work experience. Frankly, it’s not for everyone. But for people with fire in their belly, it’s a game-changing, career-defining, soul-lifting move.

Join us and we promise you the most intense and fulfilling years of your career, doing life-changing work in a fun, inventive, soulful culture.

If that sounds exciting—and the job description below feels like a fit—we really should start talking. 

Are you a security engineer who has worn many hats over the years? Do you have stories to tell about how companies – large and small – have both succeeded and failed in their security programs? And are you ready to be a technical leader to help guide a growing security team to focus on the right problems, the right priorities, and the right solutions? If so, then we should talk! The person in this role will report directly to the BetterUp CISO and will be broadly responsible for technical strategy and technical execution of our security program.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with the CISO to define and execute on technical strategy for BetterUp’s Information Security organization.

  • Collaborate cross functionally to understand risks and opportunities throughout the business where Information Security should engage.

  • Mentor and guide staff throughout the Information Security organization to ensure project alignment and to lay the foundation for future scalability.

  • Leverage your technical expertise in product security, IT security, security compliance, software engineering, data governance, and/or data analysis to contribute to high impact projects from teams across the organization.

If you have some or all of the following, please apply:

  • Passion for inclusion and empathy in designing security solutions that work for everyone.

  • Experience identifying, defining, and executing on large cross-functional security initiatives.

  • Demonstrated skills in aligning security projects, risk management, and business needs.

  • Deep technical expertise in product security or IT security (or both!).

  • Experience with cloud security within an AWS environment.

  • Strong mentorship skills to help people grow across the Information Security organization.


At BetterUp, we are committed to living out our mission every day and that starts with providing benefits that allow our employees to care for themselves, support their families, and give back to their community. 

  • Access to BetterUp coaching; one for you and one for a friend or family member 

  • A competitive compensation plan with opportunity for advancement

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Flexible paid time off

  • Per year: 

    • All federal/statutory holidays observed

    • 4 BetterUp Inner Work days (

    • 5 Volunteer Days to give back

    • Learning and Development stipend

    • Company wide Summer & Winter breaks 

  • Year-round charitable contribution of your choice on behalf of BetterUp

  • 401(k) self contribution

We are dedicated to building diverse teams that fuel an authentic workplace and sense of belonging for each and every employee. We know applying for a job can be intimidating, please don’t hesitate to reach out — we encourage everyone interested in joining us to apply.

BetterUp Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, BetterUp Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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