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Braze // lifecycle engagement platform for brands
New York    Posted: Saturday, November 16, 2019
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Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, & web. Customers, including Citi, Disney, Urban Outfitters, & Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands & consumers in a more authentic & human way. And we do it at scale each month, tens of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 2 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms in 2019. The company has also been named on the Forbes Cloud 100 list twice, & as one of Magazines 2019 Best Places to work.

We are headquartered in New York with offices in London, San Francisco & Singapore. And we have 400 employees & are growing!


We are looking for an experienced cybersecurity professional to assess & implement security best practices, help Braze protect customer data & develop metrics to measure these goals.

As the first fully dedicated management hire into our security organization, you will be responsible for overseeing & directing information security programs & efforts at Braze. Braze has a small security team but is ISO 27001 certified, undergoes annual SOC 2 Type II audits as well as third-party penetration tests. Youll be crucial in hiring new team members & further maturing our security practices & programs as Braze.

This position reports directly to the CTO.


  • Manage a growing team of information security managers, policy managers & security engineers
  • Lead the development of security monitoring & anomaly detection systems
  • Develop security policies, controls & incident response planning
  • Partner with Brazes legal team to ensure continued compliance with laws & applicable regulations
  • Define cybersecurity objectives & key results for the measurement of Brazes security program
  • Schedule & oversee periodic internal & external security audits
  • Manage security incident response & IT forensics
  • Advise senior management on organizational cybersecurity posture, industry trends & proactive measures for continuous improvement


  • At least 10 years experience in cybersecurity
  • Computer Science or IT-related degree preferred
  • Strong experience in leading & managing an Information Security team, preferably within a SaaS or high-growth environment
  • Understanding of application & database architectures of distributed, highly available systems
  • Strong mentorship & communication skills
  • Familiarity with ISO 27001 & SOC II audits
  • Experience implementing various security tools & programs


  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Excellent medical, dental, & vision coverage for you & your dependents
  • 401(k) matching, life insurance, commuter benefits, & parental leave plans
  • Daily catered lunches & fully stocked kitchen with snacks & beverages
  • Collaborative, transparent, collegial & fun loving office culture
  • Flexible time off policy to balance your work & life in the way that suits you best

This position is exempt under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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