Head of Security

Education Technology
$210,000+ plus super

The CTO has been wearing the security hat, and now the business is maturing to a place where it can start building its own security team.

"We're looking for someone with great security instincts, a person that knows how to break as well as build".

"If the person isn't already leading people, that's OK. We can teach that". 

Being an engineering-led company, the successful hire has a security engineering background. Either in infrastructure (AWS) or Application Security. The business already has a strong security culture and has policies and frameworks in place; they perform threat models and quarterly reviews of risk and various attacks. They are looking for someone to take these are run with them. 

In this role, you will work with Engineering leadership and further define standards, roadmaps and implement them across the organisation. You'll need to be a great commuter and should understand the need for making trade-offs. Life is not black and white, and nor is security in a business.

WFT policy? - The teams currently work 3 days a week from home. 

Why join?

  • You will play a part in the education of children learning science 
  • It's an impactful role that will benefit you and the organisation 
  • The business is in great shape and growing fast!
  • Even though they are growing, it's not a company where people are expected to work 1000 hours a week. 
  • Flexible policies 
  • Many people have been with the company for 5+ years 


  • Strong security background in AWS or Application Security
  • Experienced or interested in leading a team 
  • Worked with engineering teams 

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