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Tech Lead – Security

Posted on 7/10/2024



501-1,000 employees

Location technology platform providing geospatial data

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$240k - $365kAnnually


Seattle, WA, USA

IT & Security
Security Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in highly technical Security roles
  • 5+ years in senior leadership role
  • Hands-on experience leading incident response activities for security events
  • Experience with security on cloud platforms with a deep understanding of offerings from key cloud providers (i.e. AWS, Databricks, Snowflake)
  • Expertise in a variety of multifactor authentication platforms and other relevant access management technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Broad practical experience in security software in Mobile Device Management (MDM), Privileged Access Management (PAM), EDR applications, MacOS, iOS, Microsoft platforms, and VM environments, etc.
  • Knowledge of best practices of IT security hardware and software (Firewall, IDS, IPS, Content Filters, VPN, Authentication and Encryption)
  • Proven track record and experience in developing information security policies and procedures, as well as successfully executing programs that meet the objectives of excellence in a dynamic business environment
  • Drive the technical strategy for the Security organization
  • Ensure compliance with local, national, and international regulatory environments
  • Partner with legal and compliance teams to create and support a security culture
  • Assess infrastructure and AI software vendors for compliance with security standards
  • Develop strategies to assess and mitigate risk, manage crises and incidents, and safeguard the organization
  • Research and deploy state-of-the-art technology solutions for security management
  • Establish and promote security by design best practices
  • Provide expertise and implementation of secure solutions in feature development and cloud governance
  • Stay ahead of the global threat landscape and technologies for defending corporate assets

Foursquare, renowned for its precise and dependable location technology platform, is an excellent workplace due to its leadership in offering over 200M Points of Interest (POI) and advanced geospatial data visualization. The company cultivates a culture geared towards continuous improvement in data enrichment and analytics, positioning it as a key player for location-based services and products. This focus ensures that employees are part of an environment that encourages meticulous innovation and industry-specific advancements.

Company Stage


Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Learning and development programs from individual contributors to managers

Individual, professional coaching for all full-time employees

Flexible time off - rest and recharge when you need it!

Comprehensive and competitive health, vision, dental, life insurance

401(k) with company match

Home office setup: you get all necessary hardware and internet reimbursement

Family planning programs via Carrot and Maven

Employee Resource Groups to help you stay connected