Senior Security Engineer
Updated on 5/31/2023
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Apache Kafka
  • You have technical experience with implementing secure platforms and products at a deep level
  • You enjoy tackling deep technical problems and producing technical and automation, sometimes operating as a leader of new security or operational initiatives
  • You want to instill a culture of secure development across engineering and partner across teams to embrace security as a part of normal development
  • You are an avid security evangelist and seek to teach others how to improve while enabling them to succeed
  • 5+ years experience in security and/or software engineering roles with a demonstrated history of working on security-related projects or with responsibilities as a security generalist
  • Experience across multiple (if not all) domains, such as infrastructure security, product/application security, data security and/or operations security
  • Strong cross-functional experiences, building relationships and driving impactful projects
  • The ability and drive to continuously educate yourself and others
  • Change the trajectory of a startup striving to redefine access to mental health in America
  • Work on a highly collaborative, cross-functional engineering team in order to build the best and most secure products for therapists, patients, physician and payer partners, and/or your teammates at Headway
  • Help establish and engrain best practices throughout our organization
  • Contribute to our engineering culture, processes, and documentation with the same thought and care that we do our software (one of our engineering cultural principles is “Everything is a Product”)
  • Initial screen: You'll connect with someone in recruiting so you can learn more about the team, Headway's mission and exciting growth, and we can get a better idea of your background
  • First round: You'll meet with our Lead Security Engineer for introductions and a an architecture interview
  • Final rounds: You'll meet several more team members for technical and non-technical interviews, including our Head of Infrastructure who this role reports to, and leave with a fuller picture of what it's like to work at Headway
  • References and the Offer: Our favorite part of the process! We'll send over all of the details, including specifics on employee equity, and congratulatory messages from excited future team members!
  • Languages: Python 3, TypeScript
  • Libraries: FastAPI, SQLAlchemy, React
  • Datastores: Postgres, Redis
  • Infrastructure: AWS (Fargate, ECS, S3, and more), Spark and Kafka
  • Monitoring: Datadog, PagerDuty
  • Version control: Github

51-200 employees

Mental healthcare system provider
Company Overview
Headway’s mission is to build a new mental healthcare system with their software. The company is committed to removing the price barrier for mental health with their asset-free national network of therapists who accept insurance to help individuals find great care they can afford.
Company Core Values
  • Think future first
  • Act like a Headway owner
  • The first time is always handmade
  • Be relationship-obsessed
  • Invest in yourself to invest in our mission