Head of Information Security


Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 100K - 160K
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Canny helps software companies build better products by collecting & tracking user feedback

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Billions of people use software products every day. By helping software providers figure out which features to build and which bugs to fix, Canny is improving UX and efficiency at a global scale.

  • Profitable early-stage startup, 11 person team
  • Over 1,000 customers, including industry-leading companies like ClickUp, CircleCI, Framer, and Compass
  • We haven't raised any money, we are our own bosses
  • 100% remote

For more info, check out our blog and team page.


We're hiring a Head of Security to help us maintain our commitment to privacy, security, and compliance. You'll be working alongside Canny's founders and sales and engineering teams 🚀

  • Work with auditors to receive various security-related certifications/reports (eg. SOC 2 Type II, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS)
  • Analyze networks and systems to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Process incoming vulnerability reports sent to security@canny.io
  • Complete customer security questionnaires to unblock sales opportunities
  • Implement and enforce best practices and security standards for the organization
  • Routinely test and audit company software and networks
  • Provide consultation to our product team regarding the security implications of new features
  • You have a thorough understanding of best practices and security standards and how to implement them at a business-wide level
  • You have experience implementing controls for security compliance programs (eg. SOC 2, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, GDPR)
  • You have experience managing IDS/IPS/FIM/Vuln scanning
  • You have hands-on experience with a variety of programming languages (preferably including JavaScript)
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You can execute calmly and effectively under pressure
  • 3+ years of experience in the cybersecurity industry
  • Cloud Services: AWS
  • Source Control: GitHub
  • CI/CD: CircleCI
  • Database: MongoDB, hosted on MongoDB Atlas
  • Monitoring: Sentry, DebugBear, Pingdom, PagerDuty, CloudWatch
  • Software: JavaScript, Node.js, React, MongoDB
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Unlimited sick and vacation days (paid)
  • International team retreats ✈️ (paid)
Job regions: Europe North America
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