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Head of Security
San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

We're looking for a Head of Security to lead security engineering efforts across our organization. In this unique role, you'll set the vision and direction for your group and tie that work into OpenAI's larger mission.

You will

* Take a leadership role in driving internal security initiatives
* Build and evangelize security policies and best practices
* Provide security guidance on a constant stream of research needs
* Work directly with our research teams to improve the security of our systems
* Lead compliance audits for our internal security policies
* Be responsible for hiring a world-class security team

You may be a fit for this role if you have

* 8+ years of security experience and 3+ years leading and managing teams in a fast-paced environment
* Knowledge of attack surfaces for enterprise systems and services
* Experience defining threat models for a small or medium size organization
* Demonstrated success with planning and execution of large security projects with multiple business stakeholders
* Excellence in problem-solving, strategic thinking, and collaboration with cross-functional teams
* Experience defending against state-level actors is a plus

About OpenAI

We're building safe Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), and ensuring it leads to a good outcome for humans. We believe that unreasonably great results are best delivered by a highly creative group working in concert.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family

Unlimited time off (we encourage 4+ weeks per year)

Parental leave

Flexible work hours

Lunch and dinner each day

401(k) plan

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