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BrightDrop - Senior Manager, Product Security

  • Palo Alto
  • Engineering
  • Full time
  • Added
  • JR-000101465


The Product Security team at BrightDrop ensures the security of our products and services and are the domain experts for our engineering and IT teams to protect our customers’ data in today’s dynamic threat landscape. We are a team of highly skilled security engineers that specialize in security research, penetration testing, and security architecture. We evaluate a broad range of technologies including complex web applications, IoT platforms, distributed processing, Cloud environments and isolation of trusted code.  
As Sr. Manager of Product Security reporting directly to CISO, you will manage and develop a team of security engineers passionate about our entire product portfolio. Your passion for security, ability to connect with and encourage your team, and in-depth knowledge of Product Security and Cloud Security will ensure that you deliver high impact results.


  • Manage the overall Product Security Program. Execute on compelling security strategy across a portfolio of Products.  

  • Improve overall security awareness and instill a culture of secure software development throughout the engineering organization.  Prescribe and manage ongoing defensive programming training program for engineering teams. 

  • Maintain strong knowledge of ongoing security threats, remediation and operational standard methodologies.  

  • Guide the Engineering organization's security and privacy initiatives by participating in design reviews and threat modeling sessions.  

  • Manage Threat Modeling and Penetration testing programs. 

  • Manage Product Security Operations Center (SOC)   

  • Participate in incident response and vulnerability remediation efforts. Maintain the vulnerability management system and ensure compliance on SLAs for security bugs with engineering teams. 

  • Ensure necessary compliance for all products.  

Additional Description


 B.S. / M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related experience.

At least 8+ years of experience in Product Security and at least 3 years of experience managing a team of highly skilled Product Security and Cloud Security engineers. 

  • Demonstrated success and influence in the Product Security and Cloud Security space. 

  • Experience defining security policy, technology requirements, and control objectives. 

  • Experience successfully rolling out and maturing Secure SDLC program.

  • Demonstrated experience crafting effective security strategies. Strong influencing, communication and general interpersonal skills. Ability to deliver high impact results for Product Security and secure development. 

  • In-depth experience identifying and protecting against web application and web service security vulnerabilities including those found in the OWASP Top 10 and CWE Top 25. 

  • Expert knowledge of secure infrastructure architectures, application architectures, encryption, Cloud Security and broader security technologies. 

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, proven ability to track and successfully complete complex security programs. Strong influencing skills with an ability to motivate and drive others to succeed.



The expected base compensation for this role is: (167,040 - 255,845 USD Annual). Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

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Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

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We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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