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Senior Security Engineer

Hayden AI

Hayden AI

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

About Us

At Hayden AI, we are on a mission to harness the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to transform the way governments and businesses address real-world challenges.

From optimizing bus lane and bus stop enforcement to pioneering digital twin modeling and beyond, our innovative mobile perception system empowers our clients to accelerate transit, enhance street safety, and drive forward a sustainable future.

What the job involves

Our Engineering teams work at the cutting edge of technology, leveraging AWS and GCP cloud services and developing our own Linux-based edge devices. As a dynamic startup, we understand the critical importance of cybersecurity in protecting our innovative solutions and ensuring the safety of our digital environment and customer data.

We're looking for a passionate Security Engineer to lead our cybersecurity initiatives, safeguarding our code and infrastructure against the ever-evolving threats. You will manage security for our production and corporate systems, handle security alerts, implement policies, and collaborate with external customers on security needs.


  • Develop and implement comprehensive security strategies for our cloud environments (AWS and GCP) and Linux-based systems.

  • Design and implement public/private key management and PKI (Private Key Infrastructure) for our edge devices.

  • Perform regular security audits, risk assessments, and penetration testing to identify vulnerabilities in our code and infrastructure. This includes conducting thorough code audits from a security perspective to ensure our applications are developed with the highest security standards.

  • Design and manage security protocols for our edge devices, ensuring robust protection against external threats.

  • Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends and threats, applying this knowledge to fortify our defenses. This includes proactive monitoring and implementing fixes for zero-day vulnerabilities to prevent exploitation.

  • Develop and enforce security policies and procedures, conducting security awareness training across the company to cultivate a security-first culture.

  • Collaborate with development teams to integrate security measures into the software development lifecycle (SDLC), promoting security best practices for application development to mitigate risks from the outset.

  • Respond swiftly to any security incidents, leading the investigation and remediation efforts to minimize impact. This includes managing the resolution of security breaches and ensuring that similar vulnerabilities are addressed across all projects.

  • Working with our partners and clients to have deep technical discussion about security posture, review and discuss the security requirements and formulate the necessary changes to the engineering team.

  • Manage and maintain CIS compliant OS images for our Cloud infrastructure and field devices.

  • Must possess demonstrable knowledge of application security, security testing methodologies and application security testing automation.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

  • 6+ years of software engineering or equivalent experience.

  • Experience with one of the core (Golang, Python) programming languages, scripting and automation.

  • Strong knowledge of encryption protocols, public/private key management and PKI (Private Key Infrastructure).

  • Strong understanding of network security, encryption practices, and secure coding principles.

  • Proven experience in cloud security management (AWS, Azure, GCP).

  • Familiarity with security policies and controls for internal corporate applications (Google Workspace, GitHub, Jira).

  • Familiarity with security compliance standards relevant to our industry.

  • Strong skills in managing security tools and vendor relationships.

  • Excellent ability to develop and implement security policies and guidelines.

  • Understanding of the block chain principles is a plus.

  • Relevant certifications in security and cloud platforms are highly desirable.

Benefits and Perks

There are endless learning and development opportunities from a highly diverse and talented peer group, including experts in a wide range of fields (AI, Computer Vision, Government Contracting, Systems & Device Engineering, Operations, Communications, and more!)

  • Options for 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents (for US employees)

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)

  • Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Aflac Critical Illness, Accident Insurance & Hospital Indemnity Insurance

  • MetLife Legal Plan(s) & Pet Insurance

  • Farmers GroupSelect Auto & Home Insurance

  • 401(k) with 3% company matching

  • Professional development reimbursement

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Hybrid work opportunities

  • Daily catered lunches in our San Francisco office

Hayden AI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters learning from each other. We celebrate people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination. Hayden AI is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process. To all recruitment agencies: Hayden AI does not accept agency resumes.

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