Lead Security Engineer at Labelbox

Job detail

Software Engineering
170K - 215K USD per year
Senior, Lead
United States

Labelbox is the leading data-centric AI platform for building intelligent applications. Teams looking to capitalize on the latest advances in generative AI and LLMs use the Labelbox platform to inject these systems with the right degree of human supervision and automation. Whether they are building AI products by using LLMs that require human fine-tuning, or applying AI to reduce the time associated with manually-intensive tasks like data labeling or finding business insights, Labelbox enables teams to do so effectively and quickly.

Current Labelbox customers are transforming industries within insurance, retail, manufacturing/robotics, healthcare, and beyond. Our platform is used by Fortune 500 enterprises including Walmart, Procter & Gamble, Genentech, and Adobe, as well as hundreds of leading AI teams. We are backed by leading investors including SoftBank, Andreessen Horowitz, B Capital, Gradient Ventures (Google's AI-focused fund), Databricks Ventures, Snowpoint Ventures and Kleiner Perkins.

About the Role

As our Senior Security Engineer you will help mature Labelbox’s security posture and expand trust with our growing customer base. You will focus on securing our infrastructure, development lifecycle, and ultimately software, to ensure that it's free from critical security risks. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing impactful security solutions in support of Labelbox’s SecOps program and broader Shift Left Security initiatives. You will work alongside dedicated and innovative teams both inside and outside the Security organization. You will build relationships with the Product Management organization and collaborate with technical leads and engineering groups across Labelbox, ensuring our solutions are built securely without undue friction.

Your Day to Day

  • Reviewing infrastructure, applications, and organizational needs, against industry standards and trends to develop a SecOps roadmap
  • Prioritize, advocate for, and own security efforts to ensure the organization’s security posture is in line with industry best practices
  • Working with key partners from development organizations to automate and integrate security into their workflows and promote security practices like threat modeling, secure coding, and security review
  • Manage security tools such as Snyk, Google SCC, WAF, and penetration testing
  • Collaborating with IT and Security Committee to obtain and maintain compliance with frameworks such as HIPAA, SOC2, ISO27001, and GDPR

About You

  • 7+ years relevant application and cloud infrastructure security experience
  • 7+ years as an architect or technical leader in the area of Security
  • 7+ years experience managing security of a public-facing SaaS platform
  • Demonstrated track record of acting as an advocate for security and winning support for security initiatives in the larger organization
  • Experience designing, building, and operating large-scale security solutions


Labelbox strives to ensure pay parity across the organization and discuss compensation transparently.  The expected annual base salary range for United States-based candidates is $170,000 - $215,000. This range is not inclusive of any potential equity packages or additional benefits. Exact compensation varies based on a variety of factors, including skills and competencies, experience, and geographical location.

Excel in a Hub-centric Remote Model.

We’re committed to excellence and understand the importance of bringing our talented people together. While we continue to embrace remote work, we’ve transitioned to a Hub-Centric Remote Model with a focus on nurturing collaboration and connection within our dedicated hubs in the San Francisco Bay Area, Greater Seattle Area, New York City Metropolitan Area, Miami-Fort Lauderdale Area, and Central Europe. We encourage asynchronous communication, autonomy, and ownership of your tasks, with the added convenience of hub-based gatherings.

Your Personal Data Privacy: Any personal information you provide Labelbox as a part of your application will be processed in accordance with Labelbox’s Job Applicant Privacy notice.

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