Senior Information Security Specialist

New York, New York

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 67K - 170K *

Who are we? 

Codility is the #1 rated technical hiring platform. Our mission is to enable engineering teams to make accurate and fair hiring decisions efficiently. Codility is partnering with innovative companies like Microsoft, Amazon and PayPal to help them build and grow diverse, high-performing engineering teams through our CodeCheck platform to screen candidate skills; CodeLive to host technical interviews; and CodeChallenges for recruitment marketing. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us get there.

By joining Codility, you will have the unique opportunity to impact the HR tech stacks of high growth to enterprise companies and drive a new shift in how world class engineering teams are built. Today, Codility powers 1,500+ businesses in 63 countries; facilitates 50,000+ candidate evaluations monthly; and has evaluated over 12 million engineers and counting. 

Why Codility needs you.

We are growing at warp speed. Every innovative company in the world is looking to attract and hire the best developer talent, and do it in a way that is fast, easy and efficient. As the leader in technical hiring, we help recruiters and engineering teams save time and win in the war for talent by focusing their attention on the best technical candidates. 

In order to do this, we are hiring a Senior Information Security Specialist, who will serve as liaison between Codility’s go-to-market teams, information security and compliance teams, and our clients and prospective clients. This position will keep the go-to-market teams (including Sales, Customer Success, and Customer Development) informed about any changes in our Information Security policies, processes and certifications. Additionally, this position will be responsible for answering questions/questionnaires, as well as leading relevant discussions with clients and prospective clients.   

What you will do.

  • Serve as primary information security expert within the go-to-market team, including as main point of contact for prospect and customers in meetings, calls or email communications regarding data security related questions
  • Answer Security Questionnaires, and own security component of RFPs/RFQs
  • Own and keep up-to-date security-related content; standardize and/ or update security related FAQs and Codility wiki
  • Assist with compliance and policy reviews; support and take part in SOC and ISO audits preparation
  • Gather information from prospects and customers regarding the different security related demands and requirements and provide input to the Product Team accordingly; serve as technical resource on conversations with prospects and customers

We would love it if you have.

  • Bachelor's degree and approximately 4-5 years of work experience in Information Security; or a graduate degree and approximately 2-3 years of work experience in Information Security
  • Experience in responding to RFI’s/ RFP’s/Security Questionnaires (SIG, etc); Familiarity with SIG questionnaires and similar, as well as with procurement systems such as Ariba, Prevalent, etc. 
  • Experience speaking to diverse and varied audiences (including both IT/security/technical personnel and lay-people), and “translating” concepts between the two groups
  • Knowledge of general security concepts and methods such as vulnerability assessments, data classification, privacy assessments, incident response, security policy creation, enterprise security strategies, architectures and governance
  • Basic understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance issues affecting clients related to privacy and data protection, such as GDPR, PCI DSS, GLBA, Basel II, EU Data Protection Directive, International Cross Border, and U.S. State Data Privacy Laws, CCPA

What we offer.

  • A progressive remote first culture with a strong compensation plan.
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan that gives everyone interest in the company.
  • Amazing benefits to include:
    • 27 days of PTO
    • 4 mental health days
    • 401K match of 4% that vests immediately (US)
    • Incredible health, dental, and vision
  • Monthly Health & Wellness budget 
  • Yearly Personal Development budget


At Codility, we know that great work isn’t done without a phenomenal team. We are always looking to hire the absolute best talent and recognize that diversity in our experiences and backgrounds is what makes us stronger. We insist on an inclusive culture where everyone feels safe to contribute and help us innovate. We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, or veteran status. These differences are what enable us to work towards the future we envision for ourselves, our product, our customers, and our world.

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