Security Engineer

June 16



At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works & we are looking for fantastic people to help us do that. Our mission is to simplify shift work, with a future state vision to enable thriving workplaces in every community.

Deputy is a SaaS Workforce Management Product company. HQ'd in Sydney (AU), with offices in Melbourne, London (UK), Atlanta and San Francisco (USA). We’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people across all industries in 70+ countries save time and money managing their hourly workforce so they can focus on what they do best, and be amazing.

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Deputy, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.


We are looking for a Security Engineer with a background in one or more security domains covering application security, cloud, corporate security, incident response, security assurance, privacy and / or compliance management.

Trust is the team responsible for ensuring that the Deputy platform lives up to the high expectations of the millions of people using it everyday. We work to continually minimise risk, while ensuring that customers have an excellent experience.  

You will have an opportunity to help build the security and privacy team culture you have always wanted to work in. We support and encourage Diversity and Inclusion in our hiring process, and welcome a broad variety of skills and experiences into all our roles.

Like many roles in startups, this is a varied position that will work across security incident response, security assurance, secure development training and advice, building internal security tooling, automating compliance and privacy controls and more you can ask us about in the interview.

Who you are:

    • You have strong experience in information security fundamentals, you have been working in the industry for a number of years, and are looking to use your skills and experience to build and influence a new security practice.
    • You have a background in one or more security domains covering application security, cloud, incident response, corporate security or compliance and are passionate about automating security solutions at scale.
    • You love data and metrics to drive decisions. 
    • You are comfortable working with other areas of the business, we are a small team, you’ll need to influence rather than rely on authority.
    • You have strong presentation and written documentation skills, working together requires telling a story everyone can understand.
    • You are comfortable with taking on a “builder” mindset, you are ready to learn, and aren’t afraid to ask questions.

Your talents:

    • Familiar with software architecture, able to work with software engineers to understand their project, and give well reasoned opinions on topics larger than security.
    • Experience with one or more of the following: application security, cloud, incident response, corporate security and/or compliance.
    • Experience working at or with software and product-led companies.
- Australian Hyper-Growth Startup - Head Office in Sydney
- Why IVP Invested in Deputy
- Deloitte's #21 Fastest Growing Technology Startups in Aus 2018
- Raised $111M Series B Round led by IVP, OpenView (our Series A investor), Square Peg Capital and EVP.
- Global Growth across APAC, America and EMEA.

- Share Options
- Paternity/Maternity Leave Policies
- Personal Learning & Development Fund
- Flexible Work Policy
- Company wide Development & Coaching
- Hackathons
- Awards - "Your Time to Shine & Celebrate Success"
- Social Events & variety of social clubs (Books, LGBT, Games, Sports)
- Mental Health Support
- Munch & Learns


At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works. Since 2008 over 200 million shifts have been rostered on Deputy, in over 90 countries, and across 245 different industries.

We’re making it easier for businesses and teams to roster staff, manage leave, complete payroll and take the admin out of work so that our customers can focus on doing what they love. We hire amazing people to do what they’re best at, and work with some incredible businesses all around the world.

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Check out why our customers love us: GetApp and G2Crowd. 

Deputy believes in equal opportunity and that inclusiveness and diversity promotes innovation. Our global team members are from a variety of cultures. And we welcome different perspective and skills. 

Interested? Apply now