Principal Security Architect

Smartsheet   •  

Bellevue, WA

11 - 15 years

Posted 240 days ago

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At Smartsheet, we are building the next generation workspace collaboration platform. Trust is one of our core values, and as an engineering organization, we execute that core value by maintaining and innovating on systems that secure our customers’ data. As we continue to grow our customer base, we are seeking a Principal Security Architect who understands how to build and integrate security systems that extend Smartsheet’s defense in depth security program. This role is a critical part of the engineering organization.

The position will report directly to the SVP of Engineering and is based out of our headquarters in Bellevue, WA.


  • Work with the development and QA teams to maintain and add checks for secure coding practices
  • Participate in designs of all architectural systems to ensure that security and privacy of customer information continues to be a core value of our product
  • Work with operations to make sure that all access to our production systems are both secure, monitored, and well understood
  • Develop systems to secure all internal systems from Layer 1 to Layer 7
  • Oversees, develops, educates and communicates security requirements and procedures for the product to all personnel
  • Manage a small team of security engineers


  • Minimum of 10+ years of information securityexperience
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required; advanced degree is a plus
  • 5+ years working in a leadership capacity
  • 3+ years in a multi-tenant IaaS, PaaS or SaaS company
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with frequent production releases
  • Deep understanding in security software development
  • Good understanding of the security tools landscape: Open source and commercial
  • Ability to be creative, flexible, and objective in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment
  • Strong leadership, business development, organizational, team building and management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge and practice with AuthN (AD, SSO, SAML, etc) and AuthZ
  • Working knowledge of Kerberos
  • Deep understanding of transport based security: VPN, SSL
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis