Security and Compliance Program Manager

San Carlos, CA, United States

Our big vision comes with big responsibility. That’s why we’re building a team of experts in the field of genetics, engineering, design, business development, and beyond to help bring actionable insights to our customers. We’re looking for the best and brightest minds who are passionate about our mission and are excited to work with a truly diverse team.

The Helix Security team is seeking a passionate, experienced, self-motivated technical program manager to support projects and initiatives across the security team.

Bring your innovative and in-depth technical knowledge of compliance and information security standards and implementations into a new and innovative field with incredible potential. If you like the idea of working with some of the most important consumer health data, securing a platform and the ecosystem being built around it, think out of the box to advance internet security as a whole, and enjoy working with incredibly passionate colleagues in a startup environment, then this is the ideal opportunity for you.

Helix’s engineering culture emphasizes:

  • Curiosity - we are all passionate about the possibilities enabled by having access to your own genome
  • Responsibility - we have an obligation to people and our partners to operate with highly credible research guided by well respected advisors, with clear and effective communication about our products
  • Agility - flexibility and a desire to be nimble, smart, and effective are important to the Helix culture
  • Experience - we’re building a team with amazing track records of achievement in multidisciplinary environment

As a Security and Compliance Program Manager, you will:

  • Drive all aspects of Security Compliance including: Assessing which standards and compliance should Helix provide certificates for, coordinating gap analyses, and coordinating the assessments and certification processes
  • Work with multiple delivery teams to take ownership and accountability of technical project planning and delivery for security and infrastructure projects
  • Deliver project reporting utilizing tools to track planning, scheduling, issues, risks, and overall status of security and compliance projects
  • Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent delivery of objectives
  • Drive for clarity to keep teams moving forward

Required Background:

  • A passion for improving people’s lives through access to better information about their DNA
  • 3+ years experience in Security and Compliance project management
  • 3+ years experience in performing and/or participating in technical assessments in direct support of a major compliance effort supporting (e.g. HIPAA, ISO 27001, PCI)
  • Strong project management skills with proven track record for delivering results
  • Excellent communication skills demonstrating ability to clearly distill complicated, technical subjects into easily understood explanations
  • Ability to identify blockers and cross team dependencies early
  • Familiar with security tools and processes
  • BS+ in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or equivalent experience required; coursework in cryptography, compliance/auditing, genetics/bioinformatics a plus

What Helix has to offer you

Aside from working alongside brilliant, dedicated, passionate, down-to-earth, curious, warm, and thoughtful people, we also provide great benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including meaningful equity
  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision
  • 12 weeks of Maternity or Paternity leave
  • 4 weeks of paid Pregnancy Disability
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • On-premise nursing room
  • Corporate fitness rate
  • Commuter benefits
  • Catered meals
  • Flexible PTO

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