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Real estate mobile platform: high-yield cash account, property management, investing


$70k – $150k • 0.01% – 0.5%
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About Tellus
Tellus is a FinTech startup democratizing real estate with a mobile platform for savers, investors, and landlords. Based in Palo Alto, California within walking distance to Stanford and backed by renowned angel investors, we make the real estate ecosystem accessible to everyone by providing state of the art property management tools, lucrative real estate investment opportunities, and high yield cash accounts backed by real estate. As we tackle a market worth $2 trillion, we’re looking to expand our team with ambitious problem solvers ready to take their career to the next level and be an instrumental part of our story.

  • Ruby-on-Rails backend serving the mobile API and a customer support/operations line of business application
  • iOS (Obj-C and Swift) and Android (Kotlin) mobile applications
  • fully remote engineering team
  • colocated offshore QA and UI/graphical design teams

The Opportunity
DevOps contributor and Security Champion

  • identify, organise, own & cross-train the team in the organisation security compliance effort
    • work with partners, contractors & auditors to define engagements, perform and supervise testing, review results & prioritise remediations as appropriate
    • identify, develop and automate a security testing harness
    • maintain & automate collection & compilation of records of audit results & remediations taken as well as other information to support and fulfill regulatory requirements
    • audit current access controls and access management policies
    • lead team through security incident response

What we are looking for
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Integrity in action
Growth oriented. Able and willing to coach and teach to build a scalable team
Adaptability. Willing to assume roles to further our cause as a company
Makes an impact on the business and organization beyond his/her immediate team
Strives for continuous improvement and development. Never settles and looks for the next challenge or next step to grow and expand
Thrives under uncertainty and ambiguity. Persistent and motivated under pressure


  • threat modeling
  • security requirement development
  • security testing
  • vulnerability & incident management
  • operational control validation & management

*A day in this role *

  • technical support-level work one minute, CSO-level the next minute
  • meet with team to discuss and align priorities
  • cross train with product development team to develop secure engineering environment
  • meet with product development team to review upcoming product features & identify security requirements
  • review results from independent security auditing & testing
  • organise and lead regular red/blue team exercises
  • brief team and stakeholders on regulatory requirements
  • work with risk & compliance specialists to ensure requirements are met for testing, auditing and reporting while minimising burden on team

Autonomy to implement and execute your ideas
Unlimited growth with a forward-thinking company
Relaxed work environment without micromanagement
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Competitive salary + equity

Other Qualifications
Experience building security programs in highly regulated industries
Company is a startup - The ability to wear multiple hats is critical
Reg SCI familiarity
ISO 21007 experience
Strong communication skills
Highly organized, ability to multitask
Passion for FinTech / WealthTech / PropTech

San Francisco Bay AreaRemote
Hires remotely
Job type
Visa sponsorship
4+ years
Hiring contact

Jeromee Johnson

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Tellus at a glance

Real estate mobile platform: high-yield cash account, property management, investing

Tellus focuses on Mobile, Real Estate, Financial Services, Finance Technology, and Real Estate Investors. Their company has offices in San Francisco Bay Area. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://tellusapp.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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