Chief of Staff

San Francisco, CA
Hybrid ✅
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Nov 20, 2023

Bishop Fox is the leading authority in offensive security, providing solutions ranging from continuous penetration testing, red teaming, and attack surface management to product, cloud, and application security assessments. We’ve worked with more than a quarter of the Fortune 100, half of the Fortune 10, eight of the top 10 global technology companies, and all of the top global media companies. Our Cosmos platform was named Best Emerging Technology in the 2021 SC Media Awards and our offerings are consistently ranked as “world class” in customer experience surveys. For more than 16 years, we've been contributing and giving back to the security community. We’ve published more than 16 open source tools and 50 security advisories in the last five years alone. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter.

To support Bishop Fox’s rapid growth, we’re seeking a motivated and flexible candidate located in the San Francisco Bay Area to serve as our Chief of Staff. As the Chief of Staff, you will work closely with our CEO on everything ranging from strategy and planning, to special projects and executive coordination. This is a key role that impacts all areas of the business - you will be working with team members and leaders, both internal and external. You will have the ability to directly impact and improve decisions and processes, and your work will increase the speed and efficiency of execution throughout the company.

This role is unique as it drives key initiatives in support of and on behalf of the CEO. The Chief of Staff role will give you an insider look at how a rapidly growing deep-tech company scales and operates, from the vantage point of the leadership team. If you have the ambition to assume a Founder, CEO, COO, or other senior leadership role one day, this position is a stepping stone towards that aspiration.


Serve as the CEO’s second, maximizing his reach by driving projects and initiatives on his behalf, while efficiently managing competing prioritiesBuild and own financial models that guide operational decision-making for the companyCoordinate the execution of strategic business initiatives under the guidance of senior leadership, and reliably produce quality work with minimal supervisionImprove current processes around R&D, sales operations, marketing and product developmentWork cross-functionally with product, engineering, and go-to-market to drive implementation of high priority projectsExpert communicator; helping the CEO communicate regularly both outward to the public as well as internally when sharing strategy and vision.

Professional Qualifications

BA/BS degree. Master’s degree in Business Administration or similar field preferred7-10 years experience in business operations or management consulting roleExcellent organization, prioritization, and management of complex tasks and requirementsExcellent managerial, interpersonal, and written/verbal communication skills for both internal and external audiencesAbility to work strategically and collaboratively across departmentsStrong attention to detailSelf-directed, resourceful, has a do-whatever-it-takes attitude, thrives in a fast-paced startup environment, and is capable of delivering project deliverables on timeScale-up experience is a plus

Additional Requirements

San Francisco Bay Area location is requiredFast paced, high technology and consulting Industry experienceTravel as required in U.S. and internationally

Bishop Fox’s values:

Be Excellent to Each OtherDo What You Say You’re Going to DoDo the Right ThingGet Better TogetherGive a Shit

Our comprehensive benefits program is tailored to meet your needs at an affordable price. We embrace diversity and an inclusive culture. We value our employees and who they are, which fosters a powerful and collective talent base to successfully serve our clients and the security community with unparalleled expertise.

Bishop Fox is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All new hires must pass a background check as a condition of employment.

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