Promoting security awareness and development.

Michael Argast is the CEO of a new start-up that he is kicking off, focusing on solving the problem of security monitoring and response for mid sized organizations. He has 20 years security experience focusing on building great teams and scaling growth and services both in Canada and internationally, and he’s partnered with a very successful VC and software services player with a proven track record in building new organizations. This is an opportunity to get on the ground floor of an exciting new enterprise, and he is hiring for the following full-time positions.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Set the technology direction and strategy for the organization, including product and services architecture, security research, technology stack including customer facing and operational. Lead the organization’s technical teams including development and security operations. Ideally have strength and experience in development, cloud platforms, data analytics (think ELK stack, Splunk, ML, more) and cyber security. Help develop content marketing, thought leadership, presenting at client events, and evangelize our services to potential clients.

Security Operations and Architecture Lead

Work with the CTO to develop architecture and product strategy, and provide day-to-day leadership to the security operations and development teams (local and remote). Act as an escalation point for customer incidents, manage team and schedules, and provide day-to-day oversight of operations. Eager to roll up your sleeves and get to work on code, building infrastructure and services, and working with customers.

Director of Delivery & Operations

You live to delight customers. Support customer success including onboarding of new clients, contract management (initially), service and support management, customer lifecycle management. Your goal is to work with our extended team to ensure the delight of our client base. Build operational processes for new clients including processes, documentation, to help us achieve scale and smooth out the customer experience. Help keep the ship on an even keel, running smoothly for clients and staff alike. Work with CEO to develop costing/pricing models, and test models against early customers for profitability.

Developer/Security Operations (3 positions)

You are the core of our customer experience. Work to build and support our security operations function - this is a blended development/operational role ensuring the security of our client base. You have experience in development, cloud operations, data analytics and security operations, and a willingness to learn from client feedback to continuously improve their experience.

Developer - UI/UX (1 position)

You have an eye for design and a flair for information presentation. Tufte is your idol. You have experience in usability and interface design across web and mobile interfaces, building reporting, dashboards and other tools to help elevate critical information at the right time.  


People and Culture

This is a brand-new start-up full of excitement and opportunities. We believe in diversity as a strength, and are an equal opportunity employer. You’re flexible, creative, ready to learn and adapt to a rapidly changing environment. You’re excited to be part of a team from the ground floor and building services to delight clients.

Anyone interested in the above positions should contact Michael directly at

This entry was posted on November 15, 2018