Notability is an industry-leading note taking application with expressive drawing capabilities that make full use of the power of the Apple Pencil and iPad Pro. Notability has been adopted as a critical component of workflows in education and business around the world with a diverse set of users and use cases.

Ginger Labs prioritizes the data security and privacy of our users and employees. In addition to being in charge of day-to-day IT operations, the Information Technology Director will be responsible for the hands-on development and maintenance of our cybersecurity and compliance postures as we expand our services and offerings.

This role is required to be on-site Tuesdays and Thursdays in our San Francisco office.

What You’ll Do:

  • Cybersecurity: Be fully responsible for our security posture including secure software development practices, secure authentication for all systems, mobile device management, and hardened networks and APIs
  • Compliance: Establish and maintain compliance with industry standards such as SOC2
  • Strategic Planning: Work with leadership stakeholders to create and execute roadmaps to support our developing projects and business needs
  • Collaborate Cross-functionally: Work with business and engineering teams to identify and resolve security and compliance issues
  • Operations: Managing our basic infrastructure needs as a cloud-native organization, such as our ISP and wifi

What You Need:

  • 10+ years of IT experience with at least 7 years managing or leading IT, security, or compliance teams
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Successful completion of compliance audits, like SOC2, as well as continued compliance over time
  • Familiarity with SaaS business practices and relevant security, privacy, and compliance concerns
  • Deep understanding of industry standards, and the fundamental principles of cybersecurity
  • Experience administering mobile device management (MDM) systems
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or relevant field experience

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiarity with the Apple ecosystem

How We work

Each member of our team contributes to all parts of our products. We trust each other to make decisions independently while also considering our common goals and values. We share ideas openly, and we collaborate across disciplines to ensure that our decisions make sense from all perspectives.

When We Work

We keep work and life balanced. We set our schedules based on our excitement to solve a problem, and we trust each other to get things done. We work from home when it will help, and we have an “as long as you get your work done” vacation policy.

Where We Work

We work in downtown SF near Market Street, just a short walk from two BART/Muni stations. Our open-plan office has height-adjustable desks to help us stay limber, spacious conference rooms for both small and large team meetings, a well stocked kitchen full of goodies, a beautiful outdoor patio with city views and a shuffleboard table to help us stay coordinated (or to enjoy during happy hour :).


  • Competitive compensation in form of base salary, bonuses and profit sharing
  • Equity Awards in the form of Stock Options
  • Comprehensive healthcare fully covered for you and your family
  • Flexible work and vacation schedules
  • 401k with matching contributions
  • Matching gifts to non-profits
  • Public transit reimbursement
  • Home workstation reimbursement
  • ISP reimbursement
  • Monthly phone bill reimbursement

For this position we are targeting a base pay between $188,000.00-$215,000.00. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Ginger Labs, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.