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Venafi Overview
Salt Lake City, UT
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Information Technology
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
People on a network use user names, passwords, and biometrics to authenticate and identify themselves. Machines, applications, and things use keys and certificates to identify and authenticate themselves to each other on the network. In addition to identity, keys and ... Read more

Mission: Venafi’s mission is to secure and protect keys and certificates for the Global 5000 in cloud workloads, on servers, and on mobile devices.

Venafi is backed by top-tier venture capital funds, including Foundation Capital, Intel Capital, Silver Lake ... Read more

Venafi – Why Work For Us?

Our Mission

Protect the Global 5000

Venafi provides the Immune System for the Internet®, constantly assessing which keys and certificates are trusted, protecting those that should be trusted, and fixing or blocking those that are not trusted and can be used in attacks.

Stay Ahead of Cybercrime

As a thought leader in the security industry, Venafi invented the market space for protecting keys and certificates. We delivered the first platform to protect trust and we now support over 250 global enterprises.

More About Venafi

Venafi is the market leading cybersecurity company in Next Generation Trust Protection (NGTP). As a Gartner-recognized Cool Vendor, Venafi delivered the first Trust Protection Platform™ to secure cryptographic keys and digital certificates that every business and government depends on for secure communications, commerce, computing, and mobility. With little to no visibility into how the tens of thousands of keys and certificates in the average enterprise are used, no ability to enforce policy, and no ability to detect or respond to anomalies and increased threats, organizations that blindly trust keys and certificates are at increased risk of costly attacks, data breaches, audit failures and unplanned outages.

As part of any enterprise infrastructure protection strategy, Venafi TrustAuthority™ and Venafi TrustForce™ help organizations regain control over trust in the cloud, on mobile devices, applications, virtual machines and network devices by protecting Any Key. Any Certificate. Anywhere™. Venafi prevents attacks on trust with automated discovery and intelligent policy enforcement, detects and reports on anomalous activity, and remediates errors and attacks by automatically replacing misconfigured and compromised keys and certificates. Venafi Threat Center provides primary research and threat intelligence for trust-based attacks. Selected as a 2013 FiReStarter and Red Herring Top 100 company,Venafi customers are among the world's most demanding, security-conscious Global 2000 organizations in financial services, insurance, high tech, telecommunications, aerospace, manufacturing, healthcare and retail. Venafi is backed by top-tier venture capital funds, includingFoundation Capital, Pelion Venture Partners and Origin Partners.



We hire people that have Security in their DNA and are passionate about customer success. We challenge one another to be our best most creative, innovative selves and make the company the market leader cybersecurity though transparency and a can-do attitude.


You love where you live? That's cool. Over 50% of our team works somewhere other than our headquarters.

Utah Office
Ski bums and borders welcome. We've got the best snow on Earth and we're willing to share.


In 2013 Venafi out grew our location and moved downtown and takes the entire floor in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah. The office has hotel desks, coffee bar, tea, soda dispensers, health and unhealthy snacks and amazing views. Our UK office is in Bracknell in historic 1814 hunting lodge that has been converted to office suites. At lunch enjoy the surrounding grounds for a walk.

We celebrate our customers’ success, sign up to ride a scooter and ring the bell when we have met our goal to secure and protect one of the Global2000.

We work hard and play hard. Break rooms have flat screen TV’s, video rooms are easily converted for game night. We have world class IT in addition to top IT service sometimes they make us pancakes. Bring the family for pot lucks, Halloween Trick or Treating, Health and Wellness fairs, Christmas parties. Bring your scooter and your Nerf guns, be ready to defend yourself.

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    Venafi has an incredible culture and focus on teamwork that is lacking in nearly all other companies I've worked for. The organization invests in it's employees and recognizes that in order to win (short and long term), we must work as a close knit team. The executive staff has a unique blend of sales skills and ability to engage, as much as required, to help the team build relationships and to successfully bring in new clients. We have a mission and it's clear that we are committed, to that vision, from the executive level down.

    Also, our solution (Trust Protection Platform) works and scales as advertised. We don't spend a lot of time trying to make our products work. They work because we have a dedicated engineering and development team. In fact, one engineer once worked all weekend to ensure that an "issue" with our solution was fixed and met our prospects requirements. That prospect is now a very happy customer! I could offer many other examples of this type of team work and dedication that continue to drive and fuel our success at Venafi.


    Sometimes we move too fast and miss the details. Nothing critical, but something that has hindered us, slightly, at times. The executive team is very aware of this and has taken bold steps to ensure that we continue to communicate across divisions and groups in the organization. Just another illustration of great leadership.

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    Continue to focus on building a world class culture and solutions to proactively secure and protect the G5000. Setting realistic goals and working together to reach and exceed such goals will remain foundational to our continued success.

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    Field Marketing Coordinator Interview

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    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Venafi (Salt Lake City, UT) in September 2016.


    My resume was passed without my knowledge to Venafi a contact made through networking. I received an email in error from Venafi that caused me to make a call to their HR department as I was quite confused. I was answered promptly and helpfully by a member of the HR team and told that I was a candidate for the position. I received a call a few days later and had a very quick, first interview. The process took over 6 weeks and involved 8 interviews (7 of them by phone including the first one). I really enjoyed everyone who I "met" and was very excited by the prospect of the job. I was very disappointed when I was not the successful candidate but would still describe it as a very positive experience - just be prepared for it to take a bit of time.

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Venafi Awards & Accolades

  • SC Awards Europe 2014 for Best Encryption Solution and Best Risk/ Policy Management Solution, SC Awards, 2014
  • Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America Award, Red Herring North America, 2013

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