Today we are joined by the inspiring Jam Leomi, who is currently the Lead Security Engineer at Honeycomb. Jam has worked in tech for over ten years, holding positions in both operations and security, and we get to hear about some important milestones in their journey thus far. Jam gives us some great insight into how things work for engineers at Honeycomb, talking about expectations and priorities, and the way they currently split their time between different parts of the job. We also discuss OKRs, communication practices, and how Jam aligns personal goals and values with those of an organization. Listeners get to hear about measuring the success of security practices, strategies for effective rollout, and the task of navigating organizational politics. To finish off this great episode, Jam shares some of the things that have influenced them along the way, from books and blog posts to colleagues and mentors. Make sure to listen in with us on the StaffEng podcast today!