Director of Information Security

Description

We're looking for a highly analytical problem solver to join our team. This is a high priority role, and crucial position in the org, one in which the team is invested in. As our first Director of Information Security, you'll be responsible for both our internal and external security measures and owning the process of establishing initiatives and policies ensuring the security of our information and systems. You must possess exceptional judgement skills, as you will be highly motivated to identify and address potential vulnerabilities in our systems architecture, development processes, and other security practices. Additionally, as our Director of Information Security, you'll train our Sales and Customer Success teams on security awareness, arming them with the knowledge necessary to speak to our security confidently.

What you'll do

  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program
  • Actively monitor and respond to security threats across our AWS cloud infrastructure and deployed sensor fleet
  • Promote secure design of systems and infrastructure in line with industry standards and best practices including application of secure coding practices across the engineering organization, conducting security reviews of new features, leveraging industry tooling to automate and improve the security review
  • Design and implement best-in-class scalable security solutions in close collaboration with the Engineering organization
  • Support Sales and Customer Success conversations with prospects and customers
  • Develop internal and external documentation for the purposes of training programs, ongoing security protocols, and customer support

Skills and requirements

  • 5+ years in an information security role preferably at a SaaS startup company
  • Experience implementing and/or managing a business environment that is compliant with a widely used security framework (eg. SOC2 and ISO) in an AWS environment
  • Experience working with cybersecurity vendors for formal security assessments and audits
  • Strong understanding of system and network security principles and technology
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology or equivalent related work experience