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Sr. Director, Information Security

BambooHR LLC

BambooHR LLC

Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024

About Us

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here too. We've been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For” and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

BambooHR is a leading SaaS (Software as a Service) organization dedicated to delivering innovative and secure solutions to our clients. We are seeking a highly experienced and motivated individual to join our team as a Senior Director of Information Security. In this role you will report to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and work with VP’s of engineering, product, Information Technology (IT) teams, Marketing, and Business Operations to ensure the safety and compliance of everything we build. You'll be responsible for maintaining the security resilience of our software infrastructure, protecting our data assets, and continuously building in the highest standards of security in the software development life cycle.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive security strategy that aligns with business objectives, key results, and industry best practices.
  • Explore and recommend opportunities for security to be a strategic advantage in BambooHR’s market position
  • Create customer-facing publications, videos, and presentations to represent the company's approach and commitment to safeguarding sensitive information.
  • Lead initiatives to integrate privacy and security policies throughout the software development lifecycle and business processes.
  • Drive continuous improvement in security programs for threat modeling, vulnerability scanning, and audits.
  • Increase efficiency in incident detection, investigation, response, reporting, and postmortem working in partnership with peers and leaders across the company.
  • Research and recommend industry proven tools, processes, and standards for engineering, identity, access, and operations security
  • Present security strategy, investments and innovation in company updates, board meetings and industry forums.
  • Oversee security certification, training and awareness programs for employees, preserving the culture of security within the company.

What You Need to Get the Job Done

  • 10+ years of experience designing and implementing technology solutions for cloud security, network security, and application security.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, cybersecurity or related field; equivalent experience also accepted.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP) and containerization, large data sets, relational databases, and warehouses.
  • Ability to drive initiatives that require collaboration and accountability across a company.
  • Advanced experience with compliance frameworks (SOC II, SOX, GDPR, PCI)
  • Demonstrated leadership in guiding and motivating high performing teams.
  • Passion and excitement for security that is contagious.
  • Strong executive verbal, visual, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate complex security topics to audiences of varying technical aptitudes.

What Will Make Us REALLY Love you

  • Regarded as a trusted and seasoned thought leader who can influence and inspire business partners and leaders.
  • Enthusiasm for inspiring continuous growth and improvement of people, process, and product.

What You'll Love About Us

  • Great Company Culture. We’ve been recognized by multiple organizations like Inc, Salt Lake Tribune, Glassdoor, & Comparably for our great workplace culture.
  • Make an Impact. We care about your individuality by giving you freedom to grow and create within the company, regardless of your position.
  • Rest and Relaxation. 4 weeks paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and we pay you to go on vacation (ask us about this)!
  • Health Benefits. Medical with HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision.
  • Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with a generous company match, access to a personal financial planner, and both legal and life insurance.
  • Financial Peace University. We pay for a one year subscription and you walk away with financial savvy and a bonus.
  • Give back. Get paid to give your time to the community: ask us about this!
  • Educational Benefits. Whether you are a previous student, or currently enrolled in higher education, we can help cover some of those expenses.
  • Flexible Work Models. In-office, work-from-home, or hybrid, depending on position and location.

BambooHR is An Equal Opportunity Employer--M/F/D/V
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