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Director of Security Operations
Description: The Director of Security Operations (DSO) is responsible for keeping Ariento and our clients secure. The DSO will define and drive a security strategy to protect Ariento's corporate, employee and customer data from compromise by designing a security program to inhibit, detect and respond to threats. To be successful, you will need to lead and empower three teams: the security operations center (defense) team, the penetration testing (offense) team, and the security research & development team, and implement the processes and technologies required to enable them. You will oversee Ariento's security operations, incident detection and response. This position will also partner with our client services team to support Ariento's customers. The candidate must be results-driven and able to articulate complex concepts to all audiences, ranging from technical contributors to business owners/executives.
Location: California (flexible)
Compensation: Combination of salary & equity stake in the company; Profit Sharing (Bonus) Program
Keep Ariento and our clients secure
Oversee security operations team and employee development
Oversee the implementation of security technology, processes and procedures
Ensure technical compliance for Ariento and it's clients
Develop and execute a comprehensive information security program to protect the integrity, confidentiality and availability of Ariento's information assets; refine strategy as necessary to adapt to evolving risks and threats
Provide subject matter expertise on a broad range of security topics
Develop business-relevant metrics to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s security program; provide regular status updates and reporting
Direct the development and implementation of security controls, standards, policies and procedures to ensure continuous monitoring and protection of information systems; ensure that compliance is maintained against both corporate security policies and industry standards
Direct the response to security incidents to include investigation, remediation and litigation support activities
Oversee the company’s vendor security evaluation and risk management program
Oversee the penetration testing of our clients
Lead product vulnerability response efforts by to assess, mitigate and disclose vulnerabilities
Assist in the development and maintenance of information privacy policies and procedures
Oversee the development of a corporate security awareness and training program
Oversee and champion the internal use of Ariento's technologies (including internal beta testing); identify product issues and provide feedback to drive improvements
Support sales efforts by presenting the company’s security strategy, goals and results to potential customers or at industry conferences
Technical background and a minimum of seven (7) years working in information security or related field
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical discipline.
Extensive technical knowledge of security technology
Familiarity with Information Security industry standards/best practices and relevant regulations
Must be a U.S. citizen and eligible to obtain a security clearance
Have had an active Secret Security Clearance within past 10 years
Military or Federal Government experience
Familiarity with with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Proficiency in English
Current or past certifications in AWS, Cisco, Microsoft, Linux or similar technologies
Security Plus, CISM, and/or CISSP certification
*Ariento is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.