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Sr. Director Information Security

San Francisco, California, United States

 

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Sr. Director Information Security

San Francisco | California | United States

Senior Director, Information Security

 

San Francisco, CA

 

At Anaplan, we are looking for a self-motivated Senior Director, Information Security to join our growing team at Anaplan HQ in the city-by-the-bay, SAN FRANCISCO to be a member of the global Security Operations group.

 

The ideal candidate will have thorough understanding of: industry cybersecurity standards and global frameworks; best practices in incident response, application and infrastructure vulnerability management; security trends in Software as a Service offerings; security evaluation as part of continuous delivery; and security policy and governance programs in mature technology organizations. The Sr. Director must be prepared to serve as a trusted advisor to Anaplan’s valued clients, communicating with them directly to present cybersecurity capabilities and develop strategies to address their unique requirements. Top candidates are likely to have prior experience performing similar work overseeing security programs in like industries (e.g., software technology, education) or with similar scope (e.g., global programs of similar size or coverage). The Sr. Director will need to remain up-to-date with advancements of the field helping continue to drive the company toward an ever-advancing cybersecurity posture.

Located in SOMA district, when you walk into our San Francisco office, you can feel the excitement and energy of what we are doing at Anaplan. Open floor plan, stocked kitchens, and collaboration spaces, we gear our office around making sure you have everything you need to work well. And whether it’s a company outing to a Giants game or team happy hour, there are always events for you to connect with your colleagues outside of work. You will join a team of individuals who embrace and respect diverse perspectives, aren’t afraid to push boundaries and try new ideas, and are passionate about helping our customers and each other succeed. We work hard, but we also don’t wait for an excuse to have fun and we inspire each other!

This role is an immediate full-time position. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle unique problems that no one is solving in the tech space yet, keep reading.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead the strategic vision, development, implementation, and enforcement of organization-wide security risk assessment and control standards, policies, and procedures
  • Guide the implementation and operation of security controls to minimize risk to Anaplan’s assets
  • Design and implement Anaplan’s core security program, to include secure product development and technology infrastructure in both hosted data centers and cloud environments
  • Establish and direct enterprise strategic and tactical security goals, policies, and procedures 
  • Identify and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for control improvement
  • Monitor and assess business needs against security concerns and international data protection laws and recommend necessary changes to enhance information systems security
  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of the Anaplan’s Product Baseline Security Controls framework which outlines necessary controls for our product offerings to best protect client data
  • Support product design and architecture teams to feed security requirements throughout the development lifecycle
  • Coordinate with DevOps teams on security control implementations and security configuration requirements
  • Assess and review current technology infrastructure to identify key risk areas, and ensure adequate levels of controls are in place to address those risks
  • Determine weaknesses within the security of the organization to thwart security breaches through the use of different techniques including but not limited to: audits, hacking, and trend evaluation
  • Validate that security standards are compliant with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Security design for multi-tenant SaaS solutions
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the security team
  • Oversee efforts to achieve security certifications to meet market demands
  • Provide direct support to sales efforts, providing security input to bid responses or directly engaging with clients to understand and respond to security requirements
  • Lead efforts to ensure adequate controls to protect end user assets and access. Ensure end users are trained and aware on relevant risks and emerging threats
  • Direct the response to potential Security Incidents or high-impact vulnerabilities, coordinating across a variety of teams in accordance with a defined Security Incident Response process
  • Lead a security team in managing governance, risk and compliance, ensuring Anaplan maintains all necessary compliance including; SOC1/SOC2, GDPR, SOX, Data Security Standards, Personally Identifiable Information, physical and data security.
  • Represent Anaplan’s security posture to Anaplan’s senior leadership team and to external or regulatory organizations as required.

 

You have:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years knowledge and understanding of NIST Special Publication 800 Series, ISO 27001/2 series, or similar frameworks
  • 7+ years of experience in an infrastructure, application security and compliance role, with 4+ years in a leadership capacity
  • Experience with introducing security controls through the software development lifecycle
  • Experience with cloud security architecture
  • Experience with security tools such as Tenable, Splunk, Fortify, Palo Alto Networks, Proofpoint, Metasploit, etc.
  • Experience with the design and operation of security controls for physical and virtualized systems
  • Well-versed in current Information Security trends and best practices

Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years’ experience in SaaS application security
  • Security Professional Certification (CISSP, CISA/M, GSEC)
  • Experience working with industry based information security frameworks and certifications (FedRAMP, NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISO 27002 etc.).

 

 

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About Anaplan

At Anaplan, we’re relentlessly passionate about improving the way companies and people do business by empowering them with the technology, insights, and confidence they need to make better-informed plans and decisions.

 

With 16 offices worldwide, we’re building products used by over 600 clients that include some of the world’s largest brands and fast-growing companies in every industry, and we’re just getting started.

 

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