Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Herndon, VA

Reporting to the CEO you will

  • Establish and maintain the information security program to ensure that any assets and associated technology, infrastructure, applications and processes are adequately protected in the digital ecosystem in which we operate
  • Be a thought leader as well as a builder and leader of people, process, technology and cybersecurity infrastructure
  • Identify, evaluate and report on legal and regulatory, IT, and cybersecurity risk to the executive team and board of directors
  • Manage vendor relationships and any associated programs where our security program depends on external parties such as managed detection and response
  • Be responsible for all compliance and certification initiatives, including but not limited to SOC2, PCI DSS, and ISO 27001
  • Evangelize the Strivacity Fusion platform and be comfortable speaking at conferences, contributing to thought leadership and be comfortable assisting with any public and analyst relations
  • Support sales initiatives through meeting participation, strategy calls and meetings with key customers and prospects

What we can offer you

  • The opportunity to work in a fast-paced, fun environment with like-minded highly experienced people
  • We work with the latest bleeding-edge cloud technologies and infrastructure-
  • Highly competitive benefits including unlimited PTO, flexible working hours, 401k matching, health insurance and stock options
  • Up to four days company paid conference attendance per year
  • Up to ten days company paid training allowance per year

What we’re looking for

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT roles
  • Having working knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as Zero Trust, and those from NIST, including 800-53, 800-63 and Cybersecurity Framework
  • Have working knowledge of GDPR, CCPA, PIPEDA, HIPAA, PCI, and other leading and important regulatory requirements
  • CISSP certification is desirable
  • Be a strong strategic thinker with demonstrated business acumen
  • Have strong public speaking skills
  • Possess strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Have strong execution and project management skills
  • Strong technical skills and experience
  • Strong skills in data analysis and interpretation
  • Strong relationship-building skills, with experience marshaling resources across an organization and across multiple offices
  • Ability to quickly grasp concepts and solve complex problems

How we work

  • We are fixated on client satisfaction
  • We’re respectfully critical and analytical of everything we do. You should expect and be able to positively respond to constructive feedback
  • We believe the best ideas should always win, even if they’re harder, longer, and more complex!
  • We operate with a high attention to detail
  • We’re obsessive about security, no matter how small the details may be. We expect you to be too

Other details

  • We’re hiring only those who are authorized to work in the United States. Strivacity does not sponsor immigration visas
  • We’re an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.
  • Strivacity is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Strivacity are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, […], family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Strivacity will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We encourage applicants of all ages