Head of Cyber Security
Posted 8 months ago
Willow is the digital twin for the built world.
We are on a mission to help people better understand the world of real assets (buildings and infrastructure) in order to make our world more sustainable and innovative for future generations.
We create virtual representations of physical assets, overlaid with real-time information from devices, equipment, people and places. Our solution enables the owners and operators of major portfolios and infrastructure to manage with greater efficiency, drive operational improvements at scale and provide their occupants or users with an enhanced experience.
Willow is a global technology company with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Seattle, New York, London, Utrecht, Manila and Tel Aviv
Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Head of Cyber Security will lead and have overarching responsibility for Willows security posture on an international scale. You will be responsible for providing a highly scalable, reliable, and effective security foundation that serves the customers and business operations of the company.
As we scale our business internationally, security has never been more important to us.
Overall Cyber/Information Security strategy
Be a critical partner to the Product, Engineering, Finance & Partnerships, IT, Legal in achieving top-level company goals
Leading and growing the Security Team to meet our needs as our product increases in complexity and Willow expands globally
Inform and provide guidance to the Willow leadership on security issues, priorities and opportunities
Initiate and drive company-wide programs, such as security certifications, new infrastructure rollouts, or large-scale service, product or process redesigns
Grow the security culture by identifying training opportunities and programs, and making security relevant to the day-to-day thinking of every Willower
Provide security expertise to the company across the cloud, application, enterprise, and detection/response, either directly, or by sustaining a diverse and healthy team
Qualifications & Experience
A security practitioner, with at least 10 years experience in several of the following domains: Cloud Security, Application Security, Enterprise Security, Authentication Systems, Data Privacy and/or Incident Response, BCP
Experience architecting and leading transformative security programs in several of the following domains: Product Architecture; Infrastructure Architecture; Certifications and Compliance; Data Privacy
Experience in building and implementing new security programs
Strong knowledge of information security best practices, standards and frameworks
Comfortable, experienced, and accomplished at working with business senior leadership team, and able to diplomatically push back and educate leaders at all levels
Previous experience in software or systems engineering would be extremely beneficial in the role
Start-up experience/mentality is also a plus