Vice President, CyberSecurity (Head of CyberSecurity)

New York, New York, United States

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Founded in 2010, CLEAR’s mission is to create frictionless experiences. With more than 10 million members and hundreds of partners across the world, CLEAR’s identity platform is transforming the way people live, work, and travel. Whether it’s at the airport, stadium, or right on your phone, CLEAR connects you to the things that make you, you - making everyday experiences easier, more secure, and more seamless. Since day one, CLEAR has been committed to privacy done right. Members are always in control of their own information, and we never sell member data.

We’re seeking a leader for the Cyber Security program at CLEAR to head our security infrastructure and cyber operation teams. In this role, you’ll report to the EVP, Chief Security Officer, with visibility and accountability to our executive leadership team, as well as our customers. This role reports up through security to CLEAR’s executive leadership team and requires constant collaboration with the security and technology departments. 

This position is a technical managerial position, in which the ideal candidate will be able to function from not only a people, process, and planning perspective but also be a key contributor to security architecture and technology decisions. This role will also hold the responsibility of being the key leader for Cyber security-related projects. As the manager of Cyber Security, you will be looked to as a leader in defining, communicating, planning, and executing all company and business unit goals in the security operations and security technology space. You will oversee two teams, Security Operations, and Corporate Security Engineering. Security Operations is responsible for the Security Operations Center, Threat Intelligence, Threat Hunting, and Detection Engineering. Corporate Security Engineering is responsible for IDAM, Enterprise Logging, Security Architecture, and Security Engineering (includes the operation of all security technologies).

What You Will Do:

  • Lead cybersecurity engineering & analysis operations including vulnerability management, threat management, data security management, incident response
  • Manage multiple teams of globally dispersed, highly skilled security analysts, engineers, and architects
  • Collaborate with multiple security teams within CLEAR to provide seamless support to securely enable business functions
  • Evaluate, design, deploy, support, and monitor cyber security systems
  • Identify security exposures and develop mitigation plans
  • Lead and manage security incident response activities and forensic investigations
  • Lead the implementation of best-practice security procedures, standards, and guideline

Who You Are:

  • 8+ years of on the job cyber security experience
  • 5+ years managing technical teams
  • Demonstrated ability to influence peers and senior leaders and communicate complex problems and solutions to a global workforce
  • Experience securing AWS and/or GCP environments
  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Information Security or equivalent work experience
  • Preferred but not required, certification in one of the following; CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security+ or comparable Information Security Assurance certification
  • Demonstrable expertise in:
    • Linux / Windows / workstation / API / container / mobile device security hardening
    • Understanding Cloud Security best practices
    • External Regulatory compliance knowledge, specifically FISMA (NIST 800-53)
    • Experience researching, implementing, and administration of security infrastructure:
      • E.g. Logging, IPS, SIEM, EDR, CASB, Vulnerability Scanners, Identity Solutions, DLP, etc.
      • Cloud-based IaaS/PaaS knowledge and understanding (AWS/Azure/GCP)
      • File integrity monitoring, data loss prevention, and network access control
      • Event log aggregation and analysis


Job region: North America
Job country: United States
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