Sr. InfoSec Sales Support Analyst



Proofpoint helps protect people, data and brands against cyber attacks. Offering compliance and cybersecurity solutions for email, web, cloud, and more.

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It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Corporate Overview

Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company protecting organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: vulnerabilities in people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber-attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions mitigating their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web.

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity.

Protection Starts with People.  Proofpoint.

The Role and the Team

At Proofpoint, the members of our InfoSec Sales Support team are highly valued business partners that play a critical role in our sales process every single day. As a Senior Information Security Analyst, you will become a key contributor to both the Account Managers, Sales Engineers, as well as our current and future customers. As a compliance and Information Security program subject matter expert on all things Proofpoint, you will help our customers understand the security controls we have in place to protect our Human-Centric solutions that protect against today’s cyber threats. This role will support the global Sales, RFP, Sales Engineering and Legal organizations within Proofpoint.

It’s an exciting time to be at Proofpoint!

Job Requirements

• Respond to compliance-oriented requests from customers as part of bid process, including customer RFP requests and security questionnaires and security assessments

• Understand nuances in compliance requests to respond appropriately

• Maintain technical and product information for RFP responses and customer compliance requests, based on frequently asked questions. Must be able to provide enough understanding of how each customer inquiry may be different/unique

• Educate sales teams on the process for responding to compliance requests

• Work cross functionally with sales, security, legal, and technical teams

• Serve as the coordinator and point of contact for external customer-run assessments of our internal security controls

• Follow-up on outcome of any customer-run assessments Job Requirements

• Minimum 5 years of experience providing technical responses to customers, either in sales engineering role or in responding to RFP’s or questionnaires and assessments

• Minimum 2 years of experience with Information Security, Cybersecurity and Cloud SaaS controls

• Knowledge of Information Security requirements to review within the customer contract process

• Knowledge of NIST 800-53 or ISO 27002 is helpful

• Must have a good understanding of the sales process

• Strong technical presentation, organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written

• Ability to work independently, adapt quickly, and maintain a positive attitude

• Bachelor’s or degree in a relevant field, or equivalent experience

• CISSP, CISA or other relevant cyber-security and/or cloud security certifications are valued

Why Proofpoint

Protecting people is at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success.  We’re a customer-focused and a driven-to-win organization with leading-edge products. We are an inclusive, diverse, multinational company that believes in culture fit, but more importantly ‘culture-add’, and we strongly encourage people from all walks of life to apply.

We believe in hiring the best and the brightest to help cultivate our culture of collaboration and appreciation. Apply today and explore your future at Proofpoint! #LifeAtProofpoint


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Consistent with Proofpoint values and applicable law, we provide the following information to promote pay transparency and equity. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets as set out below. Pay within these ranges varies and depends on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The actual offer will be based on the individual candidate. The range provided may represent a candidate range and may not reflect the full range for an individual tenured employee. This role may be eligible for variable pay and/or equity. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes flexible time off, a robust well-being program that provides for 4 global wellbeing days per year, and a 3-week work from anywhere option.

Base Pay Ranges:

SF Bay Area, New York City Metro Area:

Base Pay Range: 128,940.00 - 202,620.00 USD

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Washington DC Metro, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas, Washington, Virginia, and Alaska:

Base Pay Range: 106,750.00 - 167,750.00 USD

All other cities and states excluding those listed above:

Base Pay Range: 96,320.00 - 151,360.00 USD
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Tags: CISA CISSP Cloud Compliance ISO 27002 NIST NIST 800-53 RFPs SaaS Security assessment Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Competitive pay Equity / stock options Flex hours Flex vacation Transparency

Region: North America
Country: United States
Job stats:  3  1  0
Category: Analyst Jobs

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