Director, Security Operations

United States

Full Time Executive-level / Director USD 174K+


Transform your operations, and solve the complexities of digital information today with our innovative, customized AI solutions and enterprise AI platform.

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We are driven by the belief that Artificial Intelligence is mankind’s greatest invention. It is the key to building a safer, more vibrant, transparent, and empowered society. We are determined to be an active contributor to shaping our future for the better. We care about the ethical implications of AI and the prosperity and well-being of all individuals, as well as the growth and continued successes of our employees, customers, and partners.

Veritone’s mission today is more important than ever. We’re here to democratize AI and enable every organization and every person with the power of AI. What started in 2014 with the idea of providing unified access to hundreds of cognitive engines through one common software infrastructure, evolved to the world’s first AI operating system, aiWARE, which orchestrates a diverse ecosystem of cognitive engines to power intelligent automation for both commercial and government organizations. As we progress, we will continue to move humans from “in” to “on” to “out of the loop” to help them accelerate workflows, save time and costs, and uncover new insights and opportunities.  You can view us at: / 


As a Director, Security Operations you’ll lead a group focused on building, maintaining, and operating an integrated and cross-functional NOC / SOC to support Veritone’s employees and customers worldwide. You’ll be responsible for strategic planning and day-to-day operational oversight of Security Operations’ products and services, creating and maturing processes, and driving innovation in the cybersecurity space across Veritone.

This position will report within the office of the CIO and have company wide visibility. Veritone is a Remote First company.


  • Oversee Veritone’s SOC to ensure coordination with interdepartmental partners to provide intelligence, coordination, and communications on availability and security-related matters
  • Partner with Veritone’s Compliance teams to ensure Security and Compliance are aligned and mutually beneficial
  • Partner with cross-departmental security teams to enhance programs supporting a mobile corporate workforce and geographically diverse customer base
  • Develop technology platforms to create an integrated common operating picture for Veritone to provide global situational awareness
  • Assist Security Engineering teams with security systems technology integration, design, and implementation
  • Assist with the ongoing development and continued maturity of crisis management and incident response programs
  • Support the development of enterprise security services such as insider threat, travel security, and security awareness training
  • Model risks based on Veritone’s likely threat actors and their sophistication
  • Deep focus on data insights to drive prioritized risk and quickly identify security incidents
  • Develop relationships with intelligence partners
  • Remain up-to-date on emerging security trends that may impact Veritone


  • Experience as a security or site reliability engineer, preferably at a late-stage startup or publicly traded company with a combination of 10+ years of experience managing teams of varying sizes and timezones
  • Incident Handling: experience conducting or managing incident response for organizations, investigating targeted threats such as the Advanced Persistent Threat, Organized Crime, and Hactivists
  • Computer Forensic Analysis: a background using a variety of forensic analysis tools in incident response investigations to determine the extent and scope of compromise
  • Systems Administration: an understanding of system internals is required to understand how to implement and execute countermeasures and remediation
  • Network Forensic Analysis: knowledge of network protocols, network analysis tools, and ability to perform analysis of associated network logs
  • Malware Analysis: ability to perform static and dynamic malware analysis to understand the nature of malware
  • Incident Remediation: strong understanding of targeted attacks and able to create customized tactical and strategic remediation plans for compromised organizations
  • Network Operations and Architecture/Engineering: strong understanding of secure network architecture and strong background in performing network operations; Expertise overseeing or developing a NOC/SOC at a multinational or publicly-held SaaS company 
  • 5+ years of relevant incident handling experience
  • 5+ years experience effectively leading technical information security professionals
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong project management skills - demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations in a productive and professional manner
  • BA or BS / MA or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math, Information Security, Information Assurance, Information Security Management, Intelligence Studies, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Policy, or a related field
  • Applicants without a degree but with relevant military or work experience and/or training will be considered, and should apply their previous experience to the qualification areas above
  • Passion for developing great people
  • Comfortable leaning in to risk without sacrificing effective security response
  • One or more of industry-leading cybersecurity professional certifications: Cisco CCNP (Routing & Switching or Security), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Security Expert (GSE) certification 


  • Familiar with software programming in Python, Javascript/Typescript, and/or Golang
  • Established proficiency with common SIEM and logging platforms (e.g., Splunk, ELK, FireEye)
  • Familiarity with zero-trust infrastructure
  • Experience with vulnerability management processes & tools
  • Experience with data loss/leakage prevention processes & tools


  • A competitive compensation package
  • Equity Grant(s) 
  • Employe Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Remote first + Hybrid workplace
  • VERI Communities (Affinity Groups) & Belonging
  • Empowerment to build your career journey at Veritone
  • Flexible (Paid) Time Off
  • Benefits Program: medical, dental, vision, 401K matching, and more!
  • Mental health awareness and support
  • An opportunity to be a part of the next big thing in artificial intelligence!


  • Loves learning & continuous growth; stays current on marketing trends
  • Can juggle multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines with a positive attitude
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, small company environment
  • Collaborative and always contributing value
  • Driven to win as a team
  • Remote first workplace
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Veritone is a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and solutions. The company's proprietary operating system, aiWARE, orchestrates an expanding ecosystem of machine learning models to transform audio, video and other data sources into actionable intelligence. We love to continuously grow while staying ahead of trends and creating structure in an unstructured world. 

If you’ve made it this far and align with our goals, we look forward to reviewing your qualifications!



Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

(Colorado & California Only*): Minimum annual salary of $174,000.00. This base pay is for illustrative purposes only and will be determined based on skills and experience comparable to the job requirements. This position may be eligible for additional compensation and benefits including but not limited to: incentive compensation; health benefits; retirement benefits; life insurance; paid time off; parental leave and benefits; and other employee perks and benefits.

*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired in Colorado.




Tags: Artificial Intelligence Automation CCNP CISSP Compliance Computer Science ELK GIAC Golang Incident response JavaScript Machine Learning Malware Python SaaS SIEM SOC Splunk TypeScript Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Competitive pay Equity Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Salary bonus Startup environment

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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