Senior Manager, Information Security/GRC

Toronto, Canada

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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At Couchbase, big things happen. Every day, we’re translating vision into reality by tackling new and exciting challenges head-on. This is a breakthrough stage in our company, where the enthusiasm of our employees and leadership team is infectious and growing.  You’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry. Couchbase is seeking an information security manager to lead our information security program, risk, and compliance activities. You will play a critical role in defining, creating, implementing and, maintaining organization wide information security policies and procedures while being responsible for designing, leading, planning and overseeing successful execution of SSAE 18 SOC audits and ISO 27001 certification programs.  


  • Develop corporate wide information security program, policies and procedures as well as the necessary structure, processes and tooling for ongoing compliance and enforcement
  • Provide knowledge and expertise of current industry trends in technology and cybersecurity risk standards to improve the security posture across the company
  • Develop, plan and own an information security calendar to track and monitor all infosec activities throughout the year
  • Create a security first culture by developing security awareness programs and adoption across the organization
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with various stakeholders, including engineering, product, IT, cloud, HR and legal teams, to build and strengthen information security and privacy practices across our products, services and infrastructure
  • Continuously improve our security practices and processes and keep company and customer data safe across our services and infrastructure
  • Design and build metrics and dashboards to track security incidents, vulnerabilities, risks and awareness. Contribute content for management/board reviews
  • Participate in customer audits and respond to infosec questionnaires as part of the RFP process


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in information security with experience developing and maturing information security programs
  • Subject matter expert in security standards/frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27001, SSAE 18, PCI, CIS, COBIT, OWASP etc
  • Preferably certified in one or more of the following: CISSP, CISM, CISA, PCI ISA.
  • Technical experience with endpoint security technologies, cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP), Product, Network, Software, Hardware and HR security
  • Experience implementing ISO 27001 certification and SSAE 18 SOC audits
  • Experience with designing and implementing corporate wide infosec policies and procedures
  • Passion for documentation
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence at all levels
  • Strong oral, written, reporting and presentation skills
  • Prior experience performing internal/external audits
About Couchbase
Unlike other NoSQL databases, Couchbase provides an enterprise-class, multicloud to edge database that offers the robust capabilities required for business-critical applications on a highly scalable and available platform. Couchbase is built on open standards, combining the best of NoSQL with the power and familiarity of SQL, to simplify the transition from mainframe and relational databases.
Couchbase’s HQ is conveniently located in Santa Clara, CA with additional offices throughout the globe. We’re committed to a work environment where you can be happy and thrive, in and out of the office.
At Couchbase, you’ll get:* A fantastic culture* A focused, energetic team with aligned goals* True collaboration with everyone playing their positions* Great market opportunity and growth potential* Time off when you need it. * Regular team lunches and fully-stocked kitchens.* Open, collaborative spaces. * Competitive benefits and pre-tax commuter perks
Whether you’re a new grad or a proven expert, you’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.
Revolutionizing an industry requires a top-notch team. Become a part of ours today. Bring your big ideas and we'll take on the next great challenge together.
Check out some recent industry recognition:*DBTA Readers' Choice Awards: Best Database Overall and Best In-Memory Database*2020 Bay Area Best Place to Work*Wealth Front Career-Launching Companies List 2020*Couchbase Named a Leader: Forrester Wave Big Data NoSQL Report*Deloitte Technology Fast 500 2019*Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startup 2018*Big Data 100: 35 Coolest Data Management And Integration Vendors
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Couchbase is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is dedicated to pursuing, hiring and developing a diverse workforce. Individuals seeking employment at Couchbase are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
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Job tags: Audits AWS Azure Big Data CISA CISM CISSP CoBIT Compliance ISO 27001 Military NIST PCI Vulnerabilities
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