Director, Information Security

United States (Remote)

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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About Pantheon

Pantheon is the only WebOps platform built from the ground up for agility. We help our customers win, where the digital experience starts and matters most - their websites. We empower teams of developers, marketers, and IT professionals to focus on delivering business results while Pantheon handles uptime, performance, scalability, and security. We are the fastest growing Drupal and WordPress platform in the world, powering over 300,000 sites and serving billions of pages every month.  Happy customers include some of the most recognized names in high tech, higher education, and NGOs, such as Patch, Apigee, UC Berkeley, Harvard University, Google, Docusign, docker and the United Nations.

With 35% of the web running open-source and significant investments in a $200 billion total addressable market, we are growing aggressively into a huge market opportunity and looking to expand our organization. 

The Role

As a Director of the Security at Pantheon you will manage the company’s security initiatives and communicate business risks with the larger organization. You will be responsible for building and managing the team that will comprise of Governance Risk & Compliance Engineers as well as Security Engineers. You will own the security roadmap of the company and with your team execute on the security goals.

Pantheon’s core company values are Trust, Teamwork, Passion, and Customers First. At Pantheon, we work hard and play harder, valuing individuality, humor, and balance. We're enthusiastic participants in several open-source communities and have real relationships with many of our most active customers. If all of this sounds interesting to you, read on!

Cool Stuff You’ll Do

  • Lead the security architecture and best practices at Pantheon.
  • Identify and roadmap security initiatives that benefit Pantheon and our customers.
  • Focus on the “Security” in DevSecOps by enhancing security and managing vulnerabilities.
  • Support governance risk and compliance initiatives.
  • With product and engineering, identify and communicate engineering risks.
  • With sales enable and business development, provide compliance information.
  • Support privacy initiatives (e.g. GDPR, CCPA, etc.) with legal as needed.
  • Get on call with customers to answer questions around Pantheon’s security practices.
  • Research vulnerabilities and enhance the capabilities and coverage of vulnerability detection and triage.
  • Enhance SIEM, especially threat detection and alert handling capabilities.
  • Own and improve threat hunting and security incident response practices.
  • Own training and analytics for the Engineering organization

What you Bring to the Table

  • You have experience leading a Security Team.
  • You have experience mentoring and teaching others.
  • You can contribute to technical architecture discussions and help drive technical decisions.
  • You can collaborate with different groups to achieve the goals of the security team.
  • You are knowledgeable and experienced with cloud computing technologies.  GCP, Terraform, and Fastly are a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, i.e. writing, verbal, and technical

What We Offer

We have all the usual perks and benefits but what we can really offer you is a fantastic work environment powered by an amazing team.

  • Industry competitive compensation and stock option plan
  • Unlimited time off and sick days
  • Full medical coverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • Top-of-line equipment
  • Fun at WordPress and Drupal community events
  • Extra benefits like a stipend for reading books and your work-outs and a whole suite of paid apps for mental as well as physical health and wellbeing
  • Events and activities both team-based and company wide that inspire, educate and cultivate 

Pantheon is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.



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