Director, IT Security

Remote - United States

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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About the opportunity

Contentful strives to build a secure and safe service and commits considerable effort and resources to cybersecurity and information protection.  We are looking for an IT Security Director to maintain and enhance a corporate-wide information security management programme.

Reporting directly to the CISO and working closely with the VP of Information Services, you will be responsible for leading a security team that designs, operates and maintains application and infrastructure security solutions for Contentful corporate environments.

What to expect?

  • Working with the CISO to develop and enhance an information security management programme based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)
  • Develop and maintain a reference architecture for cybersecurity services to support Contentful business outcomes
  • Provide security consultancy for Information Services projects, including non-functional security requirements definition and threat models
  • Develop and maintain a strategic plan for security operations services
  • Identify opportunities for reusable security architecture across all Contentful production environments
  • Define OKRs for security engineering and operations services

What you need to be successful?

  • 7-10 years of experience in a cybersecurity manager, director or architect position
  • Demonstrable experience with building cybersecurity solutions via architectural principles
  • Strong SaaS security architecture experience, preferably within an AWS environment
  • Experience with scaling security engineering and SecOps capabilities in a hypergrowth company
  • Familiarity with aligning security controls to NIST Cybersecurity Framework and MITRE ATT&CK
  • Familiarity with compliance frameworks and their practical application within cloud-native environments: ISO 27001, Sarbanes Oxley.  
  • An ability to influence cross-functional teams to raise security awareness and identify risks

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share in the success of our company
  • Comprehensive health/dental/vision care package covering 100% of monthly  premiums for employees 
  • We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous combination of a flexible time off policy, volunteer time off and paid holidays 
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave (after 6 months of employment)
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. 
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties 
  • Share and navigate the excitement of a new workplace with your CFF (Contentful First Friend) 
  • Commuter benefits and monthly bill stipend 
  • Plus, Contentful socks! And other amazing swag as part of company events. Oh yeah!
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Who are we?

Contentful is the leading content platform that powers digital experiences for over 30% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Shopify, Staples, Atlasssian, Electronic Arts, Chanel, Roche, Vodafone use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more. 

We’re growing rapidly and we have secured over $330 million in funding from top-tier partners such as Tiger Global, Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 650 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiting coordinator know.

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Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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