Director of Security and Privacy (CISO) – startup

This is a high visibility leadership role with a mandate to develop and lead information security policy, technology, and governance for our global operations.


  • Maintain information security policies and work with management, legal and auditors to approve the policies and apply them.
  • Monitor implementation of security and privacy policies by IT, HR, Product, R&D, Customer Success and other company teams.
  • Define product modifications and enhancements that improve security and reduce risks.
  • Act as DPO (Data Protection Officer) and be a subject matter expert on everything related to data protection and privacy.
  • Represent the company with IT executives at major accounts, during both sales and review processes.
  • Build and manage relationships with 3rd-party auditors and legal advisors.
  • Manage risk assessment processes.
  • Plan and achieve further compliance programs such as SOC, HIPAA, HITECH, FedRAMP.


  • 3+ years of experience as security leader or officer (e.g., CISO) at a multi-tenant SaaS provider.
  • 6+ years of experience in a technology company.
  • Deep knowledge of cloud security standards, GDPR and ISO.
  • Passion for technology, security and innovations in these fields.
  • Have one or more certifications: CISSP, CISP, CISM, etc.