VP Innovation Engineering

SecurityScorecard

Remote / Canada / United States
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 04/08/2021
  • Website: securityscorecard.com
  • Company Address: 111 W. 33rd Street, New York, NY, 10001

About SecurityScorecard

SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over a million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alex Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 1,000 organizations for self-monitoring, third-party risk management, board reporting and cyber insurance underwriting; making all organizations more resilient by allowing them to easily find and fix cybersecurity risks across their externally facing digital footprint. SecurityScorecard is the only provider of instant risk ratings that automatically map to vendor cybersecurity questionnaire responses - providing a true 360 degree view of risk. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees and vendors.

Job Description

About SecurityScorecard

Funded by world-class investors including Silver Lake Waterman, Moody’s, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital, and others with over $290 million in funding, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over 2M+ companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 16,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, and cyber insurance underwriting. This is done by measuring your and your vendors' cyber-health by assigning a security rating of "A" through "F" based on outside-in, non-intrusive data. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors. 

SecurityScorecard is headquartered in NYC with over 260+ employees globally. Our culture has helped us be recognized by Inc Magazine as a "Best Workplace," "Best Places to Work in NYC" by Crain's NY, and one of the 10 hottest SaaS startups in NY for two years in a row. 

About the role
VP of Innovation Engineering will be a pioneer of new ideas and products. We are looking for a leader who, along with their team, can build/prototype new ideas quickly, measure their effectiveness, and assess viability.
As the VP of Innovation Engineering, you will have the autonomy to define your roadmap, move at your own pace, and deliver innovative solutions. In this role, you will wear many hats, just as if you were the founder of a start-up. This position reports to the CTO.

What you will do

  • Build and manage a team of pioneers that can quickly build, iterate, and through things away, when necessary
  • Partner with stakeholders from across the company to distill insights into solutions to test ideas
  • Define and measure the results of those experiments and make informed product viability suggestions Along with team members, plan, track, and report out work
  • Manage multiple work tracks
  • Roll-up sleeves and help team push through tough problems
  • Ensure the successful transition of a successfully incubated idea
  • Manage the vision and roadmap for the team
  • Attract and retain a diverse, high caliber, output-oriented team
  • Coach your team members to grow in their careers

Basic Qualifications 

  • 10+ years of leading high-performing teams in a SaaS environment
  • Strong Architectural and coding skills in either Python, NodeJS, Scala
  • Prior experience as a manager with a successful track record in building teams, defining goals, and overseeing execution
  • You are equally comfortable presenting to executives as you are prototyping an idea
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with peers, leaders, and other senior management throughout the company
  • Decisive decision maker
  • Able to be a big picture thinker

Additional Qualifications

  • You’ve founded a SaaS-based start-up

Benefits
We offer a competitive salary, stock options, a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, unlimited PTO, parental leave, tuition reimbursements, and much more!

SecurityScorecard embraces diversity. We believe that our team is strengthened through hiring and retaining employees with diverse backgrounds, skillsets, ideas, and perspectives. We make hiring decisions based upon merit and do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

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