Information Security Portfolio Director


Cambridge, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/16/2021
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  • Company Address: 2 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA, 01803

About Devo

Devo unlocks the full value of machine data for the world’s most instrumented enterprises by putting more data to work now. With Devo, IT executives finally realize the transformational promise of machine data to drive breakthrough projects that move the entire business forward.

Job Description

Devo, the cloud-native logging and security analytics company, empowers security and operations teams to maximize the value of all their data. Only the Devo platform delivers the powerful combination of real-time visibility, high-performance analytics, scalability, multitenancy, and low TCO crucial for monitoring and securing business operations as enterprises accelerate their shift to the cloud. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Devo is backed by Insight Partners, Georgian, and Bessemer Venture Partners. Learn more at
The Information Security Portfolio Director will support the execution of the information security global transformation program. Executions include working with multiple security, IT and engineering leadership/stakeholders and a variety of security, IT and engineering technical resources to identify and plan physical and cybersecurity work to meet/exceed corporate initiatives. Drive alignment and adoption of security and risk management practices. Deliverables include, but are not limited to, creating work breakdown structures (WBS), project plans, project cost estimates, project recommendations, status reports and executive presentations.

Key Accountabilities:

    • Developing and maintaining a suite of reporting templates for Global Information Security, Risk, & Compliance Management Services;
    • Providing accurate Program reporting information to key stakeholders in a timely manner;
    • Developing and maintaining the portfolio of services and supporting materials, including presentations;
    • Developing and maintaining a global schedule of activities to disseminate to all information security staff on a regular basis;
    • Holding regular meetings with key members of the information security team in order to understand and report on major group activities;
    • Acting as the focal point and internally coordinating the information security team’s contribution to global projects, including the Global Information Security & Risk Transformation program, IAM, Technical Privacy, Vendor Management, and OKRs.
    • Organizing and managing an Information Security Team Program Control Board to manage all Global Information Security, Risk, & Compliance projects;
    • Management and coordination of the 3-year information security strategy document.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Bachelor’s degree in information systems or business management, or 10+ years’ experience
    • Master’s degree preferred
    • Agile Scrum certified
    • Structured portfolio management experience in planning and deploying security-related initiatives
    • Broad experience in computer and network systems, including IT security
    • Ability to handle ambiguity and make decisions and recommendations with limited data
    • Solid analytical/problem-solving skills with capability to identify solutions to unusual and complex problems
    • Strong stakeholder management and reporting experience

Background Experiences:

    • Technical proficiencies in enterprise tools such as Jira, Clarizen/MS Project, Archer/ServiceNow/ZenGRC, SailPoint, Cyberark, and Confluence.


    • This position may require up to 20% travel
Devo does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.
"Devo is committed to creating a welcoming culture that is not only grounded in teamwork and customer success but is fair and equitable for everyone." Marc van Zadelhoff, CEO
At Devo, diversity and inclusion means more than treating employees well and making them feel welcome. It is a commitment to hiring people who bring different insights because of their unique perspectives, ways of thinking, and prior experiences.
We intend to continue hiring great people and protecting our culture so everyone can be themselves and speak their minds. That way Devo will always be a place filled with purpose, energy, hard work, thoughtfulness, and respect.
To All Agencies: 
Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Devo outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Devo's policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Devo Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Devo and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid

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