Head of Security (remote)


United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/08/2021
  • Website: replicated.com
  • Company Address: 5913 Blackwelder St, Culver City, CA, 90232, US

About Replicated

Replicated is the modern way to ship on-prem software. We give SaaS vendors a container-based platform for easily deploying their cloud-native applications inside customers'‚Äč environments. Because security and control still matter.

Job Description

As our first dedicated security hire, we are looking for an experienced Head of Security to evolve our company wide information security strategy and build a team of talented security professionals. This will include all aspects of Information Security across the company and will include architecture, policies, training, data privacy, infrastructure, certification, and more. You’ll work cross-functionally across the company to build programs that align with our business needs, values, and customer requirements. This role will report to the CTO.
Replicated is 100% remote. This role will be based out of the US and is open to any state.

What you'll be doing:

    • Collaborate cross-functionally to build and strengthen information security and privacy across our products and infrastructure
    • Define, hire, manage and mentor subsequent security roles (analysts, engineers etc)
    • Enhance and execute the company-wide global cybersecurity strategy & roadmap
    • Manage security certification process and compliance efforts,  currently SOC 2 Type 2 
    • Create internal security training programs for all employees to drive security awareness and adoption across the organization
    • Monitor, analyze, and triage risks and threats on an ongoing basis
    • Develop and report on metrics to measure effectiveness of security programs
    • Lead various white hat efforts against our  product and corporate infrastructure, including phishing tests, penetration tests, and scenarios for disaster recovery and business continuity
    • Serve as an advisor to executive leadership in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a strong cybersecurity program and infrastructure
    • Keep abreast of  current industry trends in technology and cybersecurity risks to improve the security posture of the company
    • Be the point of contact for customer security questions and questionnaires
    • Implement and manage vendor security assessment processes for vendors.

What you bring to the role:

    • 10+ years of security, compliance, and risk related experience in the SaaS industry within a fast paced environment
    • Proven ability to build successful teams with exceptional people management skills - you’ll be growing a team and care deeply about their development and contributions.
    • A desire for autonomy and a clear vision for how you’ll approach building your Security organization
    • Experience creating and implementing overall security posture for a company, including  information security policies and standards
    • Experience building strong relationships and credibility across all functions of the organization
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to convey complex security related concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences 
    • Excellent understanding of current technologies and approaches to ensure IT Security and protect data leveraging cloud technologies, including experience with one or more public cloud platforms (AWS, GCP)
    • Experience implementing and managing programs relevant to security and privacy regulations (ISO 27001, SOC2, GDPR/CCPA compliance)
    • One or more relevant certifications preferred (CISSP, CISA, or CISM)
Replicated provides the tools for software companies to operationalize and scale the delivery of their Kubernetes-based applications to enterprise customers using a “modern on-prem” methodology. We're working to improve the overall state of Enterprise Software by making it simpler for innovative teams to sell to large Enterprise customers without shifting focus away from their core products.  
We are a Series-B stage startup with great customers, including HashiCorp, Gradle, Snyk, Sysdig, CircleCI, Wickr and many others. We're a small but growing team led by two insightful and dedicated founders, who were early to recognize that container orchestration could become an essential tool for businesses of all sizes. Almost half of the Fortune 100 companies already manage applications using Replicated, and customer satisfaction and retention is very high. 
Replicated is committed to cultivating an efficient, respectful workplace. We know that innovation thrives on teams where diverse points of view come together to solve hard problems in ways that are just now possible. As such, we explicitly seek people that bring diverse life experiences, diverse educational backgrounds, diverse cultures, and diverse work experiences. 
We offer strong benefits to help you stay healthy and productive:
Partner perk programs
Generous time off 
Laptop+accessories you need to get set up
Generous home office set up allowance or co-working space allowance 
Replicated is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds and we work to make sure that all team members have an equal opportunity to succeed.
We do not accept unsolicited assistance from any headhunters or recruitment firms for any of our job openings. All resumes or profiles submitted by search firms to any employee at Replicated in any form without a valid, signed search agreement in place for the specific position will be deemed the sole property of Replicated. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Replicated as a result of the unsolicited referral.

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