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Director of Security



United States
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Guideline is looking for a Director of Security to lead a small, experienced team on the iteration and maturation of Guideline’s security program and posture. As the Security team lead, you'll play a pivotal role in protecting Guideline and its customers from the rapidly growing cyberthreat landscape. The successful candidate will have broad experience across multiple cybersecurity roles, with deep experience in application/product security; as well as strong communication skills and an appreciation of working with others.

What You Will Work On

  • Collaborate with Engineering to promote secure coding practices.
  • Partner with DevOps to secure the Cloud resources and CI Pipelines.
  • Embed security across all Research and Development teams, designing security into our products.
  • Promote a company culture of Security. Lead table top exercises and flesh out improvements for the Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) and Disaster Recovery (DR) plans.
  • Oversee the user awareness program, including program metrics, follow up training and continuous iteration.
  • Lead Guideline's Security Posture, defining appropriate policies, handling external security requests.
  • Align with the compliance team to secure SaaS, ensure appropriate controls, streamline internal auditing and perform SOC2 audits.
  • Facilitate initiatives with IT to increase company efficiency, reduce risk on Endpoint devices, and secure the Virtual Perimeter.
  • Administer Incident Response and Vulnerability Management programs, mitigating the damage of ongoing situations and driving down the risk of future situations.

What We’re Looking For

  • 10+ years’ experience in Cybersecurity and/or IT Security roles
  • 5+ years of experience managing and leading small to medium sized teams
  • Proven experience with Application security - building security into code, finding/remediating coding vulnerabilities, hosting code safely and securely
  • Familiarity with Cybersecurity Frameworks such as NIST 800-53, NIST CSF, CIS Top 20, MITRE ATT&CK, and OWASP Top Ten, or SOC2 experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to communicate up, down, and across, while tailoring the message accordingly.
  • Experience building and iterating cross-functional programs.

More About Guideline

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Offer Package

The expected Salary Range for this position is $190,000 - $257,500 annually. Compensation is determined by numerous factors such as your qualifications, experience, and work location.

Additional benefits:

  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Company equity
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • 100% paid employee insurance coverage
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • Parental leave
  • Sabbatical after 5 years of employment

Guideline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Employment open to residents of CA, CO, FL, MA, MD, ME, NC, NY, TX, and WA. Guideline is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the personal information of our applicants. Please refer to Guideline's Privacy Policy for information about our privacy and security practices.


Expected Salary Range
$190,000$257,500 USD