Leadership Solutions

Senior Director of Security Engieering


The Standard


Portland, OR


The Opportunity

This team is responsible for driving a holistic approach to the enterprise’s information security. You’ll drive the company’s Security Engineering Strategy and Risk Management. You’ll be critical to the organization’s security and credibility, as you establish process and systems to prevent others from infiltrating company information or jeopardizing our company’s purpose. These are big objectives, and we’re looking for somebody who is up for a challenge.

The candidate must be pragmatic, results-driven and able to articulate complex concepts to all audiences, ranging from technical contributors inside and outside the company, to executive leadership, Board members and customers. The Standard is on a multi-year program to modernize key infrastructure and business systems. These programs are in flight now and we are looking for an ideal candidate who is a security thought leader, consensus builder and a strong leader and builder of teams. The role will work directly with the CISO to continuously strengthen The Standard’s cyber resilience and properly address its evolving threat landscape.

What you’ll do:

  • At The Standard, our information security team is not in the business of just saying ‘No’. You’ll need to able to adapt to the business initiatives, interpreting business requirements and consulting on the best solution or approach to achieve desired outcomes
  • In this role, you will work across the company to bring a holistic approach to the company’s information security initiatives as cybersecurity

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Strong Candidates will have experience as

  • Modern technologist and thinker. Views security as an enabler, not an inhibitor to innovation. Experience solving security issues in networks and systems based on cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure) and traditional enterprise environments (IT, endpoints, business apps). Cloud security and DevSecOps expertise is highly relevant
  • Decisive leader who instills leadership into reports and experience managing a team in a security organization
  • Values team building; mentoring and training a team
  • Humble, hardworking, forward-thinking
  • Clear and concise communicator
  • Professional certification:  CISSP desired

How to Apply:

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