Leadership Solutions

BrightDrop Chief Information Security Officer


General Motors


Palo Alto, CA


As BrightDrop CISO you will be responsible for overseeing the design, implementation, monitoring and governance of BrightDrop’s information security framework across all internal and external systems (e.g., IT, SaaS, mobile apps, office and remote work environments). Reporting to the BrightDrop CEO, you will establish security policies, controls, cyber incident response plans, security audit processes and reporting. You will provide oversight as to best security practices in software architecture and in selecting technology partners.

Our ideal candidate has led security practices, policies and initiatives in new product development – with a track record in deploying Cloud/SaaS/Mobile securely at scale – as well as internal IT infrastructure, including a thorough understanding of best security practices in operating agile software development environments.


  • Overall responsibility for the design, implementation, monitoring and governance BrightDrop’s information security framework.
  • Direct and approve the design of security systems; ensure compliance with the changing laws and applicable regulations.
  • Ensure that cyber incident response, disaster recovery and business continuity plans are in place and tested.
  • Facilitate post-incident investigations, including impact analysis and recommendations for avoiding similar vulnerabilities.
  • Provide guidance on and approve identity and access policies and systems; perform periodic security audits.
  • Lead security engineering practices across the organization, whether through direct team members or through security engineering specialists embedded within product engineering or IT teams.

Please see complete job description online.


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or related field; Master's degree preferred
  • 10+ years of cyber security experience leading key initiatives, establishing and enforcing policy, and working across an entire the organizational scope.
  • 5+ years of technical leadership and management experience.
  • Demonstrated security leadership in SaaS and Mobile product offerings.
  • High level of independent judgment and decision making.
  • Clear, transparent, pro-active and effective communicator and leader.
  • Action-oriented and drives for results.

How to Apply:

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