Promoting security awareness and development.

HootSuite is looking to hire a Vice President, Information Security.  Below are a few details.

Job Description

Building disruptive, cutting edge products requires solid experience in Information Security to support rapid growth and technology adoptions in a highly reliable and secure environment. We’re on the hunt for an experienced Information Security expert who is a recognized leader in best practices and standards for protection the information of the business and our customers.

The VP Information Security is responsible for establishing and maintaining an enterprise wide information security risk management program. You will also be responsible for strategic guidance on all hardware, software, data, and security practices across all Production Operations and IT systems. A key element of the role is working with the business to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization. For this positions, you must be highly knowledgeable about the business environment and the external threat environment and be able to build a picture of how both the business drivers and external threats impact a specific risk profile. We are a startup and it is early days so you will need to establish a program to identify, evaluate and report on information security risks in a manner that meets compliance, regulatory requirements and aligns with the risk posture of the enterprise - all keeping in mind the cultural context at Hootsuite and the fact that we are a startup.

The ideal candidate is an articulate and persuasive thought leader who builds consensus and can serve as an effective member of the management team. Must have the ability to maintain objectivity with a strong understanding that security is one of many business''s activities and should enable the business and provide it a competitive advantage. Ultimately, your mission is to add business value and create competitive advantage for the business through effective and efficient risk management strategies in the context of Hootsuite’s culture and business objective.

Reporting to the CTO, you will be on a team of the best of the best riding the rocketship of growth and dealing with the information security challenges that come with the rapid pace. If that sounds like fun, join us!


For details on the responsibilities, and required skills and experience, and to apply for the position, please click here.

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This entry was posted in Industry, tagged Security and posted on June 5, 2014