Director of Security Engineering at Anaplan
San Francisco, CA, US

At Anaplan, we are looking for a self-motivated Director of Security Engineering to join our growing team at Anaplan HQ in the city-by-the-bay, SAN FRANCISCO to be a member of the global Security Operations group.

The ideal candidate will have thorough understanding of industry cybersecurity standards and global frameworks; best practices in incident response, application and infrastructure vulnerability management; identity management, microservice architectures, security trends in Software as a Service offerings; security evaluation as part of continuous delivery; and security policy and governance programs in mature technology organizations. The Sr. Director must be prepared to serve as a trusted advisor to Anaplan’s valued clients, communicating with them directly to present cybersecurity capabilities and develop strategies to address their unique requirements. Top candidates are likely to have prior experience performing similar work overseeing security programs in like industries (e.g., software technology, education) or with similar scope (e.g., global programs of similar size or coverage). The Sr. Director will need to remain up-to-date with advancements of the field helping continue to drive the company toward an ever-advancing cybersecurity posture.

In the heart of the eclectic SOMA district, you can feel the excitement and energy of what we do at Anaplan when you step into our San Francisco office. There are open floor plans, fully stocked kitchens, and great collaboration spaces, and we focus on making sure that you have everything you need to work well from the right lighting to the latest technology. When it’s time for the team to play together, we visit with our neighbors at a Giants game or a local pub’s happy hour. Come see for yourself what a collaborative and exciting place to work looks like.

This role is an immediate full-time position. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle unique problems that no one is solving in the tech space yet, keep reading.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide technical leadership and expertise in software security domain
  • Responsible for overall security architecture
  • Develop security strategy for authentication, authorization, identity management, certificate management, and 3rd party applications.
  • Be part of the global security team and through collaboration with architects and enterprise teams to provide vision and guidance to security standards and risk framework
  • Ability to drive constant process improvements to ensure we are keeping up with industry standards
  • Coordinate and lead incident response team for security incident response activities
  • Provide support and collaboration for all security needs across all products to enhance the security of the enterprise.
  • Responsible for defining and delivering the security engineering roadmap for the organization

More about you:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to influence decisions for security best practice
  • Effortless articulation to a c-suite audience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Influence hiring
  • Motivate his/her team to perform to their fullest potential
  • Attract talent

What we offer:

  • A rewarding, progressive career with a company that values diversity, flexibility and understands the need for a good work/life balance.
  • Market-leading salaries combined with generous bonuses, equity and a range of comprehensive benefits.
  • Regular agile meetups, events and hackathons (both attending and hosting!)
  • Flexible working, catered lunches, a fully stocked kitchen and plenty of parties & events
  • A range of sports, health and wellbeing initiatives
  • 3 days of paid leave every year to help support the charity or cause of your choice.
  • The chance to contribute and evolve a company with a valuation over $1.4 billion

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About Anaplan

We’re building a truly unique technology. From our calculation engine and in-memory data store, to apps and predictive analytics; amazing technology is being developed every day.

We’re addressing a $100B/year problem that all global businesses face. Our mission is to break the traditional business planning mold, currently performed through spreadsheets or legacy systems. Anaplan’s Connected Planning platform is enabling customers to improve decision-making by turning response time into real time.

With 900+ customers and 175+ partners globally, Anaplan’s platform is solving some of the most complex challenges in business. CEOs, analysts, and the press agree—Anaplan is changing the way the world does business.

Learn about our history, see our recognitions and achievements, and take a look at what it’s like to work at Anaplan.

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