Director Information Security

Nylas
✨New
📍 City -
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Remote
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Security
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Director
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⏰ Deadline
Skills
Information Security
Privacy
SOC 2
ISO 27001
Data Protection
Diversity
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From our CTO + Co-Founder, Christine Spang:
“We have a number of folks on the team who started as an individual contributor and became staff level or leaders in their area. I personally love seeing people reach their full potential and become successful at Nylas.”

About the Role
As the Director, Information Security, you will lead and develop Nylas' Security team as well as the information security and privacy program. You will be a vital resource to the leadership team strategically executing cross-functional and collaborative security initiatives throughout the organization, enabling Nylas to better prevent, detect, and respond to real-world threats. Additionally, you will evolve Nylas' compliance posture and align efforts with industry recognized frameworks and regulations. The current Security team will report to you, and you will report directly to our CTO.

Responsibilities
- Own the vision and direction of Nylas’ information security and privacy program
- Strategically evolve Nylas’ governance, risk and compliance practices
- Identify and seize opportunities to reinforce the overall security posture of Nylas products
- Lead and facilitate effective cross-functional collaboration on key security initiatives throughout the organization
- Hire talented security engineers and facilitate the professional growth of the team

Qualifications
- 5+ years of Information Security experience, with at least 2 years in a leadership position
- Proficiency with common security and privacy frameworks (e.g. SOC 2, ISO 27001, GDPR, FedRamp, SOX)
- Proven ability to develop and oversee an organization-wide security and privacy program
- Experience managing a team of security engineers in a fast paced environment
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong knowledge of security engineering principles, networking concepts, authentication, access control and applied cryptography
- Understanding of containerized workloads and auto-scaling infrastructure
- Experience as a Data Protection Officer is strongly preferred
- CISSP or similar certification is a plus!

Perks and Benefits:
- ​Nylas Alumni Fund: after 3 years employment, Nylas will invest $20k into your seed round if you decide to start your own company
- Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO): we take this very seriously as we care about the well-being of our employees
- Healthcare: 90% premium coverage for medical, dental and vision for you and your family
- One Medical onsite and tele-health membership for you and dependents
- Additional: Health and DC FSA, Life insurance, with options for STD, LTD
- Retirement Plan: match up to 3% of annual salary for 401k or RRSP contributions
- Education Stipend: $1k annual education & development benefit
- Perk card: $150 per month towards health, wellness, and other perks via Assembly
- Cell Phone: $50 per month stipend towards cell phone reimbursement
- Fully Paid Parental Leave: 12 weeks parental leave (maternity & paternity)

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