FirstMile Ventures
FirstMile Ventures

Director of Product Security

Swirlds Labs

Swirlds Labs

United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

About Swirlds Labs:

We are a fast-growing company built around a revolutionary technology — the hashgraph consensus algorithm. Hedera Hashgraph is well-suited to become the world’s first mass-adopted distributed public ledger because it is blazing fast, highly secure, and ensures fairness. We are on a mission to create a trusted and empowered digital future for everyone; a cyberspace where you work, play, buy, sell, create, and engage socially; where you have safety and privacy in your digital communities; where you feel confident when interacting with others; where you own and control your information. Join us and say, “Hello future.”

About The Role:

We are seeking a seasoned Director of Product Security to lead and enhance our Product Security strategies. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in cybersecurity, a deep understanding of software development, and a proactive approach to protecting digital assets. You will play a critical role in ensuring the security and integrity of our products, leading efforts to safeguard against evolving threats.

You may find yourself doing all of the following:

  • Developing and implementing comprehensive product security strategies and frameworks
  • Leading security risk assessments and managing the response to security incidents
  • Collaborating with product and engineering teams to integrate security practices into the development lifecycle
  • Staying updated on the latest security threats and trends, adapting strategies accordingly
  • Managing and mentoring a team of security professionals
  • Overseeing the development and execution of application security training and awareness programs for product and engineering teams
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with external security vendors
  • Providing leadership in regulatory compliance efforts related to product security

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in software development and/or cybersecurity, with at least 3 years in a leadership role
  • Strong understanding of software development processes and methodologies
  • Expertise in various security frameworks and compliance regulations
  • Proven track record of managing security in a product development environment
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities

Other skills that are great to bring with you but that we can help you develop:

  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or similar
  • Experience with cloud security, application security, and network security
  • Familiarity with DevSecOps practices
  • Strong familiarity with JAVA, Solidity, Python, etcExperience with in web3