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Director of Security & Compliance - Remote

Company: TrueCar
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:TrueCar envisions a world where car shopping is an uplifting experience. Our shopping experience helps buyers consider choices from every angle, builds confidence in their decisions, and enables every step of the process with tools and information that make car buying easy. Ultimately, TrueCar is helping people in the second largest purchase they will make in their lives. We're removing the complexity out of buying a car, using technology and personalization, to create a one-of-a-kind experience that transforms car buying and ultimately people's lives.Come join the team and help us accomplish our mission. TrueCar maintains a Dynamic Workplace, allowing employees to have their primary workstations at home, with office space in Santa Monica, CA and Austin, TX to be made available to individuals and teams to use as needed. Employees enjoy excellent benefits (health/vision/dental coverage, 401k with contribution matching, equity, etc.) as well as perks like monthly credits for at-home food delivery, internet/mobile phone service coverage, fitness expenses, and Caregiver support.About the Team:We're looking for a talented Director of Security and Compliance to mentor, lead, and support our team of engineers and analysts. You'll be responsible for working with stakeholders both internal (from every part of the company) and external (partners and vendors). You will manage projects, define priorities, and articulate tradeoffs as you advocate for continually improving the state of our information security and IT compliance function, as well as growing the team's capabilities. We're in a business where we pursue win-win-win solutions for all involved, and this also applies to how we approach security and compliance. This position reports to the VP, Infrastructure Engineering and works in close collaboration with our Site Reliability Engineering, IT help desk, and enterprise applications teams.What you'll do: -Lead, support, and mentor security and compliance teams in secure development practicesAct as a security and compliance subject matter expert and resource within the broader organizationDevelop and lead strategies for the governance, risk and compliance functions across the company that support transformation of the security functionEnsure exposure to cybersecurity risks are identified and managed at an acceptable levelCreate and deploy the corporate governance framework for cybersecurity risk, including identifying risks and awareness, and provide briefings to senior leaders to advise them of critical issues that may affect business or security posturePartner with various teams to identify required controls and develop risk mitigation plansDefine/mature, document and publish security policies, standards, and procedures. Present and shepherd new policies through a developed security governance process.Effectively report risk and mitigation status to relevant stakeholders across the companyManage, coordinate, track and report all cybersecurity-related external assessments and internal audits including action plans and responsesDevelop and manage the third-party Security oversight program, including the risk assessment of supplier/vendor security controls to protect our data and ongoing monitoring for compliance to our cybersecurity policies and standardsMaintain a security risk registry with clearly defined owners and timelines for each riskLead and deliver security training and awareness programsLead a high performing team of engineers and analystsBuild solid working relationships with business stakeholders to maintain and improve product and application security processesWhat you'll need:Excellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to convey cyber risk in a business context5+ years of leadership experience in cybersecurityIn-depth familiarity with risk methodologies, industry control standard frameworks, and awareness and training programsGood understanding of popular application security standards including OWASP TOP 10 and SANS TOP 25Experience leading change in a dynamic environment and ability to build consensusInterpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiencesProject management skills and exhibit the ability to manage multiple projects and articulate tradeoffsNice to have:Strong technical acumen across cloud (AWS).AWS Security and/or Networking Professional certification.Previous experience in software development and/or cloud infrastructure operations.About TrueCar: -TrueCar is a leading automotive digital marketplace that enables car buyers to connect to our nationwide network of Certified Dealers. We are building the industry's most personalized and efficient car buying experience as we seek to bring more of the purchasing process online. Consumers who visit our marketplace will find a suite of vehicle discovery tools, price ratings, and market context on new and used cars -- all with a clear view of what's a great deal. When they are ready, TrueCar will enable them to connect with a local Certified Dealer who shares in our belief that truth, transparency, and fairness are the foundation of a great car buying experience. As part of our marketplace, TrueCar powers car-buying programs for over 250 leading brands, including AARP, Sam's Club, and American Express. Nearly half of all new-car buyers engage with TrueCar powered sites, where they buy smarter and drive happier.TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with an office in Austin, Texas.*** While this position is open to remote work through TrueCar's Dynamic Workplace initiative, applicants may not reside in Colorado. Colorado candidates will be required to relocate. ***#LI-RemoteLocation(s):Santa Monica, CASummaryLocation: Santa Monica, CAType: Full time

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