Vice President of Information Security

Woodridge, IL (Chicago Area)
Calabasas, CA (Los Angeles Area)

About us:

We believe in protecting our businesses and customers and are looking for a leader to own the global information strategy for PlanetArt. If cybersecurity is your passion and you want to be part of a cutting-edge team, we want to hear from you!

The Vice President of Cyber Security, reporting to the Chief Technology Officer and C-suite, will ensure security requirements are consistently practiced, improve compliance with security standards and policies and own the design and enforcement of global cybersecurity standards. You will have a broad technical background, a solid grasp of e-commerce technologies and be the leading advocate for security and privacy in the company.

What You Will Do:
  • Develop, implement, and own the strategic, long-term, comprehensive enterprise information security program for PlanetArt’s global business.
  • Execute an effective Incident Response program and lead it for security incidents as they arise (which will be never, because you are so good at your job).
  • Manage regular intrusion detection and vulnerability reporting and remediation practices.
  • Partner with architects, infrastructure, application, and business teams to ensure that technologies are developed and maintained according to security policies and guidelines.
  • Create and manage information security and risk management awareness training programs.
  • Complete all 3rd party inquiry response and compliance reporting.
  • Ensure that the security management program is compliant with applicable laws, regulations, and contractual requirements.
  • Monitor and liaise with external parties to understand emerging threats and regulatory practices.
  • Develop and manage information security budgets.
  • Define network security, monitoring, and breach detection infrastructure.
  • Own global compliance with PCI DSS, GDPR and CCPA and all data and security compliance issues.
  • Oversee internal and external IT audits, scans, vulnerability testing, and mitigation.
What You Should Have:
  • At least 7 years of experience acting as a leader of information security in an ecommerce environment.
  • Deep understanding of AWS technologies and architecture. Experience implementing security both on premise and in AWS or Azure.
  • Inside-out knowledge of Microsoft security technologies, platforms, and patterns.
  • Experience with security practices such as security incident response and risk management. If you have been through significant security incidents at large companies, that is a big plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements related to PCI DSS, GDPR and CCPA.
  • A passion for cyber security.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a wide variety of audiences including technologists, executives, business partners and IT team members.
How to Apply:

If you would like to work in a creative, collaborate, high-growth environment, please submit your resume and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!