Director of Security at LogRhythm

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About us;

LogRhythm, a Thoma Bravo company is a world leader in NextGen SIEM, empowering thousands of enterprises on six continents to successfully reduce cyber and operational risk by rapidly detecting, responding to and neutralizing damaging cyberthreats. LogRhythm’s technology serves as the foundation for the world’s most modern enterprise security operations centers (SOCs), helping customers measurably secure their cloud, physical, and virtual infrastructures for both IT and OT environments. Built for security professionals by security professionals, the LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform has won countless customer and industry accolades.

Who we are looking for:

The Director of Security has operational oversight of our security operations, security architecture and engineering, product security, physical security, awareness, privacy, governance, risk, and compliance functions in addition to being our liaison for legal and other business units within LogRhythm. You will lead the development and maintenance of our information security architecture, infrastructure, and processes that align to our company and product needs. You will be responsible for developing and ensuring adherence to information security governance, risk management, and compliance with security best practices and our corporate and product certification requirements (SOC2, ISO27001, GDPR, Privacy Shield, HIPAA, PCI, FedRamp, CMMC, DISA APL, FIPS and Common Criteria, etc.). You will have operational responsibility in ensuring our company, our customers, our products, and our data are protected. This is a unique opportunity to lead security in a security company. This position will report directly into the LogRhythm Chief Security Officer.

Here’s an overview of the responsibilities & challenges ahead:

  • Accountable to operationally lead the US based security team
  • Partner with the Chief Security Officer and Deputy CISO for EMEA, META, and APJ to lead security strategy (including subsequent financial budgeting)
  • Work with leaders across the other LogRhythm business units to ensure and continuously improve the security and privacy of our company
  • Significant focus and oversight of our governance, risk, and compliance program to ensure we reduce risk and meet compliance and legal objectives; to include the review of legal contracts, security questionnaires, vendor management, and adherence to product certification and compliance requirements
  • Ensure effectiveness and improve security monitoring, detection, and response functions
  • Actively participate in security architecture with our IT/IS organization, Product Management, and Engineering
  • Partner with our other Deputy CISO for EMEA, META, and APJ to ensure the security program is in sync and operationally effective globally
  • Create and champion a corporate security culture; an office of “yes and” to ensure we can execute the operations of the business at the lowest level of security risk.
  • Monitor changes in legislation and accreditation to ensure LogRhythm’s continued compliance
  • Responsible for reporting key, risk based, performance metrics that demonstrate effectiveness of our program and a return on investment for our executives and the board
  • Manage and develop security practitioners within the security organization
  • Build collaborative relationships with key business partners

Required Skills:

  • Previous experience leading security teams and programs with at least 3-5 years in a security management function
  • Strong background in governance, risk, privacy, and compliance; especially within a software or technology service provider
  • Knowledge of federal and state information security policies, standards, principles, practices, and framework (e.g. FedRamp, CMMC, NIST)
  • Knowledge of security best practices and frameworks such as ISO27001 and NIST
  • Knowledge of security architecture and engineering
  • Fundamental knowledge in cloud, SaaS, and software
  • Fundamental knowledge of security operations and incident response
  • Experienced in cross organizational collaboration and delivering key metrics and reporting to all levels, from practitioner to senior leaders and executives

Other Qualifications:

  • At least 5-10 years in information security with 3+ years in a management function
  • CISSP and/or other relevant security certifications are a plus

Workplace equality & inclusion are not just words or topics for LogRhythm, they are part of our core values, beliefs, and integral to our company culture. We hire the best of the best and do not discriminate based on race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, identity, or other personal factors. LogRhythm was built on the principals of innovation, dedication, creativity, and commitment. It is through these key areas we were able to grow as an equal and inclusive workplace, one where our employees feel respected and safe in.

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4780 Pearl East Circle, Boulder, CO 80301

An Insider's view of LogRhythm

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

As a security-first company, our security teams have direct influence on the direction of the products and services we deliver to our customers and to the security market. Everybody has great ideas and experiences, and we want our employees to contribute and feel empowered by the impact they have on the company, our customers, and the greater good.

James Carder

Chief Security Officer & Vice President of Labs

What are LogRhythm Perks + Benefits

LogRhythm Benefits Overview

Free Food- Lunch every Friday is on us. And to get you through those other days, there’s Monday cinnamon rolls, fro-yo gatherings and plenty of birthday cake.

LoGiving- We are dedicated to giving back and empowering our employees, customers, and communities.

Wellness- We are competitive when it comes to wellness. Sign up for our activity competition and get a free fitness tracker. Discounted gym memberships, annual health screenings and flu shots are here for you, too.

While at work- On-site yoga, gym, pool bikes, ping-pong, foosball and weekly meditation. Or get outside on the Boulder Creek Path.

Employee referral program- We know the best people know the best people.

Health- Benefits include top-of-the-line health insurance and a generously funded HSA.

Work life balance- We mean it. Flex time off, 12 sick days, 9 company holidays and company-sponsored volunteering opportunities. Oh and take your birthday off — it’s policy.

Volunteer in local community
Our employees participate in a number of volunteer activities every year, such as the Pedal 4 Possible charity bike ride and Boulder Open Space cleanups.
Partners with Nonprofits
Every year, we run donation drives for Coats for Colorado and Community Food Share. We also participate in a number of other activities organized by our Logiving committee.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
To support our community, LogRhythm created Logiving, a committee of LogRhythm employees across the company dedicated to giving back. To read about their work, visit
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
LogRhythm employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA for the 2019-2020 plan year.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of base weekly pay for short-term disability insurance and 60% of base monthly pay for long-term disability insurance.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
LogRhythm provides health insurance benefits.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is offered in $10,000 increments up to $1,000,000 or up to six times annual salary, whichever is less.
Pet Insurance
LogRhythm provides access to pet insurance.
Wellness Programs
LogRhythm's health and wellness programs include the bi-annual Biggest Logger competition and corporate discounts to certain fitness clubs.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
LogRhythm's fitness offerings include an on-site gym, yoga classes, and the bi-annual Biggest Logger competition.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
LogRhythm provides up to 8 weeks of parental leave (and 12 weeks of FMLA) for the primary caretaker and the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
LogRhythm provides employees with a flexible work schedule, including flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes full-time remote work for specific positions, as well as the ability for on-site employees to work remotely as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
LogRhythm offers multiple family-oriented events every year, including Logtoberfest, Bring Your Child to Work Day, and Bring Your Dog to Work Day (DogRhythm).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
LogRhythm offers paid sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Company outings at LogRhythm include Logtoberfest and summer happy hours.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
LogRhythm has fully stocked kitchens, including unlimited coffee, tea, soda, and sparkling water. There are also vending machines in each building.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion .
LogRhythm offers employees free on-site parking.
Pet Friendly
LogRhythm participates annually in Bring Your Dog to Work Day.
Recreational Clubs
LogRhythm sponsors office sports leagues, including softball and hockey.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LogRhythm encourages professional development, including by offering opportunities for on-site and virtual training.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
LogRhythm hosts lunch and learn meetings for employees throughout the company.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Paid Time Off, Birthdays required off. Free Food Fridays. Yoga and Meditation Classes. Foosball, Ping Pong and Arcade Games.

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