VP, Cyber Security at Alteryx, Inc.

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The VP of Cybersecurity is responsible for maintaining a strong cybersecurity posture and accountable for the security of Alteryx’s information systems. This role will be responsible for oversight of application, identity, infrastructure, and network security architecture, engineering, and operations functions. This role must be highly knowledgeable in cyber security threats and protective capability landscape and able to translate this knowledge to develop and maintain applicable policies, standards, audits, tests, and procedures. Assures the protection of corporate information from unauthorized access, disclosure, interruption or alteration in order to maintain the integrity, availability, and reliability of information. Ensures the performance of all duties in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures, all Global, U.S. state and federal laws and regulations, wherein the company operates.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:                                     

 

Develops, implements, and monitors a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security program to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information is owned, controlled, or processed by the organization. Oversees the architecture and engineering of security safeguards, including people, processes, and technologies. Oversees the identity and access management and security operations functions. Develops, maintains, and publishes up-to-date information security policies, standards, and guidelines. Develops and manages information security budgets. Develops and enhances an information security management framework based on, but not limited to: the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2700X, ITIL, COBIT/Risk IT and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), and Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Ensures security programs are compliant with relevant contracts, laws, regulations, and policies to minimize or eliminate risk and audit findings. Collaborates with internal leaders to develop and implement a comprehensive global cyber security strategy and effective enterprise-wide security programs. Represents the organization in external engagements and industry participation. Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

 

STANDARD DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

 

  • Responsible for recommending final hiring and termination decisions, overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of employees.  Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning and directing work; managing performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values; accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes working environment free of harassment of any type; builds a diverse workforce and supports affirmative action.
  • Follows policies and procedures; completes tasks correctly and on time; supports the company’s goals and values.
  • Performs the position safely, without endangering the health or safety of themselves or others and will be expected to report potentially unsafe conditions. The employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations and orders issued pursuant to the OSHA Act of 1970, which are applicable to one’s own actions and conduct.

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of, adherence to, monitoring and responsibility for compliance with state and federal regulations and laws as they pertain to this position.
  • Demonstrates understanding of evolving tools and technologies to ensure appropriate levels of security are achieved for the business.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the relevance of information security incidents and events to protect customer data, corporate assets, intellectual property, and regulated data.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of ethical testing and social engineering vulnerability analysis and process design to harden the enterprise.
  • Demonstrations understanding of the review process of third-party vendor platforms for compliance with security controls.
  • Demonstrations comprehensive understanding of top-to-bottom product/software and data systems security roadmap, which covers all application/architecture security design as well as tool and services.
  • Strong project management, financial/budget management, scheduling and resource management skills.
  • Ability to support an environment and projects that may require irregular or long working hours, such as to support the team through maintenance windows for planned upgrades and project milestones and handle escalations of security concerns outside of normal working hours to address urgent situations.
  • High level of integrity and willingness to take extreme ownership and deliver on high expectations.
  • Intermediate skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; Microsoft Office applications including but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Intermediate math skills; calculate interest and percentages; balance accounts; add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; locate routine mathematical errors; compute rate, ratio and percent, including the drafting and interpretation of bar graphs.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to make decisions that have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and cross functional departments.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules on a short-term and long-term basis.
  • Ability to provide consultation and expert advice to management.
  • Ability to make informal and formal presentations, inside and outside the organization; speaking before assigned team or other groups as needed.
  • Ability to deal with complex difficult problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations.
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision while performing duties.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND/OR LICENSES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, Business, Engineering, or related filed preferred and a minimum of fifteen (15) + years’ progressive technical and information security leadership experience.
  • Experience working in a software development company preferred.
  • Minimum eight (8) + years of management experience leading and motivating cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals required.
  • Experience with information system technology including testing, auditing, risk analysis, and contingency planning required.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Security Methodologies required.
  • Possible certification requirements include: Certified Information Systems Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
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Right at the entrance to the Interlocken Technology Park, our office is easily accessible from Denver and Boulder, and offers views of the mountains.

An Insider's view of Alteryx, Inc.

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is casual, but we're driven and work hard! We're empowered to be independent, creative, and innovative. Not only do we care about our platform, but we are deeply passionate about how the work we do impacts the community and our world.

Katelyn

Office Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Bringing Alteryx to more people; democratizing our platform.

Simon

Team Lead, DX

How does the company support your career growth?

Alteryx walks the walk when it comes to supporting individual career goals. We have so many career planning resources and programs, but what differentiates Alteryx is the way everyone rallies around you to make sure you reach those goals. I've set aggressive career ambitions, plus pursuing my MBA! It's like the whole company is cheering for me.

Emily Singer

Manager, Public Relations

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team members to spend time learning - whether it's joining on-site study sessions to learn more about our product, to participating in Alteryx Academy. I think having a commitment to constant learning and self-improvement allows for creativity to flourish and opens up the doorway to new ideas.

Stephanie

Manager, Product Management Operations

What makes someone successful on your team?

Not being afraid to speak out is key. I think everyone (man or woman) is familiar with the scenario of being overshadowed in a meeting by someone with the same idea, but a louder voice. When you are the only woman on a team, ​I believe this happens more often. Take risks and be the person to speak out no matter what!

Laurie Linz

Software Development Test Engineer

What are Alteryx, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Alteryx, Inc. Benefits Overview

Company Perks & Benefits include:

• 100% company-paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

• Life insurance, disability, and accidental coverage

• Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO per year)

• 401k with company match

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan

• Fitness & Wellness reimbursement program

• Bicycles and frisbee golf to rent in office

• Gym and The Hut Restaurant on the first floor of the building

• Yoga monthly and massages weekly

• Happy hours, release parties, and networking events throughout the year

• Fresh fruit delivery, bagels on Thursdays and catered lunch every other Wednesday

• Beer taps and comfortable lounges throughout the office

• Video and arcade games, ping pong, pool table, and shuffleboard

• Free form "Innovation Days" and "Learning Days" for self-improvement monthly

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Alteryx For Good empowers associates to volunteer 20 hrs/year helping charities such as: Fourmile Watershed Coalition, Habitat for Humanity, A Precious Child or any organization of their choice.
Partners with Nonprofits
AFG Co-Lab is a group of Alteryx experts who have a passion for using analytics for good and want to volunteer their time to help non-profits such as: Connect2Help 211 or Pathways of Hope.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
In our Broomfield office we have an activities committe which plans events for our team including Bring your Child to Work Day and other celebratory events.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We are committed to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Alteryx. Our ERG's include: BIPOC, Caregivers, Alter.Eco(Green), Alter.Q (LGBTQ+), Veterans and Service, and Women & Allies.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Alteryx pays the full cost of the Associate's medical, dental, and vision coverage.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an associate's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Alteryx offers free In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary and secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Alteryx provides associates with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program allows associates to work from home as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Alteryx sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Alteryx associates receive between 1 and 15 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our associates receive 20 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Associates receive 5 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
We provide free bagels on Thursdays. Employees get an office catered lunch every other Wednesday.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Alteryx hosts virtual lunch and learn meetings for associates on a regular basis.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, and Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Upon approval, we offer $5,250 annually for continuing education.
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