VP, Cyber Security

| Greater Denver Area

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.




  • 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.



  • 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.



  • 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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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.


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What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Bringing Alteryx to more people; democratizing our platform.


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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.

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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.


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What are Alteryx, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Alteryx, Inc. Benefits Overview

Company Perks & Benefits include:

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

• Pet Insurance

• 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

• Commuter benefits

• 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 shuffle board

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

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer $265.00 per month for transit.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Thursday. Employees get free lunch on Wednesday.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Upon approval, we offer $5250 annualy for continuing education.
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