Sr. Director of Security Operations

| Greenwood Village, CO, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: $170,000 Annually
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Pax8 is the leading cloud-based technology marketplace, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and  high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best. 


We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment. 

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.  

Position Summary:

The Sr. Director of Security Operations is a strategic leader focused on ensuring Pax8’s security capabilities are operating effectively continuously. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of our security program, including threat detection, vulnerability management, incident response, threat intelligence and security automation. You will be a key member of the security leadership team, providing guidance and direction to a team of security professionals and collaborating with other departments across the organization.

Essential Responsibilities (includes, but is not limited to):

  • Lead and manage a team of security analysts and engineers: Build a high-performing team, provide coaching and mentorship, and ensure individual and team success.
  • Establish, implement and manage a coverage plan with defined service level objectives, well-understood outcomes, and effectiveness tracking, to ensure potential issues are discovered and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Oversee incident response: Contribute to, follow and implement incident responses processes and ensure timely remediation of security incidents.
  • Manage threat detection and analysis: Implement and optimize security monitoring tools and processes to identify and prioritize threats.
  • Drive vulnerability management: Implement a vulnerability management program to identify, assess, and prioritize vulnerabilities, and ensure timely patching.
  • Implement and manage security automation: Automate routine security tasks to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Develop and maintain security procedures: Define and document security best practices for the organization.
  • Develop and manage a robust threat intelligence program: Establish and oversee processes for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating threat intelligence to inform security decision-making across the organization.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices: Continuously learn and adapt the security program to address evolving threats.
  • Collaborate with other departments: Partner with IT, engineering, legal, and other departments to ensure security considerations are integrated into all business processes.
  • Measure and report on security performance: Track key metrics, identify areas for improvement, and report to the CISO and other stakeholders.

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • 10+ years of experience in IT security operations, with at least 5 years in a leadership position.
  • Proven experience in incident response, threat detection, vulnerability management, security automation, and threat intelligence analysis.
  • Understanding of public cloud deployments and associated security risks and controls.
  • Experience working in a Zero Trust focused security program
  • Strong understanding of security best practices and frameworks (e.g., MITRE ATT&CK, NIST Cybersecurity Framework).
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

Required Education & Certifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in a related field or equivalent work experience.


  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary beginning at $170,000/yr or more depending on experience

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*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.

At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:

  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • RTD Eco Pass (For local Colorado Employees)
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

 Pax8 is an EEOC Employer.

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