At Gong, we’re building next-generation (machine learning based) software that automates big parts of customer-facing roles by “understanding” their conversations and related work.
Gong is a well-funded, high-growth startup that proudly serves hundreds of customers, including Facebook, Salesforce, AppsFlyer, Sisense, monday.com, PayPal, WalkMe and more.
Our solution guides people: coaches them how to become better, performs tasks for them, and directs them to best actions.
We’re seeking a highly qualified Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), who will own the strategy and operations activities related to the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of the enterprise information assets.
As Gong’s CISO, you’ll play a key role in establishing and maintaining a corporate-wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected.
Be responsible for the vision, strategy, and execution of Gong's security posture
Establish long-range security and compliance goals, define security strategies, metrics, reporting mechanisms, and program services
Work directly with the Gong’s executive leadership and business stakeholders to develop, implement, and monitor a comprehensive information security and IT risk management program
Lead the development and implementation of effective policies and practices to ensure compliance with relevant standards
Support all security and quality related audits (internal and external)
Provide leadership with the direction and guidance in assessing and evaluating information security risks and monitor compliance with security standards and appropriate policies, and own the remediation of these risks
Lead, manage and develop the information security organization
5+ years of experience as a CISO or equivalent position
5+ years of experience of impact and mitigation, extensive knowledge of network and cloud infrastructure security and best practices, familiarity with security-related regulations and certifications (e.g. ISO 27001, SOC2, GDPR...)
Extensive knowledge of web security, based on the OWASP Top 10 security risks
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a high level of personal integrity
Previous technology leadership experience Innovative thinking and leadership with an ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams
Experience working in a SaaS company, familiarity with DevOps and agile development
Cyber security certifications CISSP, CISM, CEH