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Director – Secops Engineering
Posted on 3/14/2022
New York, NY, USA • Everett, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Proven track record of building scalable organizations that have build and improved security operations capabilities
  • Clear experience building effective partnerships with internal customers to improve on short-term and long-term security operations in the service of the business
  • Focus on building a diverse and inclusive organization that is geographically separated
  • Motivation and ability to grow talent by providing a proper mentorship and performance management environment while prioritizing empathy
  • Able to take risks and move out of comfort zone by allowing teams to design new techniques and approaches that drive meaningful change
  • Prior experience building security operations functions for a product or cloud-native company
  • Participated in large scale breach detection/response programs
  • Ability to pragmatically guide external stakeholders, leadership, and team through crisis
  • You want to work in a fast-paced, high-growth startup environment
  • Manage and grow teams of talented analysts and engineers, ensuring they deliver high quality, timely work and that they're happy, motivated, and growing
  • Improve the company's ability to identify, detect, and response to threats by leading new technology selection, configuration, internal product development, obtaining-buy-in, and implementations with a heavy emphasis on automation
  • Establish a set of measurable metrics that reflect the baseline of all security operations functions and drive for improvements
  • Detailed process management to ensure audit trails of activities are reviewed and follow policy and audit requirements
  • Build continuous security testing capabilities that feeds into Datadog's vulnerability management program
  • Build a world-class threat intelligence capability that allows Datadog to focus on the most relevant threats and those of our customers as well
  • Scale the organization to accommodate for hyper growth
  • Contribute to shaping the future of the security organization
  • Partner with Datadog's product management team by becoming a customer of our security products and champion areas of improvement
  • Represent Datadog in the digital forensic and incident response, penetration testing/red teaming, and threat intelligence community
Desired Qualifications
  • CISSP, CISM, OSCP, or similar certifications
  • Built out detection and response programs for a SaaS or cloud-native company
  • Led adversary simulation against complex infrastructures
  • Led large incident response situations in the past
  • You are confident representing your ideas and opinions in a manner that can be challenged and respond to feedback well
Datadog offers monitoring and analytics for cloud-based workflows.
Company Overview
Datadog is on a mission to build the best platform in the world for engineers to understand and scale their systems, applications, and teams. The company operates a monitoring & analytics tool for IT and DevOps teams that can be used to determine performance metrics as well as event monitoring for infrastructure and cloud services.