Director – Security & IT
Posted on 9/19/2023

201-500 employees

High volume hiring platform with smart, seamless recruiting
Company Overview
Fountain is a high-volume hiring platform that leverages automation and artificial intelligence to streamline the recruitment process, making it an efficient and effective solution for enterprises worldwide. The company's culture promotes flexibility and inclusivity, offering 100% remote work, flexible hours, and generous compensation, regardless of location within the US. With a commitment to continuous learning and development, comprehensive healthcare benefits, and a focus on work-life balance, Fountain provides a supportive environment for its employees while leading the industry in smart, fast, and seamless recruiting.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
IT & Security
  • 5+ years leading security teams
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in security engineering and/or GRC
  • Experience securing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and cloud environments (we primarily use AWS)
  • A track record of working with sales and legal to review contracts and complete RFPs to close deals as well as completing industry recognized security assessments (e.g., CAIQ, VSA, SIG, etc.)
  • Experience engaging and collaborating with stakeholders across the organization to build secure processes and procedures
  • Experience authoring, reviewing and maintaining information security related policies and procedures
  • A history of building, securing, and automating enterprise-scale infrastructure and systems
  • Guide executive Leadership in aligning with a progressive IT and security strategy in line with Fountain's strategic goals and industry best practices
  • Lead Fountain's security engineering, IT, and GRC programs; Identify, assess, and prioritize security risks, and develop strategies to mitigate potential threats to the organization
  • Lead efforts to protect sensitive data, ensuring compliance with relevant privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, CPRA) and industry standards (e.g., SOC2, ISO 27001)
  • Oversee the design and implementation of IT, Application and Cloud security measures for our cloud-based infrastructure
  • Manage the BCDR & incident response plan to address and mitigate security incidents promptly and efficiently
  • Maintain a culture of security awareness and education among employees, promoting a strong security-first mindset
  • Manage vulnerability assessment and remediation processes to identify and address potential security weaknesses
  • Enforce IT & Security policies, standards, and procedures across the organization
  • Liaise with various teams (e.g., legal, sales, engineering, etc.) during the sales cycle to review contracts, complete RFPs, respond to due diligence questionnaires, participate in sales calls with the customer, etc. as needed to help the organization meet their goals
  • Lead a high-performing IT & Security team, providing mentorship, guidance, and professional development opportunities
  • Evaluate and manage security risks associated with vendors and partners
  • Stay up-to-date on new security technologies and industry best practices and drive improvements as needed