VP of Information Security
Posted on 10/25/2023
SWORD Health

501-1,000 employees

Virtual musculoskeletal (MSK) care provider
Company Overview
SWORD Health wants to free 2 billion people from physical pain.
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
IT & Security
  • ~10 years of experience building and leading security teams focused on all aspects of cybersecurity, including identity management, software security, GRC, and security operations, with increasing responsibilities
  • Overseen security teams and vendor management
  • Experience leading SOC 2, HITRUST, CMMC, FedRAMP or similar audits and/or certifications
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams while thriving in a fast-paced growing company
  • Self-motivation and drive to go above and beyond
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, able to communicate security concepts to both technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Experience with IT risk management standards, practices, methods, and frameworks including ISO 27001, COBIT and NIST CSF
  • Drive the implementation of an effective digital health program to enhance the patient experience and improve overall outcomes
  • Expertise in healthcare financial management, including IT budgeting, financial planning, and operations
  • Superior level of mentorship, leadership, and collaboration
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, etc are preferred
  • Prior experience in digital health and health care
  • Experience in a high growth company
  • Possesses a functional knowledge of ITIL practice
  • Experience in building clinical informatics, digital health, and data analytics programs
  • Demonstrated understanding of cyber security and potential threats/current landscape
  • Functional knowledge of Epic Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system
  • Define and drive Sword's information security roadmap, strategy, tactics, and execution
  • Architect programs and processes that evaluate and enhance Sword's information security policies and ensure the security of Sword's security perimeter through monitoring, remediation, reporting, and auditing
  • Partner with Sword's engineering and product teams during scoping and execution of all roadmap deliverables to ensure that security concerns are treated as first class product requirements
  • Respond appropriately and effectively to security-related incidents and report back to key internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate in externally requested security audits from partners
  • Lead efforts to continuously review and update company-wide information security policies to align with industry best practices
  • Oversee and coordinate security efforts across the company alongside Privacy, Engineering, Ops, HR, Product, and more
  • Stay up to date with IT/Security industry trends and evaluate new solutions & techniques
  • Launch company-wide security initiatives and training
  • Partner with commercial and customer success teams to support customer acquisition and retention