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VP – Head of Security & IT
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Microsoft Azure
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in the Security
  • 5+ years must be senior leadership role
  • Hands-on experience leading incident response activities for security events
  • Experience with security on cloud platforms with a deep understanding of offerings from key cloud providers (i.e. AWS, Azure)
  • Expertise in a variety of multifactor authentication platforms and other relevant access management technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Broad practical experience in security software in Mobile Device Management (MDM), Privileged Access Management (PAM), EDR applications, MacOS, iOS, Microsoft platforms, and VM environments, etc
  • Knowledge of best practices of IT security hardware and software (Firewall, IDS, IPS, Content Filters, VPN, Authentication and Encryption)
  • Proven track record and experience in developing information security policies and procedures, as well as successfully executing programs that meet the objectives of excellence in a dynamic business environment
  • Your own unique talents! If you don't meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, we encourage and welcome you to still apply!
  • Lead a diverse technical organization to identify, develop, implement, and maintain security processes, practices, and policies throughout the organization to reduce risks, respond to incidents, and limit exposure and liability in all areas of informational, financial, physical, personal, and reputational risk
  • Ensure Foursquare is in compliance with local, national, and international regulatory environments where applicable to the accountability of this role (e.g. privacy and data protection)
  • Partner with legal and compliance teams to create and support a security culture through education and awareness programs designed to reduce the risks to the enterprise while also engaging key business leaders to ensure business unit involvement
  • Develop an effective strategy to assess and mitigate risk (foreign and domestic), managing crises and incidents, maintaining continuity of operations, and safeguarding the organization
  • Your team will research and deploy state-of-the-art technology solutions and innovative security management techniques to safeguard the organization's personnel and assets, including intellectual property and trade secret
  • Your team will establish and promote security by design best practices, and provide expertise and implementation of secure solutions in regards to feature development and controls on SDLC and cloud governance - often in collaboration with other engineering teams
  • Enable Foursquare to stay ahead of the global threat landscape and the technologies used to defend corporate assets, reputation and revenue-streams

201-500 employees

Location technology platform
Company Overview
Foursquare's mission is to build the most trusted, independent platform for understanding how people move through the real world.
  • Learning and development programs from individual contributors to managers
  • Individual, professional coaching for all full-time employees
  • Flexible time off - rest and recharge when you need it!
  • Comprehensive and competitive health, vision, dental, life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Home office setup: you get all necessary hardware and internet reimbursement
  • Family planning programs via Carrot and Maven
  • Employee Resource Groups to help you stay connected
Company Core Values
  • Embrace growth
  • Champion our differences
  • Lead with trust
  • Build connection
  • Invent the future