Full-Time

Director of Security

Posted on 6/6/2024

FalconX

FalconX

201-500 employees

Institutional crypto trading and management platform

Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in security, focusing on product or infrastructure security and incident management.
  • Strong knowledge of security architecture, detection, monitoring, and incident response.
  • Proven track record in leading security initiatives in the FinTech or related industries.
  • Familiarity with cloud security best practices and architectures.
  • Proficient in the latest cybersecurity technologies and tools.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA are highly desirable.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field. Advanced degrees are a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Lead the development and execution of comprehensive security strategies for infrastructure or application security, ensuring alignment with industry best practices.
  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to embed security best practices into the development lifecycle.
  • Develop and maintain incident response plans and procedures, ensuring they are up-to-date and effective.
  • Manage and coordinate incident response activities, ensuring timely and effective handling of security incidents.
  • Work with the team on developing and implementing incident detection and response strategies.
  • Conduct regular training and drills for the incident response team and other relevant staff.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security practices into product development and operational processes.
  • Serve as a liaison to communicate emerging risk information to and from the business units.
  • Direct the evaluation, deployment, and management of security technologies and tools.
  • Manage a small team of security engineers in this role.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning, improvement, and innovation within the Security team.
  • Stay current with emerging security threats, technologies, and trends, adjusting strategies accordingly.

FalconX offers FalconX 360, an institutional crypto trading platform that provides a unified investment and risk management solution. The platform leverages advanced technologies to enable seamless trade execution, credit and treasury management, prime offering, and market making for institutional investors.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$427M

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

31%

2 year growth

53%