Director – Security Architecture
Posted on 8/15/2023

5,001-10,000 employees

Customer engagement platform & developer of communications APIs
Company Overview
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. By making communications a part of every software developer's toolkit, Twilio is enabling innovators across every industry to reinvent how companies engage with their customers.
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San Francisco, California

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6 month growth


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2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
IT & Security
  • 10+ years experience working in a security-focused role in a technology-related industry, including 5+ years in a leadership/managerial position
  • In-depth knowledge of security technologies, standards, and best practices
  • Proven understanding of risk and vulnerability remediation, best practices when it comes to reducing risks across complex environments and proven track record of working with technical collaborators
  • Proven, proactive communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain BU relationships, particularly with GMs and their senior leaders
  • Strong understanding of network security, cloud security, application security, and cryptography
  • Proven ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders dealing with competing priorities
  • Experience with security risk assessments, IT audit, and GRC software (e.g., ServiceNow, Archer, ZenGRC, etc.)
  • Familiarity with common security compliance, certification, and attestation frameworks and regulations (i.e. SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, SOX, HITRUST)
  • Experience working successfully in a distributed-systems environment with cloud-native deployment models
  • Experience in designing and understanding complex technology architectures and applying best practices to ensure existing and new system design adheres to baseline controls and security best practises
  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of Security Architects, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment
  • Set clear performance goals, provide regular feedback, conduct performance evaluations, and support professional development initiatives for team members
  • Develop and maintain the organization's security strategy, ensuring it aligns with industry best practices and evolving security threats
  • Collaborate with other IT and business leaders to integrate security architecture into overall business and technology strategies
  • Collaborate with legal, compliance, and risk management teams to address security concerns and provide assurance to stakeholders from a security architecture perspective
  • Work with the team to design and review security solutions for new projects and initiatives, considering the organization's risk appetite
  • Assess the impact of new technologies and identify potential security risks, providing recommendations for mitigation
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts for security practices, architecture, and processes, seeking ways to enhance the organization's overall security posture