Vice President of Information Security Silver Spring Networks
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This position is for an individual who will be expected to grow a world class security operations team. The position will have company-wide authority and responsibility for the implementation of necessary operational security practices.
Provide hands-on leadership of team to architect, develop, document and implement security policies, standards, procedures, and processes for the Operations team. Policies should be based on accepted industry standards or best practices (e.g. ISO 17799/27002, NIST 800 series, etc.)
Lead communications and discussions with customers and prospects regarding our operations and product security posture
Ensure the readiness of the Operations team, tools, procedures and other resources to respond to security incidents and events.
Develop strong relationships with the Product organization to define and promote the security functionality within the company?s products
Design, implement, and sustain all security policies affecting operational systems, including physical security of these systems and sections that manage them.
Lead company response to customer security audit requests, ensuring successful results. Work collaboratively with the Product organization to resolve in a timely manner any security vulnerabilities identified by customers..
Translate customer requirements into workable policies and compliance structures.
Define policies and standards related to access rights for company and customer employees to operational assets.
Lead periodic self-audits of existing implementations for security vulnerabilities; develop resolution plans and timelines; estimate project costs and prepare project support plans.
Maintain department budget including security-related tools and staffing.
Monitor public (e.g. CERT) and vendor-specific security mailing lists and forums to ensure timely notification of security vulnerabilities; lead effort within Operations to implement security patches based on the severity.
Degree from a recognized college or university, with a bachelor?s degree in computer science, information systems, electrical engineering, or a related field Master?s degree in above fields of study is a plus. Qualifying experience may substitute for the required education.
Current CISSP certification. Additional certifications in the utility industry preferred.
Relevant systems administration experience on one or more Unix-class systems (Solaris, Linux, AIX, etc.).
Relevant network administration experience, preferably with an Internet Service Provider.
At least seven to ten years of experience in a security policy and/or enforcement role.
Subject matter expert on computer and network systems security technology and issues. Deep knowledge of PKI is a must.
Expertise with system configuration procedures, with specific knowledge of procedures for critical infrastructure protection. Experience with NERC CIP is highly desirable.
Experience with vendor/product review and selection, including final negotiation.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
Comfortable and effective working with senior leaders at Silver Spring Networks and our customers to implement strong security practices.
Experience and knowledge of the utility industry and security practices is highly desirable.
Redwood City, California, United States
||555 Broadway Street |
Redwood City, CA 94063
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We are a highly innovative, committed team, collaborating to make a difference in the world. Our rapid growth, passion and high energy create a somewhat chaotic and intense environment, yet we are very focused on our customers and meeting our commitments. We are smart, creative and hard-working, and believe the work we do and the people we work with are fun. Silver Spring Networks had their IPO in March of 2013 and we are not looking back.
Investors: Foundation Capital All Jobs: at Silver Spring Networks
|Headquarters:||555 Broadway Street|
Redwood City, CA 94063
|Industry:||Cleantech / Energy|
|Company Profile:||With more than ten years of experience, Silver Spring Networks is the leader in networking technologies that modernize today's power grid. We have delivered more than 16.5 million Silver Spring-enabled devices, which our utility partners rely on, in concert with our software and services, to improve energy management and efficiency. Silver Spring securely connects consumers and utility providers through powerful and proven energy networks that can be easily expanded as needs evolve.
Our open, standards-based networking solutions enable all energy devices, from in-home energy devices to smart meters to load control devices, to connect together to deliver the highest performance possible. By connecting homes and businesses directly with their local utility, we help everyone manage and integrate renewable energy sources better, bringing greater energy efficiency to the planet and our world - brilliantly.
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