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CISO

R&D - Remote US

Gong enables revenue teams to realize their fullest potential by unveiling their customer reality. The patented Gong Revenue Intelligence Platform™ captures and understands every customer interaction, then delivers insights at scale, empowering revenue teams to make decisions based on data instead of opinions. Over 1,000 innovative companies like AutoDesk, Service Titan, KeepTruckin, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Hubspot and Drift trust Gong to power their customer reality. With Gong, customers experience improved win rates, increased deal sizes, and accelerated employee ramp-times.

Gong is looking for a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) who will enhance Gong’s security posture and processes and help communicate Gong’s security features to the world.
The ideal candidate will work closely with other members in Gong’s security organization as well as with the sales, legal, and product teams on security-related topics.  Most importantly, this person will work with prospects and customers to address questions related to the security of Gong’s cloud-based service and to develop trust in the overall security posture that has been developed at Gong. 
We are looking for a security professional with leadership skills, a broad security background and excellent communication skills to be on our team.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will work closely with the Product and Engineering teams to strengthen the overall security posture of the Gong platform, products and integrations
  • You will serve as a Security Evangelist that will ensure the Gong Sales Team is supported in Pre and Post Sales efforts
  • Answer questionnaires; review contracts; answer customer questions and conduct security calls with customers
  • Develop required content supporting the customer security journey with Gong’s product offerings
  • Provide customer feedback on security matters to advance the security posture of Gong’s cloud environment and the subscription service
  • Able to serve as an authoritative source on security and privacy with an emphasis on sensitive data manipulation, storage and processing

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong industry experience relevant to Cloud Service Providers, with an  understanding of the AWS security stack
  • Experience with GDPR, CCPA and related compliances  is required
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (i.e. strong customer-facing skills)
  • Ability to articulate complex issues to executives and customers
  • Prior Security Assessment, contract review and negotiation experience
  • Understanding of the sales cycle
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in application and/or network security
  • Deep understanding of Security Operations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and driven; ability to perform and excel with little supervision
  • Industry certifications required: CISSP, SANS

Perks & Benefits:

  • 100% paid coverage of medical, dental and vision insurance for employees
  • 401K program to help you invest in your future
  • Education & learning stipend for personal growth and development
  • Flexible vacation time to promote a healthy work-life balance
  • Paid parental leave to support you and your family
  • Work from home stipend to help you succeed in a remote environment

  • Gong is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity is integral to our success, and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, age, or any other basis protected by law.
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