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Principal Security Specialist, Physical and Insider Threat

Own Company

Own Company

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Own is the leading data platform trusted by thousands of organizations to protect and activate SaaS data to transform their businesses. Own empowers customers to ensure the availability, security and compliance of mission-critical data, while unlocking new ways to gain deeper insights faster. By partnering with some of the world’s largest SaaS ecosystems such as Salesforce, ServiceNow and Microsoft Dynamics, Own enables customers around the world to truly own the data that powers their business.

It’s their platform. It’s your data. Own it.

The Job

Own is looking for a Principal Security Specialist, Physical and Insider Threat with expertise in insider threat management and physical security to join our security team. Reporting to the Director of Security Operations, you will be responsible for proactively identifying and mitigating insider threats, managing physical security, and leading incident response investigations. This role offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact and contribute to the overall security posture of Own.

Your Day-to-Day Role

  • Lead incident investigation efforts, coordinating with cross-functional teams to contain, investigate, and remediate security issues in a timely manner.
  • Develop and implement insider threat detection and mitigation strategies, including monitoring of user activities, behavior analytics, and policy enforcement.
  • Handle physical security, such as unauthorized access, suspicious activities, and security incidents, collaborating with facility management and law enforcement as needed.
  • Lead primary purple team defense activities, conducting simulated attacks and assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of our physical and insider security controls and defenses.
  • Develop and maintain business continuity planning and disaster recovery (BCPDR) strategies and procedures to ensure the resilience of our operations in the face of disruptions and emergencies.

Your Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Information Security, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • CISSP, CISM, or other relevant certifications preferred. Forensics Certifications preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in information security, with a focus on insider threat management, physical security, and incident response.
  • Proven track record of managing security operations and responding to security incidents effectively.
  • Deep understanding of insider threat detection and mitigation techniques, including user behavior analytics, data loss prevention (DLP), and access controls.
  • Experience with physical security management, including access control systems, surveillance systems, and security protocols.
  • Strong knowledge of business continuity planning and disaster recovery (BCPDR) principles and practices.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively engage and coordinate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to anticipate and mitigate security risks effectively.

Important Details

This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate will work out of our Englewood Cliffs, NJ office a minimum of 3 days per week to maximize collaboration and interaction with the business. Travel may be required.

Own is dedicated to creating an environment where employees thrive, which is why base pay is only one part of the total compensation package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work. This role may also be eligible for unlimited PTO, generous medical benefits, a 401(k) savings plan with a 4% employer match, discretionary bonuses/incentives, and stock options. We also offer catered lunches in the office five days a week, a full fitness center, and free shuttle bus service to and from New York City.

Creating an environment where employees thrive also means making sure every employee feels accepted. As we scale to help all types of companies protect precious data, our team must reflect the diversity we serve. Own is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we believe that every employee in the company brings a unique perspective that they can and should contribute in order to make an impact every day. We strive to be one team and one culture that builds trust through transparency. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.

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