Full Time

Director Of Information Security

Posted 2 months ago
Application ends: March 5, 2021
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Job Description

Company: Balton Software

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Senior
Role: Information Security
Industry: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Software

Remote details

Preferred Timezone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time +/- 2 hours


linux, git, bash, kubernetes

Balto’s technology understands phone conversations and tells reps what to say, live in their calls, and powers some of the world’s largest and respected brands. With amazing opportunities ahead of us, Balto is looking for a Director of Information Security to lead our security department and to give security a consistent, present, and expert voice on information security in the company. You will enable us to move aggressively and confidently into new domains for Balto, take ownership of specialized work, and alongside the C-Suite provide guidance on the growth and direction on the future of information security at Balto.


  • Own Balto’s security and compliance policies and procedures
  • Manage Balto’s security and compliance certifications e.g. phi, pii, soc, etc
  • Cultivate security-focused culture throughout Balto while keeping us agile and fast-paced, including adequate training
  • Implement maximally effective processes to help the team move faster with better security (removing lastpass, easier 2fa, etc)
  • Set an organization-wide security roadmap (including product, engineering, physical, operations)
  • Be the main point of contact for the sales team and customers on security issues
  • Coordinate completion of all Security/Vendor Questionnaires
  • Manage relationships and processes with companies (soc, pen test)
  • Own security incident response
  • Lead a cross-departmental Security Review Team
  • Hire and manage a cross-functional security team
  • Work closely with engineering to make best practices easy and recurring
  • Be Balto’s finger on the pulse of current industry standards and best practices

Required Skills: 

  • Ideally has a strong understanding of deep engineering security principles, tools and techniques, especially for cloud infrastructure, or the ability to hire for or manage 3rd-party vendors to accomplish this.
  • Has experience leading a team through security audits, pen tests and vulnerability scans
  • Ability to relate to customers and peers on their level regarding security issues
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to problem-solve well in a “crisis” situation


  • Generous Stock Options
  • 401k
  • 15 days PTO, 5 days Civic Engagement PTO, and Paid Holiday’s
  • Health Insurance, including Dental and Vision
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Free Parking/Commuter Benefits
  • Dog-friendly office