Senior Corporate Security Engineer - Planet San Francisco, California, United States Bookmark Share Print 42 0 0

Listing Description

About the Role:  

Planet is seeking an experienced Security Engineer to join our dynamic Security team. In this critical role, you will be our first dedicated Corporate Security Engineer reporting to and be responsible for coordinating with our Head of Global Information Security, advising and implementing our corporate security roadmap.  As our first dedicated Corporate Security Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining, maturing, migrating, and establishing existing and new corporate security capabilities.  You will provide  expert guidance while driving continuous improvement in our security posture across our corporate security landscape.

Impact You’ll Own:

  • Validating and verifying Corporate  system security requirements and establishing system security designs for enterprise systems, and interfacing systems that are part of a large complex network environment with geographically distributed components

  • Experience implementing and maintaining IAM, PAM, RBAC, MDM, and E/XDR systems

  • Develop and implement robust cybersecurity measures to protect the organization's information systems, networks, and data from unauthorized access, vulnerabilities, and cyber threats

  • Conduct regular vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify and address potential security weaknesses and vulnerabilities in the organization's infrastructure and applications

  •  Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the secure design, implementation, and operation of new systems, applications and technologies, including cloud-based environments

  •  Stay updated with the latest industry trends, emerging threats, and cybersecurity best practices, and recommend proactive measures to enhance the organization's overall security posture

  • Building and maturing Planets enterprise security functions to include IT, Business Systems, Product, Customer Success, Sales, Marketing, Finance, and  Legal to ensure that the hardware and software architecture and implementation meets the security requirements for processing company SOX, EAR, ITAR, and CUI data

  • Develop and maintain information security technical controls to meet ISO 27001, SOX, NIST 800-171, and UK cyber essentials  requirements

  • Participate in post-incident reviews to identify weaknesses in Planets Corporate Security program and recommend improvements to prevent future incidents

  • Collaborate with the training and awareness team to develop and deliver Corporate Security related training programs

  • Fostering greater consistency of corporate security across the company

  • Advising on corporate security policies, procedures, and standard documents

  • Building and maintaining Planets Corporate Security function that supports and enables internal and external customers

  • Working closely with Planets information security compliance management to mature existing once a year certifications and audits to continuous compliance

What You Bring:

  • Excellent understanding of information security principles, practices, and technologies

  • Excellent knowledge mapping security to compliance frameworks, regulations, and standards

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience in migrating from small business applications to enterprise applications

  • Passion for identifying opportunities to improve policies, processes, and procedures, and socializing ideas with colleagues toward fostering common cause

  • Passion for improving the status quo and making teams work better together

  • 10+ years of IT and Security Engineering

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Experience implementing and migrating  large scale initiatives while enabling teams across the company to scale and mature

  • Experience building and fostering corporate security relationships across the corporate landscape

  • Experience managing complex security requirements through automation and reducing security overhead across Planet

Benefits While Working at Planet:

  • Comprehensive Health Plan

  • Wellness program and onsite massages in specific offices

  • Flexible Time Off

  • Recognition Programs

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Learning and Tuition Reimbursement

  • Parental Leave

  • Offsites and Happy Hours

  • Volunteering Benefits


The US base salary range for this full-time position at the commencement of employment is $109,800 - $180,600.  Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives (bonus and equity). The final salary range is determined by job related experience, skills and location.  The range displays our typical hiring range for new hire salaries in US locations only.  Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.


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  • Telework: Not Provided

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