Director of Security Engineering (Global) at Cloudbeds

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The Cloudbeds team is composed of the greatest minds in technology and travel. Together, we build innovative technology products used to operate and grow lodging businesses all over the world and connect those lodging businesses to travelers from every corner of the globe. Our aim is to make the world a more welcoming place; after all, we understand the value of travel and share a love of different cultures, people, and places. 

We’re looking for the world’s best technology innovators who want to help us reinvent the world of tech in travel and who love to travel as much as we do. Our hundreds of team members are spread over 40 countries, speaking 30+ languages. So, how do we do it? We have been a #remotefirst company since our founding in 2012, and we encourage every member of our team to work from wherever they are around the globe.

As a Director of Security Engineering at Cloudbeds, you will be responsible for establishing, planning, implementing and operationalizing security strategies within infrastructure engineering and software engineering. In this role, you will partner with the Cloudbeds Information Security team and other departments within Technology (Product, Engineering, Infrastructure, Architecture, etc.) to ensure security is built into what we do, not added on as an afterthought.

As part of the broader Cloudbeds Cybersecurity organization, you will report to the Senior Director of Security and lead, recruit, and mentor a growing team of talented and technical group of security engineers, focused on ensuring the security of the data, information, and systems entrusted to Cloudbeds. 

You will also be responsible for developing, implementing, and iterating on a strategic and tactical/technical security engineering roadmap, covering areas such as cloud infrastructure (AWS) Security, Kubernetes security, Application Security, Security Monitoring/Operations, etc., and will be responsible for supporting strategic initiatives across all Cloudbeds departments. 

This is an opportunity to be on the ground floor of a company completely transforming the world of travel technology. You will be an essential member of the team as we march toward our goal to power every lodging business in the world.

Location: Remote - United States/ Eastern EU

What You Will Do: 

  • Build, lead, and mentor teams (both direct and matrixed) in a dynamic, rapidly evolving environment to ensure the security of the data, information, and systems entrusted to Cloudbeds. 
  • Oversee the operations and continuous improvement of security engineering at Cloudbeds
  • Define and continuously iterate on a multi-year security engineering roadmap
  • Supervise the implementation of new technologies, tooling, and processes to improve security engineering and security as a whole at Cloudbeds
  • Build and implement security controls for our platform and infrastructure, with a focus on automating security and compliance
  • Maintain a list of security, privacy, and/or compliance related technical debt and work with our Technology (Infrastructure, DevOps, Software Engineering, Architecture, Product, etc.) teams to prioritize and address, and escalate if necessary
  • Assist with customer communications around security concerns or questions
  • Act as a first responder for security incidents, helping the team prioritize and remediate appropriately 
  • Support and contribute to business security requirements, such as creation of security policies, procedures and processes, responding to Requests for Proposal (RFPs) related to security, etc. 

You’ll Succeed With: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • 5+ years of experience in relevant security engineering leadership related positions (manager, director, etc.).
  • 5+ years of experience with leading Cloud Infrastructure Security and Application Security-related programs and teams
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in IT, especially security. 
  • Strong experience securing infrastructure in AWS (IAM, VPC, Route 53, ELB, EC2, Lambda, RDS, Redshift, Elasticache, S3, etc.) via automation.
  • Strong experience leading teams responsible for securing critical production environments having hundreds to thousands of servers.
  • Strong experience working in a PCI compliant engineering environment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication in English.
  • Ability to work remotely and manage your own time, as well as a distributed/international team

Nice To Haves:

  • Security-related certifications (AWS Certified Security - Specialty, CISSP, CSSLP, CCSP, Security+, etc).
  • Experience securing Elastic Kubernetes (EKS) platforms
  • Experience securing immutable AMIs/containers
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment
  • Experience securing microservices and Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA).
  • Experience securing REST and GraphQL APIs.
  • Experience supporting compliance efforts.
  • Experience programming in PHP, Perl, Javascript, Java, and/or python.
  • Experience working with Atlassian products (JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence).

Our company culture supports flexible working schedules with an open Paid Time Away policy and gives all team members the opportunity to travel and work remotely with great people. If you think you have the skills and passion, we’ll give you the support and opportunity to thrive in your career. If you would like to be considered for the role, we would love to hear from you!

Company Awards to Check Out! 

  • Fastest Growing Companies | Inc. 500 (2018 & 2019) 
  • Best Places to Work | Inc Magazine (2017 & 2018)
  • Best Places to Work | HotelTechReport (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Best Property Management System | HotelTechReport (2021, 2022)
  • Best Hotel Management Software | HotelTechReport (2022)
  • Start-Ups to Watch | Forbes (2018)
  • Best Startup Employers | Forbes (2020, 2022)
  • Technology Fast 500 | Deloitte (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Top 100 North America | Red Herring (2020)
  • Connect MIP Award (Technology)

Cloudbeds is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates the diversity in our global team! We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Cloudbeds is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Cloudbeds will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or to perform essential job functions please contact our HR team by phone at 858-201-7832 or via email at [email protected].


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What’s the vibe like in the office?

One of Cloudbeds' core values is to be welcoming, and it shows! Our monthly company events celebrate our differences, and a transparent peer-driven feedback process has inspired a strong sense of community and shared passion. I can't imagine working anywhere else!


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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I joined a small team 9 years ago as a Full Stack developer. I was promoted into the roles of senior engineer, team lead and now engineering manager. Every day and every task moved my career forward and allowed me to grow with new experiences. Now we have over 400 people! Each new step taken, we take together.


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What are Cloudbeds Perks + Benefits

Cloudbeds Benefits Overview

From the beginning, we've believed that our people are our greatest asset, so we've founded the company as #RemoteFirst, #RemoteAlways with shared core values that allows our team to thrive. This means we:

+ Hire the best people wherever they're located;
+ Emphasize the value of results over hours put in;
+ Provide flexibility in working hours and locations;
+ Foster an inclusive environment that celebrates bold thinking and diverse perspectives;
+ Offer open vacation policies, free LinkedIn Learning, and other benefits that promote well-being and professional development.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
We include in our leadership academy.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Our CloudWell committee has hosted over 100 virtual activities ranging from language learning to fitness and mindfulness.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
All positions are on a work-from-home basis as we are a fully remote company. Working & traveling is encouraged at Cloudbeds! Work from wherever as long as you have a strong internet connection.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Cloudbeds has in-person management meetings and virtual holiday parties.
Game Room
Cloudbeds' San Diego office has a game room.
Stocked Kitchen
Cloudbeds' San Diego office has a kitchen with drinks.
Happy Hours
Cloudbeds' San Diego office has happy hours. Remote workers also actively hold virtual happy hours.
Cloudbeds' San Diego office has parking.
Pet Friendly
Cloudbeds' San Diego office allows pets.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We want you to grow at Cloudbeds which is why we provide development opportunities outside of your day to day with access to over 10,000 courses in LinkedIn Learning.
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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