Director, Information Security

MediaMath   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 117 days ago

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MediaMath’s strength is in numbers. Our technology analyzes 200 billion customer opportunities daily – more volume than the top 10 stock exchanges in the world, combined. Over 700 Mathletes in 16 global offices are trusted by two-thirds of the Fortune 500 and partner with thousands of marketers to ensure brands connect with right audiences, in the right place, in the right time.

Our digital advertising platform is omnichannel and programmatic. It leverages massive amounts of data using AI and machine learning principles, enabling the quickest and most intelligent online ad space bidding in real time, 24/7. We leverage both public cloud and nine managed data centers around the world to maximize the return on every marketing dollar spent by our customers.

We're looking for an experienced Director of Information Security to head up or Information Security Practice, reporting directly to the Vice President of Data Policy & Governance (DP&G). The Director of Information Security will be responsible for coordinating security efforts across all internal teams, including: assessing risks; recommending improvement strategies for identified gaps; developing, coordinating and leading Incident Response; developing security policies; monitoring and compliance; and implementing end-user education and awareness programs.

The ideal candidate is strategic and organized thinker who is able to understand multiple complex systems in detail and proactively identify risks in an ever changing threat environment. This candidate has excellent people skills, flexible with an ability to think on their feet in order to resolve unexpected problems.

What you’ll do:

  • In coordination with teams throughout the company, especially Engineering, IT, TechOps, andHR:
    • Direct and approve the design of security systems
    • Create and maintain security policies, controls, and incident response plans
    • Create identity and access policies and oversee identity and access management
    • Review investigations after breaches or incidents, including impact analysis and recommendations for avoiding similar vulnerabilities
    • Ensure compliance with changing laws and regulations
    • Identify risks and actionable plans to protect the business
    • Make sure that information security policies, procedures, and best practices are kept up-to-date and communicated to all personnel and that compliance is enforced
    • Schedule and oversee periodic securityaudits
    • With Human Resources, ensure that disaster recovery and business continuity plans are in place and tested
    • Maintain a current understanding the IT threatlandscape for the industry
    • Constantly update the information security strategy to leverage new technology and threat information
    • Be the internal and external Subject Matter Expert for security. Create internal and external-facing documentation about our security policies and standards and respond to internal and external inquiries.
    • Brief senior management on status and risks, including championing the overall strategy and necessary budget

What you’ll need:


  • BA/BS; MSpreferred
  • 7+ years' work experience in Information Security
  • 3 years of security management experiencedesired
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional), CISM (ISACA Certified Information Security Manager) or CISA (ISACA Certified Information Security Auditor) are preferred
  • Experience with some or all of: application data security, business continuity, computer forensics, disaster recovery, incident response, mobilesecurity, networksecurity; risk assessment; vendor management
  • Familiarity with audit standards such as ISO, SOC, and SSAE


  • Demonstrated technical aptitude required
  • Excellent communication, documentation, and presentation skills


  • Calm, thoughtful team player

What's next: If there might be a match, you'll be scheduled for a first round interview; a 30-minute phone call with our recruiting team so we may get a better understanding of why you are interested in MediaMath and why you think it's a fit. We do our best to respond to everyone, however, due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for interviews may be contacted.

What’s offered: Company equity. Performance Bonus. Comprehensive benefits [including $0 premium health plan for US employees]. Global Internal Mobility. Open Paid Time Off, Philanthropy and Holidays. Perks galore. MediaMath is privately held, global company headquartered in @4WTC, New York City.