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Director, DevSecOps

Infleqtion

Infleqtion

Louisville, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Infleqtion (ColdquantaLabs/Super.tech) is a global quantum technology company solving the world’s most challenging problems. The company harnesses quantum mechanics to build and integrate quantum computers, sensors, and networks. From fundamental physics to leading edge commercial products, Infleqtion enables “quantum everywhere” through our ecosystem of devices and platforms. We are recruiting for a Director of DevSecOps (DDSO). LocationInfleqtion has 6 office locations, operating out of Austin, TX; Boulder/Louisville, CO; Madison, WI; Chicago, IL; Oxford, UK; and Melbourne, AU. This position is a full-time, hybrid position which will be located in our Louisville, Colorado office. Position SummaryThe newly hired DevSecOps Director will plan, implement, and maintain an enterprise-wide security strategy to assure integrity and productivity while managing risk. Additionally, the DDSO will architect information security and automation practices for applications, end-user devices and servers, both on-premises and in cloud environments. The director will also pursue compliance with US NIST 800-171, UK NCSC, and EU GDPR with respect to internal and public facing implementations using DBTAL and ITIL rubrics.The director will work directly with leadership and engineering staff of each business unit to develop and enhance security posture, communicate and establish a relevant threat model, automate compliance, and assist with overall technology planning, providing a perspective grounded in software security and operations excellence. Primary ResponsibilitiesThe duties and responsibilities outlined below include essential functions of the role. Depending on business needs, this role may perform a combination of some or all of the following duties. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned.
  • Lead company efforts to establish a security operations team, from planning, recruiting and hiring to training, mentoring and evaluating
  • Research threats and develop company-wide threat models, alongside appropriate responsive procedures and policies, to maintain a flexible and defensible evidence-based security posture
  • Communicate to engineering executive leadership about threats, mitigations, and trade-offs
  • Cooperate with DevOps and Information Technology leadership to connect practices, tooling, and operations as appropriate
  • Mentor and educate technical staff across business lines to foster a collaborative, supportive security and operations knowledge sharing culture
  • Act as a subject matter expert, trusted advisor, and cheerleader for security at every level of the organization
  • Supervise internal incident response efforts and share post-mortem responsibility with system reliability engineering staff
Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
  • A minimum 10 years combined prior experience in software development, security, and operations, with significant experience in each domain is required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a leadership position is required
  • Proven expertise in the fields of in engineering, physics or similar technical track
  • Knowledge of common compliance and risk management frameworks including NIST
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with all levels of an organization; Professional-level communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work comfortably in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, team-oriented, and matrixed environment
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to thrive and produce results in a fluid, dynamic, and fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new and complex topics quickly
  • Resourceful problem-solver who collaboratively identifies effective paths forward with demonstrated expertise in executing productization efforts
  • Passion for solving complex problems and challenges in a highly technical and scientific environment
  • Ability to travel domestically and (potentially) internationally up to 10%
This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export control laws and regulations without sponsorship for an export license. BenefitsThe targeted salary range for this role is $170,000 to $210,000 on an annualized basis plus eligibility to participate in our annual incentive plan. In addition to your base compensation, we offer a generous Total Rewards program which includes:
  • 100% company paid Employee coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short/Long Term Disability insurance programs
  • Employer funded Health Savings Account
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) safe harbor contribution
  • Company paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • Paid FMLA Leave
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Employer Assistance Program
  • Student Loan Repayment
Equal OpportunityHere you have freedom to embrace your whole self: who you love, your gender identity and expression, skin color, age, appearance, disability, neurodiversity, DNA, military/veteran status, citizenship, and other factors that make up who you are. Your uniqueness is valued, welcomed, and appreciated here. We are dedicated to providing a positive workplace and base all employment decisions on your qualifications, performance, merits, as well as business needs. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Contact InformationIf this opportunity interests you and you fit the job description, please submit an application. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability, please feel free to contact us at hr@coldquanta.com.