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Senior Director Application and Product Security

at Acxiom LLC in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Senior Director, Application and Product Security

We’re Acxiom! Trusted by the world’s biggest brands, we enable people-based marketing anytime, anywhere through a simple, open approach to connecting systems and data to deliver great experiences that matter.

At Acxiom, Information Security and Security by Design are instrumental practices which are embedded across our teams. These foundational concepts enable privacy and compliance by design, maintain customer expectations and ensure our Associates understand respective security and compliance requirements. As reliance on the supply chain evolves and the approach to develop applications, software and products continues to evolve, Acxiom is evolving its strategy related to application, product, and cloud security.

The role of Senior Director, Application and Product Security is a strategic position designed to advance the global security strategy which enables both Acxiom Products and Delivery teams. We’re seeking a candidate that can drive the direction and design as we advance into cloud and automated environments. This role will report into the Chief Security & Compliance Officer and is a key member of regional leadership teams.

What you will do:

Partner with our enterprise/regional product and sales delivery teams to advance the:

+ Automation of security policies and controls including integration of automated policies into the Acxiom development tools and the CI/CD

+ Global defect and vulnerability management services including increased security testing and adoption of tools

+ Threat models and analyze security weaknesses in complex deployments with varying technology stack

+ Cyber response and defense team and process to encompass product incident response

+ Architecture and engineering strategy collaborating with the heads of Product, Infrastructure services and Business Information Security Officers

+ Relationships with the various Acxiom line of business VPs to ensure understanding and commitment to the secure develop strategy and maintain control of vulnerabilities

+ Conduct in-depth technical reviews of products

+ Expansion of our secure SDLC controls in a cloud environment, use of agile project management and CI/CD tools that have integrated threat models

Who you are and what you will need:

+ Degree in computer science, computer engineering, product engineering, data security, cybersecurity or related field or equivalent experience

+ 12+ years of overall experience in the product development, application security, information technology, software development or threat mitigation using code integrity practices

+ Must be self-motivated, flexible, and highly resourceful with solid experience with web, mobile, and embedded systems application development and pentesting

+ Experience reviewing source code (Go/Rails/Java/ObjC/PHP/NodeJS/JS/etc)

+ Solid experience using a scripting language such as Python, Ruby, etc

What set you apart:

+ Knowledgeable around how to secure cloud computing infrastructure, configure secure cloud storage and API configuration

+ Understands authentication and authorization infrastructure (SSO, MFA, SAML, OpenID, OAuth)

+ Solid understanding of development process proactively monitor OSS security efforts and approach can go a long way in being prepared to handle open-source security risks.

+ Linux, Windows, VMWare, Openstack, Public cloud like AWS, Google

+ Cybersecurity tools; Fortines, Crowdstrike, IDS, Splunk, QRadar, Imperva WAF, tokenization systems, data encryption solutions from Safenet, Vormetric etc

+ Web technologies; HTTP, SOAP, REST services, AJAX

+ Programming languages; Java, C, C++, .Net, Javascript,

+ Caching services; Kafka, Coherence, MQ

+ Integrating products and access controls into Web Access Management solutions like Okta

Who We Are – Acxiom

We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer and grow consistently. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data, and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

Our Mission

At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking for talented people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.

Equal Opportunities and Accommodations Statement

At Acxiom, we inspire the world of data, connecting systems and people to deliver experiences. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our talent. We believe that diversity spurs innovation, and we love it! Through our inclusion programs and our community outreach efforts, we want Acxiom to be a place where you feel like you belong.

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or other protected status. #GD17

Primary Location City/State:

Homebased – Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

Who is Acxiom?

We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.

Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.

At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Acxiom and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our recruiting

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Job Posting: JC197583176

Posted On: Nov 16, 2021

Updated On: Mar 07, 2022