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Head of Product Security - US Remote

United States


About the Role

Aviatrix, a leader in cloud networking and security, seeks an exceptional Head of Product Security (Director level)  to safeguard our cutting-edge technologies. As the touchstone for product security, you are pivotal in our quest to ensure unsurpassed safety for both Aviatrix and our valued customers. This position will allow the flexibility to work remote in the United States.

Vision and Mission

You'll embody our vision of weaving product security seamlessly into every phase of the software development lifecycle—spotting vulnerabilities long before deployment to foster trust and maintain robustness. Your mission: deliver and maintain secure products that stand firm in the ever-shifting landscape of cyber threats.

Core Responsibilities

  • Strategy for compliance and product security of customer-managed and Aviatrix-managed product deployments. Familiarity with appropriate compliance standards for the problem domain, and able to distill them into common requirements for engineering.
  • CVE Management: Establish and maintain robust practices for monitoring, automatically assessing, and remediating Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) and other security threats. Your proactive approach will ensure our products are safeguarded against known vulnerabilities.
  • Incident response: Develop and maintain incident response plans for product security breaches. Coordinate and lead response efforts during security incidents affecting products. Conduct post-incident analyses and develop improvement plans. Advise on proper communication plans that balance customer and Aviatrix needs.
  • Customer & Partner Engagement: Assess and manage security risks associated with third-party vendors and partners. Act as the engineering security liaison to customer-facing teams. Ability to manage high-tension and nuanced customer conversations. Your insights will help respond adeptly to customer inquiries regarding security and compliance, thereby reinforcing our commitment to transparency and trust. 
  • SaaS Security Assurance: Evaluate and continuously improve data protection strategies, compliance processes, and security posture, specifically tailored for our SaaS offerings. You'll navigate the unique challenges of cloud security, ensuring Aviatrix stands as a beacon of trust and reliability.
  • Cross-Team Collaboration: Encourage and facilitate a culture of proactive security awareness across all teams. Conduct security training and awareness programs for product development teams. By promoting open communication and collective responsibility for security, you'll ensure that every department integrates security best practices into their workflow.


Company Culture and Values

  • Thrive in a culture that values ingenuity, openness, and a collaborative spirit.
  • Fortify trust at the core of all internal and customer-facing interactions through transparency and steadfast security measures.
  • Lead initiatives to keep Aviatrix's workforce at the vanguard of security knowledge, setting industry benchmarks.


Qualifications and Experience

  • 15+ years of experience and track record of success in product security leadership roles, with a mastery of industry standard security tech and practices.
  • Proven ability to steward cross-functional teams, seamlessly aligning with Aviatrix's dynamic pace of innovation.
  • Industry Familiarity: Deep understanding of security and compliance requirements within the enterprise sphere, especially among fintech, healthcare, and retail sectors. Your familiarity will guide our tailored security strategies for diverse market needs.
  • Customer Collaboration: Demonstrated experience in responding to RFx, and working directly with customers' security teams for assessments. Your knack for clear and constructive communication will bridge Aviatrix solutions with our clients' security expectations.



  • US Pay Range

    The US annual base salary range for this full-time position is $290,000-$365,000 + benefits + 401(k) match + equity. The pay range is determined by the role, work location, job-related skills, level, experience and relevant education. [Certain roles are eligible to earn sales commission, depending on the terms of the applicable plan.] The range displayed is the minimum and maximum target base salary and is applicable only for new hires for the listed position located in the US. Your Talent Advisor can share more details regarding salary ranges, benefits, and equity for your location during the hiring process.





US: We cover 100% of employee premiums and 88% of dependent(s) premiums for medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) match, short and long-term disability, life/AD&D insurance, $1,000/year education reimbursement, and a flexible vacation policy. 

Outside the US: We offer a comprehensive benefits package which, (subect to regional variations) could include pension, private medical for you and dependents, generous holiday allowance, life assurance, long-term disability, annual wellbeing stipend

Your total compensation package will be based on job-related knowledge, education, certifications and location, per our aligned ranges.

About Aviatrix
Aviatrix is the cloud networking expert. We’re on a mission to make cloud networking simple so companies stay agile. Trusted by more than 500 of the world’s leading enterprises, our cloud networking platform creates the visibility, security, and control needed to adapt with ease and move ahead at speed. Combined with the Aviatrix Certified Engineer (ACE) Program, the industry's leading multicloud networking and security certification, Aviatrix empowers the cloud networking community to stay at the forefront of digital transformation.


We embrace the fact that not everyone’s journey took the same route or started at the same place. If your experience doesn’t quite meet the requirements but the opportunity excites you and you believe you could be great, don’t let that hold you back from applying. Tell us what you CAN bring and what makes you special.

Aviatrix is a community where everyone's career can grow and we want to help you achieve your goals and be “your best YOU,” however that looks. If you're seeking an opportunity where you can be excited to start work every morning with enthusiastic people, make a real difference and be part of something amazing then let’s talk. We want to get to know you and how we could grow together.

Aviatrix, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not make hiring decisions based on race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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