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Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets your smarter, faster with the news that matters. We’re hiring a Principal Information Security Engineer!

Why it Matters: Our infosec leader will develop and maintain robust security positions to protect Axios’ business, information, and technology.

Go Deeper: In this role, you will be responsible for Axios’ information security program and make an impact through the following responsibilities:

  • Scaling out our information security and compliance program

  • Scaling out a risk management framework aligned to the business

  • Working closely with infrastructure and product engineers to ensure Axios applications, servers, networks, and other IT assets are secure

  • Ensuring the protection of Axios Journalists in their communication and work

  • Engaging with Axios IT team to ensure our broad IT position is secure

  • Building our incident response tooling

  • Writing policies to aid implementation of security positions

  • Working closely with CTO and other technology leadership to implement all programs/policies

  • Engaging with auditors to acquire and retain attestations that prove our security position over time

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Experience building or operating in a DevSecOps environment under a variety of compliance frameworks

  • Experience leading practical information security implementation

  • Experience in blue team, penetration and security auditing

  • Deep knowledge of information security techniques and best practice

  • Holds a pragmatic perspective on security - fits the program to the stage of business growth

  • Experience developing documentation and policy regarding information security

  • Deep and demonstrated experience in information security, site reliability engineering, or a related discipline

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary

  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)

  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave

  • 401K

  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays

  • Company equity

  • Commuter and cell phone benefit

  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

  • Annual learning and development stipend

What is your Interview process like?

Pre screen with recruiters Hiring manager interview Test (TBD) Back to back interviews with team References Offer

What efforts are you making in terms of increasing diversity & inclusion within your company?

Our hiring team is committed to DEI as it is at the core of our work.

We believe in intentionally opening doors of opportunity for folks in underrepresented groups so that all perspectives are heard and add to the companies success.

Psychological safety is one of our main priorities. We have zero tolerance for disrespectful, rude, or discriminatory behavior.

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