• Information Security Director

    Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale
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  • Overview

    At Rambus, we are turning incredible possibilities into everyday reality by helping to deliver the innovations that greatly impact the world we live in. We create leading-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security to smart sensors. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems around the globe, running critical applications for Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms.


    And our history runs deep – we have been in Silicon Valley for 25+ years and are continually anticipating key technology trends and are developing innovations that drive market changes. From a pure IP provider to becoming a fabless chipmaker, Rambus is evolving to address critical challenges in the semiconductor industry.


    As a dynamic organization, we are always seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors and engineers in the world to explore their passions to develop products that have real life impact. As well, Rambus benefits are among the most comprehensive and competitive in Silicon Valley.



    Information Security:

    • Develop strategies and architecture of security infrastructure, policies, and to reduce cyber and other security risks to the company based on the latest threats, laws, & regulations
    • Program manage initiatives to improve company security posture, protecting company assets, reduce security risks, and meet security requirements from customers while balancing expenses and worker productivity
    • Work closely with and provide technical expertise to the Compliance and engineering teams in the implementation, certification, and maintenance of various compliance standards including ISO 27001, ISO 9001, PCI DSS, GDPR, SOC 2, etc.
    • Review contracts for security terms and perform security assessments on new vendors
    • Perform risk assessments and provide workarounds/mitigations in solutions, projects, policy exceptions, etc.
    • Establish key performance indicators and metrics for the vulnerability management, incident response, security awareness training, and other security processes
    • Lead security awareness training efforts



    • Communicate and provide updates to Board of Directors and senior executives
    • Perform annual security program planning
    • Develop effective vulnerability management processes for global hybrid cloud infrastructure
    • Interface with customers and providers for audit requirements and pre and post-sales activities
    • Continuously enhance Security Operations Center (SOC) in India for on-premise and cloud infrastructure, monitoring corporate and customer environments
    • Handle customer security inquiries and questionnaires
    • Lead incident response and forensic activities worldwide
    • Evaluate security vendors and solutions
    • Review and approve firewall and other security changes



    • A passion for information security and fostering security awareness in those around you
    • Several years of proven technical leadership of IT security analysts
    • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, IT, Information Security/Assurance, Engineering or related field of study preferred
    • Experienced in forensics and data loss prevention practices
    • Experienced with configuration and running of Nessus, Qualys, and/or other similar tools in an enterprise environment
    • Familiar SaaS and public cloud vendors such
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, experience with discussing and presenting risks, cybersecurity and compliance to the Board of Directors and senior executives
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Strong project management and program management skills
    • Flexible schedule to accommodate travel and working across time zones


    Rambus offers an extremely competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership.


    Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms. At Rambus, we are makers of better. For more information about Rambus, visit rambus.com. For additional information on life at Rambus and our current openings, check out rambus.com/careers/.


    Rambus is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.


    Rambus is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at HR@Rambus.com.


    To all recruitment agencies: Rambus does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Rambus employees at any location. Rambus is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.




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