Senior Manager, Cybersecurity



Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Zoox is seeking a seasoned professional for the Senior Manager of Cybersecurity role. In this pivotal position, you will lead the definition and execution of Zoox's Information security strategy, ensuring alignment with risk prioritization and a return on investment methodology. As a key collaborator with the Zoox executive team and senior leadership, you will adeptly navigate resource dependencies, constraints, and risks while using established security frameworks like NIST 800-53 and ISO 27001 to drive the maturation of our information security program.
Beyond strategic planning, this role also emphasizes leadership and team management. You will mentor and guide a growing team of Information Security professionals, fostering a culture of excellence, continuous learning, and collaboration. As a senior manager, you will also help the team scale and grow adding additional layers of leadership over time. Your influence extends to creating opportunities for professional development and instilling purpose within the team.
As Zoox gears up for a significant service launch, your role will be pivotal in ensuring the company's readiness to meet data privacy requirements, including GDPR, CCPA, and other relevant regulations. Join us in this multifaceted position, where your leadership skills will play a crucial role in shaping the future of cybersecurity at Zoox!


  • You will develop and define the vision, strategy, framework, and roadmaps for the IT Information Security team.
  • You will drive conversations with executives and business stakeholders to execute the overall enterprise IT security strategy including risk conveyance, program updates, resource requirements, priorities, and escalations.
  • You will oversee Information Security Governance across the entire organization inclusive of enterprise and product domains.
  • You will drive the creation and adoption of up-to-date security policies, standards, and guidelines.


  • BS / MS in Information Security and/or 15+ years of relevant experience.
  • 8+ years of Information Security Management with a focus on engineering, governance, and operations.
  • Experience using risk management to prioritize initiatives based on security ROI.
  • Experience with control frameworks such as: ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, SOC 2 or 3.
  • Demonstrated success with company-wide milestone based planning.
There are three major components to compensation for this position: pay, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The pay range for this position is $225,000 to $285,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The pay range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.
Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.
About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.