DroneUp is seeking an accomplished Sr. Director who will lead all facets of the information security program. In this role, the Sr. Director will develop corporate security strategies, architecture, policies and procedures for DroneUp. The Sr. Director will lead the team to research and establish technical security standards, develop workflows to ensure operational effectiveness, and develop compliance standards. The Sr. Director will provide leadership to the organization to ensure these standards are being followed.

The Sr. Director must be able to work with senior executives to advocate for and drive the information security program forward, and with industry partners and organizations to provide thought leadership in the rapidly evolving UAS industry. This position is expected to grow into a more senior leadership position as DroneUp grows, and the candidate must possess the technical and leadership skills to be successful at an executive level.


  • Provide thought leadership in information security to DroneUp and its industry partners
  • Develop, implement, and champion a strategic, comprehensive information security and risk management program including strategies, standards, and roadmaps to ensure organizational compliance and alignment with business strategies
  • Lead the identification and evaluation of cyber security threats, risks, vulnerabilities, and processes to determine the risk to our drones, our product and software development initiatives, the systems we use, and the broader organization
  • Conduct periodic security assessments and provide training to DroneUp staff on how best to understand security risks and mitigate threats to the organization
  • Establish best practices, risk metrics, and reporting
  • Develop and maintain information security policies and procedures
  • Develop, implement, and monitor tools needed to mitigate risks
  • Oversee and monitor information systems with a focus on security
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field; Master's Degree Preferred
  • 8+ years in a security role with at least 10 years in management or leadership and a strong record of working with senior leadership to implement an information security program
  • At least one of the following: CISSP, CISM, CHPS, GIAC preferred
  • Experience leading a cyber security team in a high growth company
  • In-depth understanding of cyber security best practices including secure software development/DevSecOps in a cloud native and embedded software environment
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with software engineering, product development, information technology, legal, and other business stakeholder teams to further the objectives of the information security program
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable interacting with senior executive leadership
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud, network, and security engineering
  • Familiarity with Linux


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Basic & Voluntary Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Legal Services
  • Identity Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)


$175,000 - $200,000