Vice President of Information Security

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Vice President of Information Security
  • 1 Years and above
  • Remote, United Kingdom
  • Posted :
  • Openings : 1
  • Job Type : Full Time

Job description

Who is ABBYY? ABBYY specializes in digital intelligence, developing innovative solutions to empower enterprises through digital transformation. We offer content management and process intelligence allowing organizations to capture critical data in real-time for fast actions impacting customer experience, competitive advantage, visibility, and compliance. Learn more about our products, services, and story at

ABBYY is seeking a driven and experienced risk & analytics professional to join the leadership team. This position will lead the Information Security Teams that support the organization, in addition to heat maps, risk assessments, regulatory IT support, risk metrics, analytics, and reporting. You will partner with other ABBYY organizations such as Product, Sales, and Support to further develop and integrate risk management practices and processes, with a continued focus on the key role that these groups play in the SOC audits and other strategic certifications including ISO 27001 and ISO 22301.

ABBYY is also open to considering remote candidates from the UK and Germany as well!


  • Provide strategic leadership of ABBYY information and cyber security program and direct a global security team
  • Partner with business stakeholders to mitigate information risk management concerns
  • Build confidence in the security of ABBYY’s services amongst all customers, including many Fortune 100 companies
  • Manage Enterprise Security Risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Shape security strategy and policy in line with business needs
  • Take protective steps to guard against loss or compromise of critical, valuable, and sensitive information, and effectively detect, respond to, inform, and recover from information security issues
  • Oversee the evaluation and administration of security audits
  • Maintain regulatory and industry security compliance
  • Continuously improve Business Continuity and Crisis Management capability
  • Provide oversight and improvement of cybersecurity practices in the product development processes


  • 10+ years of experience in risk management, privacy program management, information security, and information technology
  • Deep expertise in regulatory and industry security compliance such as SOC2 reporting, ISO 27001 and GDPR
  • Knowledge of major information security management frameworks (ISO 27001, NIST, etc)
  • Trusted security credentials and assertive personality to ensure the trust of enterprise customers
  • Professional security management certification (CISSP, CISM, CISA and ISO22301, etc)
  • Experience in Cloud Security and Application Security
  • Thorough understanding of IT systems and security tools, including methods, procedures, equipment and software used for delivery
  • Experience implementing cloud security technologies
  • Planning, and strategic management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Collaboration and conflict management skills


  • Bachelor's Degree (4-year degree), preference of Business or a related study, or equivalent work experience

Comp and Benefits:

ABBYY offers a competitive compensation package and an exciting career for motivated and skilled individuals. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance, and more.

We enable you to:

Be a Trusted Advisor

Our global expertise includes various industries, such as Financial Services, Insurance, Transportation & Logistics, Healthcare, Government, and Legal. We are a significant player in the RPA and broader intelligent automation market through strategic partnerships and embedded technology licensing with leading vendors. As part of our team, you're a member of a trusted community that continually strives to achieve the best results for our customers.

Be Limitless

Every opinion counts. Our flat hierarchy allows team members from across the globe and functions to propose and collaborate on new ideas. We provide several opportunities for feedback, both from leaders and directly to our managers. The leadership team at ABBYY is ready to chat about your ideas and your colleagues are ready to support you.

Be Flexible

Work-life balance looks a little different for everyone. Employees regularly collaborate with their managers to design a workday that works best with flexible hours. Our different time off programs allow employees to set aside personal time for educational conferences, volunteering, and other activities. Let’s find the balance that allows you to be your most successful.

Be Yourself

The success of our employees is a top priority for us. We value a culture of trust, collaboration, and respect by fostering open communication, a continuous cycle of feedback, and recognition. We know every team member brings unique value and aspirations. Grow your career through our learning development programs and be supported by our employee resource groups and other people programs. We can’t wait to learn more about you.

**ABBYY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace.


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