iRobot Corporation

  • Director, Data Platform Security

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Information Technology
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    5 days ago(6/14/2018 4:46 PM)
  • Summary

    Are you a passionate and high-energy leader? Are you an expert on data, privacy and security? Want to be part of a newly formed team creating a data platform where you’ll work with fun, brilliant people in a start-up environment to create iRobot’s next generation data-driven strategy? Then we want to hear from you!
    We are seeking a special cutting edge security architect to take a leadership role in building our next generation cloud-based data platform. This thought leader will drive new security and privacy solutions for a new data platform that will ingestion and process a vast amount of data which will be leveraged for robot intelligence/performance in the real world, personalization, deep learning, new digital capabilities and the backbone of many future iRobot offerings. You will drive and ensure the security of this data and platform and have deep experience in ensuring masking, obfuscation, anonymization in addition to ensuring protection and oversight. You’ll need to have deep expertise and real world experience in securing leading edge data platforms and APIs. You will be part of the formation of the new platform team, drive progress of the data platform and you’ll have leadership over technical security direction for future data-related efforts. We are seeking someone who can accelerate development through newer technologies/processes and can rethink the usage of existing technologies/processes.

    We have a saying that it doesn’t count unless its real so, if you’re the “go to” person for cutting edge big data security and privacy and have the battle scars and victory banners to prove it then we want to work with you!  

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    • Lead data security strategy and technology roadmaps for the data platform
    • Partners with Product Owners to align the roadmap with the technical design and strategy 
    • Design and develop data security architecture
    • Design and prototype cloud deployed and DevOps enabled scalable solutions to business problems in alignment with the architecture direction and standards.
    • Oversee and facilitate the evaluation, selection and design of data security fabric
    • Oversee DLP fabric and strategy
    • Define and implement new leading edge strategy and technology for Tokenization and Data Masking/Obfuscation
    • Providing on-going monitoring and reporting of processes related to the data ecosystem
    • Investigate/Implement/Introduce new security technologies to greatly enhance and improve access management across all data platforms within the organization


    • Expertise and real world experience in securing big data, data lakes and building them from ground up with data
    • Solid knowledge of global data protection and privacy laws
    • Demonstrate excellence while performing in a data security architect role for the past 5 – 10 years
    • Prior experience in securing IT infrastructure, technologies, networking and applications is a plus
    • Excellent management skills, ability to interact with various global business owners
    • Prior experience in consumer data protection in the IoT / big data / Smart Home industries is a huge plus
    • Ability to work autonomously
    • Bachelors or Master’s degree or equivalent
    • Security certifications are a plus (CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS, AWS Certified Solutions architect)
    • Security Operations Center, security orchestration and automation experience is a plus
    • Familiarity and interest to do hands-on Proof-of-concept development with Big-Data technologies, specifically in the areas of statistical processing of large volume numeric data, in-memory aggregation and machine learning.  Real-life experience preferred
    • Ability to balance access management & anonymization in data protection is a needed skill

    About Us

    We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 800 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


    iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, the United Kingdom, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer!


    Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers



    iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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