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Director, Cyber Security



Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Did you know someone completes a Go1 course or learning resource almost three times every second? We've grown from humble beginnings into the most diverse learning content aggregator on the planet. Our platform bridges the gap between individual aspirations and organizational goals, empowering personal development while fuelling business strategies. Our people are endlessly curious, collaborative, and inspired by life-long learning, we may come from different backgrounds, but we share the same vision: to reach one billion learners as we unlock positive potential through a love of learning.

  • Go where passion meets purpose: Spend your days changing the world, one learner at a time.
  • Go beyond the ordinary: Get true autonomy to channel your inner entrepreneur, problem-solver and change-maker.
  • Go where growth is unlimited: You will be stretched beyond your limits, leaning into the uncomfortable is where the magic happens.
  • Go make your mark: We offer the best of both worlds where you’ll have a global community behind you but one person can make a huge impact.
  • Go work with good humans: We do it with heart by being kind on people, tough on topics.

The next chapter of our growth story needs you. GO there with us.

Join Go1 as our Director of Cyber Security, where you will spearhead our commitment to safeguarding our digital assets and ensuring our compliance with industry standards. Leading a dedicated team consisting of specialists in compliance, operations, and engineering, you will architect and ensure Go1's cybersecurity. Your role includes directing security initiatives, performing risk assessments, instituting robust security protocols, and maintaining security certifications (ISO27001 and SOC2). You will collaborate closely with various departments to foster a culture of security awareness and resilience throughout the organisation. Most importantly, you will lead the charge in responding to and mitigating security incidents swiftly and efficiently.

Technical skills:

  • Proven expertise in cybersecurity frameworks, standards, and best practices such as; ISO 27001, SOC 2, Essential 8, ISM, GDPR.
  • Comprehensive understanding of network security, vulnerability management, and encryption technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of common security tooling such as Crowdstrike, Microsoft Defender, Palo Alto Cortex XDR, Sentinel etc.
  • Proficient in security risk assessment and mitigation strategies.
  • Knowledgeable in leading incident response protocols and disaster recovery planning.

What will make you stand out:

  • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience in the cybersecurity domain, with at least 3 years in a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing cybersecurity teams and developing strategic security initiatives.
  • Proven track record of successfully overseeing compliance, operations, and engineering aspects of cybersecurity.
  • Experience in a SaaS environment is highly desirable.
  • Prior involvement in incident response and security operations is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of conveying complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders.



We work hard to create an environment that empowers our people to reach their full potential. Central to this, is providing opportunities for personal growth and development within an inclusive and flexible environment. We recognize that when our employees thrive, our collective impact soars. We offer comprehensive benefits to support our people including:

  • In addition to your base salary: Annual bonus or commission plan.
  • Employee Stock Option Plan: Opportunity to share directly in our success through stock options.
  • Public Holiday Swap: Swap a public holiday for another preferred day.
  • Wellbeing & Learning Days: Additional five days paid leave per year.
  • Learning Budget: $500 USD per financial year, plus access to additional Career Growth Budget.
  • WFH/Transport Budget: Monthly allowance for internet/phone expenses or public transport.
  • Home Office Setup Budget: One-off allowance for desk, chair and/or monitor.
  • Parental Leave: Minimum of 18 weeks paid parental leave for primary carers + 6 weeks paid parental leave for secondary carers.
  • Wellbeing Support: TELUS Health EAP or Spill.

Research shows that women and non-binary people are less likely to apply if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. While technical skills are important, it is just as important for us to find people who will positively add to our diverse culture. We welcome you to apply, even if you don't exactly meet the criteria above.

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