Principal Security Strategist, Office of the CISO - EMEA

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What Gong is looking for in applicants
Gong unlocks reality to help people and companies reach their full potential. The patented Gong Revenue Intelligence Platform™ empowers customer-facing teams to take advantage of their most valuable assets – customer interactions, which the Gong platform automatically captures and analyzes. Gong then delivers insights at scale, empowering revenue and go-to-market teams to determine the best actions for winning outcomes. Thousands of innovative companies like Morningstar Inc., Paychex, LinkedIn, Shopify, Slack, SproutSocial, Twilio, and Zillow trust Gong to power their customer reality. Reporting to the Senior Director of the Office of the CISO, the Principal Security Strategist, is a highly visible internal and external role responsible for assisting the sales, marketing, engineering, and customer success teams to accelerate opportunity closure by establishing Gong as a leader in protection and assurance. The Office of the CISO is a global team under the direction of the Gong Chief Information Security Officer. The team’s mission is to promote Gong security and drive customer success.  The senior role is based in Dublin to help drive expansion of our security and privacy leadership within the region. The role is designed for a leadership position with the combination of deep security and privacy knowledge. The expectation is that this role will be an expansion opportunity to build a team and enhance the security brand in the EMEA region and globally.  The role is a customer facing position where you will be expected to build relationship with security stakeholders and drive solution-oriented outcomes. Experience in navigating the security landscape across complex organizations is essential to drive outcomes which are aligned with the sales and marketing plans.  We are seeking a highly engaging addition to our team who understands the security and compliance requirements which are present and emerging. The ideal candidate will have that unique combination of being able to articulate the common themes and unique customer requirements by country. The priority countries are France, Germany, Ireland, and United Kingdom.  As an expert on Gong's product and security capabilities, the Principal Security Strategist will work closely with the sales, product management and engineering teams to help develop the product security strategy for the EMEA region.   Support the sales teams and customer support in handling complex security objections in sales, advise marketing on security resonant media and liaison with product management and information security as the voice-of-the-customer for security product enhancements and requests.  As a Principal Security Strategist, they will leverage their experience and expert level knowledge to advise, influence and support the execution on Gong's trusted platform initiatives and go-to-market strategy to drive greater assurance in Gong’s solutions. Candidates must have a strong background in cyber security, privacy, compliance and experience working directly with customers.  

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