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Director – Technical Program Management, Information Security- US, Remote Option


Jun 24

Guidewire is looking for a Director of Technical Program Management within its Information Security organization to lead execution of critical security programs aligned with Guidewire’s security maturity strategy. This role will report to and work closely with the Head of Security Strategy and Programs. You will be driving key security initiatives in collaboration with Product, Engineering, and Enterprise teams/stakeholders while mentoring a team of Technical Program Managers. The ideal candidate understands security risks, software product and platform context, process efficiency and can effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences. 


    • Manage complex and cloud-scale technical security programs to meet Guidewire’s business objectives 
    • Define and lead roadmap execution for critical security functions and programs 
    • Develop strong partnerships and feedback loops with leaders and stakeholders across the organization 
    • Lead with data and promote a culture of metrics driven decision-making 
    • Be a thought leader to drive strategic change and help advance our security maturity 
    • Mentor and grow the existing security program management team 
    • Communicate effectively verbally and in written form, both internal and external to Guidewire 


    • You are a pragmatic security expert and hands-on technical leader 
    • You understand emerging and tried and tested security technology and how it applies to both cloud products and an enterprise environment 
    • You evangelize proactive security within the organization and educate and influence stakeholders in building a secure environment 
    • You enjoy working on hard problems with no clear answers and can instantly design, scope, and iterate to create prototypes to demonstrate value 
    • You have experience managing security programs for a cloud company and its practical applications 
    • You understand the value of efficient processes and constantly look to improve them for productive scaling 
    • You are a people focused leader who helps your team to grow and to do the best work of their careers 
    • You are data driven, analytical, and can turn information into action 


    • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant technical fields 
    • 10+ years of experience managing complex, cloud-scale technical security programs for an enterprise 
    • Experience with cloud platform and SaaS security required 
    • Experience with SOC 1, SOC 2, ISO 27001, PCI, or equivalent required 
    • Experience with implementing modern Secure Product Development frameworks and practices 
    • Demonstrated high level communication skills in both private and public settings 
    • Familiarity with application of the NIST Cyber Security Framework towards security program maturity 
    • Strong business acumen with excellent organizational, problem-solving, influencing without authority, and negotiating skills. Excellent day-to-day operating management skills  
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About Guidewire
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or [email protected]. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail [email protected] to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.