Vice President, Services

Position Overview: Praetorian is seeking a seasoned executive with a successful track record of leading a high growth professional services team. As an Inc 500 | 5000, CyberSecurity 500, and Austin Fast 50 Award recipient, we are seeking an individual that understands the professional and personal growth attached to this opportunity and who has the corresponding internal drive to maximize it. 

Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for building out our best-in-class professional services team. As the VP of Services, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the best security engineers in the world who hail from organizations such as Amazon, CIA, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, NSA, and Sun Microsystems. With a lifetime NPS of 86%, you will have a solid foundation of client success and client satisfaction to build on. 

Career opportunity:
  • Join an industry with massive socio, economic, and political importance in the 21st century 
  • Partner with prominent clients and help them solve hard security problems 
  • Work alongside some of the best and the brightest minds in the security industry 
  • Lead the professional services team and cultivate the next generation of leaders 
  • Leave an indelible mark on a company where individual input has real impact 
  • Be recognized, internally and publicly, for your contributions in a high profile position 
  • Align your career trajectory with a hyper growth company that is on the move
Core responsibilities:
  • Manage objectives and key results of the services organization 
  • Maniacal focus on client satisfaction during service delivery 
  • Recruit, develop, and retain a world-class services team 
  • Coach and mentor practice managers and oversee team's professional growth
  • Manage profitability and loss of the services organization 
  • Assist sales in identifying and closing new business opportunities 
  • Oversee engagement schedule and resource utilization 
  • Develop and roll out new service offerings 

Minimum expectations:
  • Demonstrated passion with broad and deep understanding of the security industry
  • Insane levels of customer obsession, work ethic, and attention to detail 
  • Deep leadership, managerial, and entrepreneurial traits with a just get it done mentality
  • Ability to 'helicopter' up and down from frontline technical issues to board level strategy
  • Relentless restlessness to improve execution and supporting infrastructure
  • Ability to recognize opportunities and roll out new service offerings 
  • Executive level communication skills both written and oral 

Desired experience:
  • 10+ years of experience in the cyber security industry 
  • Prior track record of managing a high growth services organization 
  • Experience in organizational design, objective setting, incentive plans 
  • Bachelors in computer science or engineering
  • Masters in business administration 

Compensation package:
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Annual performance-based incentive compensation
  • Employee stock option plan
  • Annual budget for training, certifications, and conferences
  • 70% company coverage on health insurance premium
  • 4% company 401K matching vested immediately 
  • No formal vacation policy with flexible hours and working environment

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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