Application Security Lead


Virtual Loss Prevention Team catching MicroMarkets thieves to get operators their time, money and sanity back from theft Our machine learning and computer vision system highlights theft and the most suspicious behavior at your markets

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in the USA ⚠️

About The Company

Panoptyc ( uses AI and manual review to detect theft at 5,000 markets in the US. They serve Fortune 500 companies and SMBs and are on track to serve 20,000 locations in the next 18 months.

Panoptyc is a fully remote team that has grown rapidly for the last 2 years, and is looking to expand their team with global talent.

About the role

We are looking for a part-time Application Security Lead who possesses expertise as a cybersecurity leader, excelling in adaptive management, clear communication, strategic planning and execution, risk management, seamless integration of cybersecurity with business strategy, and the cultivation of positive stakeholder relationships. The fractional Application Security Lead at Panoptyc would play a pivotal role in developing and implementing a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy, ensuring data protection, and managing risks associated with the company's rapid expansion. Our ideal fractional Application Security Lead must be available on an as-needed basis, dedicating several hours per week.

What we are looking for

Has extensive experience in the following:

  • Cybersecurity strategy development
  • Compliance, risk and governance strategy development
  • Security awareness training
  • Data security oversight
  • Identifying key performance indicators (KPIs) and reporting on security program performance
  • IT Management remediation plans
  • Incident response preparedness and annual incident response table-top exercise
  • Center for Internet Security (CIS) framework implementation

Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with key organizational leadership at Panoptyc to formalize cybersecurity policies, ensuring alignment with the company's goals
  • Implement technical solutions to effectively mitigate cyber risks in the context of Panoptyc's operations
  • Validate and enhance existing cybersecurity programs to provide the organization with an optimal level of protection in today's dynamic cyber landscape
  • Act as a trusted security advisor, offering insights and guidance on cybersecurity matters
  • Review and optimize current policies, controls, and security toolsets to ensure they meet the specific needs of operations
  • Oversee monitoring and reporting processes to maintain ongoing visibility and control over cybersecurity measures

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, information technology, computer science, or related discipline
  • Minimum 5-10 years of hands-on experience in the field of cybersecurity, reflecting a deep understanding of industry best practices and emerging trends
  • Showcase expertise in managing cybersecurity programs, emphasizing practical experience with incident response and the implementation of security controls


  • Competitive hourly rate


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and 401K

Panoptyc uses a combination of machine learning, data analysis, and human viewing to catch theft, monitor markets, and save operators time watching footage.

Our Team

We're a team of 16 across 8 departments:

  • support
  • entrepreneurship
  • sales
  • operations
  • product management
  • consulting
  • information technology
  • administrative

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Cybersecurity strategy
  • Risk management
  • Data security oversight
  • Incident response prep
  • IT Management remediation
  • CIS framework implementation

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