Business Resilience Director



Administration, Operations
London, UK · Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Every day, the world gets more digital thanks to tens of millions of developers building the future faster than ever. But with exponential growth comes exponential risk, as outnumbered security teams struggle to secure mountains of code. This is where Snyk (pronounced “sneak”) comes in. Snyk is a developer security platform that makes it easy for development teams to find, prioritize, and fix security vulnerabilities in code, dependencies, containers, and cloud infrastructure — and do it all right from the start. Snyk is on a mission to make the world a more secure place by empowering developers to develop fast and stay secure.

Joining Snyk means embracing our core values: One Team, Care Deeply, Customer Centric, and Forward Thinking. As a member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to thrive in a dynamic environment where fostering collaboration, leading with empathy, driving business impact, and inspiring trust are at the heart of everything we do.

Our Opportunity

We are looking for a Business Resilience Director to lead the design, build, implementation and ongoing maturation of our business continuity and disaster recovery program. We’ll need you to develop understanding and capabilities, tooling, and documentation for the programme across the organization.

The focus of the programme shall be on identifying, managing, and recovering from potential incidents impacting key business objectives and/or resources. To do this you’ll lead the creation, updating, implementation and maturation of the Snyk Continuity Strategy, Policies, Objectives and Procedures to increase Operational Resilience.

You’ll support Snyk in its ability to adapt expediently to business disruptions, while maintaining continuous operations and safeguarding its people, assets, and customers. You’ll also ensure an appropriate and auditable testing process for the continuity and disaster recovery of Snyk services.

You’ll Spend Your Time:

  • Designing, implementing and executing resilience strategy within a rapidly scaling digital organization utilizing IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS technologies.
  • Leveraging your proven track record to support the roadmap for (primarily) Business Continuity, Crisis Management and Operational Resilience as part of the GRC/Trust team.
  • Implementing and maturing continuity policies across Snyk.
  • Being Snyk’s Business Continuity Specialist, technical liaison, and primary contact for business continuity planning and response.
  • Developing and maintaining Business Impact Assessments & Business Continuity Plans.
  • Regularly reporting on operational resilience status to leadership.
  • Effectively managing identified resilience risks across the business.
  • Carrying out organization wide training, education and championing the program management.
  • Supporting Third Party Management (TPM) with resiliency reviews and help create the conditions for the firm to conduct BC exercises with key third parties.

What You’ll Need:

  • A proven track record in incident management, availability and capacity management.
  • Deep experience of IT infrastructure, including Cloud Technologies for SaaS providers.
  • To have helped an organization through ISO 22301 & ISO 27001 certifications as well as SOC2 Type II assessments.
  • Expertise developing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans.
  • Previous experience developing and reviewing application recovery / DR plans.
  • In depth knowledge of IT resilience, HA, DR test strategies, backup / recovery strategies, and replication.

We’d be Lucky if You:

  • Have FedRAMP compliance exposure.
  • Have exposure of DR Governance in internal cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) and other SaaS deployments.


We care deeply about the warm, inclusive environment we’ve created and we value diversity – we welcome applications from those typically underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this role but are not totally sure whether you’re the right person, do apply anyway!

About Snyk

Snyk is committed to creating an inclusive and engaging environment where our employees can thrive as we rally behind our common mission to make the digital world a safer place. From Snyk employee resource groups, to global benefits that help our employees prioritize their health, wellness, financial security, and a work/life blend, we aim to support our employees along their entire journeys here at Snyk.

Benefits & Programs

Prioritize health, wellness, financial security, and life balance with programs tailored to your location and role.

  • Flexible working hours, work-from home allowances, in-office perks, and time off for learning and self development
  • Generous vacation and wellness time off, country-specific holidays, and 100% paid parental leave for all caregivers
  • Health benefits, employee assistance plans, and annual wellness allowance
  • Country-specific life insurance, disability benefits, and retirement/pension programs, plus mobile phone and education allowances