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Chief Operating Officer

Executive | Tampa, FL | Full Time

Job Description

The Position

We are looking for an experienced Chief Operating Officer to oversee and enhance our company’s operations through a period of high growth and beyond. This position is based out of our Tampa, FL office and will be supporting operations globally while closely partnering with our CEO. Key office locations include Hungary, Israel, Ireland, Japan, Romania, San Francisco, Taiwan, Vietnam, and others.


What You Will Be Doing:

  • Contributing to strategic, global growth of OPSWAT
  • Partnering closely with CEO and distributed leadership team
  • Improving efficiencies: reducing costs, increasing profits, and developing control measures.
  • Ensuring ISMS compliance and certifications, such as ISO 27001
  • Providing strategic vision and leadership for office relocations and logistics
  • Contributing to planning and execution of supply chain enhancements
  • Managing relationships with partners/vendors
  • Establishing policies that promote company culture and vision
  • Evaluating performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics


What We Need From You:

  • 10+ years of IT operations background, preferably in a critical infrastructure domain
  • 10+ Years of operational leadership experience, preferably as a COO
  • Proven success scaling operations in a cybersecurity product/service organization
  • Highly responsive, efficient communicator
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Commitment to customer focus
  • Proven ability to work in interconnected roles with finance, sales, account management, marketing, PR, HR, and IT
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills        
  • Ability to know when to jump in and lead by example, OPSWAT is a place to roll up your sleeves when necessary

It Would Be Nice If You Have:

  • An MBA or Degree in IT, Cybersecurity, or other business-related function
  • Experience with a publicly traded company
  • Experience working with remote, globally distributed teams