Glynn Capital
Glynn Capital

Field CTO, Europe



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Illumio’s Field CTOs are experts in the fields of cybersecurity and microsegmentation. We work with strategic and enterprise customers at all stages of the customer lifecycle, from marketing and pre-sales through to implementation. Field CTOs help customers reduce risk and achieve their cybersecurity objectives using Illumio’s products and services.

In addition to customer-facing responsibilities, Field CTOs work closely with product managers and engineers to guide product strategy and ensure that Illumio is delivering the best possible value for our customers.

What We Are About:

The Office of the CTO and Security team sets the strategic technical direction of the company while keeping both Illumio and our customers secure. Those who join us represent the leader in Zero Trust Segmentation and maintain Illumio’s competitive advantage by exploring new technologies while collaborating with Engineering and Product Management.

We are looking for people who leverage differences and push the pace of innovation in a time when the world faces its greatest cybersecurity threats in history.

What You Will Accomplish:

The Field CTO role is primarily regional. You will work closely with the sales, marketing, customer success, and professional services teams to support their activities in your region. Marketing and pre-sales activities include: giving webinars, writing blog posts, attending late-stage sales meetings, and helping prospects understand the value of microsegmentation in their overall cybersecurity strategy. Post-sales activities include: guiding architecture and other in-depth technical discussions, providing management and technical guidance to customers on how best to meet their cybersecurity objectives, and offering mentoring and support to the other field-facing teams. Experience in enterprise environments and the ability to confidently guide customers through both the technical and non-technical aspects of their cybersecurity program are essential.

What You Will Bring:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent work experience

  • 10+ years’ experience across cybersecurity strategy, enterprise architecture, product engineering

  • Proven experience in creating and implementing technology-based solutions

  • Ability to communicate the business value of technology decisions

  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker and team leader

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including public speaking

  • Ability to effectively interface with C-level executives in addition to technical staff

  • Solid understanding of the cybersecurity market in your region, including local market conditions, and the ability to work with Illumio’s local partners driving in-region growth

About Illumio:

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk.

Illumio believes that an environment of unique backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and individual contributions drives our success and makes us stronger together. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a diverse culture and emphasizing inclusion and belonging.


At Illumio we offer a wide range of benefits to our eligible team members. Our benefit programs vary by location and can include Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage – Health and Dependent Savings Accounts – Life and Disability Programs – Paid Parental Leave – Voluntary Benefit Programs – Company Sponsored Wellness Program – Wellness Reimbursement Program - Retirement Savings – Equity Opportunities – Paid time off and Paid Holidays – Employee Incentive Program. #LI-KD1 #LI-REMOTE