Rahil Parikh

Information Security Leader in Greater New York Area

An advocate of a human first security programs that empower the business while managing the risks.

Work Experience

Policygenius | Zinnia

May, 2021 → Present
Manager, Security Engineering & Achitecture

Managed a lean but mighty team overseeing Security Engineering and Architecture for a 650-person InsurTech start-up. Key focus areas include Application Security, Cloud Security, Security Automation/DevSecOps, Security Operations Engineering, and Corporate Security. Reported to the Head of Information Security.

The New York Time

June, 2019 → May, 2021
Manager, Application Security

Managed a small Application Security team responsible for safeguarding a diverse portfolio of applications, including both legacy and modern technologies, and facilitating access to daily news, games, and recipes for 740K paid print subscribers and 8.6M paid digital subscribers. Directly reported to the CISO.

Frame.io, Inc. | Adobe, Inc.

April, 2018 → June, 2019
Senior Security Engineer

Led the development of a comprehensive product security program for a SAAS platform - video review and collaboration platform - to enable customers to share media, collect feedback, manage reviews, and deliver finished work faster. Directly reported to the VP, Information Security.

Jet.com, Inc. | Walmart, Inc.

January, 2017 → May, 2018
Senior Security Engineer

Strengthened the security fabric of a dynamic e-commerce platform Jet.com — a prominent e-commerce platform valued at $3 billion, with more than 12 million products at its zenith, through the redesign of vulnerability testing methodologies, execution of in-depth vulnerability assessments, and leadership in code audits and design reviews. Directly reported to Senior Director of Application Security.

Knewton, Inc.

June, 2016 → December, 2016
Security Engineer

Contributed to the robust security posture of an adaptive learning company - specializing in personalized educational content and courseware for higher education - by conducting vulnerability assessments, aiding in incident response, and implementing security automation.

Gotham Digital Science LLC | Aon PLC

August, 2012 → June, 2016
Security Engineer

Delivered comprehensive offensive and defensive security professional services to clients.


  • Empathy
  • Compassion
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Building
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution

Security Programs

  • Senior Leadership Reporting
  • Application/Product Security
  • Cloud Security
  • Enterprise Security
  • Security Operations
  • Data Privacy
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Security M&A Due Diligence
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Detection Engineering and Response
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Policy Development