Atlanta, Georgia, Metropolitan Area
We are looking for a VP, Security to be a key member of our executive leadership team and will be responsible for leading and building our security engineering team, defining, implementing, and managing all aspects of our security program. You will play a critical role in safeguarding our systems, data, and customer information while ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards, with a particular focus on key security audits.
This role reports to our Chief Technology Officer.
- Provide strong technical leadership to the security engineering team, setting the vision, strategy, and direction for security initiatives.
- Design and oversee the development of secure systems, applications, and infrastructure, incorporating security by design principles.
- Establish and enforce security policies and procedures, ensuring they are consistently followed throughout the engineering organization.
- Lead vulnerability assessments and penetration testing efforts, and ensure timely resolution of identified security issues through collaboration with engineering teams and PDLC.
- Evaluate, select, and implement security tools and technologies to enhance the organization's security posture, with a focus on automation and engineering integration.
- Develop and manage an incident response plan, and lead investigations and responses to security incidents or breaches, collaborating closely with engineering teams.
- Ensure the organization complies with relevant security regulations and standards, including key security audits such as SOC 2, SOX, and others applicable to the fintech industry, by embedding compliance into engineering processes.
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- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
- 10+ years of relevant experience in Information Security
- Proven experience in the fintech industry is highly desirable.
- Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA are a plus.
- Strong knowledge of security frameworks and standards (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001).
- Demonstrated ability to stay current with evolving security threats and best practices and translate them into engineering solutions.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across engineering teams and communicate security concepts effectively.
- Proven managerial track record. You have experience hiring, developing and managing high performing teams.
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