Director of Security | $3bn ML FinTech Startup

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    Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Internal

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  • Salary:

    Strong Base Salary - Up to $250k + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

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  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is a leading Mission-Driven FinTech company that uses Machine Learning to plug the gaps in the American insurance industry, through their powerful platform ecosystem. They started by building a world-class Data Science team focused on the product, then rolled it out and scaled rapidly. They were recently acquired in <3 years for $3bn+

This is a brand new security team, you would be one of the first members and truly be able to have influence and autonomy. This would be reporting into the CIO in a Deputy CISO-type role.

What You'll Do:

  • Help set policy standards across the company and the security team - Strategic infrastructure security at true scale
  • Set the standard for security and complex cloud infrastructure
  • Work with the DS and DevOps teams to ensure the secure release of applications through the CI/CD pipeline
  • Build scalable internal tools for automation

What You'll Bring:

  • 8+ years' experience as a Software Engineer / AppSec Engineer / Manager - Looking to step up
  • An extensive background in application security  
  • An extensive background in application development
  • AWS Expertise. While some AWS familiarity is a must, an AWS expert will be able to truly hit the ground running
  • Experience and a desire for true ownership over your domain
  • Strong OO coding experience - Python, Java, Go, NodeJS, Ruby, RoR
  • Expertise in running operational tools completely independently
  • Passion for automation - Infrastructure-as-Code

On Offer:

  • Strong base salary - They can compete with the big boys
  • Leading cash bonus scheme
  • Really solid benefits