Wisetack
Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) for services like home repair, dental, and auto, with fair and transparent terms for consumers.
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Principal Security Engineer (Remote)

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At Wisetack, we’re building financially responsible consumer lending products that help service-based businesses thrive.

Wisetack is a well-funded ~100-person startup founded in 2018 by a team of experienced fintech veterans, with a leadership team that comes from PayPal, LinkedIn, Lending Club, Affirm, Amazon, and other top companies. We’re backed by leading VCs, including Insight Partners, Greylock, and Bain Capital Ventures, (investors in Airbnb, LinkedIn, Instagram, Dropbox, and many more).

We raised a $45M Series B last year and since then, we've invested in our people and technology and signed a slew of new partnerships. This is a fun stage in any company's lifecycle where we've got the core foundation built, a healthy growth rate, and a clear path to success, but you'd still be joining early enough to help shape the future of the company.

Most recently, we’ve been recognized as the Best Consumer Lending Solution by Finovate Awards. Business Insider called us one of the 70 most promising startups changing the world of finance, and LendIt selected us as this year's winner in the Best Emerging Lending Platform category for their Fintech Industry Awards. The external recognition is great, but we're equally — if not more — happy with the recognition from our customers. Our current NPS rating is a sky-high 78 (industry average hovers around the 40s or 50s, depending on who you ask). We're proud that we're building a product that customers love as well as being recognized as a Great Place to Work by our team members.
Our Engineering Team Principles
Everyone is an engineer. No matter what their title is, everyone contributes to the code. Everyone delivers.
Initiative and ownership. We want every team member to lead the work they do. Design the best solutions and implement them. Ask for help from others when you need it.
One team. We are low ego and support each other.
Learning and growth. We believe growth is a huge motivator. We want everyone on the team to have an opportunity to learn and grow in their career. If you are smart and want to learn, you should be with us even if you don't have all the skills we need at the moment.
 
Check out this post from our blog where we go into more detail about these principles.
The Role

We are looking for our first dedicated Security Engineer to be a foundational member of our engineering infrastructure team.

Responsibilities
  • You will help identify security gaps, assess and model risk, and evolve security policies and practices for product development and cloud infrastructure
  • You will build and maintain solutions in our tools, product, and infrastructure that model and promote a security-minded culture across company functions
  • You will harden cloud infrastructure through policy, configuration, tooling, and automation
  • You will create automation and processes for monitoring and responding to security events You will be responsible for code reviews and having other team members review your code
  • You will be an active participant in our Scrum process: refining, planning, standups, and demos. Always looking for ways to improve our processes
Requirements
  • Deep understanding of security practices in areas such as access management, encryption methods, vulnerability management, network security, authentication, and secure service design.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), especially in a serverless environment (i.e. API Gateway, Lambda, S3, DynamoDB)
  • Experience developing infrastructure as code with Terraform
  • Experience with building SIEM systems
  • Familiarity with CI/CD systems and automated security scanning
  • Familiarity with compliance requirements in areas such as SOC 2 or GDPR
  • Familiarity with Python and Java

Spend a little time on our About Us page researching our team and our values, and check out our Press page and our blog for more background on what we do. If you think this might be a fit, we’d love to hear from you!

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What are Wisetack Perks + Benefits

Wisetack Benefits Overview

We provide competitive equity packages, a 401(k) plan, comprehensive health plans, FSA/HSA, One Medical, Kindbody, & Talkspace memberships, learning and development stipends, commuter benefits and unlimited PTO. Yes, really, unlimited.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
We get together as a company twice a year: once in the spring, and once at the end of the year. Different teams hold their own gatherings another 1-2 times during the year.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

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