Deputy Chief Information Security Officer


Full Time Executive-level / Director USD 141K - 310K *
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About Figure

Figure is transforming the trillion dollar financial services industry using blockchain technology. 

In three short years, Figure has unveiled a series of fintech firsts using the Provenance blockchain for loan origination, equity management, private fund services, banking and payments sectors - bringing speed, efficiency and savings to both consumers and institutions. Today, Figure is one of less than a thousand companies considered a unicorn, globally.

Our mission requires us to have a creative, team-oriented, and supportive environment where everyone can do their absolute best. The team is composed of driven, innovative, collaborative, and curious people who love architecting ground-breaking technologies. We value individuals who bring an entrepreneurial mindset to every task and will embrace our culture of innovation. 

Every day at Figure is a journey in continuous learning yet a daily focus on getting work done that makes a difference. Join a team of proven leaders who have already created billions of dollars in value in the FinTech space!

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About the Role

Figure is looking for a Deputy Chief Information Security Officer to help build and drive the strategy and implementation of a security management program to protect Figure business interests and information.  In this critical role, you will help lead security from all angles, taking a 360-degree view of our cyber security practices and product roadmap to secure our business, clients and stakeholders, and ensure that we are compliant with all best practices and applicable regulations and policies for our business and industry.

What You'll Do

  • Create and implement a strategy for the deployment of information security technologies
  • Perform IT security risk assessments, monitor security vulnerabilities and hacking threats, conduct audits and tests, and other necessary actions to assure our organization’s preparedness to today’s and tomorrow’s threats
  • Communicate security threats and predictions to the executive team and key stakeholders, and communicate the strategy to prevent security risks
  • Track the latest IT security innovations and keep abreast of latest cyber security technologies in general and specifically for the financial sector
  • Ensure business continuity
  • Implement an effective process for the reporting of security incidents
  • Oversee the investigation of reported security breaches
  • Develop strategies to handle security incidents and trigger investigations
  • Build and lead the IT security team, security experts and advisors
  • Comply with all the relevant regulations and compliance requirements
  • Champion and educate the organization about security

What We Look For

  • 10+ years of proven IT security experience with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or related technology field. Master’s Degree with relevant certifications (CISSP, SSCP, etc.) is preferred
  • Proven history of developing and managing cyber security policies and procedures for Financial Services, SaaS, Cloud and/or Technology companies
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, with experience in managing teams
  • Business process experience, and ability to link information security issues to broader business goals
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams while thriving in a fast-paced growing company. A proven record of dealing with complex projects and meeting conflicting demands.

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary and growth opportunities 
  • Company quarterly performance based bonus
  • Equity stock options package
  • Employer funded comprehensive health, vision, dental insurance and wellness program for employees and their dependents
  • Employer funded life and disability insurance coverage
  • Company HSA, FSA, Dependent Care, 401k, and commuter benefits
  • Up to 12 weeks paid family leave 
  • In office, remote, and hybrid work location options
  • Home office and technology stipend for those working outside of a traditional office more than 75% of the time
  • Flexible time-off plan to empower employees to take the time off that they want and need
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Routine Team swag deliveries!

Depending on your residential location certain laws might regulate the way Figure manages applicant data. California Residents, please review our California Employee and Prospective Employee Privacy Notice for further information. By submitting your application, you are agreeing  and acknowledging that you have read and understand the above notice.

Figure will not sponsor work visas for this position. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 


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