Senior Security Specialist


Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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A bit about Wise:

Since 2011, we’ve had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

We’re just at the beginning of our story and we’re growing at an incredible pace. We won’t stop until anyone, anywhere can send, spend and receive money wherever they are, whatever they’re doing. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.

What you’ll be working on

You will be working as part of the Security team in our Security Program subteam. This team is focused on the GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) area of security. In this team you can make sure that trust of 10 million Wise customers is being kept by passing yearly ISO27001, SOC1, SOC2 audits and PCI DSS for company processing £5 billion in transactions every month. You are expected to help the external auditors with internal evidence gathering and making sure that any gaps are being addressed. You can work with regulations across the whole world and incorporate new requirements into our global policies. As we expand, Security Program team is helping business and banking teams with new regulators to prove that Wise is secure. You can influence the awareness of 2200+ employees with e-learns and classroom training. Together with Security Ops, Privacy, Compliance and Legal teams you will find new ways to keep our customers and Wise safe and compliant in all regions across the world.

Must haves

  • Passionate about Information Security
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience with implementing ISO27001, PCI DSS, SOC 2 or similar standard
  • Knowledge and experience of Risk Management
  • Experience with drawing IT architecture and network diagrams
  • At least basic knowledge of secure development and security principles in engineering
  • Self-starter with a track record of successfully working with a wide array of functional groups across an organization and as well as working independently
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Are willing to travel, to work and learn with other teams
  • Be excited to work in a high-growth company, and throw themselves fully into a revolution
  • Be open, communicative, and fun to work with

Nice to haves

  • Familiar with Mac terminal and Ubuntu
  • Experience with any kind of GRC tools
  • Relevant Information Information Security qualification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM
  • Willingness to work towards relevant Information Security qualifications
  • Experience with Secure Development Lifecycle;
  • Experience with our technical stack (

Our People:

At Wise, you’ll be joining a movement of people who believe in a better, fairer, more transparent way of moving money around the world. You’ll collaborate to do your best work and take on problems that no one has looked at before.

If you’re keen to learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.

How we work:

At Wise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams. Teams stay closest to our customers, so they choose what problems to solve and where to spend the most time.

You’ll experience radical levels of ownership and empowerment within your role. Plus the opportunity to see the direct impact of your work on our customers.

We’re people without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We want to work with the best people, no matter their background. So if you’re passionate about learning new things and keen to join our mission, you’ll fit right in.
Also, qualifications aren’t that important to us. If you’ve got great experience, and you’re great at articulating your thinking, we’d like to hear from you.And because we believe that diverse teams build better products, we’d especially love to hear from you if you’re from an under-represented demographic.


Job region(s): Europe
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