Senior Security Engineer

Atlanta, GA

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Greenlight is an Atlanta-based fintech company that makes a debit card for kids and companion apps for the family. We proudly serve more than 4 million parents and kids, with in-app tools for sending money, setting savings goals, monitoring balances, managing chores, automating allowance, and investing.
But that’s not all that we do. Here at Greenlight, we are on a mission to support parents and help every kid grow up to be financially healthy and happy. It’s no small task, but it’s the reason we leap out of bed every morning to come to work. Because creating a better, brighter future for kids depends on it.
We are looking to hire a Senior Security Engineer to take a leadership role in maturing our data security and access management posture across the entire Greenlight organization. Your work will ensure that Greenlight can maintain efficient operations and rapid growth, while satisfying a complex and evolving data and access regulatory landscape.

Technologies we use:

  • Backend: Node.js, Kotlin, Java, Go
  • Frontend: React, Redux, Swift, Kotlin
  • REST, gRPC, graphQL
  • AWS
  • MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis
  • Kubernetes, Ambassador, Helm, Rancher

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborating with various departments, including Legal, Compliance, Product, and others, on analyzing, understanding, and interpreting the Greenlight regulatory landscape with respect to data governance, security, and access management, including CCPA, BSA/AML, etc
  • Establishing strong and resilient data protection, data governance, and access management policies, procedures, and practices across the company, that satisfy all Greenlight’s policies and regulatory obligations.
  • Instituting and maintaining relevant tools
  • Assisting with and advising on other aspects of the Information Security Program, including penetration testing, producing evidence for audits, threat analysis, and enterprise risk management

What you should bring:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • The ability to communicate well with both technical (software engineers, data analysts, etc) and non-technical (legal, compliance, executive, etc) internal stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of how and why sensitive data moves through an agile, cloud-native, fintech such as Greenlight, including via cookies, mobile SDKs, data pipelines, and data warehousing
  • An appetite for high growth, cloud-native, agile, low management environments
  • The ability to quickly learn new technologies and apply them to relevant business problems
  • Strong opinions, and defensible independent, critical thinking
  • A thirst for continuously educating yourself and your peers
  • A humble and collaborative attitude
Who we are:
In 2021, Greenlight was valued at $2.3B, backed by leading venture capitalists and institutional investors. Now, it takes a special kind of person to join a never-been-done-before mission like ours. We need people who love working with each other because they know it makes us stronger, people who look to others and ask, “How can I help?” and then “How can we make this even better?” If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and help parents raise a generation of financially smart kids, apply to join our team today.
Greenlight is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including pregnancy, childbirth, or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Job perks/benefits: Startup environment
Job region(s): North America
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