Director, Business Information Security Officer

San Francisco, CA or Remote, USA

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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The Challenge   At Digit, we are on a mission to make financial health effortless for everyone. We are building the world’s first intelligent bank account to help millions of American consumers become financially healthy. Our challenge is clear: managing personal finances is hard. As of 2019, 70% of Americans struggle with at least one aspect of financial stability and over 40% don’t have $400 in their savings account. We believe automation is our path to delivering our mission, and we are working towards it every day.   We have a collaborative, diverse, and supportive culture and we look for people who are curious, ambitious, and mission-driven. If you're passionate about making an impact and helping real people every day we're excited to meet you!   Note for engineering roles: If you’re passionate about building something that’s never been built before and helping real people every day we’re excited to meet you.   The Role   The Director, Business Information Security Officer (BISO) is the information security program owner for their assigned business unit. The BISO enables the business unit by working across our diverse & distributed security teams to provide advisory services. This leader will also help enable Oportun’s business through security at speed and scale, while balancing information security risk management and regulatory compliance.   As part of your role, you will also maintain a team of high performers and invest in their career growth, within a Remote-First workforce model. You have and will continue to build an excellent technical aptitude, leadership skills, and business acumen. Excellent communications, strong interpersonal awareness, attention to detail, and the ability to foster cooperation and trust across groups are key success factors for this role.   This role is remote in the United States.     What You’ll Do:
  • Oversee the execution of Digit’s Information Security Program.
  • Define and maintain an ongoing Digit focused Information Security roadmap.
  • Partner with technical and business leaders within the business unit to assess Information Security risk and prioritize ongoing improvement efforts.
  • Ensure clear lines of communication between Digit and Oportun’s Security team.
  • Monitor Digit compliance with the Information Security Program and report on the status and any related risks.
  • Serve as the primary liaison between Oportun’s Security team and Digit.
  • Build high performing teams that deliver solutions to reduce risk, protect the business and enable growth.
  • Foster a team culture that models inclusivity, diversity, transparency and delivery excellence.
  Who You Are:
  • 7+ years of experience with a demonstrated track record of success in information security, risk management, compliance auditing and / or penetration testing.
  • 5+ years of experience in building and scaling diverse, inclusive, and high-performing security teams.
  • Direct experience with regulated systems (e.g., GLBA, SOX, FFIEC, PCI-DSS, etc.) in the financial industry.
  • Relevant certifications (CISSP, CISM, Security+, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree / graduate degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to the role.
  • Proven track record of delivering to cloud at scale while leveraging Secure-SDLC practices.
  • Experience with modern agile engineering approaches and focus on operational excellence.
  • Data-driven approach to decision making, in day-to-day leadership and strategic tradeoff analyses.
  • Leadership experience with regulatory and industry standards such as PCI, CIS Controls, NIST CSF, SOC 2, etc.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional partnerships and relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  Who We Are:   We want to eliminate the stress and anxiety people feel about their finances so they can focus on what’s most important in their lives. We first mastered saving for near-term goals, helping members automatically save over $6 billion. Today, we are harnessing machine learning technology to give our members the first intelligent bank account that manages all of their personal finances.   We’re committed to doing the best work of our lives together. Come see if Digit is right for you.   What We Offer You:
  • Competitive salary and equity with robust equity refresh program
  • 100% paid medical, dental, & vision benefits
  • 100% paid life & disability insurance
  • Fertility reimbursement
  • Daily lunch stipend
  • Internet, commuter, and wellness benefits
  • Take what you need PTO policy
  • 401k plan
  • Flexible, hybrid work environment
  Digit is a proud equal opportunity employer and we believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is an imperative. We welcome people of different backgrounds, genders, races, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and perspectives. We don’t discriminate based upon any protected class and we encourage candidates of all identities and backgrounds to apply. Digit considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.   Digit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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