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Head of Security Operations

IT, Operations
Austin, TX, USA · New York, NY, USA · park city, ut, usa · Remote
Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2024

About the role:

Behind many of life’s most important transactions — buying a house, applying for a mortgage, getting a small business loan, or refinancing a credit card — is a network of credit relationships. Setpoint provides critical infrastructure for relationships between the world’s largest banks, credit funds and capital markets counterparties. We’re building trust in this system of credit.

Setpoint is looking for a Head of Security Operations to join our team!

This is an opportunity to have a big impact and own the security operations across the organization. You will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, and welcome the dynamic environment that comes with a fast growing company. This role reports directly to the Head of Technology.

Who will love this job:

  • A problem-solver - you can quickly get to expert status in new areas, understand what’s most important and solve problems
  • A process driver - you can build and design repeatable solutions
  • A data-driven thinker - you can use data and analysis to drive decision making
  • A multi-tasker – you can manage multiple priorities across SecOps and DevOps to own security and related infrastructure
  • Enjoys being in a scrappy and faced paced environment, working on projects across the organization to enhance our security posture

What you’ll do:

  • Define and develop Setpoint’s security standards and playbook
  • Analyze IT security policies, recommend new practices, and oversee program, including SSO, access controls, document storage and retention, etc.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive security strategies that align with Setpoint's business objectives
  • Oversee day-to-day security operations, including access control, threat detection, incident response, vulnerability management, and security monitoring
  • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Develop and implement mitigation strategies to reduce risks and enhance the overall security posture
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure security is integrated into all aspects of the business
  • Communicate security policies, procedures, and best practices to all employees and stakeholders
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity trends, tools, and technologies
  • Evaluate and implement new security technologies and solutions to enhance Setpoint's security capabilities

You should have:

  • 7+ years of security engineering and SecOps experience in a fast paced startup or fintech company
  • Deep understanding of security principles, threat landscape, and security technologies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience with setting up and maintaining security frameworks and standards such as SOC2, GDPR, PCI-DSS, etc.
  • Deep personal motivation to be at the forefront of technology security

About Setpoint:

Setpoint provides purpose-built capital and technology to asset-backed borrowers and lenders. Our platform is the funding operating system for originators: it verifies and stores documents; automates critical calculations and compliance reporting; and digitizes assets like homes or cars. Setpoint’s technology makes warehouse transactions instant and error free.

In December 2022, Setpoint announced a $43M Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Stonecroft, 75andSunny, FifthWall, 645 Ventures, NextView Ventures, LiveOak Venture Partners, Vesta Ventures, and ATX Venture Partners.

For all our employees, we offer a full slate of benefits from competitive salaries, stock options, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, disability coverage, and flexible vacation. Setpoint has offices in Austin, New York, and Park City, UT and we’re currently hiring remote team members for specific roles.

Setpoint provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.