• Location
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • May. 24, 2021
  • Function
  • Business Intelligence
  • Sector
  • Fintech

At Plaid, our mission is to unlock financial freedom for everyone. Founded in 2012, we’ve helped tens of millions of consumers live a better financial life and thousands of developers build the new wave of financial technology. Our customers range from companies like Stripe, Coinbase and Square to Fortune 500 enterprises like American Express and PayPal. To date, Plaid has raised $725M of capital from prominent venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz, Index, Spark and NEA, as well as global financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs and Citi.

The Risk Team at Plaid is a cross functional team whose responsibility is to enable the business by mitigating risks and maintaining controls that ensure trust in the platform.

Plaid sits in the middle of this ecosystem, and we’re the gateway used by our customers to build, launch, and scale FinTech applications that democratize financial services. In this role, you will be responsible for helping Plaid scale our Customer Ecosystem Risk Management activities by performing security compliance reviews of our customers, and helping Plaid expand our Security Assurance capabilities. This role requires subject matter expertise in Information Security Compliance frameworks, security compliance audits, and vendor management.

What Excites You

  • Being part of a highly evolving cross functional team in a rapidly growing organization
  • Having a significant impact on the future of financial services
  • Performing security compliance audits across the vast spectrum of customers in the Plaid ecosystem
  • Helping Plaid operationalize our security compliance roadmap
  • Being a trusted partner for cross functional teams on all matters related to security assurance and compliance
  • Building and maintaining highly effective cross functional relationships in a product focused organization

What Excites Us

  • Working knowledge of security assurance and trust frameworks (AICPA Trust Service Criteria, NIST, ISO27001, ISO27018, ISO27701, CSA STAR, and others)
  • Ability to ship high quality (1) security compliance assessments of customers in the ecosystem, (2) assessments of Plaid vendors, and (3) internal gap assessments against security assurance and trust frameworks (ISO27001, ISO27018, ISO27701)
  • Ability to support the development and implementation of a remediation strategy
  • Ability to work effectively with cross functional stakeholders from GTM, Product, and Financial Access teams
  • Exceptional attention to detail, an eye for operational excellence, and the capacity to execute and iteratively improve operational processes.
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