Plaid

Technical Program Manager - Security

Plaid

April 16, 2021

We believe the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and infrastructure developers need to create their own products. Today, thousands of companies such as Acorns, Stripe, and Venmo rely on Plaid to connect with the financial system; supporting millions of requests per day and thousands of bank integrations. Our goal is to give people more control over their finances and unlock financial freedom for everyone.
We’re looking for a Technical Program Manager to help us scale our Security team (including security operations, cloud security, product security, platform security, and abuse) at Plaid. Security is our highest priority strategic initiative and we’re looking for an experienced TPM to partner with our Head of Security to help shape the story and strategy of what security means to our business. In this role, you’ll be called upon to build security and privacy into everything we do internally and externally. You’ll create and manage the cohesive, low-friction systems and processes that enable all employees to elevate Plaid’s security posture.
We're guided by our principles, including a focus on impact, growing together, embracing openness and positivity, and inventing tomorrow; we’re looking for teammates who are motivated by those same principles. What excites you
    • Playing a crucial role in shaping the foundations and future of a rapidly growing Security organization.
    • Acting as the glue between multiple groups, functions, and vendors to build shared strategic understanding and ensure organizational alignment for Security initiatives.
    • Creating and driving programs to tighten the data security and governance over our internal data.
    • Building internal processes and managing programs that make a tangible and measurable impact on customers.
    • Exploring ways to improve existing processes through automation, simplification, and program delivery.
    • Managing multiple stakeholders and priorities simultaneously, and making the tough calls when needed. Turning incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous inputs into action plans.
What excites us
    • 5+ years in a technical capacity with 2+ years of security-specific technical experience.
    • Expertise in automating and scaling process, preferably processes related to risk mitigation and management.
    • Experience in building, implementing and maintaining engagement models and rolling out controls and policies.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to influence, convey, and distill complex technical information to different audiences
    • Demonstrated commitment to take accountability and responsibility for the success of programsSelf-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent attention to detail and process discipline.
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations@plaid.com.