Experienced Security Engineer
Product Security
Updated on 2/27/2024
Plaid

1,001-5,000 employees

Developer of fintech infrastructure & APIs
Company Overview
Plaid is focused on democratizing financial services through technology. They build beautiful consumer experiences, developer-friendly infrastructure, and intelligent tools that give everyone the ability to create amazing products that solve big problems.
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$739M

Founded

2013

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

7%
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Kubernetes
Communications
Management
AWS
CategoriesNew
IT & Security
Requirements
  • 7+ years of experience in implementing and leading product security controls and processes like secure SDLC, security champions, VM, bug bounty, threat and risk assessment, etc.
  • Excel in secure architecture and development concepts.
  • Hands on skill in building developer centric security solutions.
  • Expertise in areas like shift-left, secure development, vulnerability management and risk management.
  • Knowledge of securing applications deployed using docker, kubernetes, and public cloud like AWS.
  • Strong in both upward and downward communication of security updates and reports.
  • Experience in using security testing tools like Burp.
  • Have deployed common application security testing tools for early vulnerability management at scale.
  • Familiar with OWASP top 10 and CWE top 25 standards.
Responsibilities
  • Lead product security processes and controls focused on secure development and vulnerability remediation of Plaid products.
  • Lead secure design and threat modeling exercises with product and development teams and provide feedback during all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Partner with engineering teams to identify and solve complex security problems.
  • Conduct thorough technical security assessments and provide expert security opinion to minimize risk in Plaid products.
  • Conduct security testing during product development and in the production environment.
  • Maintain and create secure development practices and programs for our engineering teams and external developers.
  • Understand global events and trends to influence key technical decisions and ensure the security of Plaid products
  • Scaling the impact of security teams by mentoring security engineers.
  • Build training programs to educate the engineering team in secure development concepts.