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Cybersecurity Risk Director

First Line of Defense

Posted on 7/11/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Offers comprehensive digital financial services

Financial Services
Data & Analytics
Venture Capital


Cottonwood Heights, UT, USA

IT & Security
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 12+ years of relevant technology ownership, operational risk management, regulatory, examination, or internal audit experience
  • Strong understanding of control frameworks, implementation methodologies, and risk assessments
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience leading and developing team members
  • Experience in banking and/or fintech industry, including regulatory experience
  • Proven success building and implementing control programs
  • Exceptional data visualization skills
  • Knowledge of cloud controls and cloud controls frameworks
  • Self-motivated with strong collaboration and influencing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks and competing priorities, meet deadlines, and adapt to change
  • Excellent critical and creative thinking, decision-making, and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Develop and maintain a risk-based cyber control program
  • Create and enforce methodologies and requirements across the 1LOD
  • Develop, implement, and maintain cybersecurity policies, standards, and procedures
  • Manage the TPRM program for vendor compliance
  • Prepare and deliver reporting to senior leadership and governance committees
  • Develop and deliver cybersecurity training programs
  • Work closely with senior leadership to support control environment maturation
  • Lead a team for risk-based control implementation and monitoring
  • Identify and implement control automation and validation strategy
  • Own the design, development, and testing of information systems
  • Own the cyber risk management process

SoFi offers a range of modern financial products and services, utilizing innovative technologies to support borrowing, saving, spending, investing, and financial protection, enabling financial independence and goal attainment. The company leverages technology to provide comprehensive financial solutions, focusing on innovative methods to support its offerings.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



You’re taken care of. SoFi employees receive comprehensive health, vision, dental, life insurance, and disability benefits—as well as flexible time off, fitness, fertility, and family planning options.

Realize your ambitions. We want to help our employees achieve financial freedom, just like our members. That’s why we contribute $200 per month toward your student loans to help pay down your debt—plus free financial classes.

Never stop learning. We offer frequent training, mentorship opportunities, and leadership programs to develop our people. We also cover tuition costs for approved programs, up to $5,250 per year.