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Full-Time

Director – Security Engineering

Hybrid

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Octane

Octane

201-500 employees

Provides financing for powersports vehicles

Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Expert

Irving, TX, USA

Category
Cybersecurity
IT Project Management
IT & Security
Required Skills
Agile
JIRA
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Cybersecurity or Computer Science or related degree strongly preferred
  • 10+ years experience in Security, systems or software engineering, 5+ years in a lead or manager capacity and managing geographically dispersed team supporting a hybrid workforce with multiple office locations in different time zones
  • Growth mindset for self and team
  • Experienced interacting with senior management; ability to demonstrate critical thinking and thought leadership.
  • Proven track record of effectively developing direct reports through continual feedback, goal-setting, and growing them through the ranks of an engineering organization
  • Experience managing teams of 3 direct reports or more
  • Advanced understanding of modern security, software development practices and methodologies, and the ability to roll up your sleeves and contribute when necessary
  • Experience directly working on or managing a team working on mission-critical production systems and high-volume applications
  • Demonstrated ability to attract, identify, and mentor top engineering talent
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GSEC, CCSP, CEH and OSCP
  • Familiarity and experience with NIST-800, ISO 27001, SSAE18 SOC2 standards
Responsibilities
  • Mentor team members, be vested in their growth and development, and monitor other team staffing needs
  • Engage with 3rd party vendors to determine root cause of problems when appropriate. Design and run reports to catalog and diagnose malfunctions that continue to occur.
  • Manage IT & Security projects in Jira and be familiar with agile methodologies
  • Check and confirm the accuracy of the work performed and the methods used by engineering staff
  • Design and implement innovations that improve project velocity, infrastructure resiliency, security, and data availability while maintaining our existing systems
  • Respond to outages and security incidents with a timely and efficient resolution and participate in non-office-hours support on-call rotation of production cloud infrastructure and applications
  • Demonstrate our company cultural values by engaging in diversity of people and ideas, seeking the truth and test assumptions, and ruthlessly prioritizing
  • Own business outcomes through a balance of speed, creativity, and relentless high bar for quality
  • Act as the last line of defense for quality control, best practices and effective design strategies
  • Bring both technical acuity and leadership skills to build a high-performing team
  • Partner with stakeholders to help your team understand their mission and how they fit in with the overall business goals; define and execute your team’s long-term strategy and quarterly roadmap

Octane is an excellent place to work for those interested in the fusion of finance and advanced technology. The company specializes in instant financing for powersports vehicles and outdoor power equipment, employing cutting-edge technology and sophisticated risk strategies to enhance the digital buying experience. Employees at Octane thrive in an environment that values innovative approaches to lending and customer service, positioning themselves at the forefront of digital financial services in a niche market.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$896.5M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

7%