IT Security Manager

Riga, Latvia

Mintos, a leading and award-winning marketplace for investing in loans, is looking for an IT Security Manager to join our Engineering team!

At Mintos, we are providing investors with an opportunity to earn passive income on our easy to use marketplace. At the same time, we provide access to additional funding sources for international lending companies.

With more than €8 billion in loans funded, Mintos is the leading marketplace for investing in loans in continental Europe. Our work is recognized by the industry’s quality barometer AltFi, and votes from our investors made us the five-time winner of the AltFi's "People's Choice Award" (2016 - 2020). In 2020, Mintos raised the largest crowdfunding amount in the continental Europe, setting the new record on Crowdcube: we attracted more than 6100 retail investors who invested more than €6.5 million in Mintos.
Today, we work on our mission to make Mintos the primary financial relationship for the next generation of investors. Our growth environment can be a perfect place to launch your next career move, in the company of our great #mintospeople team!

In Engineering, we own IT infrastructure and empower software development by using automation and cloud for our teams and customers providing secure and maintainable services.

In our work, we are guided by “Mintos virtues”

  • Pursue learning and growth
  • Default to transparency
  • Be an owner
  • Execute the work
  • Think customer 

If our virtues speak to you, then it’s time for you to speak to us. 

Test yourself: are we an ideal match?

It’s important that you are an analytical thinker, with great attention to detail. Your conclusions will be evidence-based and data-driven. You have great communication skills and build relationships across the teams quickly. This is a perfect opportunity to accelerate your career in one of the region’s hottest fintech companies.

What will you do?

As the IT Security Manager, you will own and maintain the company's vision, strategy, and program to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected. You will work to identify, develop, implement, and maintain processes across the company to reduce information and information technology (IT) risks. You will have the opportunity to grow within the position. 

You will:

  • Be responsible for information security-related compliance in two FCMC regulated companies.
  • Establish appropriate standards and controls, manage security technologies, and direct the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures. 
  • Support software development process from a security perspective.
  • Perform regular IT Security risk assessment.
  • Perform regular software security audits.
  • Control and mitigate security risks for new product development.
  • Process, solve and register security incidents according to law and regulation.
  • Provide expertise for companies on security-related matters.
  • Educate company’s employees on IT security related matters.

What you will need to know/have:

  • Proven experience as security manager or similar position (2+ years)
  • Knowledge of related security standards and laws
  • Experience in risk management
  • University degree
  • Industry knowledge about tendencies and issues
  • Understanding of cloud technologies and their security implications
  • Experience using relevant technology and equipment
  • Experience in reporting and emergency response planning
  • Good knowledge of security protocols and procedures
  • Solid understanding of budgeting and statistical data analysis

What we would like for you to have:

  • Track record working on internet-facing business with internal software development
  • Experience of working in regulated industries
  • Skills not only in process management but also hands-on testing
  • Technical background, ideally software development or systems administration

What we offer: 

  • You’ll make great things. We offer a ground-floor opportunity to do influential work that changes the world as we know it.
  • You’ll matter. Every role in Mintos is important and everyone brings value to our daily tasks. 
  • Your wellbeing is important. We strongly rely on individual ownership and accountability, but we’re there to support you in your work  - we want you to enjoy your job, not stress about it.
  • You’ll have a life. We have flexible vacation and remote work policy: do your best work, and take time off when you need it.
  • You’ll get care and attention. Mintos provides health insurance, development programs, and support with work-related well-being (eye-care, physiotherapy, etc.).  
  • You’ll like your environment. We guarantee a team of truly great co-workers, a remote-friendly workplace and the equipment, software and other technical and office supplies that will make your work and life easier.

Compensation:

Salary: € 2 000 - 5 500 per month gross, and numerous additional benefits.

We believe in what we do and we hire people who own the work they do. This mutual assurance is sealed with the Mintos stock options given to all our employees from the first day of joining Mintos.

Mintos is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance with the interview due to a disability, please write to  people@mintos.com

By applying to this position, you agree that the personal information you shared will be processed by the Mintos Group for the purpose of recruitment and saved for the period of 2 years, and you agree to receive our future vacancies to your email. Your personal data will not be disclosed to the third parties and/or used for any other purposes without your consent.

To apply, please send your CV or a link to your LinkedIn profile to people@mintos.com and include “IT Security Manager” in the subject field or apply here. We look forward to hearing from you!

IT Security Manager

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