Senior Information Security Analyst

BitPay

Alpharetta, GA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/09/2021
  • Website: bitpay.com
  • Company Address: 3423 Piedmont Road Northeast Suite 516, Atlanta, GA, 30305

About BitPay

The first and most experienced company in bitcoin payments, BitPay builds powerful tools for spending, accepting, and building with bitcoin.

Job Description

BitPay, Inc., founded in 2011, is the world’s leading blockchain (cryptocurrency) payments company, serving industry-leading merchants on six continents by providing a seamless, secure cryptocurrency payments experience. BitPay builds powerful tools for accepting, storing, and spending cryptocurrency securely. 

As a Senior Information Security Analyst, you will assist the Manager of Information Security with a wide variety of information technology and information security projects, technical operations, and process documentation, and you will leverage your knowledge to analyze and mitigate risk. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who would like to be a general information security practitioner at an innovative and fast-growing cryptocurrency fintech company.

Responsibilities

  • Measure risk and create and maintain policies and procedures to mitigate risk, using GRC tools and enterprise risk frameworks
  • Support external audits and risk assessments and perform internal audit functions (and, as such, interact with external auditors and regulators)
  • Oversee and enhance vendor management program
  • Oversee and enhance vulnerability management program
  • Educate employees on security risks and controls
  • Assist with day-to-day IT operations and information security incident management as needed
  • Any other job related duties 

Required

  • 6+ years of experience in information security and IT at a financial institution (e.g., bank, payments fintech)
  • Industry standard certification Security+, CISSP, or other relevant security certification 
  • General knowledge of information security program management and frameworks
  • Experience with various relevant areas of compliance (GLBA, SOC II, information security models and risk assessments, IT audits, vendor management, data breach and incident management)
  • Experience measuring risk and creating and documenting policies and procedures to mitigate risk, using GRC tools
  • Systems architecture and implementations (Enterprise, Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, DevOps)
  • Encryption and data protection
  • Experience with data analytics and logging infrastructure (e.g., Kibana/ElasticSearch), governance models, operations, engineering, security penetration testing and threat modeling 
  • Detail-oriented with solid communication, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a small department of an innovative and fast-paced company 
  • Self-starter mentality with ability to perform well under pressure, eager to learn and develop new skills
  • Team player with a good sense of humor
  • Able to work remotely
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar relevant field

Preferred

  • Experience working at a cryptocurrency fintech
  • Enthusiastic about cryptocurrency and disruptive technology; knowledgeable about blockchain technology and information security requirements relevant to fintechs
  • Located in Atlanta area or willing to relocate if deemed necessary in the future, with reasonable advance notice

What we offer

  • Work with an extraordinary team of smart, fun and highly motivated people
  • A competitive salary with comprehensive benefits and perks such as taking your pay in Bitcoin, home office allowance, fitness challenges, fun contests with cash awards and generous time off, including a sabbatical and the ability to choose your own holidays. 
  • Exciting, fast growing tech company with a global presence -- awesome learning and growth opportunities
  • Solve complex problems and make an impact every day
  • A remote-first company, with the option to work in our office in the beautiful, walkable restaurant/shopping district Avalon

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.