Director, IT

Ponto is building the financial infrastructure to power the next generation of wallets, banks, and financial services by integrating local economies into the global financial system. Our mission is to power and provide access to the best financial experiences anywhere in the world, enabling the vast population of unbanked individuals across the globe to participate in the global economy.

We're looking for an experienced IT leader with a deep understanding of threat vectors and cybersecurity practices, who can design and implement our internal security systems, and who can eventually grow and lead an IT team. Our team is diverse, empathetic, and mission-driven. Our ideal teammate is one who is rigorous and seeks to uphold the highest bar for information security at Ponto, while sharing our drive to effect positive change.

In your role at Ponto, you will:

  • Drive our security roadmap to keep Ponto's and our customers' data safe.
  • Setup and manage our 2FA system, VPN, internal access control systems, and any other security infrastructure.
  • Manage security-related incidents.
  • Implement automated auditing systems to enforce strict security practices across engineering.
  • Work with a diverse, talented, and kind group of people with many different roles in performing all of the above.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working in information security, with a deep understanding of security threat detection, mitigation, and prevention.
  • Familiarity with software security tools and practices.
  • An inclusive, collaborative, and respectful attitude, along with great critical thinking and problem solving abilities.

We offer:

  • Best-in-class benefits package
  • Meaningful and significant equity in a fast-growing startup
  • Untracked vacations policy, with an annual minimum
  • New parent leave
  • Relocation support
  • A world-class environment in which to learn and do your best work
  • A commitment to remote-first tooling

We look forward to hearing from you

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Started in San Francisco, Ponto will grow to a number of locations worldwide. We believe our offices exist to allow us to share our energy and support our social and emotional journey together. At the same time, talented people don't all exist in one place. We are committed to remote-first practices and are looking for individuals keen to refine and develop this culture. We encourage applications from wherever you are in the world. Interested? Come join us!

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