creditkarma logo

Senior Manager, Infrastructure Security Engineering

San Francisco, CA - Engineering Full-time
Credit Karma is a mission-driven company, focused on championing financial progress for our more than 100 million members in the U.S., Canada and U.K.  While we're best known for pioneering free credit scores, our members turn to us for tips as they work on their financial goals, including helping them monitor their credit, identity monitoring, searching for credit cards, shopping for loans (car, home and personal), filing their taxes with Credit Karma Tax and growing their savings* -- all for free. Credit Karma has grown significantly through the years: we've added more than 70 million members in the last five years alone and now have more than 1,100 employees across our offices in San Francisco, Charlotte, Los Angeles, Leeds, London and soon Oakland.

Security is a core value at Credit Karma. We help millions of people better manage their credit. Safeguarding their sensitive information is critical to our continued success. From the CEO down to each individual engineer, everyone views security as a personal responsibility. Your unique mission as Security Engineering Director will be to lead the security prevention and detection programs for the global enterprise.

*Banking services provided by MVB Bank, Inc., Member FDIC
What you’ll do:
  • Manage the multi-year roadmap for security initiatives focusing on Network, Endpoint, Cloud, and Security Engineering Products
  • Partner with multiple stakeholders across the business and engineering to ensure security initiatives are aligned with business and technology strategy.  Encourage strategic change and promote culture of proactive business transformation
  • Gather technical recommendations from multiple subject matter experts and make informed decisions
  • Provide strategic architectural guidance and decision making in implementing security controls and solutions
  • Promote the Security service catalog and ensure all teams know when and how to engage with Security
  • Develop metrics measuring program performance and present to key stakeholders
  • Present complex technical concepts to non-technical partners in order to promote value proposition of integrating security into every critical business process
  • What’s great about the role:
  • Carrying out two positive missions at the same time: helping people take back control of their credit and helping to keep their personal information safe
  • Solving frontier security problems at scale in a highly technology-focused team
  • Spending zero minutes convincing anyone why security is important - we all understand that very well already!
  • Manage and mentor engineering technology teams to provide a cohesive technical security voice and ensure all these teams are highly successful in delivering maximum value to the organization
  • Represent Credit Karma in industry events
  • What we are looking for:
  • 10+ plus years total with 5+ years experience leading infrastructure security in technology sectors--  experience in financial services a plus 
  • Proven track record of maturing security programs and initiatives
  • Keen understanding of multiple security concepts spanning Public Cloud, Network, Endpoint, and Security Engineering stacks
  • Experience successfully building security controls into a DevOps environment
  • Previous experience with public cloud and hybrid environments; Google Cloud preferred
  • Outstanding technical communication skills in multiple media, including technical design documentation, email, instant messaging, and videoconferencing, with all levels of the organization ranging from the board and CEO to individual software developers
  • Hands-on engagement in day-to-day implementation - there are no ivory towers for architects at Credit Karma

  • Equal Employment Opportunity

    Credit Karma is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that such an environment advances long-term professional growth, creates a robust business, and supports our mission of championing financial progress for everyone. We offer generous benefits and perks with a single eye to nourishing an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions of all and fosters diversity by supporting our internal Employee Resource Groups. We’ve worked hard to build an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and the opportunity for professional growth. As part of the Credit Karma team, your voice will be heard, your contributions will matter, and your unique background and experiences will be celebrated. 

    Credit Karma is also proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, veteran or military status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.