Oportun. Inc

Sr. Security Engineer - Enterprise Security

Req No.
Regular Full-Time
Remote / WFH
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Oportun is looking for a Sr. Security Engineer to join our Security Engineering Team. This experienced engineer will help to maintain and to improve our enterprise security posture. The right candidate will be a balance between a technical expert and a person who can understand and support Oportun’s business priorities and risk appetite. This individual must operate with a high degree of autonomy, accountability and maturity.


The Sr. Security Engineer will be a part of high performing CISO organization that delivers solutions to reduce technical risk, protect the business and enable growth. This is an individual contributor role with the option of being fully remote and reports to the Director of Security. Technical aptitude, multi-tasking, and strong interpersonal skills and the ability to foster cooperation and trust across groups are key success factors for this role. 


  • Install, configure, integrate, and train others on enterprise security solutions
  • Identify and help remediate enterprise security vulnerabilities
  • Define and implement appropriate policies for enterprise security solutions
  • Conduct security risk assessments and help manage remediation plans to completion
  • Own enterprise security architecture in collaboration with other team members and functional areas
  • Assist in the investigation and remediation of security incidents and issues
  • Consult on and provide security requirements for critical projects and initiatives
  • Conduct technical research when necessary and contribute to our enterprise security strategy
  • Develop positive partnerships and work closely with other team members and stakeholders to align and execute on infrastructure changes in a secure manner to support the organization’s tools, apps, and processes
  • Work closely with information technology teams and provide enterprise security guidance
  • Participate in simulated attacks to assess the organization's cyber resiliency


  • 6+ years of Information Security experience
  • Relevant Enterprise Security certifications such as CCNA/CCNP Security, CISSP, SANS GIAC, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering from a four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education, and/or work experience
  • Proven track record of delivering solutions at scale while leveraging Secure-SDLC practices.
  • Experience with modern agile engineering approaches and focus on operational excellence.
  • Data-driven approach to decision making, in day-to-day leadership and strategic tradeoff analyses
  • Experience with SIEM (SumoLogic, QRadar, Splunk), scripting or programming, and automation
  • Experience with regulatory and industry standards such as PCI DSS, CIS Controls, NIST CSF, SOC 2, etc.
  • Flexible, self-motivated, and results-oriented team player with the ability to handle multiple priorities in a dynamic, global environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and oral / written communication skills





Company Overview


Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT) is a financial services company and digital platform that provides responsible consumer credit to hardworking people in the United States. Using A.I.-driven models that are built on years of proprietary customer insights and billions of unique data points, we have extended millions of loans and billions of dollars in affordable credit to consumers, the majority of whom live in low-and moderate-income communities. Since about half of our new customers come to Oportun without a FICO score, we play a key role in the communities we serve by being able to offer them an affordable and credit-building alternative to payday and auto title lenders. In recognition of our responsibly designed products which help consumers build their credit history, Oportun has been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) since 2009.


With headquarters in California and a remote-first corporate culture, our 3,000+ team members work in Oportun locations and remotely throughout the United States, Mexico, and India.  Our global operations include our Mexico contact centers and administrative offices, our India technology development center, and our US corporate, technology, and retail operations.


We feel privileged to have been named a “Top Workplace” by the Bay Area News Group for three years running, one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the World for 2020 and recognized as a TIME Magazine 2018 Genius Company for our impact in helping to reinvent the future of lending. For the last three consecutive years, we have been titled Top Workplace by the Bay Area News Group.



Working at Oportun means enjoying a differentiated experience of being part of a team that fosters a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where we all feel a sense of belonging and are encouraged to share our perspectives. This inclusive culture is directly connected to our organization's performance and ability to fulfill our mission of delivering affordable credit to those left out of the financial mainstream. We celebrate and nurture our inclusive culture through our employee resource groups and our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Council.



We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider all qualified applicants for employment opportunities without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, caste, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other category protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.


We encourage you to apply for this position even if you do not match all the qualifications listed for this position. At Oportun, we will consider all experience on a candidate’s application, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.


We will also consider those with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of applicable laws in the locations where the role will be based such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance when hiring for roles in locations with such laws.


We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the application or interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to talent@oportun.com. Please include your name and preferred method of contact in your email. Please also note that this email address is for requests for assistance only and not for the submission of applications or resumes, which will not be considered through this channel.


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