Oportun. Inc

Sr. Security Manager

Req No.
Regular Full-Time
Remote / WFH
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The Sr. Security Manager will be part of our Security services function and be responsible for leading security service pods for Oportun’s Security organization. This is a delivery focused role where you will work across security teams to deliver data driven security services to our internal customers.


You will embrace agile behaviors while enabling Oportun’s business through security at speed and scale, while ensuring regulatory compliance by working proactively across the enterprise to implement practices & behaviors that meet Oportun’s defined policies and standards for information security risk management.


You will maintain a team of high performers and invest in their career growth. You have and will continue to build an excellent technical aptitude, leadership skills, and business acumen. Excellent communications, strong interpersonal awareness, attention to detail, and the ability to foster cooperation and trust across groups are key success factors for this role. 


  • Help lead security service pods across Oportun’s Security organization
  • Build high performing teams that deliver solutions to reduce risk, protect the business and enable growth
  • Work with our Security functional leaders to fulfill our roadmap while delivering data driven security services to our internal customers
  • Collect, analyze and report on security metrics using continuous automation
  • Enable an agile and frictionless organization by demonstrating agile behaviors
  • Provide security subject matter expertise to diverse teams through security consultation for risk analysis, remediation and solution development for countermeasures
  • Align technical and operational compliance with Information Security policies, standards, and guidelines across the enterprise
  • Foster a team culture that models inclusivity, diversity, transparency and delivery excellence


  • 7+ years of experience with a demonstrated track record of success in information security, risk management, compliance auditing and / or penetration testing
  • 5+ years of experience in building and scaling diverse, inclusive, and high-performing security teams
  • Relevant Information Security Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, QSA or CEH
  • 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 cloud 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 regulatory and industry standards such as PCI DSS, CIS Controls, NIST CSF, SOC 2, etc.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional partnerships and relationships
  • 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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