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  • Senior Application Security Architect

    Prosper Marketplace Inc

    Does owning an enterprise-level Application Security road map sound interesting? How about working within an industry (FinTech) which requires top-notch security practices? Are you interested in staying hands on, while overseeing a full portfolio of long-term security programs? If so, we'd like to get to know you better.


We are seeking a Senior Application Security Architect who will be the technology lead driving the architecture for the Application and Infrastructure security at Prosper.

Our next architect will partner with the Head of Information Security, work cross-functionally to identify, remediate and respond to threats that may arise against our web and mobile applications and infrastructure. We are looking for smart, self-driven engineers who want to be part of an innovative FinTech company with a mission to improve the financial well-being of its customer.

Who Are You?
7+ years of experience in security engineering/architecture roles
Candidates must be able to explain all vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the OWASP Top10, CWE25 to any audience and discuss effective defensive techniques
Experience with API security and related technologies such as OAuth and OpenID
Expertise with several key security technologies – Cisco Security products, Next-generation firewalls – Palo Alto Networks, DLP tools, SIEM, IDS/IPS, Certificate and key management tools, etc.
Candidates must have experience managing and planning multi‐year roadmaps
Experience in handling security projects
Self-drive, with an ability to approach problems in an innovative way and with a can-do attitude
Security or Network certification is desirable

What is in it for You?
In addition to working for a world-class FinTech company and having a lot of fun doing it, Prosper provides its employees with an excellent compensation and benefits plan. The plan includes incentive bonuses, stock options, company paid health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation time, 401k with employer match and even fitness reimbursement and commuting reimbursement benefits.


  • Take a lead role in assessing and defining the security architecture
  • Responsible for executing security related projects and programs
  • Closely collaborate with the engineering teams and drive key design choices made in the implementation of the product on a day-to-day basis
  • Integrate threat modelling, security tools, standards, and processes into the product lifecycle (PLC)
  • Drive security integration to CI/CD processes
  • Continuously evaluate, design and implement security solutions to improve the confidentiality, integrity and/or availability of the technology platform and customer data
  • Act as SME on multiple information security areas such as Network-Based Controls (i.e. Firewalls, Proxies, etc.), Data Protection, IAM, Endpoint Controls, Vulnerability Management, and Application Security
  • Manage and lead the investigation and resolution of security incidents as needed


  • Travel No travel
  • Incentives Both
  • Clearance & Citizenship No requirements
  • Remote Work No remote work
  • Education Bachelors Degree
  • Salary Range Not provided

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