Security Architect

Job Locations NL-Remote
Posted Date 4 months ago(17/10/2023 11:24)
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Org Level 2

Who we are

At Mambu, we believe that banking and financial services can change the world for the better. We also know that inflexible systems are slowing innovation and limiting impact. We’re on a mission to change that, to make banking work better for everyone. 


Join us as we bring banking and financial services technology into the digital-first world. Where our best-in-class, cloud-banking platform is igniting financial change globally. Where we are enabling our customers to build great banking experiences for their customers; in a faster, more flexible and more dependable way than ever before. 


If this mission drives you, if you are bold, curious, customer-obsessed and ready to embrace a challenge, then we want you on our team. 


At Mambu our people are the foundation! We prioritise continuous learning and development to empower Mambuvians for success and growth. We provide a learning budget by function for professional development and offer a comprehensive L&D program that enhances both technical expertise and soft skills.


Let’s rewrite the rules of banking together!


About the team

The Security Operations team at Mambu is dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of security across our operations. This team is at the forefront of designing and implementing security measures, ensuring that our infrastructure is resilient against threats, and fostering a culture of security awareness across the organization.

What you’ll do

  • Lead the Transformation:

    • Set ambitious yet achievable milestones for our security transformation journey.

    • Engage with cross-functional teams, including Principle Engineers and Product and Engineering Architects, ensuring alignment with broader organizational and security goals.

    • Monitor and report on transformation progress using defined KPIs, and adjust strategies as necessary.


  • Integrate DevSecOps:
    • Collaborate with development teams to embed security checks within CI/CD pipelines ensuring seamless security integrations.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of security integrations using pertinent metrics, and continuously improve our DevSecOps practices.
    • Regularly review and upgrade security toolsets based on performance metrics and evolving threats.
  • Assist with the Development of the SOC:
    • Assist in defining the structure, roles, and responsibilities within the Security Operations Center (SOC).
    • Collaborate with IT to ensure the necessary infrastructure and tools are in place for effective SOC operations.
    • Develop and refine a comprehensive incident response plan, ensuring swift and coordinated action during security events.
  • Stakeholder Engagement:
    • Organize regular touchpoints with business units, using metrics to demonstrate security performance and garner feedback.
    • Translate stakeholder feedback into actionable security initiatives improving our security posture.
    • Ensure transparency and open communication in security operations, building trust across the organization.
  • Performance Reviews:
    • Conduct regular performance reviews of security measures, identifying areas of improvement and recommending enhancements.
    • Work closely with Principle Engineers and Product and Engineering Architects to ensure security measures are robust and effective.
    • Use metrics to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations, driving continuous improvement.

What you’ll bring

  • Experience in Transformation:
    • Proven success in leading security transformation initiatives in fintech or related sectors, with a strong emphasis on metric-driven results.
    • Ability to navigate challenges and roadblocks using data-driven insights, ensuring project momentum.
    • Robust project management skills with a focus on KPI tracking and agile methodologies.
  • Tech-Savvy:
    • Proficiency in contemporary security tools, platforms, and industry standards such as ISO 27001, DORA, NIS2 and NIST frameworks.
    • Ability to evaluate, adopt, and implement new technologies based on performance metrics and security requirements.
  • Leadership:
    • Proven track record in leading, mentoring, and inspiring security teams with a focus on KPI-driven results.
    • Ability to foster a positive, inclusive, and high-performance team culture.
    • Strong decision-making skills with a capability to balance risk, compliance, and business agility.


Your colleagues would say:

  • You have curiosity and desire to find the truth comes first in every interaction.
  • You are not afraid to make mistakes and not to be always right.
  • You ask more questions than provide statements.

Your future

We aim to be the leading cloud-banking platform, powering the future of banking and igniting financial change globally. If you want to join a collaborative, inclusive team of experts changing the lives of billions, this is where you belong.


Let's connect!


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As part of the recruitment (or HR onboarding) process, you will be required to obtain authorized criminal background and credit screening results, as well as be queried against a sanctions/anti-money-laundering/counter terrorism financing/politically exposed persons screening service and your employment is conditional upon approval of these results.


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that many job seekers (including women, people of colour and people from diverse backgrounds) are reluctant to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. 


Here at Mambu we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Mambu is committed to working with and providing equal opportunities to people with disabilities. If you have a medical condition or disability which inhibits your ability to complete any part of the application process, and are in need of a reasonable adaptation of the process to accommodate your needs, please contact us at and let us know how we may assist you.



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