TransferWise is hiring a

Senior Security Specialist

London, United Kingdom

Senior Security Specialist

We're looking for a Senior Security Specialist to join our growing security team in London.

Your Mission

You will be working as part of the Security team in Security Program subteam. You will take ownership of global security policies and training materials. You will be improving and developing TransferWise security processes, employee awareness program and evidence gathering for IT audits. Together with Security Ops, Security Development, Compliance and Legal teams you will find new ways to keep our customers and TransferWise safe and compliant in all regions across the world.

A bit about you:

  • Passionate about CyberSecurity;
  • At least 5 years of experience working in CyberSecurity area;
  • Have strong communication skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts to other Wisers;
  • Previous experience with infosec standards such as ISO27001, SOC, PCI DSS;
  • Self-starter with a track record of successfully working with a wide array of functional groups across an organization and as well as working independently;
  • Have excellent attention to detail;
  • Are willing to travel, to work and learn with other teams;
  • Be excited to work in a high-growth company, and throw themselves fully into a revolution;
  • Be open, communicative, and fun to work with.

Nice to haves

  • Relevant Information Information Security qualification like CISSP, CISA;
  • Willingness to work towards relevant Information Security qualifications;
  • Confident understanding of Linux and MacOS;
  • Experience with Secure Development Lifecycle
  • Experience as a Security Architect for designing secure environments
  • Experience with our technical stack (;

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Choose your own path to success - you’ll have the freedom to define the vision and the responsibility for making it happen
  • Be flexible in how and where you work, we understand everyone needs a little something different so we’ll do our best to make it happen
  • Travel to work with our teams in our offices around the world
  • Inspire teams with your ideas, knowledge and self-starting attitude

A bit about TransferWise:

Since 2011, we’ve had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

We’re just at the beginning of our story and we’re growing at an incredible pace. We won’t stop until anyone, anywhere can send, spend and receive money wherever they are, whatever they’re doing. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.

Our People:

At TransferWise, you’ll be joining a movement of people who believe in a better, fairer, more transparent way of moving money around the world. You’ll collaborate to do your best work and take on problems that no one has looked at before.

If you’re keen to learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.

How we work:

At TransferWise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams. Teams stay closest to our customers, so they choose what problems to solve and where to spend the most time.

You’ll experience radical levels of ownership and empowerment within your role. Plus the opportunity to see the direct impact of your work on our customers.

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