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Senior Security Specialist

Creata il 23-07-2020
Location Tallinn


Who we are

TransferWise was founded in 2011 with a clear mission: Money without borders — so people and businesses can send and receive any currency effortlessly, whenever, wherever.

Sure, the heart of what we do is international money transfer. And we’re committed to making it instant, convenient and fair for millions of people, all over the world. But we’re growing our other products and our teams at an exciting pace. And we’re looking for the very best to jump on board.

What it’s really like to work here

At TransferWise, we do things a bit differently. There’s no corporate nonsense, and no old-fashioned hierarchy. Instead, we work in dozens of self-sufficient, autonomous teams. Think of them like start-ups within a start-up that learn from each other.

Each team picks the problems they want to solve. So there’s no micro-management. No hiding behind fancy job titles. And no one telling you what to do. You are your own boss. But you’ll get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues from all over TransferWise.

What you’ll be working on


You will be working as part of the Security team in our Security Program subteam. This team is focused on the GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) area of security. In this team you can make sure that trust of 8 million TransferWise customers is being kept by passing yearly ISO27001, SOC1, SOC2 audits and PCI DSS for company processing £4 billion in transactions every month. You are expected to help the external auditors with internal evidence gathering and making sure that any gaps are being addressed. You can work with regulations across the whole world and incorporate new requirements into our global policies. As we expand, Security Program team is helping business and banking teams with new regulators to prove that TransferWise is secure. You can influence the awareness of 2200+ employees with e-learns and classroom training. Together with Security Ops, Privacy, Compliance and Legal teams you will find new ways to keep our customers and TransferWise safe and compliant in all regions across the world.

Must haves


  • Passionate about Information Security;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Previous experience with implementing ISO27001, PCI DSS, SOC 2 or similar standard;
  • Knowledge and experience of Risk Management
  • Experience with drawing IT architecture and network diagrams;
  • At least basic knowledge of secure development and security principles in engineering
  • 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

  • Familiar with Mac terminal and Ubuntu;
  • Experience with any kind of GRC tools;
  • Relevant Information Information Security qualification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM;
  • Willingness to work towards relevant Information Security qualifications;
  • Experience with Secure Development Lifecycle;
  • Experience with our technical stack (


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