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Mambu is the leading SaaS core banking engine. If you’re a customer of the largest digital bank in the EU, then you’ve probably interacted with our platform and didn't even know it. We are at the heart of what makes digital banks and lenders work - the system that processes banking transactions and updates accounts and other financial records from deposits to loans and credit balances. But Mambu is different.  We are not just cloud-native, lean and flexible - we are helping to revolutionise financial services globally. We are in a growth phase and we’ve only just begun.

To help us on our mission, we bring together people with the best skills and attitude. It doesn’t matter where you are from, what matters is the impact you have and your passion to make a difference. We are looking for an Infrastructure Security Lead to join our global Platform and Reliability Engineering team and ensure secure infrastructure operations, containment of infrastructure security incidents that may harm the company, and constantly improve the maturity level of Mambu’s infrastructure security.

What is expected of you?

  • 1. Infrastructure Security Staff is effective in enabling Service Reliability Engineers, System Owners, and Managers to produce and maintain secure systems
  • Management of infrastructure security objectives, projects, processes, training programs, and tools
  • Drive communities, and run informing campaigns to motivate and evangelize a security first mindset

  • 2. Understanding of customer requirements regarding infrastructure security
  • Explanation of infrastructure security controls in customer conversations
  • Understanding of customer needs regarding infrastructure security and together with engineers identification of solutions to address gaps

  • 3. Verifiable and transparent infrastructure security
  • Documented infrastructure security standard, and controls
  • Presentation of effectiveness of security controls in audits (internal and external)
  • Strategy for verification and assurance of infrastructure security is defined and overseen, e.g. by penetration tests, bug bounty program, security benchmarks (e.g. CIS) and automated compliance checks, infrastructure vulnerability scans, etc.

  • 4. Infrastructure Security Analysts are productive
  • Hiring and people management of Infrastructure Security Analysts
  • Impediments for Infrastructure Security Analysts are removed
  • On-boarding and mentoring for Infrastructure Security Analysts
  • Promotion of an inclusive culture, engineering and security are becoming a homogeneous organism

You need to have?

  • Security practitioner: Knowledge of information security principles and their application in SaaS solutions (ie. cloud computing, web applications, networking). Knowledge of secure infrastructure as code, networking, container, operating system, and cloud service provider practices. Experience in conducting information security risk assessments and threat modeling for the infrastructure aspect of distributed, complex systems. Experience working in a research and development environment.

  • Lean & Agile Engineering Mindset: Automation comes first. Constantly working on increasing security and adjusting practice and processes to support continuous flow and business delivery.

  • Engineer by heart: Solid hands on background in systems engineering

  • Learner vs. Knower attitude: Curiosity and desire to find the truth comes first in every interaction. Not afraid to make mistakes and not to be always right. Asks more questions than provides statements.

  • Hacker attitude: Driven by taking things apart. 

  • People Growth Oriented: People management skills, able to understand people's ambitions and align them to organization needs and offer constant guidance and feedback for achieving them.

  • Servant Leader: Leadership skills, in regards to establishing trust, transparency and achieving goals. Able to connect both external and internal inputs and provide clarity and adjustments in defining the way of working

  • Proactive Attitude: Suggests and implements changes based on “connecting the dots” on things that come up repeatedly. Find creative elegant solutions for issues in close collaboration with the teams without introducing security as a blocker.

  • Calm under pressure: The ability to thrive in fast-paced environments. Maintains stable performance and can-do attitude when under pressure or stress. Prepares team with “fire drill exercises” to do the right thing when there is “fire”.

  • Honesty & integrity: Does not cut corners with regards to ethics. Earns trust and maintains confidence. Does what is right. Speak plainly and truthfully.
Your future at Mambu

We are a diverse group of Mambuvians, and we are growing fast across 30 countries and 6 continents (not enough banks on Antarctica!). Our eyes are on the future, and we believe we can achieve our mission together by working agile, harnessing the latest technology and having a positive impact for future generations by improving the environment we are in.
Mambuvians own their career growth, but we like to celebrate our successes together. We’ve got your back on your health, body and mind. Whether it’s our flexible hours or locations, or our 4-day work week over a 3 month period. You work 4 days a week, but get paid for 5! As a member of the Amsterdam team, you will have access to:
- Corporate pension
- Free lunch served in the office
- Transportation (19 cents/km, or NS card)
- In the office: softdrinks, fruit, nuts & snacks
- Training & development personal budget

As part of the recruitment (or HR onboarding) process, you will be required to obtain authorized criminal background and credit screening results, and your employment is conditional upon approval of these results.

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Mambuvians come from over 30 countries across six continents. Over the years we have become increasingly diverse in perspectives and ideas. To us, diversity is a company-wide value, and a strategy to boost productivity and to leave a positive, global impact on our industry. From Europe to Asia, and the Americas - Mambuvians are experts at collaborating globally.

We are a no nonsense company that loves a good challenge and is fostering a culture of a great work-life balance. Our perks range from a 4-day-working-week in summer, to extraordinary team getaways.

Building on collaboration and trust, we created a true ownership culture, which is integral to our success. We help and empower each other to make decisions that can have a lasting impact on our business, and influence thousands of customers and millions of their end users world-wide. Are you up for it?

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