Infrastructure Security Engineer

About The Role

SoFi is seeking an experienced Information Security professional to further its Network Security program. The ideal candidate comes with a strong background in solutions to mitigate infrastructure-level threats and scale security monitoring.

As a member of the Information Security function, you will be part of a team of highly skilled engineers tuned-in to threat research and technical innovation. You will work closely with engineering teams and other business functions to tackle complex technical problems and secure the SoFi products.

SoFi is a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services. Recently ranked as one of the fastest growing fin tech companies in the Bay Area, SoFi is nearly 600+ employees strong. As the only fintech firm to secure a $1 billion funding round, SoFi offers the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team.


  • Lead security engineering and architecture for core infrastructure
  • Drive the implementation and improvements of authentication and encryption services
  • Operate the security monitoring infrastructure
  • Perform internal and partner security assessments
  • Define security standards and help harden infrastructure

Minimum qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • 2 years of relevant experience in network or cloud security
  • Strong knowledge of network-based and system-level attacks and mitigations
  • Practical experience in security engineering, applied cryptography, PKI, SSL/TLS and authentication protocols such as OAuth and RADIUS
  • Secure password management, Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor authentication
  • Log management, security events correlation and monitoring
  • Self-starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience developing security tools or software development experience (Java, Perl, Python, etc)
  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) security
  • Experience with data tokenization
  • Collaboration with Managed Security Services Providers
  • Offensive security or Red Teaming experience
  • Incident response or computer forensics experience


  • Catered lunches, a fully stocked kitchen, and subsidized gym membership.
  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses.
  • A flexible vacation policy allows you to truly relax and reboot.
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life insurance as well as disability benefits.
  • 100% of health, vision, and dental premiums paid by SoFI for employees and their dependents.
  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning.
  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year.
  • Monthly contribution to help you pay off your student loans.


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