Director of Information Security at AutoFi | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Engineering

About AutoFi:

AutoFi is the leading commerce platform for end-to-end digital automotive sales and financing, powering billions of dollars in transactions every year through a network of top lenders. Our cloud-based pricing platform and APIs offer customizable solutions to power prequalification and financing for the largest automotive brands in the industry.

We are funded for years of future growth and backed by investors including Crosslink Capital, Santander Holdings USA, SVB Financial Group, Ford, BMW iVentures and Mouro Capital. AutoFi recently raised an $85 million dollar financing at a nearly $700 million valuation to double down on our mission to bring joy and trust to the automotive market. You can read more about our recent financing [here]( Closes-85-Million-in-Funding-to-Accelerate-Growth).

After producing four consecutive years of 100% revenue growth, the AutoFi team in 2021 more than doubled in headcount, while our platform processed more than one million automotive financing requests that resulted in more than $3 billion in vehicle sales. Our recent round of funding will fuel continued growth, enabling us to keep innovating on behalf of our dealer, OEM, lender and enterprise clients.

Our team is diverse - spread out across the U.S. and Canada, we have backgrounds from finance and technology as well as deep experience in all areas of the auto space. We’re empathetic, gritty, curious, and humble owners of this business and are supported by some of the biggest names in the auto and financial industries as commercial partners. We’ve never been more excited about the opportunity in front of us to help transition the auto industry from offline to online. If changing a trillion-dollar industry sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you. Read more about joining us here.

About the Role:

AutoFi is looking for a passionate and driven Director of Information Security. You will work closely with internal and third-party Business groups providing Risk Management and supporting Audit. The successful candidate is one who loves working across many stakeholders, including internal and external customers, to design solutions for complex compliance challenges. You should be a technically experienced and innovative security, compliance, and audit professional who has the ability to understand IT processes, communicate clearly and transparently with customers, and to be able to drive innovative process changes through multiple organizations and teams.


Develop understanding of regulated industry compliance requirements and communicate how our control activities meet global regulatory obligations.

Liaise with customers, regulators and auditors, articulate control implementation, and describe considerations for applying security and compliance concepts to monitor, evaluate, and continuously improve the organization by being a trusted advisor, facilitator and creative problem solver.

Gain a deep understanding and knowledge of the assigned division’s IT SOX risks and controls

Critically assess the design of the controls and understand the underlying technology

Assist the control owners during walk-thrus and testing and help with any blocking issue of requests

Perform Service Organization Control (SOC 1,2 &3) reviews of significant financial and IT related services

Required Qualifications:

Advanced degree in related area of study (Computer Science, Engineering, Cyber Security, IT Security Management).

Familiarity with cloud computing, technology risks, security and outsourcing.

Strong IT technical skills including application/database/cloud security

Recent technology experience or other fast paced environment is required

2-3 years of IT SOX audit experience including cloud risk and controls

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree in computer science, cybersecurity, or related field

2-3 years of IT SOX audit experience including cloud risk and controls

CPA, CISA, CISSP or similar certification a plus

Prior Automotive or Fin Tech experience

AutoFi is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Director of Information Security
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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