Senior Manager, Governance, Risk and Compliance at Prosper Marketplace | Powderkeg

Location: United States

Employment Type: Full-Time Employee

Team: Information Security

About Us

Founded in 2005 as the first peer-to-peer marketplace lending platform in the U.S., Prosper was built on a simple idea: connect people who want to borrow money with those who want to invest. Since inception, Prosper has helped more than a million people gain access to affordable credit with over $20 billion in loans originated through its platform. Our mission is to help our customers advance their financial well-being through a variety of products including personal loans, home equity lines of credit (HELOC) and credit card. Our diverse culture rewards accountability and cross functional teamwork because we believe this encourages innovative thinking and helps us deliver on our mission.

We’re on a mission to hire the very best, and we are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere. It is important to us that every hire connects with our vision, mission, and core values. Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all!

About Our Technology Team

We are aggressively growing our Technology team to support our various financial products. The ideal candidate is passionate about learning the Fintech domain and delivering cutting-edge, high-quality solutions to solve business problems. We utilize a progressive, test-driven, Agile development methodology that places a high premium on communication, teamwork, sound design and clean implementation.

Our Values

Diversity expands opportunities

_Collaboration creates better solutions _

Curiosity fuels our innovation

Integrity defines all our relationships

_Excellence leads to longevity _

_Simplicity guides our user experience _

Accountability at all levels drives results

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Prosper is continuing to grow our team during the COVID-19 pandemic, conducting fully remote hiring and onboarding processes. Our philosophy as a business is to approach the COVID-19 situation with empathy and urgency. Prosper’s top priority is the health and safety of our employees and of the communities we serve, including our customers, partners, prospects, and candidates. ** In accordance with this priority, along with our legal responsibility to provide and maintain a workplace that is safe and free of known hazards, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all of our employees to receive vaccinations, unless they have an approved accommodation.**

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The Role

We are seeking an Information Security and Compliance Senior Manager to play a key role in the oversight and coordination of security audit and compliance- related functions. This individual will interface with all departments and must exhibit an ability to work cross-functionally. Above all other factors, we are looking for smart, driven candidates who want to be part of a culture of innovation and creativity as we develop and define the peer-to-peer lending market.

If you are a passionate GRC professional who is interested in driving our GRC practice, please read on!

Problems You Will Solve

  • Develop Prosper’s GRC strategy and manage the day-to-day governance activities related to risk, control, and compliance management
  • Create frameworks to review processes, risks, controls, and compliance posture against industry frameworks (PCI-DSS, SOC 2, SOX), identify gaps in design and execution, and communicate issues and recommendations to management
  • Plan and coordinate the execution of risk assessments and monitoring of emerging risks
  • Assist with evaluating open IT deficiencies at year end with the external audit
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of policies, guidelines, standards, and processes and ensure compliance of information security standards
  • Take ownership of documentation processes
  • Communicate, develop, and foster strong, collaborative relationships with stakeholders across all levels of the organization
  • Advise and educate risk owners on the development of strategies and/or key risk indicators within their execution of the company strategy
  • Assist with responding to privacy and security compliance requests from agencies, clients, and vendors
  • Assist with the development of presentations for monthly IT Leadership and Security & Data Privacy meetings

All About You

  • 8+ years of progressive experience in IT Audit, SOX, Risk Management, or equivalent background
  • 4+ years of direct management experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in IT compliance (PCI-DSS, SOC 2, SOX) and proficiency in risk and compliance management frameworks such as NIST, ISO, and COSO
  • Effective written, verbal communication skills. Ability to tailor communication style to audience at hand.
  • Ability to effectively work with technical and non-technical resources
  • Self-directed, works with minimal guidance, and recognizes when guidance needed
  • Experience with CCPA preferred
  • Experience in financial industry would be preferred
  • CISSP, CISA, or CRISC (or similar) certifications preferred



Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

_California applicants: please click here to view our California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) Notice for Applicants, which describes your rights under the CCPA: _

At Prosper, we're looking for people with passion, integrity, and a hunger to learn. We encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your unique skill set and diverse perspective will stand out and set you apart from other candidates. Prosper thrives with people who think outside of the box and aren't afraid to challenge the status quo. We invite you to join us on our mission to advance financial well-being.

Prosper is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Prosper will consider for employment qualified applicants who are non-US citizens and will provide green card sponsorship.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Manager, Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Company
    Prosper Marketplace
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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