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Senior Security Analyst, Standards and Compliance

Neo Financial

Neo Financial

IT, Legal
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Come Build a Better Financial Future for all Canadians

At Neo, we’re building a more rewarding financial experience for all Canadians.

Life at a rapidly expanding tech startup is demanding, exhilarating, and not for everyone.

From world-class creative minds to brilliant engineers, it's high-performing people that make Neo a workplace with passion and purpose.

Since being founded in 2019, Neo has built incredible traction and is one of the fastest growing fintechs in Canada.

  • LinkedIn’s Top Startup in Canada for 2022 and 2023
  • Top-ranked mobile apps and credit cards
  • Canada’s top-rated credit card
  • Team of 700+ people
  • 1M+ customers in 3 years
  • 11K+ retail partners

High Performance at Neo

We recruit, hire, and build our company culture around these attributes:

Teamwork: We trust, respect, encourage, and show up for each other — through good times and hard. We’re on this mission not just for ourselves, but also for the people we work with — and ultimately, for our customers.

Ownership: We all have a stake in Neo’s success — so we go out of our way to do what needs to get done. We hold ourselves accountable to deliver on our commitments — to our customers, to our partners, and to our team. When we fall short, we find a way to do better in the future.

Professional Integrity: We’re asking millions of Canadians to trust us with their hard-earned money — so we hold ourselves (and each other) to the highest standards of integrity.

The role

We are seeking a detail-oriented and proactive Senior Security Analyst specializing in Standards and Compliance to join our team. The Security Analyst will be responsible for assessing, implementing, and maintaining compliance with security standards and regulatory requirements.

What you'll be doing

  • Conduct assessments and audits to ensure compliance with security standards, regulations, and best practices.
  • Assist with development and maintenance of policies, procedures, and controls to align with security standards and compliance requirements.
  • Assist in implementing and managing security frameworks and controls (e.g., NIST, CIS, SOC2, PCI, etc).
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address compliance-related issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Provide guidance and support to ensure security measures are in line with industry standards and best practices.
  • Document compliance activities, findings, and recommendations for improvements.
  • Support in responding to security framework-related inquiries and audits.

Who we're looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • 5+ years experience as a Security Analyst or in a similar role focusing on standards and compliance.
  • Strong understanding of security frameworks, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and documentation skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively to stakeholders at various levels.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

Working at Neo

Joining Neo means betting on yourself and discovering your full potential. As individuals and as a team, we continually challenge ourselves and each other to do our best work. We’re making change happen at a rapid pace — providing endless opportunities to sharpen your skills, expand your knowledge, and find new solutions to complex problems. That means rapid career progression and constant learning opportunities.

The people who thrive at Neo are resourceful, relentless, and want to win. We hold ourselves to high standards, because we’re on a mission that matters — to transform financial services for the better. If that’s what you’re looking for, read on.

We trust, respect, and show up for each other. That means truthful conversations, frequent feedback, and working with people who push you to be your best. We’re evolving quickly as an organization, we work together in person, and the pace of progress isn’t for everyone. That’s why we’re looking for change-makers who love a challenge — who would rather blaze a trail through uncertainty than travel a well-paved road.

Our team members earn meaningful equity in the company through stock options — so Neo’s growth benefits everyone who helps make it happen. That also means taking on more responsibility than you may have had at your last job. We don’t get hung up on job titles or hierarchy — we’re focused on doing what it takes to accomplish our mission.

Check out these videos from our employees to learn more about Working at Neo.

Apply with Us

We believe in equal opportunity, and are committed to creating an inclusive climate where everyone can thrive. Customers trust us with their finances, so successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check and a credit check.