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Security Lead
at Kite
Posted by Afnan Shakeel Ahmed

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NCR (Delhi | Gurgaon | Noida)
5 - 13 years
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malware prevention
Vulnerability scanning
Penetration testing
Computer Security

Job description

Kite’s mission is to empower everyone with flexible, secure, and accessible mobile finance. We’re building a new-age financial system from the ground up to bring about full financial inclusion in India – a platform that can rapidly scale to millions of users and billions of transactions worldwide. The confidentiality and security of our users’ information are central to building dependable, new-age platforms. We’re looking for an experienced Security Lead to design, implement, and evaluate security systems and policies at Kite. Here’s a glimpse into your work at Kite – you will: • Enhance security team accomplishments through planning and mentorship of team members • Determine security requirements through business strategy research and evaluation, vulnerability assessments, platform studies, and cost estimates • Implement, maintain, and enhance security systems through specification of intrusion detection methodologies; installation and calibration of equipment and software; provision of technical support; and preparation of security reports and other documentation • Drive end-to-end PCI and other required certifications It’s essential that you: • Have at least 6 years of hands-on leadership experience in developing solutions with a concentrated focus on performance, scalability, and reliability; and in performing network and application security penetration testing and/or threat assessments • Have at least 6 years of experience with commercial and open-source security technologies (e.g. malware prevention, DLP, IDS/IDP, cryptography, vulnerability scanning and penetration testing) and protocols and tools (e.g. SSH, SSL/TLS/ snort, port scanners, etc.) • Have an educational or equivalent background in Computer Science, • Information Security or a similar Engineering discipline • Maintain networks in security communities and participate in education opportunities to gather knowledge of emerging security standards and platforms We’d love it if you have experience in: • Identity management solutions (e.g. SailPoint, Centrify, CyberArk, Radiant Logic) • Application and infrastructure hardening techniques • IT networking and heterogeneous computing environments (network routing/switching, UNIX, Windows, virtualized infrastructures) Cloud computing, specifically AWS and Microsoft Azure environments • IT security related audits such as NIST 800-53, DoD 8500.2, or other relevant frameworks

About Kite

Smarter, simpler, more secure mobile finance. All you need is a phone, no bank account required.


Kite is on a mission to create a fully-inclusive financial package for India. Our first product, Kite Cash, has grown organically into a network of 75,000 users in 600 cities with INR 250 crores in transactions.

The employee experience at Kite is designed to align with the structural changes we want to bring about.


Being part of the Kite Crew means:


Take advantage of the latest cutting-edge technologies, a monetary allowance for books and online courses, and access to some of the leading experts in different fields.

Flexibility and open-mindedness 

All our employees of all backgrounds should actively thrive at Kite. We pride ourselves in drafting policies where needed—including generous remote working and leave policies—but offering as much individual freedom as is feasible.


At Kite, we believe that the moral choice and the business-savvy choice should always be one and the same, especially if we want systemic, sustainable change.





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