Pismo

We've been building since day one a diverse and ready to cross the oceans team and mindset with the most innovative professionals in their field. We are not only committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions to help our clients build their products. We want to promote change in how the world deals with financial services and impact millions of lives.

We are a Remote-first company, so yes, you can work pretty much from anywhere. But if you still need to go to the office every now and then, we currently have three offices located in Brazil (São Paulo), The USA (Austin), The UK (Bristol) and Singapore.

Investors

We are backed by some of the most prominent investment companies in the market, such as SoftBank, Amazon, Accel, B3, Falabella Ventures, Headline, PruVen and Redpoint eventures.

Read our Series B announcement in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

 

About the job

Pismo is a TechFin company providing a cutting-edge processing platform for card issuing, digital accounts, wallets, merchant management, and other NextGen payment solutions.

Fintechs and large Banks in Latin America have already launched NextGen products using Pismo’s resilient and innovative infrastructure. We are currently preparing to expand to European and Asian markets.

Today, we process millions of accounts and our mission is to replace the outdated infrastructure that still powers the backend of most digital payments with a platform that not only provides the best-in-class solution for current products but one that is ready for a new generation of more sophisticated payment solutions.

We value diversity and welcome qualified applicants in all roles regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or disability.

Pismo's growing list of innovative offerings include

  • Card Issuing: A fully featured platform for Visa, Mastercard, or private level issuing of credit and prepaid cards. Pismo’s platform allows its customers to control everything from client acquisition to account management.
  • Digital Banking & Wallets: Pismo provides a transaction banking core for modern digital banking experiences, from easy client acquisition to enriched cash-in / cash-out operations and internal transfers / P2P transactions.
  • Seller Management: From the onboarding to the daily management of each seller, Pismo’s platform runs a workflow process with pertinent settlement and commercial parameters for each transaction, such as MDR, clearing rules, settlement requirements, and days to pay.

What you'll do

Leading the Information Security Architecture team, ensuring 

  • Development of skills and knowledge of team members;
  • Driving the delivery of key tactical & strategic objectives;
  • Generating value for the company by developing and implementing sustainable and innovative solutions.

Manage the activities of the area with a focus on...

  • Planning and execution of projects, evolving demands of the platform and operational processes;
  • Line management of the Information Security Architecture team;
  • Assuring efficient and effective inter-region communications are maintained;
  • Contributing to the development of strategic plans;
  • Controlling the budget and supporting decision-making.

    Responsibilities

    • Preparation of the goals plan for your area in line with the strategy;
    • Line management, guidance, motivation and development of team members;
    • Contribute to the formation of a high-performance team;
    • Local stakeholder management
    • Evolve and scale the agile development methodology with a focus on quality, security and devops;
    • Ensure consistent solutions from a technological point of view aligned to strategic and Asset Management initiatives;
    • Define and monitor regional key performance indicators;
    • Ensure the team remains aware of new technology and ways of working, making recommendations for adoption where appropriate

Minimum Qualifications

  • An outstanding record of professional experience and will thrive in an environment that demands accountability. 
  • Must also have strong planning, organisational, communication skills, and be a key driver to help the team understand the big picture perspective.
  • Proven leader of technology solutions in a high volume transaction environment.
  • Accomplished leader with 5+ years managing regional and/or global areas.
  • Have excellent time management, communication, decision-making, presentation, and organisational skills.
  • Ability to lead across functions and motivate a matrix staff
  • In Depth experience as a Cloud Security Architect or Manager, possibly experience within gateway environments.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in at least one of: host based networking, systems administration, systems programming, distributed systems, databases, cloud computing
  • Proven track record of automation and an algorithmic approach to solving problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Core Benefits

    • Flexible working hours / Remote working
    • Private Medical Insurance
    • Private Dental Insurance
    • Pension 
    • Life insurance 
    • Health & Wellbeing allowance 
    • Office set up allowance - one time payment
    • Mobile Phone allowance (For client facing roles)
    • Internet subsidy 
    • Annual Leave 25 days + 8 Public Holidays + shut down between Christmas and New Year
    • The ability to buy, sell or carry over up to 5 days in any one holiday year

Technologies that we apply in our day

  • API Gateway
  • Docker
  • OAuth2/OpenID
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with Java or Go
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Cloud services (GCP or AWS)
  • Knowledge on architecture with Microservices

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More about Pismo

Jump into the waves of transformation

Our story started in 2016, back on the California seaside, a place called Pismo beach.

The place was not only an inspiration to our name but also to how we see our contribution to the world.The smallest part of an ocean is a drop. Several drops together form waves. And waves are the energy of movement, of transformation. They represent the power of change in a fluid and organic way.

At Pismo, each of us are powerful drops embodying a huge wave of change in payments and banking.

Our core values

Total trust philosophy

Trust is one of the main pillars of our business. We don't take shortcuts. We are honest, honest and ethical. We always seek to be aligned and communicate with transparency. We believe in each other, teach, learn and value those who have the courage to be vulnerable.

Minimum friction experience

Fluid, clear and cautious communication is important to our company. The customer is our most precious asset, we care for your success, we pay attention to all the details and we understand that, with a sense of ownership, we can anticipate problems and solve them in an innovative way.

State of-the-art technology

We are a reference in the technologies, tools and practices we use. We understand that being aware of everything new is an important factor in breaking barriers and opening new paths. Constant updating is a relevant factor, we are able to provide a product of the highest quality, stability and reliability.

Challenge the status quo

We are disruptive, we do not cling to what has already been created. We are innovators, not followers. We look for the best solution for each problem and not the easy way. Walking the conventional or common sense path is not enough.

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Pismo is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Pismo does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. Pismo also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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