InfoSec Architect

United States /
Information Systems – IT Security /
Permanent full time
/ Remote
Papa is a new kind of care, built on human connection. Across the country, health plans and employers look to Papa to provide vital social support by pairing older adults and families with Papa Pals, trained and vetted companions, who provide a helping hand and an open ear, resulting in less loneliness and better health. 
Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Miami, Papa is backed by Canaan, Tiger Global Management, Comcast Ventures, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, TCG, Initialized Capital, and Seven Seven Six, among other revered institutional and individual investors. We envision a world where no one has to go it alone. Learn more at
Papa is an equal opportunity employer. We proudly support the ParityPledge® for gender and racial parity at the highest levels of business.

About the Role:

You will be filling a critical and strategic role on Papa’s Information Security team. Your part will be to lead the strategic and technical-related tasks for our security-focused platforms. You will also interact with other personnel and teams to uphold Information Security best practices and standards. To be successful, you must be organized and resourceful, possess knowledge and experience in security frameworks, have good problem-solving skills, have high-level interpersonal skills, and be detail-oriented

Here is how to tell if you are what Papa is looking for:

    • You enjoy working as part of a collaborative team.
    • You consider yourself to be a top talent.
    • You have a strong passion for securing applications: and excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
    • You are Self-motivated and results-oriented.
    • You have a demonstrated track record dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering measurable results.
    • You are a critical thinker who seeks to understand the business and its control environment.
    • You possess a relentless focus on quality and timeliness

Core Responsibilities:

    • Design, implement, and maintain the organization's information security strategy and architecture.
    • Technical lead for all of the organization’s IT security projects. 
    • Identify potential security weaknesses and design, discuss, and implement mitigation solutions.
    • Collaborate with various departments to ensure security is integrated into all systems, processes, and infrastructure.
    • Stay current with the latest security trends and technologies to recommend improvements and upgrades to security systems.
    • Assist in developing and implementing security policies, procedures, and standards to ensure compliance with industry regulations.
    • Provide technical guidance and support to teams to ensure secure deployment and operation of systems.
    • Lead incident response and investigation activities in case of a security breach or security incident.
    • Lead Papa’s IT security training and awareness programs.


    • Possess a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field and have a minimum of 10 years of experience in information security.
    • Have more than five years of experience developing and architecting cloud and network security.
    • Have a strong knowledge of security frameworks, including NIST, HIPAA & SOC2.
    • Have more than seven years of experience with security tools such as firewalls, antimalware, data loss prevention platforms, and vulnerability management.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
    • Have a proven practice for being detail-oriented.
    • Participate in other departmental initiatives and projects.

Papa’s culture is People-first. While we have an incredible team of hard working Papa people, at the end of the day, our company is really about family and community – and we celebrate that among our employees. We encourage everyone to truly bring their whole authentic selves to work. To be transparent. To be non-hierarchical. And, above all, to be a really good person. 

We see ourselves as a place where every Papa employee feels they belong, a place where careers flourish, a place that brings back purpose and joy to work, a culture where visionaries/entrepreneurs are developed.
Papa’s mission is at the core of our total rewards philosophy wherein we attract and retain high potential talent aligned with our journey. We offer gender neutral and inclusive parental leave policies that offer up to 16 weeks of 100% paid parental leave. We immensely value the benefits of a flexible workplace, while designing remote-first principles we ensured that Papa people feel psychologically safe about their career interests while being remote.

Beyond benefits: We want to take care of the whole employee and their families. To stay true to this commitment, we offer family care leave in addition to a generous paid time off policy, 401(k) match up to 4%; family forming support through access to Carrot; emotional health support tools through our medical plans such as Ginger, Happify ; access to women’s leadership network CHIEF to our senior women leaders and a host of events through a monthly culture calendar that enable emotional connectedness in a remote work environment.