Security Engineering

Senior Third Party Risk Analyst

Security Engineering

Warsaw, Poland


Marqeta is on a mission to change the way money moves. We’re one of the earliest enablers of embedded finance, a market opportunity sized up in the trillions. Our card issuing platform provides unprecedented flexibility and control for companies to issue cards, authorize transactions, and manage payment operations in real time.   Marqeta is powering the most well known brands in the new economy (Block, Cash App, Affirm, Instacart, Doordash, Uber, Walmart, etc). Today nearly 8 out of 10 Americans use a product powered by Marqeta every week. This is the opportunity of a lifetime to work with innovators around the world and unlock equitable financial access for all.

Position Summary:

The Senior Third Party Security Risk Analyst is responsible for supporting the implementation of a modern Third Party Risk Management program. This role will work with the Technical GRC Manager to build third party risk management governance and audit frameworks that meet key security standards and regulatory requirements, including PCI DSS, ISO 27001, GDPR, and SSAE-18. The Senior Analyst will collaborate with cross-functional teams and external parties to assess security controls in third-party environments, perform ongoing monitoring audits, drive remediation of risks, and articulate identified risks to key stakeholders. This position will have an opportunity to innovate and drive adoption of risk management and vendor management solutions. 

Key Responsibilities:

Manage, enhance and implement policies, procedures and program governance to ensure effective security risk management of third parties in accordance with industry and regulatory requirementsPerform security risk assessments of third parties to identify, validate and remediate risks

  • Perform audits of high risk vendors and collaborate with business owners and vendors to mitigate risks
  • Perform due diligence reviews on prospective customers to ensure compliance with our internal and regulatory requirements
  • Communicate risks in an meaningful manner with internal stakeholders
  • Report risk metrics in a timely manner
  • Categorize third parties using a risk-based tiering framework
  • Increase efficiency throughout the third party risk management process with automation and innovation

Develop standardized reporting to enable continuous monitoring against program goals


  • Masters or Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Information Technology or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years industry experience in Information Security, Third Party Risk Management, IT Risk Management, IT Audit or Compliance
  • Experience assessing compliance with technical regulations and standards (e.g. PCI DSS, ISO 27001, SOC2, SOX, NIST, etc.) 
  • Experience working with global privacy and data protection regulations is a plus (e.g. GDPR, CCPA)
  • A strong bias toward action and able to operate effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage time effectively and adhere to SLAs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to simplify key security messages and translate technical matters to non-technical audiences
  • Positive attitude, team player, adaptable, resourceful, and self-starter who is able to work independently
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo and drive continuous improvement through change
  • Ability to travel to some onsite audits as needed
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP preferred

Your Manager

  • Anh Thai - Manager, Third Party Risk Management

Recruiter For This Role

  • Ryan Demmer - Technical Recruiter

Typical Process

  • Application submission
  • Recruiter phone call
  • Hiring manager video call
  • Virtual “Onsite” consisting of 4-5, 45 min calls
  • Offer!


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