Security Program Manager

Security Program Manager
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Meta is looking for a dynamic Program Manager to join the Cross-Meta Security Program Management team. The Security Program Management team is responsible for scaling and sustaining long-term initiatives in service of our mission — to protect the company, our community, and its data while empowering safe innovation. As a program manager on this function you will lead programs driving security goals across Meta. The ideal Program Manager is someone who has knowledge or expertise in running large scale programs, rapidly building cross functional relationships, and risk management. They will be key partners in helping to ensure we have premier security delivery capabilities so we are able to understand and mitigate threats to our users today and prepare for those tomorrow. Specifically, the Security Program Management team will: (1) Evaluate existing and future problem spaces through a comprehensive Meta lens to ensure Security solution development is universal and de-duplicated. (2) Build playbooks and process channels to help Security scale across Meta and the multiple ever-expanding surfaces with minimal friction for partner teams. (3) Drive playbook adoption and application to hit clear quantifiable Meta-wide Security goals, managing budget and vendors where necessary. (4) Scale playbooks by constantly driving efficiencies (e.g. reduce overhead, increase speed to execute, develop automation, develop quality assurance).
Security Program Manager Responsibilities
  • Evaluate existing and future problem spaces through a comprehensive Meta lens, auditing similar problems in multiple places, to ensure Security solution development is universal and de-duplicated.
  • Build playbooks and process channels to help security scale across Meta and the multiple ever-expanding dimensions with minimal friction for partner teams.
  • Connect dots by understanding/auditing where people are solving the same/similar problems in multiple different places and de-duping.
  • Drive standardized frameworks for identifying and closing gaps for new products, regulation, external audits and compliance, third parties, internal tools, etc.
  • Develop Meta-wide playbooks for steady state delivery of security services, including operational measurement.
  • Scale playbooks by constantly driving efficiencies (e.g. reduce overhead, increase speed to execute, automate).
  • Responsible for managing multiple Security programs using Agile best practices. This includes planning, coordinating with cross-functional teams, tracking status and reporting, communicating to the project team and key stakeholders, and creating the appropriate program documents.
  • Lead vendor selection, manage vendor performance, and enforce contractual obligations to ensure high quality, consistent delivery.
  • Build close relationships with other highly cross-functional teams within Meta including, but not limited to Legal, Communications, Finance, Sourcing, and Engineering.
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of the supported domain, design measurement methodology, and conduct deep analysis of the problem space.
  • Select appropriate security metrics to measure the success of the program and highlight trends or themes from raw data.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a directly related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years experience in program management
  • 3+ years of cybersecurity / information security
  • Track record of making risk based decisions using data to understand trends and support decision making
  • Track record of operating independently, demonstrating creativity, being detail-oriented and a proactive problem solver, and delivering results at a large scale
  • Expertise working in project management and experience supporting product development as a project manager
  • Working knowledge of one or more project and/or product management methodologies (for example: agile, PMI, product execution)
  • Experience influencing and driving alignment amongst a wide stakeholder base, including: senior leaders, peers, technical, and non-technical stakeholders across roles across the company
  • Experience managing projects related to cybersecurity and information security operations, including compliance projects like (i.e. automated controls testing, compliance issue remediation, process maturity enhancements)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Product Development related project management certifications e.g. Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Cybersecurity certifications e.g. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Experience understanding proprietary in-house built systems, information security, corporate systems (e.g., ServiceNow, Salesforce, Workday), and driving complex projects with process and technology changes.
  • Track record of building cybersecurity / information security programs that stand up to rigor of external legal and regulatory compliance with eye toward developing efficiencies (e.g. reduced overhead, increase speed to execute, automation features, etc).
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$129,000/year to $185,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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