Security Strategy, Program, & Outreach Lead

Security | Washington, DC - Remote, US

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About Novi

Facebook Financial (F2) is the newest business division of Facebook (FB) leading all things related to financial services at Facebook, including Facebook Pay and the Novi digital wallet. We’re seeking deeply experienced security leadership talent to help enable and safeguard financial services with a truly global scale. The F2 Security Program is simultaneously responsible for, (a) enabling the business to achieve its goals at scale and pace; (b) safeguarding the business against real world security risks; and (c) addressing the regulatory scrutiny the business faces. Our goal is to make FB and F2 the premier place to work for cyber security, information security, and security engineering professionals. The F2 Security Strategy, Program, and Outreach Lead is a key leadership role leading and providing a detailed, and executable plan necessary for F2 to identify, remediate, and manage risks while maintaining compliance, reducing the overall risk profile of the organization, and protecting our assets.


  • Assessing the current F2 security state through actionable, standards based metrics to identify priority areas for remediation.

  • Providing information security knowledge to all FTEs enabling a more secure environment culture, and raising awareness of potential threats.

  • Onboarding, developing, and engaging employees into the F2 security environment to improve risk awareness, and possible threats.

  • Concise, actionable reporting to provide the board with an opportunity to learn about the work being done on existing risks, and net new risks to F2 security.

  • Facilitating business activities by improving the security, and stability of the F2 environment.

  • Allocating, managing, and deploying resources to effectively support F2 security projects based on risk prioritization.

  • Modeling the current state of the F2 security profile and allocating budget for high priority vulnerabilities and areas of weakness.

  • Identifying, remediating, and managing the risks facing the organization.

  • Direct experience in managing a security project management office (PMO), and security program, portfolio, and budge prioritization.

  • Support business travel to Menlo Park on an as needed basis (up to 20%).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience to consistently, and effectively defend their ideas and solutions.

  • Experience to effectively analyze risk within the context of business, and technology problems.

  • 10+ years of experience in information security, cybersecurity, and/or technology risk include experience leading: architecture, engineering, operations, testing, authentication and access management.

  • Experience to move seamlessly from strategy to execution and deliver tangible results.

  • Familiarity with compliance frameworks and regulatory requirements including NIST, ISO-2700, PCI Compliance, and MTL Licensing requirements.

  • Communication, facilitation, leadership, delegation, and presentation skills, including demonstrated success in regulatory interactions.

  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.

  • Problem solving, and trouble-shooting skills.

  • Leadership and management experience leading 100+ FTE technical organizations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering or technical B.Sc. degree, with an advanced degree preferred.

  • Experience supporting offensive and/or defensive Government sponsored cybersecurity operations. Current or former holder of US National Security clearance(s) preferred.

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