Novi Global Director Security Operations

Novi Financial | Washington, DC

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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 Global Security Operations Director is a key leadership role that will provide complete insight into what is normal and abnormal, ensuring threats are detected, incidents managed, and overseeing response operations to protect and quickly restore day to day function.


  • Build and manage all F2 Nerve Center operations

  • Define and execute strategy for signals development, threat detection, monitoring, triage, response, reporting, escalations and future mitigations across the F2 enterprise

  • Build capability and capacity to support and enhance end user safety

  • Effectively manage incidents and crises across the F2 domains

  • Work cross functionally with peers in intelligence, investigations and business pillar leads

  • Develop and lead access control (logical and physical)

  • Develop executive & regulatory communications regarding threats, incidents and crisis

  • Collect, analyze, and report on current state system performance, KPIs, and KRIs etc.

  • Develop a solid domain knowledge on network security, identity and access management, and vulnerability management leveraging metrics and statistical concepts within the F2 environment to lead the operations team

  • Identify security requirements, potential risks/threats/vulnerabilities, and quantify the criticality and prioritization

  • Direct experience leading operations organizations with the responsibility of the nerve center operations, ensure end user safety, crisis management by leveraging threat detection and BC/DR, enterprise monitoring, and securing the supply chain

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Experience effectively analyzing 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.

  • 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 large technical organizations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s 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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