Novi Security Assurance Manager

Security | Menlo Park, CA - Washington, DC - Remote, US

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About Novi

Novi is the newest business division of Meta (formerly Facebook Inc.) leading all things related to financial services at Meta, including Facebook Pay, WhatsApp Payments, and the Novi digital wallet. We’re seeking the deeply experienced security leadership talent to help enable and safeguard financial services with a truly global scale. The Novi 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 Meta and Novi the premier place to work for cybersecurity, information security, and security engineering professionals, ensuring it is a rewarding and enjoyable place to work. The Novi Security Assurance Lead is a key leadership role leading the future of security for a financial services company with truly global scale. This role will lead and provide Novi with the confidence that our systems meet security requirements and are resilient to threats, vulnerabilities, and failures which allows the business to function to its full potential with the trust of the products and services.


  • Manage security/privacy policies & standards as part of user intent to ensure the purpose and objective of the action is met.

  • Lead the classification of data to apply the necessary security practices based on the risk level of the data.

  • Enable holding the information security leadership team accountable by engaging in and asking pointed questions to drive factual responses to ensure IS practices are in Novi best interest.

  • Oversee the definition of quantifiable performance metrics, level of risk acceptance/tolerance, and culture (values, beliefs, knowledge, and attitude) for Novi.

  • Enhance and challenge the first line of defense controls and capabilities.

  • Lead and enable providing leadership with an independent view of the information security program’s risk profile, maturity, and remediation areas.

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Engineering, technical B.S. or security related degree or equivalent experience.

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

  • Experience defending their ideas and solutions.

  • Experience analyzing risk within the context of business, and technology problems.

  • A minimum of 15 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 CSF, ISO-2700, PCI Compliance, and MTL Licensing requirements.

  • Demonstrated effective communication, facilitation, leadership, delegation, and presentation skills, including success in regulatory interactions.

  • Problem solving and trouble-shooting skills.

  • Leadership and management experience leading 10+ FTE technical organizations.

  • Currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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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