Technical Manager – Cloud Security Engineering


Malvern, PA Hybrid Jul 2
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Global Risk and Security (GR&S) at Vanguard enables business strategy, protects client and Vanguard interests (e.g., assets and data), and stewards a strong risk culture. Our teams leverage enterprise-wide insights, deep expertise, and trusted advice so that across Vanguard leaders and crew drive faster, stronger, risk-informed decisions.

Within GR&S, the Enterprise Security and Fraud (ES&F) sub-division is responsible for the global protection of Vanguard crew, property, data, and client assets. We are the trusted advisors that protect the pride of Vanguard with state-of-the-art security and fraud capabilities.

The Technical Manager – Cloud Security Engineering will manage and lead a team of technical security engineering experts as part of the DevSecOps program within Enterprise Security and Fraud. This role will manage the life cycle of various inhouse and vendor DevSecOps security tools to perform SAST, Open-Source Vulnerability Scanning, Cloud application scanning, Runtime Scanning, etc. Works closely with Sr. leaders, ES&F teams, Chief Technology Officer, and third-party vendors to define scope and requirements, and   strategize, plan, and execute the DevSecOps Engineering roadmap.

Technical Manager – Cloud Security Engineering

  • Hires, evaluates, and supervises crew. Provides guidance and training as necessary to develop crew. Sets performance standards, reviews performance, and makes informed compensation decisions in accordance with all applicable Human Resources policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with management to develop and implement staffing and operational plans. Participates in the development of short- and long-term department goals. Monitors and reports on service delivery metrics and overall performance.
  • Develops and implements changes to department policies and procedures to meet changing business needs and to achieve department objectives. Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Leads quality initiatives to improve the delivery of service levels. Works with senior management in the planning, development, and execution of short- and long-range goals.
  • Presents status, metrics, and department initiatives at meetings with management and project peers. Maintains relationships with technical teams, IT, security, and business partners.
  • Ensures team complies with departmental and information security policies and procedures and verifies that deliverables meet requirements.
  • Ensures the availability of DevSecOps Engineering tools and meets or exceeds ES&F objectives and goals.
  • Builds proactive monitoring and alerting into the DSO Engineering tools and processes to minimize the downtime to developer community. Works closely with other DevSecOps teams and CTO office to integrate existing and new DevSecOps tools into CICD pipelines.
  • Works closely with other DevSecOps teams and leadership to bring application security scanning close to developers to enhance developer experience and increase productivity.
  • Continuously evaluates the Vanguard’s application security scanning requirements, propose ideas/solutions, and work with leadership to bridge those gaps to protect Vanguard applications.
  • Acts as an industry expert in application security practices and standards such as SAST, SCA, IAST, DAST, software-supply-chain, etc. and guide the team to mature the DevSecOps program.
  • Helps and guides the DevSecOps Engineering team towards the technology initiatives such as AI/ML scanning, software-supply-chain, Unified Vulnerability Management platform, etc.
  • Identify the opportunities to automate the DevSecOps processes and guide the team to improve efficiency and achieve scalability.
  • Have experience in one or more cloud providers (preferably AWS) and provides direction and guidance to team on cloud security engineering.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Special Factors

  • This is a hybrid role with Tues, Wed, Thurs in the office and Mon, Fri is remote.

Special Factors


Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Financial Planning Services
  • Access to Coaching (Health, Professional, Life)
  • Community Service Programs
  • Hybrid Work Options
  • Pet Insurance
  • Public Transportation Assistance
  • Travel Required
  • Accessible Building
  • Accessible Devices
  • Accessible Work Environment
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Offsite Company Events
  • On Site Gym/Fitness
  • Special Discounts
Parental Benefits
  • Childcare Assistance Programs
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Nursing Room
  • Parental Leave
  • Commitment to Work/Life Harmony
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO
Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • FSA
  • Gym Reimbursement/Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • HRA
  • HSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Onsite Gym
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vision Insurance
Professional Development
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Training & Development Budget
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Vanguard is different

…different by design. Built in 1975, our radical ownership structure remains unique in the industry to this day – Vanguard is owned by its funds, which are owned by Vanguard's fund shareholder clients. Our more than 30 million clients worldwide trust us to safeguard their investments. And they’re the reason for everything we do.

Our technical and data crew members are integral to Vanguard’s noble purpose. At Vanguard, you’ll be valued and cared for. We’ll invest in your continued learning and career growth. And we do this because our crew keeps Vanguard different.

We work with cool, new technologies

Our technical crew works on modernized cloud-based applications and platforms, bringing Vanguard to more investors around the world. Teams design, architect, and build infrastructure and applications tailored to solve problems and present world-class client experiences using the latest cloud technologies. And our data teams power an ecosystem where decisions are driven by insights delivered by artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Outcome-oriented product teams

We’re proud of our culture, where “IT” isn’t just another division living in its own silo – but where technologists are deeply embedded on teams making business decisions that drive innovative experiences for our clients. Our cross-functional teams are empowered to experiment and move quickly.