Security Program Manager

Austin, Texas, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Aug 22, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200081602
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We are seeking an extraordinary Security Program Manager who can thrive in an exhilarating and fast paced environment where both individual drive and team collaboration are the keys to success. You’ll be working across numerous teams to drive the culture of security as a “built in” capability across networks, applications, systems, and information. You’ll play the role security consultant, project manager, business partner, and security program owner to establish and grow the security mindset within this organization. Are you still reading this? Then you’re the one! Wanted: for hazardous journey, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful, honor and recognition in case of success.

Key Qualifications

  • You possess a strong understanding and implementation of information security system
  • You command a strong and practical understanding of interactions between users and information, including identity management, access control, and data protection
  • You have a minimum 6-10 years of experience managing programs/projects in Agile and Waterfall formats, as well as experience in establishing programs and products
  • You exude meticulous attention to detail and organized with a strong discipline of adhering to standards
  • Your ability to resolve conflicts and drive issues to resolution without blocking issues is uncanny
  • You prefer to work in a dynamic environment - and areflexible and quick to adapt to sudden changes and issues
  • Your experience developing secure infrastructure and services in public cloud environments is second to none
  • Your uncommon negotiation skills are above the rest. Able to look around corners and anticipate reactions
  • You are able to work as part of a team on multiple, concurrent initiatives with limited direction from management
  • Your self-drive keeps things moving forward even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge (avoid "analysis paralysis")
  • You've got a validated ability to deliver results on time with high quality


As a member of our team, you will drive the security program and lead projects for Apple, helping to protect networks, applications, systems and information. You will serve as security consultant in the development pipeline, ensuring that our assets are built securely. You will act as the primary interface between infrastructure services and security teams. You will assist with developing joint roadmaps, (re)setting and balancing priorities, and setting and tracking budgets. You will conduct monthly and quarterly program reviews in close collaboration with partners. You will need to have strong foundational knowledge in all areas of Information Security, superb social skills, and the ability to drive initiatives in a large team with acute attention to detail. You will support the execution and development of the security program for the network infrastructure team. You will handle a portfolio of projects and carry out program cadence and data integrity for reporting on and driving security initiatives. In this role, you will help various sponsors in establishing strong security solutions, while prioritizing work you're doing across the portfolio, and helping to identify bottlenecks, problems, and obstructions to timely, on-budget outcomes.

Education & Experience

Bachelor/ Master Degree or equivalent work experience Experience with a broad range of technical infrastructures CISSP, GIAC, OSCP, or similar

Additional Requirements