Application Security Manager in Austin, TX

$100K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Indeed   •  

Austin, TX 78701

Industry: Consumer Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 52 days ago

Our mission.

As the world's number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are builders, we are integrators. Tech Services creates and optimizes solutions for a rapidly growing business on a global scale. We work with distributed infrastructure, petabytes of data, and billions of transactions with no limitations on your creativity. You don't have to wait for some architect or manager to tell you what you can work on - you decide the priorities. With tech hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.

Austin Base Salary Range: 129,000 - 161,000 USD

Your job.

Indeed is seeking an Application Security Manager who is excited about leading a team that secures innovative products and a global corporate infrastructure -- products that scale to tens of millions of pageviews a day with over 200 million unique visitors per month and over 25 global offices. Application Security is a rapidly growing team within Indeed. We are builders, we are breakers, we are trusted domain experts. We work with distributed infrastructure, petabytes of data, and billions of transactions with no limitations on your creativity. We seek out new opportunities to improve our knowledge of systems and create innovative ways to improve the security of our software. You don't have to wait for some architect or manager to tell you what you can work on - you decide the priorities.

As an Application Security Manager, you will provide leadership, mentorship and technical direction for a diverse group of highly proficient and motivated Application Security Engineers. You own the execution and tasking of your team, and work to develop them into a tightly knit, highly functioning unit. We have many exciting improvements to make and look forward to your help in growing and building our Security team to make that happen. This is an exceptional opportunity to manage a growing team that helps secure one of the most visited web properties in the world.

You understand that the best managers serve their teams, by removing roadblocks and giving individual contributors autonomy and encouraging peer level communication. We are not a top down organization and greatly value the freedom to solve problems at any level. You are someone with high standards who will push us to be better, and who will take pride in Indeed like we do. You are well versed in your discipline and you have led security teams and earned the respect of talented security engineers. You are equally happy talking policy and guidelines as you are geeking out over the latest branded security vulnerability and exploits. You want to maintain your technical edge while providing leadership to your teams.


  • Collaborate with Security Leadership to lead your team on delivering against agreed upon organizational goals, accounting for the way Indeed works, and the unique challenges of securing our environment.
  • Schedule and participate in coaching and mentoring sessions with your team.
  • Perform and document quarterly performance reviews for team.
  • Participate in defining security strategy for your area of expertise.
  • Actively manage your portion of the security program and provide consistent status updates to Security Leadership regarding progress against objectives.
  • Raise accountability by escalating issues in a timely manner and creating and maintaining detailed documentation.
  • Resolve issues, dependencies, and conflicts; make certain that your teams are involved, engaged, and informed.
  • Ensure technical documentation is maintained for your area.
  • Stay up-to-date with trends in the information security community.
  • Perform tech talks and other awareness campaigns to spread security knowledge throughout Indeed.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

About you.

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Security, Information Systems, or equivalent proof of baseline knowledge
  • Familiar with Bug Bounty programs and have ideas on how to maintain a healthy one
  • Experience with implementing Secure SDLC Frameworks such as BSIMM or OpenSAMM
  • Feel comfortable reading and providing feedback on diverse coding languages
  • Excited to help direct and scope Red Team engagements
  • Experience conducting or facilitating software design/architecture reviews
  • Knowledge of common application vulnerabilities and ability to define repeatable process to test for them
  • Understands the role developer education plays in reducing future vulnerabilities and be passionate about educating the builders
  • 2+ years of Security or IT management, preferably for teams of 4+
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives and coach your engineers in establishing appropriate priorities
  • Ability to manage key customer relationships, wherever they may be in the organization
  • Ability to influence a cross functional team to accomplish goals
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Certifications a plus, such as: CSSLP, OSCP, OSWE, CASE, GWEB, GWAPT, GSSP, CISM.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17

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