Senior Security Program Manager

Apex Fintech Solutions

Apex Fintech Solutions

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023


Apex Fintech Solutions (AFS) powers innovation and the future of digital wealth management by processing millions of transactions daily, to simplify, automate, and facilitate access to financial markets for all. Our robust suite of fintech solutions enables us to support clients such as Stash, Betterment, SoFi, and Webull, and more than 20 million of our clients' customers. 

Collectively, AFS creates an environment in which companies with the biggest ideas in fintech are empowered to change the world. We are based in Dallas, TX and also have offices in Austin, New York, Chicago, Portland, and Belfast. 

If you are seeking a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment where you'll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact, and you have the guts to change everything, this is the place for you. 

AFS has received a number of prestigious industry awards, including:

  • 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018 Best Wealth Management Company - presented by Fintech Breakthrough Awards

  • 2021 Most Innovative Companies - presented by Fast Company

  • 2021 Best API & Best Trading Technology - presented by Global Fintech Awards


We are looking for a Senior Security Program Manager to join our team. In this role you will be responsible for leading the development and execution of security programs and policies, as well as managing security-related projects across the firm. An ideal candidate will have extensive experience in security program management and a proven track record of successfully implementing security programs in a fast-paced environment. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the front lines of the cybersecurity industry working in Financial Services, securing Apex’ systems, data and people.

What you’ll do all day:

  • Monitor, Protect, and Improve. Utilize robust security controls & tools to ensure that Apex systems, data, and people remain secure. You will be expected to own critical security and risk management programs and contribute to the administration and ongoing improvement to numerous other cybersecurity technologies.

  • Improve the Security Culture. Security Awareness in the organization is of paramount importance. Play a pivotal role in assuring that Apex personnel are well-versed with and equipped to handle today’s cybersecurity threats by partnering with all the internal teams, building relationships and fostering cybersecurity education and awareness.

  • Help the Program Grow. Take advantage of a unique opportunity to contribute to a growing team of professionals and a rapidly-maturing security program.

  • Tell our Story. Apex’s customers, employees, consultants, and regulators all take an active interest in our security program. Be the subject matter expert in everything Apex does to secure its essential information.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate. You have a genuine passion for people, technology and developing relationships

  • Is motivated. You’re driven to be the best. You challenge yourself by setting goals, crushing them, and helping your teammates do the same

  • Is collaborative. You’re excited to work with others throughout the organization to help foster a superior work place and culture

  • Wants to make an impact. You’re looking to do amazing work. You’re all about helping employees be happier at work and perform at a superior level

  • Operates with integrity. You always conduct yourself with honesty and operate ethically. You say what you mean, and mean what you say


  • Develop and implement security programs, policies, and procedures to Apex’s assets, employees, and customers.

  • Effectively lead cross-functional teams to develop and execute security projects.

  • Direct and guide product security initiatives with cross functional teams including Software Engineers, Product Management, and other stakeholders

  • Provide technical product security subject matter expertise and leadership in defining, documenting, implementing, and communicating product security concepts, requirements, and policies to the organization and to internal customers

  • Collaborate and partner with stakeholders to manage the company's technology security risk assessment process and implement appropriate mitigation strategies.

  • Assist in driving the strategic direction of the DevSecOps Program framework through partnerships with engineering, operations, IT and the business

  • Lead security audits and assessments to identify security vulnerabilities and recommend remediation plans.

  • Drive evangelization around security program compliance and provide security guidance and expertise to stakeholders across the organization.

  • Develop and maintain security-related documentation and reports.


  • B.S. or B.A. or equivalent work experience required.  Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related field a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience in program management with at least 3 years in security program management or related roles.

  • Experience in project management and leading cross-functional teams.

  • Experience with security risk assessments and mitigation strategies.

  • Strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively.

  • Experience with the phases of the software development lifecycle

  • Experience with risk management concepts, common vulnerability scanning and penetration testing tools

  • Experience with infrastructure security concepts including firewalls, DMZs, intrusion detection/prevention systems, network security, application security concepts, CASB, password management, RBAC, SIEM, vulnerability management, and access provisioning is highly desired. 

  • Security certifications such as CISA, CISM, CISSP or CIPP are highly desired.

  • Experience in a regulated industry such as healthcare or financial services is a plus.

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We offer a robust package of employee perks and benefits, including healthcare benefits (medical, dental and vision, EAP), competitive PTO, 401k match, parental leave, and HSA contribution match. We also provide our employees with a paid subscription to the Calm app and offer generous external learning and tuition reimbursement benefits. At AFS, we offer a hybrid work schedule for most roles that allows employees to have the flexibility of working from home and one of our primary offices.

AFS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, natural or protective hairstyle, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law.