Head of Infrastructure Security Engineering

    • Vanguard
  • Malvern, PA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Security engineering
Vulnerability management
Software deployment
Technical Support
Regulatory Compliance
System administration
Systems analysis
System requirements
Cloud computing
Cloud architecture
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud
Cyber security
Cloud security
Value engineering

Job Details

As the Head of Infrastructure Security Engineering at Vanguard, you will lead large team responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining infrastructure security platforms for our cloud and data center networks, safeguarding them against emerging threats and vulnerabilities. Drawing on your extensive expertise in cybersecurity, cloud architecture, and engineering, as well as vulnerability management, you will elevate our ability to address evolving security challenges across our multi-cloud (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Azure) environments.

What you will do:
  • Lead the planning and implementation of new security technologies and major releases for critical enterprise-wide IT cloud platform projects. Drive the design, implementation, and deployment of cloud security systems aligned with business needs. Identify, recommend, and implement opportunities for improvement and performance enhancements.
  • Guide a team of experts in providing technical support and ensuring the reliable operation of cloud production environments. Develop processes and methodologies for diagnosing and troubleshooting security issues in cloud computing systems. Implement leading-edge security technologies to enhance infrastructure performance while maintaining comprehensive technical knowledge of software and infrastructure platforms.
  • Develop auditing methodologies and architecture to effectively manage and safeguard data in cloud computing environments, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert, partnering with stakeholders across the enterprise to identify and address cybersecurity needs. Consult with executive leadership to align security initiatives with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior staff on processes and technologies, fostering their professional growth. Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues escalated from staff members, while updating, writing, and maintaining documentation for the department.
  • Lead system administration activities and develop best practices for systems analysis, including system requirements analysis, definition, and logical design. As a leader of leaders, manage a team of approximately 70 crew member with three direct manager reports.
    What it takes:
  • Depth in Cloud Security Engineering: Demonstrated expertise in cloud security engineering and architecture, with a proven track record of implementing robust security measures in cloud environments.
  • Cloud computing expertise in AWS required, preferred to have multi-cloud architecture: AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Executive Communication: Strong ability to influence and communicate effectively at an executive level, translating technical concepts into business insights and recommendations.
  • Leadership Acumen: Exceptional leadership skills, with experience leading large teams and driving strategic initiatives. Experience as a leader of leaders, managing direct reports and fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation.
  • Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent combination of training and experience. A graduate degree is preferred. Minimum of twelve years of related work experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on cloud security.
Special Factors


Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we're changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn't just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose - and that's how we've become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let's make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: "Do the right thing."

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard's core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

How We Work

Vanguard has implemented a hybrid working model for the majority of our crew members, designed to capture the benefits of enhanced flexibility while enabling in-person learning, collaboration, and connection. We believe our mission-driven and highly collaborative culture is a critical enabler to support long-term client outcomes and enrich the employee experience.
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