Lead Cloud Security Engineer - Auth0 (remote)

Dallas, TX

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. We are a world-class destination of highly-engaged, passionate, and diverse talent expected to continuously learn and develop in an ever-changing security landscape.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide expert level technical direction for critical software, middleware, or hardware projects on multiple platforms. Provide technical expertise and completes complex development, design, implementation, architecture design specification, and maintenance activities.

  • Ensure the viability of IT deliverables. Recommend development options and approves the team's technical deliverables. Conduct testing, including functionality, technical limitations, and security.

  • Identify potential solutions and approves technical solutions proposed by team members. Elevate complex technical issues to IT experts. Resolve technical problems discovered by testers and internal clients.  Respond to and resolves technical issues in a timely manner. Research issues and performs root cause analysis. Anticipate technology problems and prevents them.

  • Communicate with key stakeholders on project issues and implications.

  • Mentor junior team members.

  • Evaluate the impacts of change requests on technologies and effectively persuades and influences others on ideas.

  • Maintain a current and working knowledge of IT development methodology, architecture design, and technical standards. Mentor IT staff and identifies training needs. As new standards are instituted, ensure their usage by team members.

  • Review and approve documentation and diagrams created by IT team members. Write documentation, including technical standards and processes.

  • Identify opportunities for continuous quality improvement of technical standards, methodologies, and technologies.

  • Participate in design, code, and test inspections throughout product life cycle to identify issues. Participate as a technical consultant at other project meetings. Present technical status and issues at milestone reviews.

  • Thoroughly understand and comply with Information Technology and Information Security policies and procedures and verifies that deliverables meet requirements.

What it takes:

  • 10+ years of experience implementing CIAM platforms.

  • Extensive experience with Auth0 at a large scale.

  • Extensive experience supporting SSO, SAML, Federation, MFA

  • Strong experience with either Python, node.js highly desirable.

  • Strong experience with AWS Lambda, Dynamo DB, ECS

  • Experience with Docker containers

  • Strong experience with API security management

  • Experience enabling security for n-tier web applications, REST APIs.

  • Knowledge of DevOps and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) best practices.

  • Experience in implementing Customer Identity & Access Management solutions.

  • Excellent Communications skills.

Specialization that will make an impact:

  • CIAM, SaaS products, SSO, SAML, Federation Identity Management, MFA

Special Factors


Vanguard is 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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Tags: APIs AWS Cloud DevOps Docker Lambda Node.js Python SaaS SAML SSO Strategy

Perks/benefits: Career development Team events

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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