Cloud Security Engineer - Security Testing & Automation

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.

The Cloud Security Engineer – Security Testing & Automation will provide expert level technical support designing, implementing, and maintaining security testing and identity analytics solutions. Identifies, resolves, or escalates security and software opportunities, vulnerabilities, and defects.

In this role, you will:

  • Plan and implement security testing at scale, across internet facing Identity & Access Management systems.
  • Build functional and performance test suites, for automated and repetitive testing capabilities.
  • Research emerging security threats and develop test cases to prevent security vulnerabilities.
  • Maintain a high level of industry knowledge on secure login workflows.
  • Partner with developers to provide closed loop feedback on development practices, to raise the overall bar on testing.
  • Develop automated test cases execution for functional and performance testing.
  • Provide guidance and consultation as required to improve overall test data management, test data creation and usage.
  • Participate in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

What it takes:

  • Minimum of eight years’ experience in security testing and test automation.
  • Experience in building Information Security test suites.
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Factors:

  • This is a hybrid role with Tues, Wed, Thurs in the office and Mon, Fri is remote.

    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: Analytics Automation Cloud Strategy Vulnerabilities

    Perks/benefits: Career development

    Region: North America
    Country: United States
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