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Senior Manager of Application and Product Security

Chevy Chase, MD

GEICO is seeking a Senior Manager of Application and Product Security who is a highly skilled security professional that can influence the secure design, testing, and implementation of advanced and comprehensive applications. This role requires a high level of expertise in Application Security testing, product security, cybersecurity, and management. The individual will lead a team of security engineers to ensure that the company's developed applications and systems are secure from potential threats and vulnerabilities.

This role is a critical to our cybersecurity objectives, and the position requires a strong engineering background, solid leadership skills, and a deep understanding of secure software development and DevSecOps. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring the security and integrity of the company's data, applications, and systems.

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As a Senior Manager, you will:
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive application and product security program that aligns with industry best practices.
  • Lead a team of security engineers in the execution of security strategies and action plans.
  • Collaborate with engineering, product management, and other technology stakeholders to integrate security into the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Oversee the assessment and management of vulnerabilities within software applications and products.
  • Provide expertise in security during the design, implementation, and support of our products.
  • Enhance security awareness and train developers and other relevant staff in secure coding practices.
  • Establish metrics and regular reporting mechanisms for measuring security status and the effectiveness of the application and product security program.
  • Respond to security incidents and provide post-mortem analysis to illuminate the root cause and prevent recurrence.
  • Manage the selection and implementation of security tools and processes.
  • Keep abreast of the latest security legislations, regulations, advisories, alerts, and vulnerabilities pertaining to the company and its mission.
  • 8+ years of experience in application security, product security, or a related role, with at least 3 years in a managerial position.
  • Strong understanding of application security frameworks, standards, and best practices (e.g., OWASP, SANS, NIST).
  • Experience with secure coding practices, ethical hacking, and threat modeling
  • Knowledge of scripting and programming languages such as Python, Java, or C++, JavaScript, .NET.
  • Understanding of threats, threat modeling, and the applicability to our business systems
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of application development life cycle methodologies such as agile software development, rapid prototyping, incremental, synchronize and stabilize, and DevSecOps
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work under pressure and make decisions in challenging situations.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to think critically and ethically.
  • Security-related certifications (such as CISSP, CISM, or CompTIA Security+) are a plus.
  • Bachelor's or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity or related field.

At this time, GEICO will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


As an Associate, you'll enjoy our Total Rewards Program * to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:
  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Training and Licensures
*Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants.

Client-provided location(s): Chevy Chase, MD, USA
Job ID: geico-R0048630
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • On-Site Gym
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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