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Security Technical Program Manager



IT, Operations
Valencia, Spain · Spain · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Company Description

Are you ready to trade your job for a journey? Become a FlyMate!

Passion, excitement & global collaboration are all core to what it means to be a FlyMate. At Flywire, we’re on a mission to deliver the world’s most important and complex payments. We use our Flywire Advantage - the combination of our next-gen payments platform, proprietary payment network and vertical specific software, to help our clients get paid, and help their customers pay with ease - no matter where they are in the world.

What more do we need to truly be unstoppable? Perhaps, that is you!

Who we are:

Flywire is a global payments enablement and software company, delivering high-stakes, high-value payments across the global education, healthcare, travel and B2B industries.

Today, we’ve digitized payments for more than 4,000+ global clients in more than 140 currencies across 240 countries and territories around the world. And, we’re just getting started!

With over 1,200+ global FlyMates, representing more than 40 nationalities, and in 12 offices world-wide, we’re looking for FlyMates to join the next stage of our journey as we continue to grow.

Job Description

The Opportunity

  • The Senior Security Technical Program Manager will be responsible for driving the planning, execution, and delivery of security initiatives and programs across the organization. This role will involve collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure the security of our applications. Establish strong relationships with different stakeholders in order to communicate and drive the security roadmap.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in security, experience in security by design and Secure-SDLC, excellent project management skills, and the ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on application security matters, providing guidance and support to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Lead the development and implementation of application security programs and initiatives to protect the organization's software assets and mitigate security risks.
  • Work closely with product and engineering departments to guarantee and confirm program scope, priorities, and Definition of Done, thereby ensuring the attainment of defined business outcomes
  • Collaborate with software development, SRE, Program Managers and QA teams to integrate security best practices throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Coordinate the resolution of vulnerabilities identified by the application security team, coordinating with engineering teams to ensure timely remediation.
  • Define and report on development lifecycle security compliance, success metrics and active progress.
  • Oversee security assessments, audits, and compliance activities to identify vulnerabilities and ensure adherence to security standards, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Coordinate the threat and vulnerability management, secret management, and the third-party security program to improve our security posture and mitigate risks effectively.
  • Drive continuous improvement of security processes and procedures, leveraging automation and technology where applicable.
  • Represent the user's interests in security designs, actively gather feedback, pinpoint security hurdles, and incorporate them into our strategic planning.
  • Manage relationships with external security vendors, consultants, and other stakeholders to augment internal capabilities and stay abreast of industry trends and emerging threats.
  • Lead efforts to ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards governing application security, such as GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and others.
  • Mentor and coach junior members of the application security team, fostering a culture of learning and professional development.


​​​​​​Here’s What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 6+ years of experience in technical program management, ideally with a focus on security
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both engineers and executives
  • Proficiency in managing and advancing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Versatility in collaborating with teams across different time zones and functions, with readiness to travel as needed.
  • Ability to influence and motivate individuals across a wide range of job roles and functions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excel in problem-solving during high-pressure scenarios, making well-informed decisions while considering the impact on team goals.
  • Navigate high-pressure situations with ease, maintaining focus on tasks and objectives.
  • Demonstrate resilience in the face of adversity, providing a steady and positive influence on team members.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical co-workers in a clear and concise manner.

Additional Information

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation, including Restricted Stock Units
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Flying Start - Our immersive Global Induction Program (Meet our Execs & Global Teams)
  • Work with brilliant people that will keep you on your toes, learn more about their journeys by checking out #InsideFlywire on social media
  • Dynamic & Global Team (we have been collaborating virtually for years!)
  • Wellbeing Programs (Mental Health, Wellness, Yoga/Pilates/HIIT Classes) with Global FlyMates
  • Be a meaningful part in our success - every FlyMate makes an impact
  • Competitive time off including FlyBetter Days to volunteer in a cause you believe in and Digital Disconnect Days!
  • Great Talent & Development Programs (Managers Taking Flight – for new or aspiring managers!)

Submit today and get started!

We are excited to get to know you! Throughout our process you can expect to meet with different FlyMates including the Hiring Manager, Peers on the team, the VP of the department, and a skills assessment. Your Talent Acquisition Partner will walk you through the steps and be your “go-to” person for any questions.

Flywire is an equal opportunity employer. With over 40 nationalities across 14 different offices, and diversity and inclusion at the core of our people agenda, we believe our FlyMates are our greatest asset, and we’re excited to watch our unique culture evolve with each new hire.