Security Governance Program Manager, Cash App

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

Cash App is a mobile-first bank that ranks in the top 10 free apps in the app store with a rapidly growing user base and feature set. Our mission is to provide banking services to all, in particular those that are underserved. We are looking for a Security Governance Program Manager to help us manage information security compliance programs for Cash App.

As a Security Governance Program Manager focused on Cash App, you’ll be a subject matter expert on national and global compliance standards. You’ll balance Block’s legal and compliance requirements with our users’ needs, and our company’s values. You’ll collaborate with Engineering, Product, and Industry Relations teams to ensure that our products can launch anywhere in the world while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements and obligations.

You will:

  • Manage and improve data security compliance programs

  • Identify and assess security controls, and communicate compliance risks to stakeholders

  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to influence designs and roadmaps

  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate compliance processes to provide timely deliverables

  • Partner with teams across the entire company to improve data security and the governance of our internal data

  • Engage with industry leaders in data security and governance to inform the next generation of payment security rules and regulations


You have:

  • 5+ years of experience managing compliance programs or conducting IT security audits for technology-focused companies to achieve regulatory compliance

  • Experience with balancing internal engineering processes, business needs, and external audit requirements

  • Working knowledge of industry security standards, frameworks, and regulations (e.g. PCI DSS, AICPA Trust Principles (SOC 2/3),  NIST CSF, GDPR, CCPA)

  • Experience working on a team with technical and non-technical members

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Square is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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