Sr. Vice President (CISO)

Job Locations US-TX-Richardson
Information Technology
Position Type


RealPage is changing the technology real estate industry and our teammates know how to think big and leave their mark. If you want to join a globally progressive and inclusive company devoted to excellence, we are looking for you!

We are the leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry. We navigate clients toward the right decisions with data and technology insights they can only get from RealPage. Serving our clients is our highest priority and RealPage teammates are our greatest asset.

Come join a team where your work makes an impact every day!


Reporting to the Global CIO, you will be responsible for the Enterprise Information Security program protecting RealPage employees, customers and clients from threats that could negatively affect information and system availability, integrity and confidentiality. This position requires the ability to understand business issues and processes and to articulate the business context of projects and processes. A strong understanding of information security and software validation is required and understanding of disaster recovery planning and business continuity process desirable. Must be familiar with the principles and techniques of security risk analysis and must demonstrate an understanding of the management issues involved in implementing security processes and a security-aware culture in a large corporate environment.


The CISO will build an organization that can effectively manage vulnerabilities on the horizon, ensuring the trust and safety of RealPage’s legacy and new solutions, customers, partners, and developers as our global businesses scale. In order to be successful, the CISO will recognize opportunities and/or risks within the market and quickly mobilize to ensure RealPage has the right tools and processes in place to mitigate risk. This professional will be responsible for executive understanding, support, and consensus around strategic vision and plan execution. The CISO must be capable of defining RealPage’s security strategy and plans for growth in order to build a successful enterprise model which enables the businesses to achieve their objectives while protecting the brand.

In an environment where collaboration across the organization is essential to effectively understand and manage the wide range of risks facing our diverse companies, the CISO will serve as a catalyst in bringing together new ideas and processes to execute on security vision.


  • Manage the development and implementation of global security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security for the business
  • Develop roles, and responsibilities throughout the organization from a security perspective
  • Develop and implement technology solutions and processes that allow secure access to information assets
  • Partner with Product Development teams to maintain a Secure Software Development Lifecycle
  • Develop and enhance the skills and experience of both infrastructure and operational staff with specific security responsibilities to ensure that systems, facilities, people, and IP remain safe secure, available, and functional at all times on a global basis
  • Ensure information security is addressed as a business issue across the company and provide overall coordination and management of all security activities within the company
  • Manage security controls in accordance with PCI, SOC (13+ reports), ITGC,  Financial Services Regulatory Exams across three lines of business, Equifax exam, Security Scorecard and BitSight external reporting,  and the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS).                 
  • Coordinate security training for employees, contractors, partners, and other third parties as appropriate
  • Monitor compliance with the organization's security policies and procedures among employees, contractors, partners, and other third parties; resolve potential issues as needed
  • Perform security risk assessments in accordance with Cyber Capability Maturity Model and drive positive maturity score improvements
  • Serve as security consultant that provides guidance and advocacy regarding prioritization of infrastructure investments that impact security.
  • Participate in development of organization's disaster recovery and business continuity plans for information systems
  • Integrate information security practices, systems, and processes with RealPage’s physical security organization.
  • Develop strong inter-organization partnerships with internal audit, office of the Chief Technology Office (CTO), legal, HR, products, Marketing, Physical Security teams and Sales.
  • Inform senior executives, to include the CEO, Board and C-suite of strategic information security risk while also presenting strategic risk reduction strategies.


  • Must have experience as a CISO or Business Information Security Officer (BISO) executive with a minimum of 5 years of information security management experience, ideally with some physical security management experience.
  • Experience in the technology industries, preferably in dynamic and fast changing environments
  • Financial Services experience preferred
  • Strong quantitative and analytical abilities with deep understanding of how to develop relevant metrics that not only track activity but also quantify the impact of security initiatives on the financial performance of the business
  • Experience in designing enterprise-wide information & physical security organizational structures and processes
  • Strong orientation toward problem solving and decision-making in an open and collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leader, team player and contributor with Executive Presence
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity, rapidly changing environment, and possible conflicting priorities
  • Self-motivated and directed

Specific security experience required

  • Governance, Risk & Compliance: Experience establishing the processes and mechanisms required to enable multiple stakeholders across the enterprise to contribute to risk decision-making. Key competencies include demonstrated leadership in the areas of Data Classification, Control Frameworks, Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Ownership and Accountability. Must be able to define specific metrics for residual risk to define control maturity across multiple lines of business. Must have proven ability to manage a variety of regulatory compliance regimes, domestic and international
  • Security Function Management: Must be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas: Strategic Planning, Budget Process and Benchmarking, Organizational Design, Cross-functional Partnerships, Staff and Leadership Development
  • Application Security: Experience implementing secure software lifecycle development models supporting a variety of application platforms.
  • Vulnerability Management: Experience in capabilities and processes to identify vulnerabilities in infrastructure, code, applications, architectures; and to analyze impact, report to stakeholders and drive remediation.
  • Business Continuity: Experience implementing continuity plans to increase resilience aimed to ensure business operations continue to perform through a disruptive event.



At RealPage, we’re always looking for talented professionals who thrive in a learning work environment that continually supports individual greatness. We foster a culture of innovation and creativity. It is the things you do that bring out the best of you and RealPage.


RealPage considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive work environment where all teammates feel a sense of belonging while bringing their authentic self to the table and being valued for it.


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