Compliance Engineer

Location: Issaquah, WA
Date Posted: 11-05-2018
Please note:

This is NOT a remote role.
This is a full-time, in-the-office job located in Issaquah, WA.
Sponsorship is NOT available.
Relocation expense package IS being offered.

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The IS Compliance Engineer is a key member of IS Security Compliance team reporting to the Manager of IS Security Compliance. This position will be focused on all aspects of security risk management and data with a particular emphasis on California Privacy Law, PCI, HIPAA, PII (domestic & international), SOX , GDPR and other industry or regulatory compliance that impact the IS infrastructure. In addition, the role will be responsible for working with all groups within the organization globally to ensure overall security policy framework including associated frameworks, reporting and status of compliance.
 
The Compliance Engineer will work very closely with the IS Security and other IS leadership and management team members to build and maintain a strong security, risk and compliance program. The role requires a mix of broad, business and technical acumen with strong people-management skills, and the ability to inspire and influence decisions around security risk management with the business. As such, the position works closely with key global business units such as IS, Legal, Audit, Regional Managers and Senior Management, requiring the ability to balance business needs and security risks.
 
The role will be responsible to determine and establish the approach by which IS will manage and govern risk and compliance. This includes creating, institutionalizing and rolling out an Integrated Controls framework that addresses the multitude of regulatory requirements with internal stakeholders for reporting on progress versus objectives on a regular basis which includes the design, collation, review, analysis, distribution and communication of the framework.
 
Along with the IS Security Compliance Manager and Department, the candidate will be a key point of contact for senior executive management and will be available to report at senior executive level on matters within their purview; particularly compliance, data security, risk management and overall security governance.
 
Tasks and responsibilities
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for governance and compliance frameworks for IS and business process regulations/compliance within IS Security GRC.
  • Stakeholder in the execution of risk management, information security, and data compliance corporate initiatives across all the business units globally.
  • Promotes and supports a culture of compliance, risk avoidance/mitigation and corporate accountability throughout the organization.
  • Responsible for the development of required corrective action plans relating to data compliance issues.
  • Manages the business relationships with the internal and external auditors/assessors.
  • Researches and evaluates new compliance requirements and works with other stakeholders and owner to insure they are incorporated into the security policy framework, standards, and procedures.
  • Defines and implements a risk-based approach to identifying, monitoring, measuring and reporting various types of security risk and compliance issues in regards to financial reporting.
  • Identifies and prioritizes risk management, information security, and compliance risks and recommend mitigating controls.
  • Works with counterparts across the organization to insure the development and communication of policies, procedures, and plans to internal stakeholders regarding security and risk management best practices and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Evaluates security and risk assessments of internal business units and external vendors and service providers.
  • Provides governance for the identification, validation and remediation of information technology controls required by Sarbanes-Oxley, Payment Cardholder Information Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), Personally Identifiable Information (PII), HIPAA, California Privacy Law and other regulatory compliance frameworks. Ensure successful audits of these compliance programs.
  • Must be able to translate PCI DSS best practices, GIS compliance recommendations and international regulation requirements to protect international technology assets (cardholder data (CHD) and all CHD assets including people access).
  • May support line of business on self-assessments, third party QSA lead PCI Assessment as well as GIS lead PCI Assessments impacting the Domestic US and International regions.
  • Assists in the analysis of Compliance readiness assessment findings for California Privacy Law and will lead the identification of ownership, remediation planning and validation.
  • Participates in lines of business and enterprise control functions compliance strategic planning.
  • Assists in other areas of the department and company as needed.
 
Required skills, abilities, and certifications
  • Deep understanding in all aspects of risk management, data compliance, information security strategy, technologies and tools.
  • Over 5 years of proven experience developing and executing global security risk management and compliance programs.
  • Direct experience working with IT GRC tools (e.g., Archer, ServiceNow etc.)
  • Experience with developing and producing security and compliance metrics that are meaningful and actionable for Sr. Management.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to work effectively at executive levels.
  • Excellent conceptual and critical thinking skills and sound judgment, with strategic orientation and ability to perform tactically, as required.
  • Experience in providing technical expertise appropriate to knowledge of risk and cost effective delivery of essential security services.
  • Solid understanding of IT systems, applications, networks, and databases.
  • Proven experience developing and submitting audit and compliance reports to governing bodies, legal entities, and/or external authorities.
  • Solid understanding of assessing and designing internal controls in an enterprise-level environment.
  • Direct experience and knowledge of applicable local and federal information technology laws.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of security controls across all security domains such as access management, encryption methods, vulnerability management, network security, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of risk management practices and security governance programs.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) are a must.
  • Past or current certifications in one of following areas: ISA, QSA.
 
Recommended skills, abilities, and certifications
  • Certifications in one or more of the following areas preferred: CIPP, CISSP, CISA, and CISM.
  • Architectural level experience in information security, data compliance, and risk management.
  • Proven people management experience – worked with a variety of teams globally.
  • Experience in planning, organizing, and developing information technology policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Ability to propose creative solutions to successfully remediate identified compliance issues.
  • Proficient in using Gmail, Google Drive and related Google Apps.
  • Successful internal candidates will have spent one year or more on their current team.
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