Senior Security Compliance Analyst (San Francisco, CA) (Remote Eligible)

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:Remote -
Job Type:Full Time

The Compliance and Assurance team’s mission is to strengthen Okta’s position as the leading Identity-as-a-Service solution through a security-first approach to compliance.We are looking for someone with a strong compliance background and experience in the technical implementation of security controls from SOC2, ISO27001, and other frameworks.The right candidate will have run a mature ISMS program and will play a key role in providing customers with confidence in Okta’s leadership in the identity space.As a Compliance Analyst, you will support security initiatives by engaging various process owners in the design, documentation, implementation, monitoring of the appropriate controls in our computing environments, and demonstrating those controls to external auditors.

The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with the technical implementation of SOC2 and ISO controls in a cloud-based environment using tools such as Salesforce, Okta, ServiceNow, JIRA and others.This position requires a unique set of skills including project management, and an eye towards future standards and regulations that will impact our customers.If you’re a self-starter who wants to make a difference in global cloud security, we want you on board.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads audits of the company’s computing environment, with focus on security controls
  • Help manage or lead the ISMS program
  • Perform controls testing and develop recommendations based on confirmed observations
  • Work with process and control owners to help them understand the audit results, identify remediation options, and prioritize their closure
  • Work with the Security Team in identifying security gaps as reported by internal and external customers
  • Assist management in the development of the appropriate security documentation, including system security plans, information security policies, and risk assessment procedures
  • Assist management in assessing security impact on changes to the systems and applications
  • Perform other security and compliance related tasks as assigned by management

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or Management Information Systems, or equivalent experience
  • In-depth knowledge in IT security frameworks and best practices, such as NIST-800 publications, FedRAMP, CoBIT, CCM, and Trust Principles and Criteria
  • Working knowledge of terms and concepts used in information security, privacy, risk assessments and contingency planning
  • Understanding of IT methodologies, such as software development lifecycle and operations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to “think-out-of-the-box”
  • Strong oral, written and presentation communication skills
  • Able to work independently or with a team

Helpful Certifications / Skills:

  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
  • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)
  • Familiarity with JIRA and Okta
  • Technical background

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located. We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live. Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.

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Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer