• Technical Director of Audit & Compliance

    Job Locations US-TX-Plano
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Director of Audit and Compliance is responsible for architecting and implementing the audit and compliance program, and takes a significant, hands-on, strategic and tactical approach to the Compliance aspects of Information Security.  Must come from a technical background - network/security architecture experience required.


    • Managing and enhancing the audit and compliance strategy as part of the overall information security strategy

    • Keeping abreast of the evolving regulatory and compliance landscape facing the business, and ensuring that the audit and compliance strategy is frequently updated to reflect these changes

    • Conducting regular internal audit of security controls and operational processes to ensure compliance is built-in to IT methodologies, ensuring the business is well prepared for external audits

    • As part of internal audit, ensure security controls and IT processes are operating in accordance with the company's stated Information Security policies and procedures

    • Steward the annual Security Awareness Training initiatives

    • Provide ownership for annual Incident Response training, ensuring the Incident Response Plan is up-to-date and tested

    • Own the Information Security aspects of BCP and DR planning (ensuring data availability)

    • Perform backup duties of the Security Operations role when required (training will be provided)

    • Participate in the annual Risk Assessment activities

    • Answer customer and partner security and compliance questionnaires as needed

    • Provide SAS 70 / SOC bridge letters attesting to compliance status for customers as needed


    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information security, or information assurance is preferred; other technical degrees will be considered; Master’s in business, information systems, or information security is preferred
    • 5+ years of hands-on experience, in an audit capacity, in any mix of SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI and HIPAA regulatory compliance
    • Knowledge of BSA, AML, and KYC regulations is preferred
    • Knowledge computer forensics tools, SIEM products, vulnerability scanners is preferred
    • Knowledge of intrusion detection / prevention systems, Web Application firewalls and network firewalls is strongly preferred
    • Knowledge of operating systems and networking is preferred
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and presentation skills
    • Other applicable certifications a plus (CISSP, CISA, etc.)

    • Develop a working knowledge of each business unit

    • Demonstrate follow through – meets stated expectations – on-time and with quality

    • Hands-on – willing to learn technologies in order to understand and properly audit related controls, and perform as a backup for Security Operations when needs dictate

    • Detail orientation – accurate execution of critical projects

    • Demonstrate strong listening and communication skills that result in effective relationships with Solution Managers and IT counterparts
    • Ability to pass strict background check for handling sensitive data


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