ABOUT THE ROLE:

As a Senior Consultant (QSA), your responsibilities will include leading project execution and client service activities, focused primarily on PCI DSS assessments. You will lead the client engagement and be the face of A-LIGN with our customers. 

You will have the opportunity to gain a variety of project experience with high profile clients, across various industries. As an added benefit, we have eliminated the strict chargeability goals, and sales pressure! Our Senior Consultants will also have the ability to move into a Mentor role that will allow them to mentor and train Associate QSA's.  Associate QSA's will be lead by a Senior QSA on all assigned engagements. 

REPORTS TO: Managing Consultant/Service Delivery Manager 

PAY CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time, Exempt  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and execute PCI DSS assessments in coordination with the project's manager 
  • Create agendas  
  • Lead client meetings and maintain client relationships  
  • Perform audit testing and mentor Associate QSA's (AQSA's) performing assigned audit review tasks 
  • Communicate effectively to the client, prior to, during, and post on-site visit 
  • Review manager’s planning notes, and prepare as appropriate for meetings 
  • Prepare fieldwork notes throughout the project 
  • Gather evidence and review 
  • Provide draft reports to management, within defined timelines and mentor and train Associate QSA's (AQSA's) to help them develop report writing skills 
  • Provide detailed project status reports weekly to management 
  • Organize client information on A-LIGN’s OneDrive folder
  • Communicate to management about any potential project issues 
  • Provide feedback to junior consultants and management team 
  • Travel occasionally to clients’ offices 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION 

Information Technology related degree preferred 

EXPERIENCE 

At least 3 years of experience working in a lead QSA role. Prior hands on Information Technology and/or Information Security experience, also preferred. 

CERTIFICATIONS  

Currently possesses or is actively pursuing at least one of the following certifications: CISA, CISSP, CISM, PCIP, QSA or other relevant certification. In addition, must hold both CISSP and CISA certification within one year of hire date. 

SKILLS 

  • Ability to meet deadlines with a high degree of motivation 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work individually as well as collaboratively 

BENEFITS 

  • Health, Vision, Dental Benefits 
  • 401 (K) Plan with Employer Matching 
  • Competitive Bonus Structure 
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and Disability Insurance 
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plan 
  • Technology Reimbursement 
  • Vacation Bonus 
  • Paid Office Closure December 24-January 1 
  • Paid Holidays Schedule 
  • Certification Reimbursement 

About A-LIGN 

A-LIGN is a technology-enabled security and compliance partner trusted by more than 2,400 global organizations to confidently mitigate cybersecurity risks. We work with small businesses to global enterprises with services spanning across SOC, Penetration Testing, PCI DSS, HITRUST, ISO and privacy compliance. Our proprietary compliance management platform is transforming the compliance experience by enabling an anytime, anywhere approach to audits. For more information, visit  
www.A-LIGN.com. 

Come Work for A-LIGN! 

Apply online today at A-LIGN.com and learn about life at A-LIGN by following our Careers at A-LIGN LinkedIn! 
A-LIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer! Minorities, women, disabled, and veterans encouraged to apply! 

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