CircleCI is searching for experienced Compliance Specialists to join our growing compliance team. In this role, you will work across the company to ensure our audits, pen-testing, customer compliance concerns are communicated, understood, planned and met.

You’ll interpret and set requirements, assess the effectiveness of security controls, risk-based decision making, cross-functional teamwork and communication, and stay up-to-date on compliance standard methodologies.

Engineering at CircleCI is Remote First

Being remote-first, we foster a culture that is inclusive of remote workers while allowing everyone to be the most productive. Read more about our remote-first culture here.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate closely with auditors, articulate control implementation and impact, and describe considerations for applying security and compliance concepts to a technical cloud environment
  • Evaluate, optimize and manage compliance procedures and controls
  • Work cross-functionally to remediate compliance control gaps, including documenting and communicating findings with partners and team members
  • Build and manage customer security questionnaire standard methodologies

What You Bring:

The ideal candidate is a diligent, technical, and experienced compliance professional with a background in implementation, regulatory control requirements, process improvement and compliance risk analysis.

Below you can find a list of skills and practices we value in candidates - you don’t need to be experienced in all of them to apply:

  • Experience working in the field of information security, compliance and/or risk management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication practices; you’re comfortable writing and managing large technical documents and translating technical concepts into clear terms
  • Passion for workflows, processes, tools and team dynamics and how these impact a company’s ability to scale
  • A background with Security/GRC in a Cloud/SaaS environment and experience achieving/maintaining compliance for SaaS systems (IE FedRAMP, NIST, SOC, ISO)
  • Experience with evaluating, selecting and managing vendors
  • Ability to lead compliance diligence programs
  • Experience cross-functionally leading escalations and resolutions of risk and compliance issues
  • Knowledge of project management tools (IE Jira, Standard Fusion)
  • Experience in a rapid scaling startup environment
  • CRISC, CISM, CISA or CISSP or similar industry certifications a plus

Work remotely with our globally distributed team!

We’re a distributed company with teammates across the world. For this role, we are hiring folks to work remotely in Canada and The United States.

About CircleCI

CircleCI is the world’s largest shared continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, and the central hub where code moves from idea to delivery. As one of the most-used DevOps tools that process more than one million builds a day, CircleCI has unique access to data on how engineering teams work, and how their code runs. Companies like Spotify, Coinbase, and BuzzFeed use us to improve engineering team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster.

Founded in 2011 and headquartered in downtown San Francisco with a global, remote workforce, CircleCI is venture-backed by Base10, Greenspring Associates, Eleven Prime, IVP, Sapphire Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners, Baseline Ventures, Threshold Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Owl Rock Capital, Next Equity Partners, Heavybit and Harrison Metal Capital.

CircleCI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

Colorado Salary Range: $140,800 - $176,000/year


Level: Mid-Senior Level

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