Senior Security Compliance Analyst - San Francisco

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About The Role

The Senior Security Compliance Engineer at Postman will play a crucial role within the Security Assurance team, focusing on bolstering the company's security framework by implementing, managing, and enhancing compliance programs across a broad spectrum of standards, including ISO 27k, HIPAA, NIST, FedRAMP, GDPR, CCPA, and SOC 2. This position is pivotal in ensuring Postman's adherence to regulatory and contractual mandates and instrumental in driving security and compliance initiatives that contribute to the company's growth. The ideal candidate will bring a blend of technical acumen and strategic insight, capable of effectively communicating with stakeholders and guiding team members in alignment with senior management's vision. With a strong emphasis on process and results and robust problem-solving and communication skills, the Senior Security Compliance Engineer will play a crucial role within the organization, offering expertise and leadership to ensure Postman's continued success and security resilience.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead and orchestrate significant compliance projects to integrate and uphold standards such as ISO 27001/27701, HIPAA, NIST, FedRAMP, GDPR, CCPA, and SOC 2, ensuring Postman's alignment with regulatory and contractual obligations.

  • Actively contribute to the creation, administration, and continual enhancement of Postman's Information Security program, compliance frameworks, risk management practices, privacy protocols, and overall security stance, in line with the strategic direction set by senior management.

  • Foster collaboration with business leaders and technical teams to identify, evaluate, and manage security risks and controls, recommending strategies for mitigation and improvement to support Postman's growth and sales enablement.

  • Lead the coordination and execution of compliance audit processes, collaborating with external auditors and internal stakeholders to ensure comprehensive and timely adherence to audit requirements.

  • Regularly review and update Postman's policy and procedural documentation to reflect current industry best practices and compliance standards, ensuring the Security Assurance team's activities are aligned with organizational goals.

  • Produce detailed and accurate reports on compliance initiatives and activities, offering insights and updates to stakeholders and contributing to the transparency and effectiveness of the Security Assurance team's efforts.

  • Serve as a mentor and key point of escalation within the team, providing expert guidance, resolving complex issues, and promoting a culture of security awareness and compliance across the organization.

  • Leverage extensive technical knowledge and communication skills to effectively interact with engineers and technologists, providing clear guidance and recommendations on security and compliance best practices.

  • Demonstrate a process-oriented, results-driven approach to compliance engineering, employing effective problem-solving and communication skills to serve as a subject matter expert and trusted advisor within Postman.

About You

  • Minimum of ten years of experience in cybersecurity governance, risk management, and compliance.

  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CRISC, CISA, or CISM is a plus

  • Experience with GRC programs, including ISO 27001, HIPAA, and FedRAMP, preferably in a Cloud/SaaS environment.

  • Proficient in technical knowledge related to management information systems, audits, and internal controls.

  • Capable of identifying compliance and security gaps and formulating and implementing mitigation plans.

  • Self-motivated and organized, with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships across departments and cultures.

Our Values

At Postman, we create with the same curiosity that we see in our users. We value transparency & honest communication about not only successes, but also failures. In our work, we focus on specific goals that add up to a larger vision. Our inclusive work culture ensures that everyone is valued equally as important pieces of our final product. We are dedicated to delivering the best products we can.

What Else?

If the role is based in the greater San Francisco area, and the reasonably estimated salary for this role ranges from $190,000 - $215,000 plus a competitive equity package. Actual compensation is based on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition to our pay-on-performance philosophy, we offer a comprehensive set of benefits, including full medical coverage, flexible PTO, wellness reimbursement, and a monthly lunch stipend. Salaries will vary outside of the listed metropolitan areas & the U.S.

Equal Opportunity

Postman is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Postman does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Postman will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Postman.

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