Senior Compliance Analyst


Location: Remote -

Job Type: Full time

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We are a Security company and Auth0's Security & Compliance team is in the privileged position of supporting a security-first culture for a company that wants to make the internet safer.

We are seeking a Senior Security Compliance Analyst who can help execute a wide range of assessments and audits across the entire organization. This role will work closely with Security and Compliance leadership to strategize and scope assessments, identify key risk areas, and establish baseline control alignment for continued organizational growth and maturity.


  • The Senior Security Compliance Analyst works with cross-functional stakeholders to identify/manage the security & privacy risks and establish governance and compliance processes across our organization.
  • Maintains updated knowledge in the field of risk management and compliance to efficiently work on frameworks including NIST 800-53, IT SOX controls, SOC-2, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001 / ISO 27018, etc.
  • Plan, execute, and report on various types of Security/Privacy GRC assessment, including post-remediation validations
  • Conduct ongoing Security/Privacy risk assessments and assist in developing and executing a dynamic risk assurance plan to address high-risk areas (both internal and external)
  • Lead improvements and design of innovative industry-wide Security/Privacy GRC processes across the organization
  • Lead Security/Privacy GRC related change management initiatives within the Team and across the organization
  • Support management in handling complex issues with internal auditors and/or external auditors/regulators
  • Craft and communicate effective data-driven reporting and updates to influence decisions and outcomes internally
  • Maintain tight coordination with cross-functional teams

Education and Experience:

  • Effective project management skills, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills are also a must. The Senior Security Compliance Analyst will assume responsibility for training staff in cyber-security protocols and procedures, and communication with the CISO and security organization is frequent.
  • Analytical capacity and experience adding structure in a complex, ambiguous environment
  • Strong cross-group collaboration and team player, dealing with complex problems, resolving conflicts, and experience influencing cross-functionally, and with executive-level audiences
  • Understanding of security functions including: Incident Management, Change Management, Identity and Access Management, and Vendor Security Risk Management.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through both analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to analyze fragmented inputs, synthesize key attributes and recommend/deliver effective, balanced recommendations and outcomes
  • Knowledge of certifications and standards such as SOC-2, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, CSA STAR, ISO 27001, GDPR, FedRAMP, and HiTRUST
  • Knowledge of industry cloud technologies such as Azure, AWS or similar
  • Experience with GRC tools, technology, and implementation
  • Effective team collaboration plus the ability to coach and mentor others
  • Have experience with and are comfortable with a remote working environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, information systems, computer science, or relevant educational or professional experience
  • 5+ years’ experience of GRC implementation, processes, and practices
  • Industry relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISA, etc.

((Colorado, New York and Washington only*) Minimum OTE of $117,000/year + equity + benefits))

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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. Find your place at Okta

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