At Amazon Web Services (AWS), Security is our highest priority. The AWS Security Assurance team is responsible for demonstrating the security controls of services offered by AWS.
At AWS' scale, we must invent new ways to provide the highest level of assurance to our most security conscious customers.
Are you interested in driving exceptional security for customers? Do you have a passion for cutting-edge technologies? Do you see compliance as a business enabler?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is rapidly expanding its global presence and we are looking for a highly motivated program manager to join our team.
As part of the team, you will build the bridges between security, technology, and compliance by working directly with our AWS service teams, infrastructure teams, security teams, related Amazon corporate teams, industry regulators and, most importantly, AWS customers.
You will join industry-leading security professionals and program managers in supporting customers to ensure that our infrastructure is designed, operated, maintained, and protected in accordance to global regulated industry standards.
You should be a technically experienced and innovative security, compliance, and audit professional who has the ability to understand IT processes, communicate to customers, and to be able to drive innovative process changes through multiple organizations and teams.
This position will be responsible for the following activities :
Dive deep into the AWS control environment to develop broad domain and technical understanding of AWS security activities and control implementation to articulate compliance implications to both customers and internal and external audit functions.
Develop understanding of regulated industry compliance requirements and communicate how AWS control activities meet global regulatory obligations.
Liaise with customers, regulators and auditors, articulate control implementation, and describe considerations for applying security and compliance concepts to a technical cloud environment.
Operate a rhythm of the business for managing changes to the control environment and in the preparation of audits; guide control owners in documenting their own control activities and confirm readiness of controls for audit.
Set strategic direction, improve documentation, track progress, coordinate improvement efforts, and monitor process improvements.
Monitor, evaluate, and continuously improve the organization by being a trusted advisor, facilitator and creative problem solver.
Implement continuous improvements to the security organization and the program management process. Share program / project process frameworks, tools, and best practices that can be adopted throughout the organization.
Apply a working knowledge of global information security regulation and policy to articulate customer and control impact and drive alignment to AWS controls.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required :
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or other related fields.
5+ years of experience in IT security in support of a highly technical environment.
10+ years of experience in performing and / or participating in technical audit assessments.
10+ years working in highly regulated industries (e.g. financial services, healthcare, and energy, telecommunications), including direct work with regulatory audits.
Must be bi-lingual English and Korean.
Work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
Experience working successfully in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
Have a clear understanding of cloud computing services and deployment architecture.
Demonstrate a record of driving compliance initiatives on behalf of customers.
Have a record of delivery of compliance process improvement projects with technology processes and / or major tech companies.
Experience with IT process consulting is a plus.
Have experience in performing technical assessments and audits of network, operating systems, application security, as well as auditing IT processes.
Experience in IT program or project management, IT auditing, and / or control framework development and implementation is a plus.
Have a working knowledge of global IT regulation and supporting audit standards.
Have an understanding of evaluating the design and effectiveness of IT controls. Have experience in working directly with auditors and regulators for these types of assessments.
Experience defining audit plans based on customer requirements, completing compliance documentation, and ensuring committed assessments are delivered on schedule.
Have experience in generating automated metrics to measure IT process effectiveness and consistency.
Domestic and global travel may be required 10%-30%.
Meets / exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
Meets / exceeds Amazon’s functional depth and complexity for this role.