At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today's advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:
Build and enhance our proven security platform
Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges
We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That's why we're a leader in next-generation cybersecurityand why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.
Are you an influential and creative Senior Business Analyst that wants to put your skills to work in the Security and Compliance area? Are you interested in joining a small, nimble team that has a really big impact on how the business meets our customers' compliance requirements? Do you want to have a hand in making the business work and enabling the delivery of the world's best security products?
You will be partnering across the company to help define light-weight processes that address compliance requirements from SOC 2, FedRAMP, SOX, etc. and working with product teams to put in place necessary processes and controls to achieve the desired certifications. This is an opportunity to leverage your business analyst experience in a new exciting space and to figure out how to best match compliance requirements to light-weight processes. The goal is to ensure that a security mindset frames the basis for how we manage the business so that we remain effective stewards for our customers' data. You will also collaborate with other members of the Security and Operations teams to ensure we have a full lifecycle and end-to-end view that spans policies, processes, controls, and evidence.
Partner with product teams to understand what it will take to achieve desired business compliance goals and drive development of a implementation plan
Translate compliance requirements into implementable policies and procedures
Review business processes to identify and address potential risks
Partner with the audit team in planning company-wide audit activities
Coordinate across multiple business units and product teams
Build positive working relationships by serving as a consultant and liaison between product teams and audit leads
Interpret and translate audit controls and evidence criteria for internal product teams and other stakeholders, including external auditors
Analyze and resolve audit issues in a proactive and timely fashion
Provide data analysis support for ongoing compliance monitoring
Maintain up-to-date knowledge about audit controls and techniques
Utilize innovative ideas and tools to enhance operational effectiveness
Evaluate and recommend improvements to business practices, processes, and controls
What you bring to the team
Experience with translating business requirements into project implementation plans and validation, including user acceptance testing
Passion about process improvement and removing friction from systems
Ability to clearly articulate a business case
Ability to create clear, effective process documentation
Ability to seek out and engage with/influence people across organizations
Ability to escalate issues using good judgement
Direct experience with audit frameworks, e.g., SSAE 16 SOC 2, SOX, PCI, etc.
Background in IT hardware/software concepts and processes used within business, covering
Core security concepts
Windows and Linux operating systems
Experience with auditors and the evidence collection process
Experience with the design and testing of IT security controls in a managed hosting and/or Software-as-a-Service environment
Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
Project management and facilitation skills
Effective team collaboration plus the ability to coach and mentor others
As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint's amazing culture!