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Senior Director, Compliance

Job Category: Information Technology
Location: US - Massachusetts - Remote
Meet Our Team:

Exciting opportunity to provide thought leadership and expertise to developing and executing a business risk-based compliance and auditing strategy, working with peer groups such as Cloud Services, Cybersecurity, Legal, Product Management, and Sales/Marketing. 

Picture Yourself at Pega:

Manage and execute a business risk-based compliance and auditing strategy for Pega, working with peer groups such as Cloud Services, Corporate IT, Engineering, Cybersecurity, Legal, Product Management, and Sales/Marketing 

Technical thought leadership and Team leadership, providing assurance support for both the enterprise and Pega Cloud

What You'll Do at Pega:
  • Ensure Pega maintains ISO 27001, HITRUST, SOC2 Type 2, PCI, FedRAMP, irap, Cyber Essentials certifications (https://www.pega.com/trust)
  • Identify and keep organization current with global privacy regulations (GDPR, HIPAA, State and Local Gov’t, etc)
  • Oversee the technology portion of the enterprise SOX certification
  • Coordinate efforts to obtain additional certifications for Pega’s Cloud service officering.
  • Identify current and emerging market demands and requirements for regulatory and compliance frameworks
  • Lead a working process to incorporate security and compliance requirements as part of the sales and procurement contract processes.
  • Manage a team to provide audit management services for compliance and client audits.
  • Lead a Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solution for Pega.
  • Provide consultative services to internal stakeholders and providers for security and compliance controls.
  • Lead a team to provide audit management services for compliance and client audits, as well as establish and manage a group to provide sales and assurance support across the cloud organization
  • Lead staff through technical expertise; interpret product and market requirements and translate into capabilities to be implemented by the broader organization
  • Participate in industry conferences and speaking engagements to represent Pega and advance our security and compliance narrative.
Who You Are:

Successful and seasoned compliance expert, with strong demonstrable leadership experience, and a technical background. Excellent communication, time management, and negotiation skills are critical, as well as a passion for technology and collaboration.

What You've Accomplished:
  • BA/BS Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • ISC2 and ISACA certifications or equivalent experience.
  • 15+ years industry experience, preferably in SaaS production environments
    • 8-10 years of experience in information security leadership
    • 3-5 years of governance and compliance leadership and development
  • Demonstrable success developing regulatory and compliance programs for Cloud deployments
  • Expert in Cloud environments such as AWS and MS Azure
  • Experience in broad IT operations throughout the delivery, operation, processing, and storage model.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including poise in pressure situations
  • Background in global, multi-national organization design
  • Evidencing the ability to work in a cross-functional global team is pivotal, as is the ability to negotiate conflicting priorities between groups.
  • Experience in successfully leading and motivating global teams
  • Experience with PCI, NIST SP800-53, fedRAMP, SSAE16 SOC2, ISO 27000 Suite
  • Expert communication and team building skills
  • Excellent time management skills
Pega Offers You:
  • Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment
  • Competitive global benefits program inclusive of pay + Bonus incentive and Employee Equity in the company
Job ID: 10178

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