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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. If you're interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.
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    Information Systems Security Compliance Engineer

    • The team's role is to ensure that Canonical conducts its business processes in compliance with laws and regulations, internal policies and procedures defined and international standards/best practices. This position is for an individual with the knowledge, drive and personal motivation to help build and grow a strong security & compliance governance framework in a fast-growing tech company, as well as help it achieve/maintain the necessary compliance certifications.
    • This role can be home or office based. Periodic international travel for training and business meetings is required.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with IT operations, Legal, Security, and Engineering teams to define and implement policies and procedures
    • Help to design and implement controls to strengthen the company's Security Posture
    • Collaborate with various teams to ensure security standards are met across all projects
    • Assess vulnerabilities/risks that could affect the integrity, availability, or confidentiality of data, systems, or services of the company and provide mitigation solutions
    • Conduct regular audits to ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, relevant security standards best practices, regulations and client requirements to identify gaps and provide remediation solutions
    • Ensure controls are configured correctly and integrated into the security strategy
    • Collaborate with internal teams to respond to Security Questionnaires, Contract Compliance and Security & Compliance posture questions from customers
    • Provide guidance and support to internal stakeholders regarding security & compliance practices
    • Collaborate with internal teams to gather evidence for external audits
    • Participate in the creation and or maintenance of the Information Security Management System
    • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge on Security standards, best practices and trends to ensure ongoing compliance

    Required skills and experience:

    • 2+ years of experience within a security and compliance function
    • Experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines to align with company's strategy and best practices
    • Experience with security controls implementation, configuration and maintenance
    • Experience with vulnerability management tooling, remediation, and processes
    • Experience with coding/scripting in one or more languages (Python, C, C++, Java)
    • Experience with Linux operating systems (Ubuntu preferred)
    • Understanding of concepts related to Systems Engineering/DevOps, IaC, IAM, network security, systems security, cryptography
    • Have a wide understanding of cybersecurity and data protection frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, SOC2, PCI-DSS, GDPR, CCPA.
    • Experience with third party and external audits

    Valuable experience:

    • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
    • Affinity with Open Source software with regards to compliance
    • Knowledge of designing and implementing security processes and solutions with topics ranging from architecture, governance, compliance, and operations
    • Technical or engineering background, including software development, scripting, networking, and cloud architecture

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