Your QualificationsThe ideal candidate for the role of Trust Compliance Analyst will have a strong background in IT security controls implementation, testing/continuous monitoring, and compliance. This is a hands-on, thinking role, so s/he should also have the technical skill to look at a configuration and personally validate it.
To meet the basic qualifications for this role you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Trust Compliance Analyst opportunity, you will have:
- Five or more years of progressive experience in the design and testing of IT security controls. We will consider highly technical candidates with slightly less but directly relevant experience.
- Background in IT and security control testing
- History of supporting external audits
- Understanding of Cloud-based services, Windows and Linux operating systems, and open-source databases
- Direct experience with audit frameworks, including SSAE 16 SOC 2 and SOX
- Familiarity with industry-standard security frameworks, including ISO 27001 and NIST 800-5
- Bachelor's degree is preferred
- Well-developed written and verbal communication skills to effectively work with diverse stakeholders across our global organization
- Self-motivated; ability to seek out and engage with people in the organization
- Flexible and collaborative with peers
- A strong work ethic and commitment to quality
The RoleOpportunity Snapshot
Reporting to the Director of Information Security, as Trust Compliance Analyst, you will perform IT security control testing as part of Digital Realty’s Trust program. You will be responsible for validating how IT security controls protecting our production and corporate environments are operating, and for providing feedback to internal control owners on the design, implementation and efficacy of those security controls.
You will own your role, taking a self-motivated approach and driving your assignments. Of course, you won’t work in a silo – we have weekly meetings and interact extensively – but your manager will trust you to manage your workload, perform required tasks and meet deadlines without needing a great deal of oversight. Throughout your work, you’ll also look for ways of improving processes/controls. The framework is solid, but you could also influence the framework with your fresh insights.
Specific tasks will include:
- Assisting in providing evidence of control review to external auditors
- Collecting evidence regarding implementation of IT security controls
- Documenting findings and track to remediation using GRC tool
- Reviewing documented IT security controls
- Interviewing internal control owners to determine how controls are implemented
- Providing feedback to control owners in regard to IT security controls
- Collaborating in designing new IT security controls
- Providing advice in implementing existing security controls for new products
- Assisting in collection of IT Security controls metrics
What's in It for You?Global impact & visibility
This role provides wide exposure in an area essential to our business and building customer trust. You’ll never be bored, taking on a black & white, check the box mentality because, while it is a tactical role, it’s also a thinking role where your skill and ability will directly impact results.
Autonomy, support & flexibility
You'll enjoy a good deal of autonomy in managing your responsibilities, but we also follow protocols and a strong teamwork model . . . in essence, you'll have support when you need it and "elbow room" when you don't. Once you're fully acclimated you could also have the opportunity to work from home on occasion.
Naturally, you'll come in with solid experience and a track record of success. At the same time, you're bound to add to your experience. We’ll help you learn areas where you might have gaps and are committed the professional growth and development of our team members.
Digital Realty is a rapidly growing and advancing organization, providing opportunities for our proven performers. You could advance in this role, perhaps stepping up to a senior analyst, or depending on your performance and ambition, you might leverage your success in this role to pursue other opportunities within the company. Some opportunities may require relocation.
We are a collaborative, people-focused group dedicated to quality and continuous improvement. When you become a member of our team, you receive our commitment to your continued development and support. We strive to promote a friendly, fun and open work environment, and our dedication to this is reflected in the tenure of our employees.
The 'best of both worlds'
You'll find that working for our company may be a little bit different. We are small enough, with only 1400 employees across our global portfolio, that your hard work will be visible throughout the organization, yet our extensive offering of services and solutions and proven track record of growth; stability and industry-leading innovation give you the resources and tools you need to take your career to the next level.
Our uncommonly strong balance sheet, investment-grade debt ratings and the ability to borrow in multiple currencies provide a global footprint for our customers and risk-reducing diversification for us. That puts us in an excellent position to grow the company, provide financing options for our customers, and continually invest in our properties.
Green standard for sustainability
We are committed to improving the performance and energy efficiency of our data centers through the creation, adoption and promotion of industry-leading best data center practices. Not only do we build to LEED and BREEAM certification requirements, but we also are pioneers in thinking about green data centers, including being a contributing member of The Green Grid.
In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans; flexible spending plans for multiple purposes; a health savings account; a 401(k) plan with company match and much more.
Video: each data center campus is different, but this virtual tour of Digital Ashburn, in Virginia, will give you and idea of the various systems, services and amenities that make Digital Realty the data center provider of choice worldwide. Located just west of Washington DC, Digital Ashburn includes 2 million square feet of data center space. You'll be based in our Santa Clara campus, which offers 300,000 square feet of data center space.
Keys to SuccessMission Statement
To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world.
While our mission statement is a call to action companywide, nowhere does it speak more directly to our teams than in security and compliance. This is an important role, central to our mission, and your commitment to quality and accuracy will be paramount.
In many compliance analyst roles, evidence is simply collected and passed to auditors and others. That is not the case in this role. You will be technical enough interview stakeholders and understand if you are getting all the data you need. We’re looking for a Trust Compliance Analyst who will be able to fully comprehend what s/he is seeing and hearing from a control standpoint. Are we able to validate what we need from a SOX perspective, for example? To be successful, you must have done some validation yourself.
Additionally, to be an outstanding Trust Compliance Analyst, you will:
- Be a strong team player, able to interact and work effectively in and outside or your team.
- Have a bias toward IT. After all, this is not straight trust, we’re building a global IT organization in an expanding digital world.
- Passionately share in our values -- above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.
About Digital RealtyGlobally delivering the Right Workload, in the Right Place, at the Right Value℠.
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 600 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include domestic and international companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products.
Digital Realty is uniquely positioned to provide a complete range of data center solutions on a global scale that best fit our customers' needs. We can connect them to the cloud and their critical partners on an open platform that includes 156 data centers in 33 global markets on 4 continents.
Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.
To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world
To build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders.
Guide our decisions and actions every day -- above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.
Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.
Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
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