Risk and Compliance Director

| Greater Boulder Area

Markit Digital is seeking an experienced and motivated Risk Management & Compliance Director.  The individual will work closely with Business and Technical leadership to manage risk to the business and oversee compliance requirements. This position will require an understanding of Markit Digital’s services & platform from a business and technical perspective to effectively manage risk and compliance.


Duties & Accountabilities

Plan and execute risk assessments and identify strategic opportunities to adopt industry-leading security and compliance standards. 

• Oversee Service Organizational Control (SOC 2) compliance and reporting.

• Lead ongoing internal and external audit and compliance requirements, including coordination between clients, auditors, and the business/IT.

• Regularly liaise with Business Development, Client Solutions, and Engineering teams to ensure compliance requirements are adhered to in product development and support.

• Respond to audit findings, define and track remediation projects, and ensure ongoing compliance with required regulatory standards.

• Manage contract compliance matters and contract negotiation with clients and vendors.

• Oversee critical vendor relationships and conduct vendor risk assessments.

• Deliver regular risk reporting to business leadership.

• Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise Risk and Compliance team members.


Business Competencies

• Bachelor’s degree or higher.

• Relevant Certifications (CISA, CRISC, CISSP, CISM, etc.) certification desirable.

• Broad knowledge of risk management and expertise in several risk management sub-specialties, particularly security risk management.

• Ability to identify emerging business and regulatory risks and evaluate impact to the business.

• Ability to identify key processes and functions, recognize risks, and apply controls and mitigation strategies.

• Project Management experience and ability to develop project or program scope, define requirements, and manage other team members.

• Deep knowledge of SOC Compliance and other industry control frameworks.

• Knowledge of vendor management processes and related risk/compliance considerations preferred.

• Experience in contract compliance and contract negotiation preferred.

• Strong technical background; ability to drive resolution of technical risks and incorporate technical and architectural considerations into planning, decisions, and recommendations.

• Demonstrated working partnership with software developers, technical and business management, department heads, product developers and QA teams.


Personal Competencies

• Ability to develop and drive strategic objectives.

• Ability to set and manage expectations with stakeholders.

• Excellent communication and negotiating skills.

• Exceptional organization and time management skills; ability to operate independently and balance competing priorities.

• Demonstrated experience in personnel management.

• Foster partnerships with teams throughout the business and global stakeholders within the firm.




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What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

IHS Markit Digital has provided me a unique set of opportunities, giving my career a healthy jumpstart. I joined as a college summer intern 3 years ago, and am now a full-time Product Analyst! I love the sense of community here, and value working with a leadership team who provides both a supportive and challenging work environment.


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How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!


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Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
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Perks & Discounts
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Generous Well-Being account to pay for your wellness related expenses, pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and bike room, showers and locker room onsite.

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