Senior Technology Compliance Program Manager

| Greater Denver Area | Remote
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Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving understanding of the past. We believe all candidates, regardless of who they are, should have a fair chance to work. Established in 2014 and valued at $2.2B, Checkr is using technology to bring hiring to the next level. Our People Trust Platform uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help thousands of companies modernize their background check process and make hiring safer, more efficient, and more inclusive. Some of our customers include, Uber, Instacart, Doordash, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco.

A career with Checkr is an opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds, disrupt an industry for a better future, and give otherwise overlooked candidates access to employment. Checkr has been recognized in Forbes Best Startup Employers and is a top Y Combinator company by valuation. 

Checkr is looking for an Senior Program Manager to lead the operationalization of security compliance programs to support various compliance regulations we need to comply with. This person will lead a team of security risk assessment specialists who will focus on performing risk assessments that address security threats, changes to systems and/or applications, process improvement initiatives, vendor assessments and other requests from the business.

What a typical week may look like at Checkr 

  • Work with various operational teams across Checkr to drive towards a cohesive view of security risks. Maintain accurate reporting of remediation activities to bring appropriate visibility to stakeholders and their leadership regarding their open items.
  • Monitor the security risk profiles of our vendors to objectively determine high risk vendors that require additional review.
  • Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the information security industry, including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the identification of current and new attacks.
  • Conduct security audits and assessments, analyze results, identify remediation activities and/or compensating controls and track remediation efforts to completion.
  • Develop metrics to measure and track compliance, risk and the effectiveness of the information security program.
  • Respond to customers or other third-party inquiries.
  • Identify security issues and provide the appropriate resolution or make recommendations to Sr. Management on how to resolve or identify compensating controls related to security findings.
  • Participate as a member of the Incident Response Team by conducting forensic analysis and troubleshooting to assist in the containment and remediation of security incidents.
  • Network traffic analysis, log analysis, prioritization and differentiation between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms.

What we value in a Senior Security Compliance Program Manager

  • 5+ years working in governance, risk and compliance and/or information security and risk management.
  • You have general knowledge across all of GRC, with focused expertise in your area.
  • You have worked with both business and technical risk and understand how to translate between the two and communicate to various levels of technical and business management.
  • You have familiarity with some relevant security frameworks such as FedRAMP, ISO 27001, SOC1/2, PCI, etc.
  • Knowledge of common security certifications (i.e. ISO 27001, SOC1, SOC2) and ability to assemble significance from findings identified in these reports.
  • Relevant BA/BS degree and/or certifications (CRISC, CISSP, CCIE, CISM, CISA, CCSK)
  • You have built productive relationships with Technical Operations, Security Operations, Incident Response, Technical Compliance and other stakeholders.
  • You have relevant knowledge of network engineering, systems engineering and related device engineering if appropriate as appropriate for your focus area.
  • Knowledge of, or experience working with, Cloud technologies/environments, AWS is a plus
  • Knowledge of infrastructure, network, engineer, programming is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of security risk management frameworks including related regulatory compliance requirements (NIST CSF & 800-53, ISO27001, SOC, HITRUST, HIPAA, FedRamp, PCI, GDPR, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate risk methodologies and concepts to the business unit and IT.
  • Demonstrated experience with controls definition, development, implementation and assessment.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and executing security assessments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with diverse and distributed teams.
  • Strong attention to detail, project management and organizational skills.

What you get

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Gym membership, transportation reimbursements

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Location

Surrounded by hip bars, restaurants and Colorado's State Capitol, there's always something new to see and do near our office!

An Insider's view of Checkr

What’s the vibe like in the office?

After 5 years of working at Checkr, I'm pleased to say that the vibe in the office hasn't changed! It's still a fun, vibrant and progressive environment where I'm constantly learning. If you're energized by smart, humble and ambitious professionals, you'll love Checkr.

Ashley DiRuggiero

Human Resources

How does the company support your career growth?

Checkr has helped me grow in my career with challenging Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) each quarter. Because my individual OKRs are aligned with company-wide stretch goals, achieving them means that I am an integral part of moving the company forward AND getting new experiences under my belt!

Temi Vasco

Accounting

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The sales team is on the front line with customers which gives us strong customer insights and a tremendous opportunity to shape the product strategy of the company. We bring that feedback to the executive team on a regular basis to influence the company's GTM strategy.

Kristen Faris

VP, Industry Strategy

What are Checkr Perks + Benefits

Checkr Benefits Overview

Checkr provides generous benefits and perks including comprehensive healthcare, unlimited PTO, commuter benefits, gym reimbursement, work from home Wednesday and an annual learning and development allowance.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Checkr offers equity in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) that vest over a 4 year period.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary or secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Checkr provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times and a company wide initiative to work from home on Wednesdays.
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Checkr pays $100 a month for commuter benefits.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch and dinner on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Checkr has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited drinks, snacks, coffee and tea.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Checkr reimburses $50 a month for gym memberships.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Checkr has a $2,850 budget per person for additional learning and development.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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