Technical Compliance Program Manager

New York City, Remote North America

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MongoDB is seeking an experienced Technical Compliance Program Manager to build MongoDB’s internal IT compliance program.

MongoDB aligns its practices to multiple compliance frameworks in order to support our customer’s needs. As we continue to grow, MongoDB is expanding to support more compliance frameworks. The Technical Compliance Program Manager will lead TechOps compliance efforts involving building internal controls, assessments with external auditors, perform gap analysis activities, and inform internal stakeholders of their compliance requirements. 

The Technical Compliance Program Manager should be experienced in performing technical audits in multiple IT compliance related frameworks (i.e. NIST SP 800-53, PCI DSS, SOX) and has a clear understanding of technical IT Security Controls.

This is a critically important role and a great opportunity to build out an internal compliance program and help scale MongoDB Inc. to support our customer’s needs. MongoDB is a breakthrough company that is disrupting a $40B market. This position has significant growth potential and we’re looking for someone who is excited to take ownership and lead the program. This position is based out of our New York City Headquarters.

Candidate Profile

The right candidate for this role will have

  • Technical understanding of IT Security Controls, and experience with IT audit consulting 
  • Experience and/or familiarity with FedRAMP a plus
  • Experience with PCI-DSS, SOX, and other related compliance frameworks
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced tech environment, managing multiple large scale projects simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate clearly to various levels of management (including executive management), across various business functions (Finance, Engineering)
  • Minimum 5 years experience of performing or leading technical assessment to support compliance efforts
  • A strong understanding of Cloud Environments, Linux, and macOS systems
  • An entrepreneurial spirit -- you enjoy challenges across broad range of disciplines
  • Experience interfacing with technical and non-technical persons on Compliance and Security Topics
  • Position is based in New York City office but open to remote candidates

Position Expectations 

  • Perform periodic internal audits, assessments and reviews
  • Interface with multiple TechOps teams to drive IT compliance requirements
  • Interface with and Lead projects involving external auditors
  • Develop and deliver Technical Compliance Training
  • Develop metrics to measure the compliance program
  • Define roadmaps and necessary capabilities for future compliance needs
  • Be the subject matter expert on Technical Operations compliance efforts
  • Assist in adjusting existing relevant policies to align company objectives with compliance needs

Success Measures

The Technical Compliance Program Manager will be successful in this role when they can execute the following strategic tasks

  • People: Collaborate with leads to understand our MongoDB’s compliance requirements and necessary steps required to address gaps
  • Organization: Ability to manage multiple parallel efforts and prioritize resources based upon understanding and interpreting business needs
  • Communication:  Successfully communicate your recommendations and rationale to both technical and non-technical management
  • Research: Gather and analyze feedback from internal stakeholders and develop pragmatic recommendations with respect to compliance initiatives
  • Customer Service: Ensure MongoDB’s Compliance Program operates efficiently with minimal interruption to MongoDB teams. Provide great customer service when interfacing with other MongoDB Teams

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