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Principal Security Compliance Analyst 1

Req id:  20248

Austin, TX, US Tinton Falls, NJ, US San Antonio, TX, US Boston, MA, US Indianapolis, IN, US Lexington, KY, US Gaithersburg, MD, US San Diego, CA, US Dallas, TX, US Tampa, FL, US Lewiston, ME, US Columbus, OH, US Tucson, AZ, US Southfield, MI, US Brook Park, OH, US Pasadena, CA, US Waukesha, WI, US Salt Lake City, UT, US San Mateo, CA, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity

The Principal, Security Compliance Analyst will have the opportunity to impact meaningfully contribute to the OpenText Compliance Program in accordance with ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, SOC1/2, HIPAA, SOC2+HITRUST, SOX and FedRAMP. The Principal, Security Compliance Analyst plays a key role in the continued development and maturity of an ever-growing Security Compliance Program that supports the delivery of compliance certifications to support customer security requirements. This role will operate in OpenText’s second line of defense within the overall IT control environment. In this role, you will be involved in managing and sustaining the various compliance programs by working collaboratively with internal teams, SMEs, external customers, vendors, auditors and other stakeholders.


You Are Great At


  • Drive control automation and support process improvement in the delivery of OpenText’s Compliance portfolio.
  • Setting strategic direction for audit readiness, managing compliance programs, driving continuous improvement activities, delivering dashboarding & reporting metrics enabled.
  • Interfacing with auditors, articulating control implementation and impact, and establishing considerations for applying security and compliance concepts to a technical cloud environment.
  • Effectively communicating compliance program results, including assessment status, workflow, remediation, and reporting, to a broad audience including peers and senior leaders.
  • Coordinating the overarching annual audit plan with internal and external auditors to support delivery of multiple, simultaneous audits and certifications (both new and existing) within the Open Text portfolio.
  • Supporting delivery of audit milestones to ensure audit timelines stay on target by proactively identifying and coordination resolution of roadblocks, compliance risk.
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with technology and business stakeholders to drive, track, and resolve all aspects of compliance readiness and audit execution.
  • Participating in, or potentially leading, gap assessment, compliance readiness, and compliance monitoring activities. 
  • Developing metrics and dashboards for reporting on assigned compliance programs.
  • Contributing to the ongoing strategy of enablement of technology through business intelligence and automation to support the compliance and control environment.
  • Champion a process of continues improvement through effective tools and organizational change management.


What It Takes


  • 10+ years of experience in IT audit and/or compliance, with a concentration on leading multiple, simultaneous audit engagements for a Cloud Service Provider, encompassing multiple frameworks
  • Experience with GRC Tools such as ServiceNow GRC.
  • Experience with continues control monitoring programs and leading practices of control automation.
  • A background of data analytic with tools such as Microsoft PowerBi.
  • Strong technical, analytical, interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • Competency in Compliance Program Management.
  • Experience delivering compliance programs in GCP, AWS, Azure is a plus
  • Detailed understanding of evaluating the design and effectiveness of controls and experience working with auditors/regulators for compliance assessments
  • Experience leading preparation for and/or managing assessment activities (SOC 2, ISO 27001, PCI DSS, HIPAA/HITRUST, SOX, etc.) for assigned cloud services through assessment planning, assessment fieldwork, and final report delivery
  • Experience building certification roadmaps based on customer requirements, compliance documentation, and ensuring that committed assessments are delivered on schedule.
  • Experience with FedRAMP is a plus.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a global team environment
  • Demonstrated strength in working in a high change environment.
  • Effective team collaboration plus the ability to coach and mentor others.
  • Strong personal characteristics as demonstrated by the following:  Owners mindset, achievement-oriented, self-controlled, self-confident, flexible, approachable, and dedicated.  
  • Required industry standard certifications (CISSP, CISA, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer/Auditor) or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business, or related vocations.



OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com).


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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