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Lead Security Compliance Analyst

Req id:  28762

Virtual, 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 Lead, Security Compliance Analyst will have the opportunity to make meaningfully contributions to the OpenText Compliance Program in accordance with a wide range of security frameworks, such as SOC1/2/3, ISO 27001, ISO27017, HIPAA, PCI, FedRAMP frameworks. The Security Compliance Lead Analyst plays a key role in the continued development and maturity of an ever-growing Security Compliance Program that support the delivery of compliance certifications to support customer security requirements. In this role, you will be involved in managing and sustaining the various compliance programs by working collaboratively with internal teams, SMEs, auditors, and other stakeholders.


You Are Great At

  • Understanding and knowledge in technical hyperscaler components and the CI/CD pipelines, along with related compliance impacts and requirements
  • Leading compliance gap assessments for new audit entities, to identify issues in the control processes, and prepare the organization for external security audits.
  • Tracking and coordinating improvement efforts, and monitoring process improvement effectiveness of the compliance program.
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with technology and business stakeholders to drive, track, and resolve all aspects of compliance readiness and audit improvements
  • Effectively communicating compliance program results, including assessment status, workflow, remediation, and reporting, to a broad audience including peers and senior leaders.
  • Interfacing with auditors, articulating control implementation and impact, and establishing considerations for applying security and compliance concepts to a technical cloud environment.
  • Supporting delivery of audit milestones to ensure audit timelines stay on target by escalating and identifying roadblocks.
  • 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
  • Developing metrics and dashboards for reporting on assigned compliance programs


What It Takes

  • 5+ 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
  • Familiar with Information Security principles, knowledge of IT processes (e.g. Change Management, Incident Management, Risk Management, Network and System Administration)
  • Understanding of evaluating the design and effectiveness of IT controls and experience working with cloud hyperscalers, container deployments, and related technologies
  • Experience leading preparation for and/or managing assessment activities (ISO 27001, SOC reporting, HIPAA/HITRUST, etc.) for assigned cloud services through assessment planning, assessment fieldwork, and final report delivery
  • Strong technical, analytical, interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a global team environment.
  • Demonstrated strength in working in a high change environment.
  • Strong personal characteristics as demonstrated by the following: achievement-oriented, self-controlled, self-confident, collaborative, flexible, approachable, and dedicated. 
  • Preferred industry standard certifications (CISSP, CISA, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer/Auditor) or equivalent
  • Experience with GRC Tools is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business or related vocations.


Estimated Base Salary $116,412- $174,619 USD

While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our 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


Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office to maintain a safe workplace for our employees. 


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. 

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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.  

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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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