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Tech Compliance Lead, Austin, Texas

CategoryProject/Program/Product Management--Non-Tech
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
Are you passionate about translating technical risks to actionable remediation? Are you well-versed in IT controls and compliance frameworks? Do you have experience testing and overseeing IT control effectiveness? At Whole Foods we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Whole Foods is the world's largest provider in natural and organic groceries, and we are passionate about our mission, and protecting our customers information. We want someone ready to partner with Amazon and Whole Foods Market's cutting-edge technology and security engineering groups to identify and manage IT controls. The right person will get the opportunity to leverage and grow your skills, expand your knowledge, and lead the implementation of compliance programs and controls oversight functions.

As an Industry Specialist, you will oversee and execute our program for compliance with IT regulations (SOX, PCI-DSS, HIPAA etc.). You will dig deep into areas of concern, identify the full range of controls and/or compensating controls to meeting an objective, and ensure the organization is meeting our compliance needs. You should be comfortable interacting with both technology and business leaders. You need a solid risk and compliance background and industry expertise in control frameworks. You should be able to facilitate multiple stakeholders to agree on appropriate solutions and verify that controls are effective or remediated to become effective. We value personality, insight, intellectual flexibility, and sound business judgment.

Key Activites:
• -Oversee, and when needed, execute control effectiveness testing for key controls
• Adjust and manage annual calendar for compliance and broader control reviews
• Make recommendations to managers on process or control improvement
• Benchmark control environment to industry standards
• Maintain industry expertise in technology risk and controls
• Earn trust of peers
• Recommend improvements to drive program efficiencies

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Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information Systems or relevant industry experience
• 7+ years of IT audit, risk management, compliance or risk consulting experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Subject-Matter-Expert in SOX ITGCs and PCI-DSS requirements
• Background in security compliance, risk management and IT frameworks
• Demonstrated experience in overseeing and executing IT controls testing
• Maturity, judgment, and proven ability to lead and influence others
• Independently driven, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction
• High sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

Preferred Qualifications:
• Masters degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, or equivalent practical experience
• Relevant Industry Certifications (CISA, CISSP etc.)
• Experience with HIPAA and HITrust Certification
• Experience with Privacy Regulations (CCPA, GDPR etc.)
• Former QSA
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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