Security Specialist - Policy and Compliance (12 month term)
Assent Compliance Inc
Ottawa, Ontario
3d ago

Assent Compliance is the global leader in supply chain data management. Combining leading-edge technologies with extensive supply chain expertise, Assent provides SaaS solutions that manage third-

party data to protect corporate brands, increase market accessibility, and reduce operational and financial risk. Reporting to the Information Security Manager, the Security Specialist -

Policy and Compliance is responsible for the implementation of corporate security strategy. This includes developing and maintaining security policies, working with auditors and internal stakeholders to ensure successful SOC 2 audits, and being an advocate for Assent Security.

  • Take ownership of the corporate security policies, ensuring they align with ISO 27001 Educate Assent employees and contractors on their roles and responsibilities regarding security by developing and delivering training materials including documents, videos, visual aids and presentations;
  • Work with auditors to successfully complete SOC2 audits and other certifications Perform audit / testing on internal controls and work with stakeholders on remediation activities Compliance mapping and maintaining controls on relevant security frameworks and regulations Work with the Sales and Marketing teams to answer questions related to security during the RFP process This is not an exhaustive list of duties.

    Responsibilities may be altered and / or added from time to time to meet business needs You have grit - you are dedicated, conscientious and passionate about delivering results You have strong organizational, analytical, problem-

  • solving and project management skills with incredible attention to detail; You are well-organized and able to work under deadlines and multiple projects;
  • You understand the importance of documentation and process; At least 3 years of experience in security policy and compliance Have strong oral and written communication skills in English-

  • you communicate clearly, concisely, and with tact; Exposure to and knowledge of SOC 2, ISO 27K, NIST 800-53, GDPR and other security / privacy standards and regulations Have experience developing security awareness programs Industry certification in Security (preferred) Assent has built a passionate workforce;
  • our strong and vibrant culture is integral to our success. We offer programs and rewards that one would expect from a highly successful and growing technology company in Ottawa : A fantastic culture, team, energy and high growth success company Competitive salary and benefits An awesome workplace in Ottawa’s East End across from St.

    Laurent Shopping Centre Free snacks, weekly catered lunches, social activities and the opportunity to provide a helping hand to the Ottawa community through our charitable work Here at Assent, your contribution has purpose.

    Our team challenges each other to be better every day; we dig deep to build a culture of innovation and high performance for our people and our clients.

    At Assent we’re in your corner. All applicants will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a background check.

    Reasonable Accommodations Statement : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the aforementioned duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

    Assent is an equal opportunity employer.

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