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Manager Compliance

017510 Requisition #


Are you interested in driving exceptional security for customers and the internet community? Can you explain security requirements to technical and non-technical staff? Do you want an opportunity to effect change and make a difference at a large organization? Do you see compliance as a business enabler?If the answer is “yes”, come join Akamai’s Information Security Team as a Manager of Security Compliance.

We are looking for a manager to guide a team of infosec professionals and program managers in order to work on a number of security programs. This person will play a direct and key role in an exciting strategic roadmap for Akamai and its customers. This is a highly synergistic and visible position that requires great attention to details, an inquisitive mindset, proven ability to work with remote teams and excellent communication skills. The successful candidate learns fast, is an action-oriented problem-solver, and can easily adapt when faced with the obstacles.

As a Security Compliance Manager, you will be accountable for:

* Driving security compliance initiatives to completion in an effective and efficient manner

* Managing a team that provides security and compliance consulting expertise across Akamai. This includes hiring, assignment of work, performance management, and employee coaching and development

* Designing and executing strategic initiatives related to control and process improvements

* Establishing and driving goals and consensus across cross-functional teams with members spanning Akamai, including Information Security, Platform Engineering, Product Development Engineering, Product Operations and Networks

* Evaluating the effectiveness of security activities, and report risks with recommendations to management

* Owning and developing key metrics to various compliance programs and provide transparency for changes to corporate security risks

* Communicating effectively through clear written and verbal communications and careful listening About the TeamAkamai's InfoSec Team is accountable for safeguarding the security of Akamai’s infrastructure and provide internal advocacy for security practices. Within this larger context, the Security Compliance team works closely with product and platform teams throughout the company to help ensure that Akamai systems meet both the safety and security compliance needs of our customers and the public.


Required Education and ExperienceApplicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

* MS-level degree required in either computer science, information technology, engineering or IT security

Required Skills

* 6+ years of experience in IT security, IT risk management or IT audit

* 2+ years of experience with industry compliance and security standards including one or more of the following: SOC2, IRAP, FedRAMP, PCI, ISO 27001, HIPAA, HITECH

* 2+ years experience managing initiatives across teams and geographies

Desired Skills

* Security certifications (e.g., CISA, CISSP) are a plus

* Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to guide the team effectively across organizations

* Demonstrated ability to run program work at an enterprise scale

* Proven managerial, organization, and planning skills

* Excellent time management skills including the ability to prepare, prioritize, and complete work plans

* Proven track record of effective people management skills including hiring, assignment of work, performance management and employee coaching and professional development 

* Experience working in a fast-paced matrix organization

* Excellent influencing, facilitation, and partnering skills

* Experience in creating scorecards and metrics to establish baselines, highlight progress and drive behaviors

* Experience building enterprise governance, risk, and compliance programs or driving the program's evolution to meet new requirements

* Experience advising customers on architectures to securely meet business needs while also meeting or exceeding industry standards and local policies

* Ability to think strategically in a security context of business, product, and technical obstacles

* Demonstrate advanced knowledge of security controls, IT controls and related standards

* Ability to interact and communicate with senior executives across multiple business areas

* Proven ability to deliver cross-functional strategic initiatives

* Experience with enterprise governance, risk, and compliance software packages (e.g. Archer)

* Working knowledge of risk management processes and risk registers

* Deep knowledge of enterprise risk management methods and techniques to drive successful outcomes in a global environment


About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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