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Senior Compliance Analyst – Information Security

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Are you interested in driving exceptional security for customers and the internet community? Can you explain security requirements to technical and non-technical staff? Can you educate others on how requirement objectives are met even when the letter of the requirement isn’t? Do you want an opportunity to effect change and make a difference at a leading technology organization? Do you see security assurance as a business enabler?

If the answer is “yes”, come join Akamai’s Information Security team! As a Senior Security Assurance Analyst, you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-throughput transaction systems at global scale. If you want to work on innovative solutions that solve technology problems of global scale, then this is the role for you.     
You will be responsible for:
● Understanding key Akamai systems, interpreting security requirements and articulating how Akamai meet those requirements. 
● Working comfortably in ambiguous or less well defined circumstances to develop clear analysis.
● Working closely with key stakeholders to identify, document, and communicate issues related to security assurance activities.
○  Document these issues in sufficient detail to communicate them to others as needed.
○ Work with key stakeholders to adjust analysis to ongoing changing business needs and technology landscape.
○ Understand security requirements in sufficient detail to predict potential issues with little direct guidance from management.
● Encouraging and building collaboration amongst team members.
● Building and leveraging relationships to positively influence teammates by mentoring and motivating others on your teams.
● Working with program sponsors and key stakeholders on presentations to executives.
● Communicating work status and changes to management with appropriate frequency and detail.
● Tackling multiple, complex analysis projects smoothly.
● Identifying areas for process and tooling improvements.
● Maintaining and iterating on a roadmap of committed work through the current calendar year and beyond. 

About the Team
Akamai's InfoSec Team is responsible 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 Experience
 * 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience

Required Skills
* Minimum 8 years of experience in information security or security compliance analysis

Desired Skills
* Experience working with security compliance frameworks such as PCI, SOC 1, SOC 2, ISO 27001
* Strong desire to improve information security.
* Strong problem-solving skills.
* Passion for learning about technology, security, and security compliance.
* Familiarity with the internet and large scale technology companies.

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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