Who are we?
UpGuard’s mission is to protect the world’s data. We obsessively seek out elegant, robust ways to enable our customers to find, acknowledge, and remediate cyber risk. With UpGuard, organizations leverage our security expertise and software to automate what were once laborious, spreadsheet-driven processes–whether it's monitoring the attack surface of hundreds of vendors or assessing the security of their own infrastructure. UpGuard is used by some of the world’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies.
Why are we hiring this role?
We have successfully implemented third party security managed services for our customers and are looking to scale these efforts therefore need to scale the team!
What will you accomplish?
Translate complex and technical aspects into a report so that the business can understand itPartner with customers to identify, measure and manage Third Party risks and controlsAssist with standardised reports, templates and scorecards used to inform customers on third party risksPerform data leaks searches on each managed service vendorWork closely with various teams including, sales and customer success to understand the changing needs of our customersDevelop and maintain working knowledge of emerging financial, operational, third party and regulatory/compliance related information to contribute to the continuous improvement of the Third Party risk management offering
What do we need from you?
Knowledge of relevant security frameworks, standards, requirements, laws e.g. ISO 27001, PCI DSS, APRA CPS 234, NIST CSF etc. Thorough understanding of cybersecurity risk management3+ years of experience in Risk Management, Third Party Risk, Auditing or the equivalentUnderstanding of Third Party risk management practices, including the lifecycle of risk identification, treatment, mitigation, acceptance, remediation as well as inherent and residual risks.Have a track record of mastering highly technical problem spacesPossess strong written and verbal communication skills, with a talent for precise articulations of customer problems
What would give you an edge?
Bachelor Degree in the fields of Information Systems or related majorAny relevant professional certification, such as Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager (CRVPM) or Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP)Performed data leaks assessmentsExperience in managing customer expectationsExperience or a keen interest in cybersecurity
What's in it for you?
Rapidly growing user base: Work directly with some of the world’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companiesInteresting problems, at scale: Deeply explore the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity, with a platform processing billions of data points dailyLearn from industry-leading experts: Our security research has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg, Gizmodo, Engadget, Forbes, ZDNet, and The GuardianImpact: See the impact of your work on a daily basis, with data and impact available on dashboards you have access toWork-life balance: No late finishes or unneeded stress, keep your plans with friends and familyGenerous compensation: Extremely competitive base salary and equity Great perks: Free lunch, flexible work arrangements, and gym reimbursement
Please note that at this time, we cannot support candidates requiring visa sponsorship or re-location. Apologies.