Senior Consultant, SOC 2 | Remote US at Coalfire

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Senior Consultant, SOC 2 | Remote US Coalfire. About Coalfire. Coalfire is on a mission to make the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest cybersecurity challenges. We work at the cutting edge of technology to advise, assess, automate, and ultimately help companies navigate the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado with offices across the U.S. and U.K., and we support clients around the world. . But that’s not who we are – that’s just what we do. . We are thought leaders, consultants, and cybersecurity experts, but above all else, we are a team of passionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and make a difference. . And we’re growing fast. . We’re looking for a Senior Consultant to support our Cloud Security Assurance, SOC 2 team. . Position Summary. The Senior Consultant will work as part of a team assessing the security and compliance of client firms against regulatory and industry requirements and standards, and against security best practice frameworks. This role will have an expert understanding of framework requirements, perform audit/assessments, and develop reports for clients. They will work closely with Project Managers, Directors and other Delivery team members to effectively manage project timelines and deliverables. A Senior Consultant at Coalfire will help enhance our clients’ security posture, working with a wide range of clients to ensure that business and customer data is protected. This role will evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle and will help identify performance improvement opportunities. As a senior member of the team, you will also be responsible for enhancing engagement methodology, improving internal processes and overseeing and reviewing the work of Associates and Consultants. This role facilitates Security Control Assessments and other advanced-level monitoring activities, often within . cloud. -based environments. To succeed, you will need a strong understanding of technical and non-technical security related system controls and an understanding of the various testing methods utilized to ascertain the effectiveness of those controls. The role works in a team atmosphere with an experienced Technical Project Lead, and is assigned technical sections and expected to create client-ready deliverables.. What You'll Do. . . Lead audits/assessments including audit plan preparation, review of documentation and evidence, evaluation of procedures, and client interviews.. Maintain strong depth of knowledge in one or more cybersecurity frameworks.. Prepare, review and approve assessment reports.. Manage priorities, tasks and hours on projects in conjunction with the project manager to achieve delivery utilization targets.. Ensure quality products and services are delivered on time.. Escalate client and project issues to management in a timely manner to inform and engage the necessary resources to address the issue. Provide mentorship to team members in areas of audit, assessment, technical review and writing.. Interface with clients through entire engagement, interacting with all levels of client organizations. Establish and maintain positive collaborative relationships with clients and stakeholders. Continuous professional development in maintaining industry specific certifications. Maintains strong depth of knowledge in the practice area.. Collaborate with project managers, quality management, sales and other delivery team members to drive customer satisfaction and meet project deliverables.. Establish account relationships and identifies upsell and cross sell opportunities and escalates to sales.. Draft audit programs that sufficiently address both the required objectives of the regulatory body and the complexity of the client environment. Lead interview and inquiry walkthroughs with clients to determine the conformity of environments against stated requirements. Assess security vulnerabilities against the appropriate security frameworks. Pursue and corroborates conclusions derived from inquiry procedures with client while ensuring diligent interview notes are captured. Offline and remote evidence inspection of client provided documentation; appropriately mark artifacts requiring follow-up or additional clarification. Educate and interpret compliance activities for clients. Understand how to apply quality standards and adheres to a minimum benchmark for quality assurance throughout the documentation of each work product or deliverable. Provide advice to customers on issues affecting the scope of work in a manner that provides additional value. Develop documentation and author recommendations associate with your findings on how to improve the customer’s security posture in accordance with appropriate controls. . What You'll Bring . . . 5+ years of experience in security frameworks and regulatory requirements (such as SOC 2, ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, HITRUST or PCI).. Experience working with technologies hosted via cloud computing environments (e.g., Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform). The ability to evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle.. Demonstrated ability to structure and lead projects successfully. Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate succinctly and instill confidence with internal stakeholders and external customers.. Excellent Consulting skills: ability to advise and challenge the status quo while building strong relationships. Ability to build high-trust relationships, rapport and credibility quickly. Strong personal initiative to appropriately manage time, and manage time of others, to meet deadlines. Ability to shift focus frequently while maintaining excellent quality. Skill and will to train and mentor junior staff. Computer and typing skills that permit rapid data collection and note taking. Ability to facilitate meetings to small or large groups. Public speaking and executive presence that solicits attention. Inquisitive and curious nature with the ability to effectively probe for deeper information. Diplomatic and broad minded. Strong technical researcher. AWS Solution Architect or other CSP certification. At least one of the following information security certifications (CISSP, CISM, Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer) and/or one audit certifications (CISA, GSNA, Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Internal Auditor, IRCA ISMS Auditor or higher, CIA). Bachelor’s degree (four-year college or university) or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Degree preferably in Information Systems, CIS, MIS or IT. . Bonus Points. . . AWS Solution Architect or other CSP certification. At least one of the following information security certifications (CISSP, CISM, Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer) and/or one audit certifications (CISA, GSNA, Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Internal Auditor, IRCA ISMS Auditor or higher, CIA). Why You'll Want to Join Us. At Coalfire, you’ll find the support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In many cases, we provide a flexible work model that empowers you to choose when and where you’ll work most effectively – whether you’re at home or an office.. Regardless of location, you’ll experience a company that prioritizes connection and wellbeing and be part of a team where people care about each other and our communities. You’ll have opportunities to join employee resource groups, participate in in-person and virtual events, and more. And you’ll enjoy competitive perks and benefits to support you and your family, like paid parental leave, flexible time off, certification and training reimbursement, digital mental health and wellbeing support membership, and comprehensive insurance options.. At Coalfire, equal opportunity and pay equity is integral to the way we do business. A reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role is $86,000 to $148,000 based on national . salary. averages. The actual salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, geographic location, training, licensure and certifications and other factors. You may also be eligible to participate in annual incentive, commission, and/or recognition programs. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.. #LI-HW1. #LI-Remote. .