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Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior InfoSec & Compliance Advisor in Krakow, Poland

Senior InfoSec & Compliance Advisor

Krakow, Poland


May 29, 2020 Post Date

021259 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? 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 compliance as a business enabler?If the answer is “yes”, come join Akamai’s Information Security team!

As a Senior Information Security & Compliance Advisor, you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply security technologies to new and innovative business areas. If you want to work on innovative solutions that solve technical problems of a global scale, then this is the role for you.

You will be responsible for:

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

  • Maintaining current knowledge of applicable security standards and monitoring advancements in information security technologies to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance

  • Identifying systemic gaps in information security and understanding the effectiveness of security controls

  • Providing management with proper context of potential exposure to control weaknesses

  • Designing and driving strategic initiatives related to control and process improvements

  • Serving as the subject matter expert for audit engagements, demonstrating familiarity with a broad variety of complex processes, systems, and technologies regarding risk management and information security matters

  • Developing an ongoing trusted advisor relationship with stakeholders to ensure continued excellence in safety and security

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

  • Communicating effectively through clear written and verbal communications and active listening

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.

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

  • BA/BS or Graduate Degree in computer science, information technology, information security or related field of study

Required Skills

  • 10+ years of experience in IT security, IT risk management or IT audit

  • 4+ years of experience with industry compliance and security standards including one or more of the following: PCI, SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, NIST/DoD frameworks, FedRAMP

  • 4+ years of experience advising customers on architectures to securely meet business needs while also meeting or exceeding industry standards and local policies

Desired Skills

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

  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively lead program work at an enterprise scale

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

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

  • Experience working in a fast-paced matrix organization

  • Excellent influencing, facilitation, and partnering skills

  • Proven ability to deliver cross-functional strategic initiatives

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, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @AkamaiCareers onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

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

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

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.