Senior IT Risk and Compliance Analyst at Elastic

Remote | Full-time
Elastic

Title: Sr. IT Risk & Compliance Analyst

Location: United States

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join the IT Risk and Compliance team. This team sits within the IT department, not Internal Audit or Legal so it will afford you the opportunity to be a truly trusted member of the team that you are helping rather than the compliance auditor . In your role as a value-added trusted advisor, you’ll proactively analyze and consult on matters of system and control risk management, as well as provide assistance to internal technical teams to meet our risk management goals.

The candidate will work directly with the IT Risk and Compliance Manager in addressing a broad spectrum of risk including: compliance risk, financial statement risk, operational risk, and fraud risk. Key focus areas of this role include (but are not limited to) quantitative risk management (analytics), technical internal value-add, and platform specific expertise. Currently, SOX and Salesforce risk will be heightened points of attention, as Elastic is still in our first few years of SOX compliance.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Partner with other technical and risk specialists to evaluate and document key data and process flows, configurations, and other analysis needed to maintain compliance with internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Present analysis findings to propose process improvements that will strengthen the internal control environment while increasing efficiency and effectiveness
  • Enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of risk monitoring efforts through automation, compliance-as-code, and use of Elastic’s own technology stack
  • Analyzing a range of IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS instances for risk optimization
  • Assist with the development of written or slide-based reports and/or presentations
  • Prepare high-quality control testing workpapers and ensure support and conclusions are well documented in accordance with department standards
  • Own assigned tasks and complete deliverables of high quality within established timelines

What You Bring Along:

  • 4+ years of analysis experience with SOX-compliant systems
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Information Systems or Finance/Accounting
  • One of the nine Salesforce Architecture certifications strongly preferred
  • Experience with the Elastic Stack preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and comfort with the unknown
  • Strong authentic relationship building skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills around business processes, controls, and deficiencies

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Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving – We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please emailĀ candidate_accessibility@elastic.co.

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