Cloud Compliance Engineer (US Remote)

ALK Technologies, Inc.

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Westminster, CO

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Trimble is looking for a Cloud Compliance Engineer. Trimble is an exciting, entrepreneurial company, with a history of exceptional growth coupled with a disciplined and strategic focus on being the best. While GPS is at our core, we have grown beyond this technology to embrace other sophisticated positioning technologies and, in doing so; we are changing the way the world works. Our solutions are used in over 140 countries and we have incredibly diverse lines of business.

This position requires someone who can use their initiative and work well independently as well as part of a global team.

You are a self-motivated and enthusiastic Compliance Engineer, who will take the initiative to understand security and compliance requirements and work within the frameworks to develop controls and implement mitigation plans across multiple Products and Services. You will be responsible for improving and maintaining Trimble Cloud Platform’s audit and compliance program. You will be a visible member of our site reliability engineering team and will collaborate with cross functional teams.

About Trimble Cloud Core Platform

Our team takes a cloud-first approach to deliver shared web services that are used by Trimble and Trimble partners. Our platform-as-a-service is used by hundreds of application product teams to expedite their time to market. We focus on building services used by developers that are simple, scalable, and secure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with cross-functional teams and Corporate Cyber Security to understand the information security and privacy regulatory requirements and, implement applicable technical and security measures

  • Lead the effort in collaboration with Cloud Platform Products and Services to provide evidence and assertions to support Controls testing and Audits.

  • Establish processes and procedures for on-going compliance assurance and development of the appropriate documentation, including periodic user access reviews, operational process reviews, system implementation reviews, applications, and other System Development Life Cycle related implementations

  • Drive improvements in existing processes, monitor the measurement and review of internal processes - especially those that affect the quality of the Trimble Cloud Platform’s services.

  • Partner with internal product and development teams to ensure successful implementation of security and compliance requirements.

  • Research and evaluate new compliance requirements and ensure they are incorporated into Trimble Cloud Platform’s product offerings.

  • Perform other compliance related tasks as assigned by management.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with stakeholders in a privacy/security/risk/audit setting.

  • Excellent communication, planning organizational and writing skills.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and lead them to completion with limited direction.

  • Strong track record of developing and maintaining high quality internal policy and procedure documents.

  • Experience in managing teams, delivering high-quality audit work products, and communicating effectively with various partners (e.g., external/internal audit, senior management, etc.)

  • Experience with compliance requirements/standards such as ISO, SOC, FedRAMP, GDPR and Safe Harbor / Privacy Shield

  • Deep understanding of security assurance and trust frameworks ( like SOC 2 - AICPA Trust Service Principles, NIST 800-53/171, ISO2700x, CSA STAR, etc.)

  • Strong understanding of privacy and data protection laws (CCPA, GDPR, GLBA Privacy and Safeguards Rules)

  • Strong knowledge across a breadth of IT processes, including but not limited to: security operations, program management, security administration, system operations, change management, modern development (e.g., DevOps, Agile), data governance, privacy, and incident/problem management.

  • Knowledge of current and emerging technology topics including cybersecurity, DevOps, privacy compliance, and data governance.

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (Azure or GCP acceptable).

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience within a 3PAO, national consulting firm, accounting firm or large corporation that assists in FedRAMP assessments.

  • CISA, CISSP, CIPP, PMP or related certification.

  • AWS Certification (or equivalent in another public cloud).

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and navigate through ambiguity.



Pay Equity


Trimble provides the following compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that it in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position. This compensation range is based on a full time schedule. Trimble reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


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Trimble offers comprehensive core benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Time off plans and retirement plans. Most of our businesses also offer tax savings plans for health, dependent care and commuter expenses as well as Paid Parental Leave and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.


Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D