Consultant, SOC 2 | Remote US

United States

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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 Consultant to support our SOC 2 Assessment team.  
Position Summary
The 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 a strong 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 Security Consultant on the SOC team helps to enhance clients’ security posture and ensure that business and customer data is properly protected. This role will evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle and will help identify performance improvement opportunities.

What You'll Do

  • Conduct audits/assessments including audit plan preparation, review of documentation and evidence, evaluation of procedures, and client interviews.
  • Assess client provided documentation for compliance with a variety of standards.
  • Prepare and review assessment reports.
  • Educate and interpret compliance activities for clients
  • Manage priorities and tasks to achieve delivery utilization targets.
  • Ensures quality products and services are delivered on time per Coalfire quality standards.
  • Continuous professional development in maintaining industry specific certifications. Maintains strong depth of knowledge in the practice area.
  • Collaborates with project managers, quality management and/or other delivery team members to drive customer satisfaction and meet project deliverables.
  • Establish and maintain positive collaborative relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Identifies upsell and cross sell opportunities and escalates toleadership team
  • Evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle
  • Travel up to 25%

What You'll Bring

  •  2+ years of experience as an IT Consultant, IT auditor, Business Analyst, or similar role
  • General knowledge of Audit procedures and IT security
  • General knowledge of SOC Trust Service Criteria and testing associated controls.
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to independently research a technical topic and develop logical testing approaches
  • Strong personal initiative to appropriately manage time and meet deadlines
  • Strong Consulting skills; ability to advise and challenge the status quo while building strong relationships
  • Interest in cross-training opportunities for HIPAA, HITRUST, PCI, FedRAMP, C5, or various AUPs
  • Ability to build high-trust relationship and credibility quickly
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to facilitate meetings to small or large groups
  • Diplomatic and broad minded
  • At least one information security certification, such as CISSP, CISA, or CIA (or willing to obtain one of these certifications)
  • Bachelor's degree (four-year college or university)

Bonus Points

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (CIS, MIS, IT or related field)
  • Expertise in Security Frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, etc.) and regulatory requirements
  • 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 $64,000 to $112,000 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.
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Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States

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