Governance, Risk, and Compliance Lead

Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

Full Time Executive-level / Director USD 65K - 121K *


Sendbird's chat, voice and video APIs and SDKs connect users through immersive, modern communication solutions that drive better user experiences and engagement.

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Sendbird is elevating our security team with the addition of a Governance, Risk, and Compliance Lead.  As part of the march towards our vision of building a powerful user engagement platform,  we are putting together a world class Security Team to help secure our customers' data and earn their trust. Specifically, we need a GRC Lead  to own GRC programs at Sendbird including compliance audits for SOC2,HIPAA,ISO27001, our Risk program, vendor security, and customer trust program.  This is position has a steady foundation to inherit with the opportunity to build programs and have an overall strategic impact to the company's positioning with our customers as a world class platform.

What You Will Do:

  • Mentor and manage other members of the team 
  • Own SOC2 , ISO 27001 , HIPAA compliance 
  • Lead security assessments and interface with regulators on an as needed basis
  • Build and oversee the security risk assessment process
  • Collaborate closely with various teams such as IT , Engineering , HR etc
  • Oversee the vendor due diligence and third-party risk management processes
  • Lead efforts to achieve and maintain relevant security certifications in KR and US
  • Advise the Chief Information Security Officer on emerging trends in security governance, operational risk, and vendor risk

What You'll Bring to the Role:

  • 5+ year of cybersecurity experience in relevant security domains
  • Experience as the main point of contact for GRC related initiatives
  • Comfort working with cross functional teams and priorities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • An ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively to engineers who know way more than you about their code

 We are specifically interest in:

  • A business level proficiency in written and spoken English 

What diversity and inclusion mean to us

There is no such thing as a perfect candidate and the best employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. Sendbird is a place where everyone can learn and grow. We respect, promote, and encourage diversity for equal employment opportunities and encourage you to apply if this role excites you.

About Sendbird

At Sendbird, we are building the most scalable and powerful chat API in the world with a mission to build connections in a digital world. Conversations have always been the way people build relationships and get things done and our goal is to put the power of conversations in the hands of every developer and brand by making apps more social through chat, voice and video.

Sendbird is rapidly growing unicorn start-up headquartered in San Mateo, CA with additional offices in; New York, London, Seoul, Singapore, and Bengaluru and has raised over $220M with a $1 Billion+ valuation from leading investors, including: ICONIQ Capital, STEADFAST Capital Ventures, Tiger Global Management, Shasta Ventures, Softbank Vision Fund 2, and Y Combinator.

Vaccination Policy

We will ask each Sendbirdian to follow the guidelines in place for their location regarding gathering, masking, vaccination, and testing. For our San Mateo headquarters you can find current local guidelines here.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: APIs Audits Compliance Governance HIPAA ISO 27001 Risk assessment Risk management Security assessment SOC 2

Perks/benefits: Career development

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: South Korea
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