Staff Security Compliance Engineer

San Diego, California, United States


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At ServiceNow, our technology makes the world work for everyone, and our people make it possible. We move fast because the world can’t wait, and we innovate in ways no one else can for our customers and communities. By joining ServiceNow, you are part of an ambitious team of change makers who have a restless curiosity and a drive for ingenuity. We know that your best work happens when you live your best life and share your unique talents, so we do everything we can to make that possible. We dream big together, supporting each other to make our individual and collective dreams come true. The future is ours, and it starts with you. 

With more than 7,400+ customers, we serve approximately 85% of the Fortune 500, and we're proud to be one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World's Most Admired Companies® 2022.

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About Digital Technology  

We’re not yesterday’s IT department, we're Digital Technology. The world around us keeps changing and so do we. We’re redefining what it means to be IT with a mindset centered on transformation, experience, AI-driven automation, innovation, and growth. 

We’re all about delivering delightful, secure customer and employee experiences that accelerate ServiceNow’s journey to become the defining enterprise software company of the 21st century. And we love co-creating, using, and highlighting our own products to do it. 

Ultimately, we strive to make the world work better for our employees and customers when you work in ServiceNow Digital Technology, you work for them. 


What you get to do in this role:   

  • Join team of security engineers to build and scale a common control framework 

  • Convert compliance requirements into datasets and enable metrics driven security compliance monitoring 

  • You will interact with security, infrastructure, and platform teams to scale our common control framework in how we implement application security, pen testing, incident response, security compliance and drive customer adoption through trust in our security and compliance posture 

  • Secure our platform while simultaneously lowering the SME fatigue placed on developer teams to achieve and maintain security improvements 

  • Become an expert in the Now Platform 

  • Learn tools and programming languages for Data Analytics 


To be successful in this role, we need someone who has: 

  • 6+ years of progressive experience within a security/privacy team or cloud service provider 

  • Experience drafting and implementing security control narratives for Data Security & Privacy, as well as familiarity with ServiceNow IRM product 

  • Experience performing privacy risk evaluations to ensure privacy compliance with various privacy frameworks such as GDPR and CCPA 

  • Experience with security and compliance requirements for securing cloud environments, including but not limited to, NIST, ISO, SOC, PCI, ISMAP, MTCS, and C5 

  • Experience working with technical and non-technical stakeholders across business teams, engineering teams, compliance teams, and legal teams to build out regulatory compliance and engineering requirements for regulated and non-regulated markets 

  • Working knowledge of best practices in application security, infrastructure security, business risk analysis and making complex business/risk trade-off recommendations and decisions 

  • Technical knowledge in two or more security domains, such as auditing & logging, identity & access management, system and network security, authentication or security protocols, etc. 

  • Strong information security risk-based prioritization abilities 

For positions in San Diego, CA we offer a base pay of $136,800 to $239,400, plus equity (when applicable), variable/incentive compensation and benefits.

Sales positions generally offer a competitive On Target Earnings (OTE) incentive compensation structure. Please note that the base pay shown is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.

We also offer health plans, including flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, matching donations, a flexible time away plan and family leave programs.  Compensation is based on the geographic location in which the role is located, and is subject to change based on work location.

For individuals who will be working in the Bay Area, there is a pay enhancement for positions located in that geographical area; please contact your recruiter for additional information.

Additional Information

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

At ServiceNow, we lead with flexibility and trust in our distributed world of work. Click here to learn about our work personas: flexible, remote and required-in-office.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at for assistance.

For positions requiring access to technical data subject to export control regulations, including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), ServiceNow may have to obtain export licensing approval from the U.S. Government for certain individuals. All employment is contingent upon ServiceNow obtaining any export license or other approval that may be required by the U.S. Government.

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Tags: Analytics Application security Audits Automation CCPA Cloud Compliance GDPR Incident response Monitoring Network security NIST Pentesting Privacy Risk analysis SOC

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Competitive pay Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Health care

Region: North America
Country: United States
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