Information Security Risk and Compliance Manager

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Type: Full Time
Department: IT
Status: Open
Required Experience: Mid Level

Job Description

The Information Security Risk and Compliance Manager is responsible for implementing, maintaining and strengthening Panopto’s information security compliance programs through strategic planning and risk assessments. Working with key stakeholders, the Information Security Risk and Compliance Manager coordinates enterprise-wide compliance efforts relating to information security, vendor risk, records management, incident readiness, incident recovery management, and corporate information security, risk management, and privacy policies and standards.

About Panopto 

At Panopto, we believe that video is having a transformative effect on learning. So, we built a video platform that helps businesses and universities improve the way that they train, teach, and share knowledge.  Since our founding in 2007, we’ve been a pioneer in video capture software, video content management systems, and inside-video search technology. We’ve been repeatedly recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America, and by Gartner and others as a leader in video content management.

What you will do in this role

Strategy and Planning

  • In partnership with functional leaders throughout the company, develop, manage and set the company-wide strategy for Information Security compliance, including establishing goals and priorities, leading initiatives, and promoting awareness of those goals company-wide
  • Maintain and communicate the Information Security policies and standards, and maintain/communicate these regularly
  • Coordinate an annual SOC2 Type 2 audit
  • Lead the Security Council, a cross-functional team across the organization maintaining Information Security objectives and compliance


  • Ensure global staff remains knowledgeable of emerging information security trends and technologies through regular communications and training efforts
  • Lead incident readiness and incident recovery efforts and consult with senior management
  • Advise senior management of changes in the technical and legal requirements
  • Improve security awareness and instill a security-aware culture in the organization
  • Engage with customers to discuss the company’s security controls

Information Security Management

  • Ensure technology compliance with company-wide information security policies
  • Define and report on information security metrics
  • Define and approve architecture, policies, standards, guidelines, and any exceptions
  • Collaborate with architecture and infrastructure teams to define roadmaps and planned work

Operational Excellence

  • Review threat and vulnerability reports and security controls
  • Maintain awareness of IT/Security industry trends and emerging threats
  • Ensure security processes, practices and operations are in place and managed effectively
  • Lead efforts to create security standards and the development of security requirements
  • Collaborate with key internal partners to identify, prioritize and respond to risks
  • Oversee ongoing security monitoring and continuous improvement of information systems
  • Perform risk assessment and gap analyses, and implement recommendations

More about you

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Five years of experience in a technology, IT security and/or compliance role
  • Solid familiarity with cloud technologies, environments, architecture, and security
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and maintaining information security controls and policies
  • Proven project management and organizational skills, specifically managing multiple concurrent projects and/or clients
  • Certifications or the ability to obtain certification, such as CISSP, CISA, or CISM are preferred 
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, applied with a solution-focused attitude
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and experience influencing key stakeholders
  • Excellent written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to write with purpose, clarity, and accuracy
  • Experience or familiarity with information security frameworks and standards such as ISO27001, ISO27002, SOC2 Type 2, Privacy Shield, GDPR, and NIST

We expect a lot and so should you

  • Opportunity to learn and stretch your capabilities
  • Market-competitive total compensation
  • Employee stock options
  • Employer-paid health benefits
  • Paid time-off and holidays
  • An award-winning work environment with free snacks, games, and great co-workers


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