Leadership Solutions

Director of Operations - Security, Risk, & Compliance




Redmond, WA; United Stated


This Director will navigate the governance, risk and controls landscape in a technology company. Specifically, this role will partner closely with organizations across AHSI to drive the cadence and completion of assessments of the suppliers with whom AHSI works to provide the infrastructure that operates Microsoft’s Azure and Intelligent Cloud business. The Director will also manage a small team that will enhance, maintain and operate the SaaS platform that facilitates the implementation of SRC’s Azure Security & Resiliency Architecture (ASRA) assessments. In addition, this Director will partner with peers In SRC who oversee the security and resiliency domains. This role reports to the VP, Chief Security & Risk Officer for Azure Infrastructure.


  • Deploying and refining the operational processes to enhance and maintain ASRA
  • Change management for ASRA
  • Implementing the risk analyses to determine assessment targets based on business risk
  • Overseeing the conducting of the assessments of the suppliers to determine conformity with the mandates and goals of ASRA
  • Ensuring the satisfactory completion of ASRA assessment in partnership with SRC’s external auditors
  • Tracking and reporting on progress of ASRA assessments
  • Tracking and reporting of remediation of assessment findings
  • Trend analysis of all assessment findings trends

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  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or equivalent work experience
  • Experienced people manager/leader
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in fast-paced program management
  • 10+ years of experience in professional services, program management, business management, technology implementation, or related field
  • Proven experience in audit reporting, risk assessment and overseeing Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) Frameworks and ITIL, COBIT, NIST CSF
  • Comfort managing in an environment of continual change and ambiguity and creation of systemic approaches to solving issues
  • Able to synthesize disparate information effectively and quickly into clear recommendations, actions, and decisions


  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • Certification or equivalent experience in Lean methodologies, Six Sigma or other process improvement and project management methodologies
  • Familiarity with security and controls frameworks such as ITIL, COBIT and NIST CSF
  • History of driving outcomes via influence of both internal and external resources
  • Adept at identifying operational problems and proposing solutions
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent stakeholder service skills, and ability to work in an extremely high-volume, high-energy environment
  • Familiarity with the ProcessUnity Vendor Risk Management Platform
  • Program Management Certification (e.g. PMP)
  • Understanding of cloud technologies
  • Excellent communication skills including delivering high quality written communications and the ability to articulate complex information in a simple way to executives, customers, suppliers and stakeholders.

How to Apply:

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