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Senior Security Analyst, Compliance

Department: Security

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This position is remote based.
Compliance specialists enables Sales by achieving standard as required by our customers. This includes SaaS, on-prem, and open source instances.
The Security Team is responsible for leading and implementing the various initiatives that relate to improving GitLab's security. As a member of the security team at GitLab, you will be working towards raising the bar on security. We will achieve that by working and collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide guidance on security best practices.


    • Develop roadmap based on customer needs e.g.: GDPR, SOC 2, FIPS 140-2
    • Align other security specialist activities with the compliance roadmap
    • Develop relationships with key government personnel and policy makers
    • Assist work of internal and external auditors or advisors as needed
    • Handle communications with customers and answer security compliance questionnaires.
    • Educate other developers on compliance, workflows and processes.
    • Ability to professionally handle communications with outside users, and customers.
    • Ability to communicate clearly on compliance issues.


    • Leverages security expertise in at least one specialty area
    • Triages and handles/escalates security issues independently
    • You have a passion for security and open source
    • You are a team player, and enjoy collaborating with cross-functional teams
    • You are a great communicator
    • Conduct reviews and makes recommendations
    • Screen security candidates during hiring process
    • You employ a flexible and constructive approach when solving problems
    • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values