Information Security Analyst

New York, New York, USA; Boston, Massachusetts, USA

We're on a mission to build the best platform in the world for engineers to understand and scale their systems, applications, and teams. We operate at high scale—trillions of data points per day—allowing for seamless collaboration and problem-solving among Dev, Ops and Security teams globally for tens of thousands of companies. Our engineering culture values pragmatism, honesty, and simplicity to solve hard problems the right way. 

The Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) team works within the Information Security organization and across Datadog to implement, monitor, and continuously improve Datadog’s security, risk, and compliance programs.

As an Information Security Analyst, you will support our SOX program. You will work with Datadog’s Internal Audit team to define the SOX scope and create ITGCs to support meeting Datadog’s SOX obligations. You will work with Engineering and Finance teams to implement an appropriate control framework, provide support where applicable, and remediate identified issues. You will also own and manage User Access Reviews which are conducted quarterly across a variety of mostly SaaS based systems.


What you will do:

  • Serve as a key liaison and manage expectations between internal teams (including Engineering) and internal/external auditors. 

  • Lead the successful completion of the quarterly UAR (User Access Review) audit process.

  • Create and/or remediate ITGC (IT General Controls) in support of meeting audit objectives for all ITGC SOX areas.

  • Design IT testing procedures to identify and evaluate risk exposures and determine the effectiveness and efficiency of controls, particularly for new system or process control readiness.

  • Assist with the creation of effective remediation solutions and/or exception documentation where applicable.

  • Serve as the SOX Compliance subject matter expert and point of contact to Internal and External Auditors.

  • Assist technical teams with creation and implementation of IT controls objectives.

Who you are:

  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ work experience in IT Risk Management, SOX compliance and auditing with a strong background in IT controls.

  • A background in auditing SaaS based tech (AWS, GCP, Azure, and other SaaS based vendors like Salesforce, Workday, ServiceNow, etc.).

  • Expert understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and other compliance requirements that may impact compliance.

  • Experience developing, and implementing security and control solutions that address SOX requirements.

  • Ability to effectively mentor other team members as needed.

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That's okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply.


Benefits and Growth:

  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)

  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing

  • Intradepartmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking

  • An inclusive company culture, ability to join our Community Guilds (Datadog employee resource groups)

  • Access to Inclusion Talks, our internal panel discussions

  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+

  • Competitive global benefits


The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $89,000 - $215,000, plus a competitive equity package, and may include variable compensation. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Datadog offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, parental planning, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, fitness reimbursements, and a discounted employee stock purchase plan.

About Datadog: 

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn and Datadog Learning Center.

Equal Opportunity at Datadog:

Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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