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Information Security and Compliance Specialist

The Role

Information Security and Compliance Specialist


Headquarters in Austin with in-office, hybrid, and remote employment possibilities anywhere in the world. We are a global team and want you to work wherever you feel most productive

Our Mission

SkyFi is democratizing access to earth observation and other geospatial data. Accessing, using, & buying satellite imagery is extremely hard. For small businesses and individuals, it is nearly impossible until now. We are building a platform to connect anyone to up-to-date, high-resolution imagery. What we do has tremendous potential to solve meaningful problems in our world. Everyone can be empowered by having this technology at their fingertips: detect bridges that are about to break, check the health of crops, track the evolution of endangered species, and introduce use cases that we can’t even imagine yet. Grab the chance to be part of this. Join a team of open-minded, dynamic people solving new challenges, and working on new technology in an exciting market with immense growth. SkyFi is the place for you.

About This Role:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain information security policies, procedures, and standards in accordance with industry regulations and best practices

  • Conduct regular security assessments and vulnerability scans to identify and mitigate security risks

  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and maintenance of sensitive information through the deployment and enforcement of security controls

  • Educate employees on information security best practices and enforce security policies through awareness and training programs

  • Respond to security incidents and coordinate investigations, including those involving data breaches, system compromises, and unauthorized access

  • Conduct regular compliance assessments and audits to ensure the organization's adherence to industry regulations and standards, such as ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, and NIST Cybersecurity Framework

  • Develop and implement data privacy and protection policies to ensure compliance with relevant privacy regulations such as GDPR and CCPA

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest information security and compliance developments and trends, and provide recommendations for improvements to the organization's security posture

  • Reports to the Chief of Staff

What We Are Looking For:

  • At least 5 years of experience in information security and compliance

  • Strong knowledge of industry regulations and standards, such as ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, GDPR, and CCPA

  • Experience with technical infrastructure, networks, databases, and security tools such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and data encryption technologies

  • Strong understanding of risk management methodologies and security controls

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex security and compliance concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Proven track record of success in developing and implementing information security and compliance programs

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or equivalent certification is a plus

At SkyFi You Will:

  • Be well compensated. Possibility for equity

  • Receive best-in-class benefits including premium medical, dental and vision coverage and 20 days paid time off

  • Play a critical role in building a market-changing product in the exciting realm of Space

  • Work in a company that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and work / life balance

  • Have the flexibility to work anywhere in the world

SkyFi is an equal-opportunity employer that values and encourages workplace diversity.

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