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Senior Security Compliance Engineer



Natick, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023

Senior Security Compliance Engineer

Job Summary

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Do you enjoy contributing to software quality assurance and security compliance efforts? Do you want to work with teams to improve software development processes?

If yes, we want to talk with you! You will contribute to our internal quality assurance program and help cross-functional development teams to improve their processes and products, while preparing them for external audits for security compliance.


  • Contribute to the growing quality assurance program at MathWorks, including performing security compliance audits, identifying problems and areas for process improvement
  • Work closely with internal business units and relevant departments to increase security awareness, assess compliance and where necessary, provide support in remediating non-compliant areas
  • Develop a deep understanding of security controls, underlying business processes, concepts, practices, and tools used at MathWorks, to promote adoption of applicable security standards
  • Advise management on specific security requirements, implementations and the impact on business processes, applications and systems as needed
  • Generate periodic reports to teams and senior stakeholders and make practical recommendations to improve security practices
  • Research and extract insights from industry standards and trends, apply them to the scope of internal controls at MathWorks and improve security practices and compliance in the company
  • Facilitate organizational adoption of new security controls, standards and best practices through thoughtful change management strategies

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 6 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree and 3 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree, or equivalent experience) is required.

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with software development processes
  • Experience with performing internal process audits and process improvement work
  • Experience with / understanding of SOC 2, COBIT, ITIL, ISO, IT General Controls (ITGC), NIST and/or other industry standard control frameworks to document and assess Cybersecurity & IT processes is a plus
  • Exceptional communication skills including clear and concise writing, an engaging presentation style, and group facilitation
  • Strong teamwork skills with a demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and roles