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Member of Compliance, Information Technology

Anchorage Digital

Anchorage Digital

IT, Legal
United States
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024
At Anchorage Digital, we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto.
Founded in 2017, Anchorage Digital is a regulated crypto platform that provides institutions with integrated financial services and infrastructure solutions. With the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, Anchorage Digital offers institutions an unparalleled combination of secure custody, regulatory compliance, product breadth, and client service. We’re looking to diversify our team with people who are humble, creative, and eager to learn.
We are a remote friendly, global team, but provide the option of working in-office in New York City, Sioux Falls, Porto, Lisbon, and Singapore. For our colleagues not located near our beautiful offices, we encourage and sponsor quarterly in-person collaboration days to work together and further deepen our Village.
As a Member of Compliance, Information Technology, you’ll get the opportunity to work on various projects across the organization ranging from IT risk, gap, and readiness assessments to controls implementation and monitoring. This role is highly cross-functional and will cover multiple service offerings and entities (Anchor Labs, Inc., Anchorage Digital Bank, Anchorage Digital Singapore, Anchorage Digital New York, etc.).
We have created the Factors of Growth & Impact to help Villagers better measure impact and articulate coaching, feedback, and the rich and rewarding learning that happens while exploring, developing, and mastering the capabilities and contributions within and outside of the Member of Compliance, Information Technology role:

Technical Skills:

  • Have a complete conceptual knowledge and full understanding of principles, practices, and a working knowledge of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), the full lifecycle of audit methodology, IT Risk/Controls, SOC, information security, policy governance, and management.
  • Have an understanding of IT, engineering processes and tools, and cloud computing.
  • Apply experience and analytical skills to “connect the dots” between the company’s business and products to the IT environment in order to evaluate whether compliance obligations are being met.
  • Resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways, working directly with control owners to ensure regulatory requirements are being met, including managing and tracking findings (from risk assessments, audits, etc.) from identification to remediation.
  • Have experience with GRC management tools (e.g., ServiceNow).

Complexity and Impact of Work:

  • Participate in completing detailed testing of IT processes and controls, including developing test objectives, determination of key risks, using the department methodologies under the direction of the IT Risk Lead.
  • Assisting in scoping the reviews, identifying risks in the process, determining expected controls, creating project timelines, conducting process understanding meetings, creating test scripts, performing and documenting testing, developing recommendations, and drafting succinct reports. Assisting with the validation of remediation activities.
  • Can produce detailed working papers to document the testing of the IT control in accordance with department and audit standards.
  • Can work autonomously, define priorities under broad direction, and apply problem-solving skills to translate regulations and compliance obligations into technical controls, and vice versa.
  • Drives work independently and significantly contributes to medium-to-large cross-functional projects with little oversight and coordinating activities of other project team members.
  • Identify process and control gaps and enhancements, and be capable of evaluating remediation plans.
  • Contributes to ad hoc internal and external assessments that support the company’s ongoing and future initiatives.
  • Consistently demonstrates on-time delivery and high-quality work products. Where a deadline or commitment is at risk, escalate to the manager to help manage priorities, if appropriate, and alert affected stakeholders, so there are “no surprises”.

Organizational Knowledge:

  • Awareness of the strategy of Anchorage is considered when not only working cross-functionally with security, product, design, engineering, legal, TPRM, people, and external auditors but also understanding how each area is impacted by compliance.
  • Influences the IT Compliance roadmap and initiatives.
  • Understand how the company’s priorities relate to their own area of work and clearly communicate the ‘why’ behind the work.

Communication and Influence:

  • Promote a positive working environment through proper listening, speaking, and empathy with team members.
  • Embody and is a role model for our cultural pillars.
  • Communicates proactively, takes ownership of assigned work/projects, and is comfortable asking questions when something is unclear or to further knowledge in a specific area.
  • Contribute to cross-functional projects, collaborate with their team and adjacent teams working directly with subject-matter experts, and doing meaningful translation of compliance requirements into actionable processes.
  • Enhance relationships and networks with senior internal and external stakeholders within their own area of expertise.
  • Consistently express clear, thoughtful, analytical, and solutions-oriented communications, whether in high-impact slides/decks, written communications in Slack or email, or verbal communications.

You may be a fit for this role if you have:

  • Experience in IT risk and security audits.
  • Experience in supporting/managing the complete audit life cycle.
  • Proven success performing various risk assessments (e.g., enterprise risk, information security).
  • Demonstrated success in automating control monitoring techniques.
  • Experience creating and managing policies and procedures.
  • Experience in creating detailed work papers to sufficiently support the testing engagement.
  • Knowledge of public cloud infrastructure (AWS/GCP/Azure).
  • Passion for digging into the weeds, problem-solving, and building programs from the ground up.
  • Proven track record of effective cross-functional project management and organizational skills.
  • CISA certification or equivalent is required.

Although not a requirement, bonus points if:

  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CCSP.
  • Experience in managing GRC processes in tools such as ServiceNow.
  • Understanding of crypto staking and/or governance.
  • Had interactions with regulatory authorities and auditors.
  • A technical/engineering background or mindset.
  • Fintech or financial services industry experience.
  • You were emotionally moved by the soundtrack to Hamilton, which chronicles the founding of a new financial system. :)

Compensation at Anchorage Digital:

  • Compensation at Anchorage Digital is market-driven and data-informed. All full-time employees receive a market-leading salary, meaningful equity, and a generous perks and benefits package.
  • Compensation Range: $120,000 - $170,000/yr - This range may be inclusive of multiple job grades and regions. We partner with third party firms annually to verify equity, cash, benefits, and perks benchmarks. For sales and business development roles, the range provided is the On Target Earnings (“OTE”) which is inclusive of base salary + sales commissions/bonuses targets for the position.
  • Benefits: Anchorage Digital is proud to provide market-leading benefits and perks to our employees. We are only 1% of companies who offer 100% health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents. This means no monthly out-of-pocket premiums for you or your family. We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees globally.
  • You can learn more about our culture and perks and benefits here.
About Anchorage Digital: Who we are
The Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in the evolving digital asset ecosystem. As a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy.
Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported, and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives.
Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. Anchorage Digital considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with other legal requirements. “Anchorage Digital” refers to services that are offered either through Anchorage Digital Bank National Association, an OCC-chartered national trust bank, or Anchorage Lending CA, LLC a finance lender licensed by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, License No. 60DBO-11976, or Anchorage Digital Singapore Pte Ltd, a Singapore private limited company, all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Anchor Labs, Inc., a Delaware corporation.
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