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Autodesk Security Technical GRC Specialist in San Francisco, California

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Position Overview

Autodesk is seeking a Security Technical GRC Specialist who will drive implementation of GRC platform MetricStream within Autodesk. GRC solution provided by MetricStream involves 3 products – Policy and Document Management, IT Risk and IT Compliance. The lead in this role will drive the implementation in highly regulated environment of FedRAMP, ensuring appropriate security controls and drive functional business requirements to showcase benefits to the overall security organization.

Our team of security experts helps Autodesk design, build, deploy, and maintain secure products. We are embedding security in the full spectrum of how we build our products, from inception, design, development, and testing to how we are running them in the cloud, as well as how we are responding to any existing or emerging threats to our products or the building blocks of our products and services. Our job is to be one step ahead of our adversaries, and we use expertise, technology, and other resources to thwart their efforts to compromise our products and the environments in which they operate. Our team keeps a single-minded focus on protecting our customer's data and their investment in our products by strengthening our applications, underlying services, and network.


  • Work with different stakeholders within security organization to strategize, design, and implement functional GRC use cases based on business requirements

  • Serve as owner of Security GRC platform on-prem architecture and its design

  • Ensure GRC platform and its architectural components are compliant with FedRAMP and other internal security guidelines

  • Implement process of troubleshooting, debugging and upgrading software

  • Lead and own all technical aspects of project and solution delivery

  • Drive continuous improvements of overall GRC program and methodology

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (M.S) in Computer Science, or bachelor’s degree (B.A.) and equivalent work experience, education requirements can be relaxed for the right candidate

  • 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity compliance and risk

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with MetricStream M7 software and its tech stack

  • 2+ years experience as a full stack security engineer

  • Proficiency in Linux OS

  • Competency in RDBMS and NoSQL database technologies (e.g. Oracle, MongoDB)

  • Prior experience in a compliance and regulatory environment related to security and privacy including security compliance standards across industries and geographies such as FedRAMP, ISO 27001, SOC, PCI, SOX is desired

  • Prior experience in implementing application and infrastructure security controls

  • Excellent analytical skills, organizational skills, ingenuity, and the ability to work as part of a team

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with conflict and lead negotiations

  • Advanced interpersonal skills to effectively promote ideas and collaboration at the various levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in securing Cloud Environments – AWS EC2

  • Experience securing Databases such as Oracle, Mongo DBs

  • Experience with SDLC process is a plus

  • Industry certification(s) CISSP, CISA

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