Risk & Compliance Specialist

Toronto, ON, Canada

Job Description

Uncharted is a world class group of creative, passionate software inventors, builders, and thought-leaders dedicated to the art and science of visual analytics. We are currently seeking a Risk & Compliance Specialist to join our team.



As a part of the Uncharted team, you will be responsible for:

  • Becoming an internal expert on applicable international privacy and compliance standards, with a significant emphasis on rapidly evolving government policies in the United States
  • Reviewing, assessing, and assisting in the negotiation of compliance requirements, contracts, and related risk associated with new projects during the acquisition and planning stages
  • Providing awareness, support, guidance and advice to project leads, IT/Operations and senior management regarding evolving compliance requirements and internal efforts to meet them
  • Collaborating on the production and ongoing revision of staff training materials
  • Collaborating on the planning and execution of regular training exercises for general staff and critical incident response teams
  • Coordinating regular audits/gap analyses of company infrastructure (local and cloud), and relevant documentation, to ensure ongoing compliance with applicable standards
  • Coordinating regular evaluations of data handling across projects, ensuring applicable privacy and compliance standards are met
  • Playing an active role in corporate security procedures, compliance, and best-practices

You will bring a strong attention to detail and act as a positive support and advocate for risk analysis and compliance as you work closely with others across our organization. You will play a role in mentoring others, building awareness of compliance requirements and associated risks, and contribute to ongoing efforts to improve our processes for handling these topics.


Required Skills & Experience:

  • At least 7 years of Software Industry work experience, with a degree in Law or Business Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, and/or Mathematics.
  • At least 3 years of experience in the Compliance & Risk domain, with a demonstrated aptitude for internal compliance audits, gap analysis/assessment, prioritization, remediation and monitoring
  • Specific experience with several of the following: NIST 800-171, CMMC, CGP, GDPR, CCPA, PIPEDA, CJIS, or demonstrated ability to efficiently and precisely process complex, technical, legal documents for the purposes of risk assessment and compliance
  • Ability to review projects, written materials, etc. for compliance with applicable privacy and infosec standards
  • Ability to communicate complex or detailed topics to team leads and senior management, clearly conveying risks, compliance gaps, action needed and cost implications
  • Strong people and teamwork skills, able to collaborate across the company to integrate compliance requirements into other business processes
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Software Development practices, concepts and methodologies, obtained through training and/or direct work experience
  • Well-versed in compliance and risk issues affecting Software Development-focused organizations specifically


To work at Uncharted, you must be able to meet Security Clearance requirements and a Police Background Check.

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