Sr. Security and Compliance Specialist

Avigilon Corporation

Avigilon Corporation

Remote · Springfield, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we're guided by a shared purpose - helping people be their best in the moments that matter - and we live up to our purpose every day by solving for safer. Because people can only be their best when they not only feel safe, but are safe. We're solving for safer by building the best possible technologies across every part of our safety and security ecosystem. That's mission-critical communications devices and networks, AI-powered video security & access control and the ability to unite voice, video and data in a single command center view. We're solving for safer by connecting public safety agencies and enterprises, enabling the collaboration that's critical to connect those in need with those who can help. The work we do here matters.

Department Overview

The Cloud Platform Engineering department builds, operates and manages the platform for the Public Safety Application Software as a Service (SaaS) from Motorola Solutions Inc. You will work with a group that is in charge of maintaining the security of these vital systems, which are utilized on a daily basis by government and public safety organizations in several nations. You will be collaborating with a top-notch team that employs cutting-edge tools and methods in this position. Your work will influence standards and engineering culture throughout our software product division

Job Description

To expand our security and compliance team, we are looking for a security and compliance engineer. The primary duty of this position is to develop and evaluate cloud platform compliance with security regulatory programs and processes to mitigate cybersecurity risk. You will help to build a cloud security program, both through creating and enabling appropriate procedures and through collaboration with partners to define and ensure compliance to control language.


  • Research and interpret governmental security regulations such as CJIS and FedRAMP to communicate compliance requirements to the development teams.

  • Assist and support security policies and procedures creation, maintenance and documentation improvements.

  • Coordinate compliance efforts by making decisions on how to implement relevant standards such as SOC2, CJIS, FedRAMP, ISO 27001, etc.

  • Oversee the implementation of cloud platform security and ensure compliance with relevant cybersecurity policies and procedures.

  • Evaluate cloud platform and web applications security configurations.

  • Cross-map and correlate security controls and evidence requirements to drive efficiency in achieving compliance to multiple security frameworks.

  • Utilize cloud service provider capabilities for monitoring compliance of cloud resources.

  • Conduct information security risk assessments, security compliance audits and cybersecurity audits.

  • Manage compliance artifacts including software inventory, vulnerability management, security training, and continuous monitoring and reporting and other recurring compliance activities.

  • Identify opportunities for security compliance control automation.

  • Support customers, sales and partner product teams in inquiries, questionnaires and audits to gain their confidence in our security practices and adherence to security frameworks.

Qualifications :

  • Experience with compliance standards such as CJIS, SOC2, ISO 27001, FedRAMP, etc.

  • Proven track record of implementing NIST 800-53 cybersecurity framework controls.

  • Experience performing audits and gap analysis against compliance standards.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with team members to find solutions to complex problems.

  • Prior experience with compliance management tools, such as Hyperproof, is highly desirable

  • Knowledge of key cloud architectures and cloud security best practices.

  • Experience with Google cloud and the Security Command Center are highly desired.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

This position is subject to working in high security areas governed by the US Department of Justice's "Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy" and therefore requires successfully passing a more stringent fingerprint background check administered by Motorola Solutions Inc. customers.

Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years experience OR 7+ years of equivalent experience with Compliance and/or Security.

  • Must be able to obtain background clearance as required by government customer

  • Must be a US Citizen.

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

Relocation Provided


Position Type


Referral Payment Plan


Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K with Company Match
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.