Senior Compliance Program Manager

Req ID: R34298

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Senior Compliance Program Manager

  • Remote, United States
  • Remote, North Carolina, United States
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

Senior Compliance Program Manager, within Citrix Compliance Risk Management, works across multiple product lines and cross-functional teams to guide product compliance, certifications and compliance risks, supporting company-wide initiatives.  This function has proven experience in serving as a subject matter expert and program/project manager, handling major activities as part of program/project management from conception to successful delivery.

The role also oversees and coordinates various phases of a product certification and continuous compliance life-cycle for in-scope products, with increased responsibility for independent planning and management; works on initiatives with complex scopes and is involved throughout the planning, development, launch, and maintenance of compliance programs.  This function brings visibility to the milestones, dependencies, risks and status of the program and promotes continuous improvement through the evaluation and use of best practices common among successful product compliance and certifications.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with Product Managers, Architects, Engineering, Program Managers, and Release Managers to build a comprehensive view of the multiple programs, including driving a coordinated and efficient plan, defining program milestones, and communicating dependencies and risks associated with the program.
  • Reviews program for activities, risks, and dependencies that are important, but not currently reported on, and provides insight to those areas to management and stakeholders.
  • Evangelizes compliance goals with stakeholders and business owners in light of their alignment with business priorities and the importance of managing compliance risks.
  • Identifies risks and scope changes; leads teams in developing mitigation strategies and facilitates stakeholder involvement in developing these mitigation strategies to minimize repercussions to the program schedule and the organization.
  • Serves as a subject matter professional for guidance and support on a range of compliance risk management requirements such as SOC2, ISO 27000 series, HIPAA, PCI and other frameworks or control requirements.
  • Identifies productivity issues across the program; drives solutions to these productivity problems; initiates the implementation of identified solutions throughout the program; identifies and articulates the benefits derived from the application of the improvements.
  • Communicates and presents status reporting or other metrics to multiple levels of management.
  • Assist in managing program cost and expenses and ensure program stays within budget.


  • Significant experience in managing relationships with various functional roles and responsibilities, internal and external to the company, for the benefit of the program.
  • Proven experience serving in a program/project management capacity handling multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Proven track record of facilitating collaborative decision-making and security compliance in workplace settings, both vertically and horizontally with managers and directors across the organization.
  • Proficient knowledge of information security standards and product certifications.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills (written and oral), including the ability to effectively present to large audiences and multiple management levels throughout the organization and externally with third parties.
  • Experienced in providing subject matter expertise for and managing programs and activities that support two or more of the following product certifications: SOC2, ISO 27000 series, HIPAA, PCI, FIPS, Common Criteria, FedRAMP, Accessibility, IRAP, DoDIN APL, STIGS, FISMA, and others.


  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in information systems or related field, equivalent work experience, or combination of education and work experience.
  • At least one or more of the following designations: CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, GSNA, GCCC, or GSEC.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in information security, technology or product compliance/certification.
  • 3-5 years’ in program/project management in the field of technology, security or compliance/certification.
  • Experience with common control frameworks such as SOC2, ISO 27000 series, HIPAA, and other regulations and standards.
  • Problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Track record of on-time/on-budget program and project delivery requirements.
  • Experience in using program management tools such as MSFT Project, SmartSheet, and others.
  • Basic cloud-computing knowledge or experience (preferred).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Project Management and Agile concepts and methodologies (preferred).
  • Experience using Atlassian application, specifically JIRA for tracking, user stories creation, and dashboard reporting (preferred).


Functional Area:

Technical Program Management

What you’re looking for:
Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits
We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Education assistance
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

At Citrix, our employees perform extraordinary acts of creativity and service every day. We provide benefits and rewards that meet the diverse needs of our employees by offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and equitable rewards opportunities for all employees. In the state of Colorado, the salary for this role generally ranges from $104,240 -$130,300 but may vary depending on your qualifications including job-related education, training, experience, licensure, and certification, that could result at a level outside of this range. Certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including annual bonus, sales incentives, and/or stock depending on the terms of the applicable plan and role as well as individual performance. Benefits may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Citrix and the country where you work. U.S. based employees are typically offered access to healthcare, life insurance and disability benefits, 401(k) plan and company match, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), and education assistance program, among others.

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