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Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

If you are using a screen reader and experience any difficulty accessing our web pages, please call 206-543-2544 or email UWHires and we will be happy to assist you. jump to content Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. - Shift: First Shift - As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

The IT Risk and Compliance Specialist, as a member of the Office of Merchant Services (OMS) compliance team, will be responsible for ensuring the 150+ active merchants and vendors are PCI Compliant with the upcoming Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 4.0. This position will be required to gain a working knowledge of PCI security issues, concerns and challenges associated with a multi-institutional and heterogeneous technical and academic environment to advise reasonable and appropriate compliance solutions. This mitigates both financial and reputational risk to the University.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the facilitating of University-wide compliance with the
    Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), industry regulations, and UW information systems, information infrastructure, policies and procedures as they relate to credit card and/or payment operations
  • Work closely with the office of the CISO on continuous identification and evaluation of emerging risks and evaluation of significance of events/incidents that impact the organization's risk posture as it relates to PCI-DSS;
  • Work with representatives of the University and third party vendors to oversee compliance with the PCI-DSS requirements for all payment card processing, and the University of Washington-related policies, technical security processes, infrastructure, and long-range planning requirements;
  • Provide leadership, guidance and recommendations including policies, procedures, security architectural design, and technology solutions for UW merchant account holders in all aspects of the PCI-DSS with emphasis on safeguarding payment card data, thus protecting the interests of the cardholders and business units, and the overall University brand;
  • Conduct on-site assessments of University merchants to determine PCI Compliance levels; Monitor corrective action plans and performance improvement of PCI-DSS related issues communicated in internal and external assessments;
  • Work as project lead on PCI DSS remediation efforts for University Merchants

  • Provide day-to-day support of merchant operations
  • Attend trainings as assigned by the Office of Merchant Services Director;
  • Other duties as assigned.

    As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.

    Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business/Finance, Information Security or related field
  • A solid understanding of PCI DSS
  • Four years of experience in a business, audit or information security-related position
  • Customer-facing experience in an IT, audit, or compliance environment
  • Experience in the development, implementation or auditing of compliance solutions and controls
  • Experience developing technical and non-technical standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Knowledge of information security and risk management practices
  • Excellent ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of an organization, including both business and technical audiences
  • Self-motivated with interpersonal skills required to work effectively with a broad range of University / Medical System employees and external contacts
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects / tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to evaluate systems and be able to develop solutions for compliance issues
  • Ability to prepare analyses, and create verbal and written reports
  • Proficient working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, Power Point)
  • The candidate must be analytical, detail oriented, possess strong data management and technical skills, as well as superior customer service and organizational skills

  • An audit certification such as CIA or CISA.
  • Experience working with HTML and/or CSS.
    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or .COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTGovernor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

Keywords: University of Washington, Seattle , IT RISK AND COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST, Other , Seattle, Washington

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