About the job

Who we are:

CompassMSP is a rapidly expanding, award-winning technology solutions provider in the booming managed services space. Our vision is to be the North American leader in delivering and supporting technology solutions for small & mid-sized businesses, and we are driven by our mission and core values to be a great place to work and a great company to work with. We have garnered top industry recognition for our thought leadership, growth, and workplace culture.

What we are looking for:

We currently have an open position for a virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO). This is a client-facing, office-based position. The vCISO principal role is to provide planning, budgeting, and strategic direction to our clients in relation to cyber security and compliance requirements. This position focuses primarily on providing security and compliance related consulting with the client and ensuring the required security controls and documentation are in place and being adhered to.


Providing Security and Compliance leadership and planning for a diverse group of clients as well as being the internal champion for each client within CompassMSP through the following:

  • Develop strong business relationships with C-suite and Executives
  • Be the key point of contact for decision makers and influencers
  • Conduct regular status and security/compliance review meetings to help decision makers understand how security and compliance fits into short-term and long-term business goals
  • Create and communicate security roadmaps that align with various frameworks and compliance requirements
  • Communicate potential risks related to cyber-security, network security and industry specific compliance
  • Identify areas of risk and creating plans for mitigation
  • Oversee internal support and analyst resources to ensure successful delivery of services to clients
  • Educate clients on current security and compliance relevant to their specific industry
  • Align CompassMSP strategically with our clients to be recognized as a leader in delivering security and compliance solutions for the small to mid-sized business market
  • Coach, mentor, and inspire security and compliance team members to be the best they can be
  • Provide guidance, counsel, and direction for all individuals on team, as needed

Who you are:

  • Focused on customer service
  • A strategic thinker with excellent communication skills and a strong security and technical background.
  • Work best in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
  • Able to work well both independently and with a team of experts
  • Enjoy the challenge of solving practical problems while handling a number of variables
  • Confidently present your ideas to high level executives and can share your expertise in non-technical language.
  • Flexibility to occasionally work outside of our standard business hours to accommodate client needs

Requirements for the position are:

Experience/Skills Required:

  • 5+ years of experience in technology related fields including design and implementation of solutions
  • 3-5 years’ experience in creating and maintaining Policies, Gap Analysis, POAM’s and SOP’s as it related to security and compliance – specific compliance experience is required i.e., HIPAA, ITAR, GDPR, DFARS
  • 5-10 years of experience with Microsoft Operating Systems and Applications
  • Previous project management experience
  • Prior experience in a Managed Service Provider or IT Consulting environment preferred
  • Exceptional attention to detail and highly organized
  • Able to work on and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Exude a confident presence in meetings, with the ability to sell ideas and plans effectively to a c-level audience

Language/Communication Ability:

  • Drive security conversations with clients across all regions to mitigate risks for both CompassMSP and our clients
  • Display excellent verbal and written communication skills, including actively listening to our clients and teammates in order to respond appropriately
  • Explain complex technical information in layman terms, including strategy recommendations and security/compliance concepts and standards
  • Provide high-value security consulting to businesses and organizations of varying sizes, verticals, and budgets

Work Environment:

  • Must be able to concentrate in a distracting environment and be adept at multitasking.
  • Willingness to have fun with teammates and be an active member of our workplace community
  • Must understand the work hard/play hard mentality, where expectations are high, but teamwork is everything

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Quarterly Bonuses
  • Progressive PTO
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability available
  • Tax deferred retirement plan with company match
  • Career Development and Coaching
  • Fun work environment!

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