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Post: Compliance Specialist, FSI Security and Compliance
Company: Amazon
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is rapidly expanding its presence in the enterprise arena with a focus on financial services. AWS offers global public cloud offerings with a diversity of GRC/Compliance programs and attestations to enable our customer base. AWS is looking for independent, passionate, and deeply experienced professionals in the global financial services GRC arena to provide thought leadership in assisting financial institutions to move regulated workloads and data into the cloud by addressing their specific security, regulatory, compliance and governance requirements.
This key position values specialized experience of supporting financial services sector compliance efforts and will this role will have high visibility at the most senior levels of government agencies, institutions, and AWS, including frequent interaction with CISOs, CTOs, CCOs, CROs, their staff.. The position, as part of the AWS Worldwide Financial Services team, will act as the primary Governance/Compliance interface for Financial Services institutions. The candidate will already have, and continue to foster, key relationships, and be able to interpret the impacts of policy changes, and track and report on industry trends.
Key job responsibilities
It would be helpful to have experience of reviewing and understanding guidelines & regulations that impact financial companies using cloud service providers. This may include areas such as third party outsourcing, operational resilience, data privacy and cyber security. Candidate would have the ability to take the initiative and able to influence at a senior level across their organizations by providing guidance to vendor management, security, technology and risk controls teams. The candidate may have experience of engagement in cross industry forums and groups.
Candidate would have experience of motivating others and generating results and is sensitive to the diverse perspectives of stakeholders across the IT, security, risk and controls teams in a financial company. It helpful if the candidate has experience of engagement with regulators directly or in a cross industry forum.


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or other related business fields
• 5+ years of experience in Financial Services compliance, legal, or governance
• 5+ years of personal, hands-on experience in developing compliance/regulatory documentation
• Experience in working directly with senior corporate/government officials and/or auditors
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
• Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
• Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Indian FSI business knowledge/understanding
• Business level English language skills


• Familiarity with technical assessments and audit methodologies for technical systems (network, operating systems, application security) as well as IT auditing processes
• Familiarity with cloud computing services/deployment architecture
• Demonstration of innovative compliance approaches in non-traditional IT environments (cloud)
• Experience and proficiency in public speaking
• Understanding of the Regulations issued by RBI, IRDAI, and SEBI, together with relevant guidelines and how they relate to the use of cloud services
• Experience in building successful compliance programs
• Experience defining compliance roadmaps based on customer requirements, compliance documentation, and ensuring that committed assessments are delivered on schedule
• Experience of onboarding compliance financial services workloads
• Ability to think critically and be responsive to time sensitive requests
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status

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