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Governance, Risk, and Compliance Lead



Seoul, South Korea
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

As part of the march towards our vision of building a powerful user engagement platform, we are putting together a world-class security team to help secure our customers' data and earn their trust. Specifically, we need a GRC Lead to own GRC programs at Sendbird including compliance audits for SOC2, HIPAA, ISO27001, Risk program, vendor security, and customer trust program.

What You Will Do

  • Mentor and manage other members of the team
  • Own SOC2, ISO 27001, HIPAA compliance
  • Lead security assessments and interface with regulators on an as needed basis
  • Build and oversee the security risk assessment process
  • Collaborate closely with various teams such as IT , Security, Engineering, HR, etc
  • Oversee the vendor due diligence and third-party risk management processes
  • Lead efforts to achieve and maintain relevant security certifications in KR and US
  • Advise the Chief Information Security Officer on emerging trends in security governance, operational risk, and vendor risk

What You'll Bring to the Role

  • 5+ year of cybersecurity experience in relevant security domains
  • Experience as the main point of contact for GRC related initiatives
  • Comfort working with cross functional teams and priorities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • An ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively to engineers who know way more than you about their code

We are specifically interest in

  • Proficiency in English

Our KR benefits include (but are not limited to)

  • Silicon Valley's equity program (1-year cliff)
  • Remote work policy, flexible work hours
    Be Your Best Self: 3.9 million won (prorated by start date) for expenses ranging from professional development classes and training, to personality assessments, to gym memberships, to books, to fitness classes, to mental health services, to massages
  • Support for home office set up such as motion desks, chairs, monitors, and AirPods
  • Learn a Language benefit - up to 3.6 million won per year towards language lessons
  • Weekly office lunch
  • Monthly team building cost
  • Partial support for commuting costs
  • Free parking at the Seolleung office
  • Group insurance support that covers employees, spouses, and children
  • Medical checkup support, including MRI and genetic testing - for the employee and one family member
  • Seven additional paid holidays in addition to annual leave (Boost leave, Birthday leave, etc.)
  • Support for the latest work devices, such as MacBook Pro (special support options for each job position)
  • Unlimited snack bar filled with snacks, beverages, and instant noodles every day
  • 12-week paid parental leave support (available for both mothers and fathers)
  • Other support programs for congratulations and condolences

What diversity and inclusion mean to us

There is no such thing as a perfect candidate and the best employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. Sendbird is a place where everyone can learn and grow. We respect, promote, and encourage diversity for equal employment opportunities and encourage you to apply if this role excites you.

About Sendbird

At Sendbird, we are building the most scalable and powerful chat API in the world with a mission to build connections in a digital world. Conversations have always been the way people build relationships and get things done and our goal is to put the power of conversations in the hands of every developer and brand by making apps more social through chat, voice and video.

Sendbird is rapidly growing unicorn start-up headquartered in San Mateo, CA with additional offices in; New York, London, Seoul, Singapore, and Bengaluru and has raised over $220M with a $1 Billion+ valuation from leading investors, including: ICONIQ Capital, STEADFAST Capital Ventures, Tiger Global Management, Shasta Ventures, Softbank Vision Fund 2, and Y Combinator.

Vaccination Policy

We will ask each Sendbirdian to follow the guidelines in place for their location regarding gathering, masking, vaccination, and testing. For our San Mateo headquarters you can find current local guidelines here.