Information Security Analyst (Governance, Risk, and Compliance) at Paylocity

| Chicago
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At Paylocity, we create software that makes companies – especially their HR teams – better, faster, and stronger. We give clients the tools they need to make their companies run, and give our employees a rewarding company culture – all putting us in a category of our own. Join us and learn what makes us unique!
We’re a fast-growing company ready to revolutionize the payroll and HR world for hundreds of thousands of businesses by delivering innovative technology and support. We seek the best and brightest to help us create the future of our talent solutions – enabling our customers to better develop their employees. Our own employees are equally important to us: We work hard to provide the best work environment for our employees, and are dedicated to giving back to the communities in which we live and work.
Delivering one-of-a-kind cloud technology, accompanied by award winning customer service, Paylocity is a software development company in a category of its own.
The Information Security Analyst will play an instrumental role in maintaining Paylocity’s Information Security Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) program. Reporting into the Information Security Manager, this position will also closely with Product Development, Business and IT Operations, and all key departments throughout the organization. The person in this key role will help ensure that Paylocity’s IT governance processes are properly designed and are functioning effectively and that the organization maintains its compliance with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements. Finally, the person in this role will ensure that Paylocity properly identifies, assesses, and manages its Information Security risks.
Are you the leader we are looking for?

Who you are:

  • Passionate about information security and privacy
  • An evangelist regarding the importance of information security
  • Committed to an ongoing partnership with other high profile groups within the organization to insure information security objectives are being understood and embraced
  • Established presence within information security communities
  • Ability to anticipate problems and recommend decisive action
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work collaboratively across the organization
  • Values their role as an advisor and business enabler more than their role as a rule enforcer
  • Self-driven, creative, and resourceful

How we work:

  • Casual, collaborative environment which embraces and operates under our shared principles
  • Complete transparency with open, honest discussions about our progress
  • Close working relationships across all areas of the organization
  • Focus on outcomes and learning

What we offer:

  • A strong commitment to Information Security both financially and organizationally
  • An existing talented and passionate Information Security team
  • The chance to meaningfully contribute to a vast market opportunity
  • A collaborative environment where our security team is empowered to help steer the direction of the team
  • A place to contribute your security knowledge company-wide through forum panels with our product development team
  • Annual training allowance to learn new things and bring it back to the team.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) which enables employees to share in the long-term growth and future success of the company

Required Experience:

  • Understands the basic tenants of Information Security risk management (threat management, vulnerability management, and risk treatment).
  • Experience in performing Information Security risk and control assessments.
  • Experience creating and maintaining a BCDR program and deliverables and serve as SME/facilitator for the business and IT.
  • Experience defining, revising, and implementing corporate information security policies.
  • Experience coordinating corporate-wide initiatives for obtaining security related assurances (e.g., ISO 27001, SSAE-18, etc.) including process control design and testing.
  • Familiarity with federal and state legal regulatory requirements related to information security and privacy.
  • Well versed in the information security issues affecting financial service organizations and cloud based application service providers.
  • Experience creating, implementing, maintaining, monitoring, and enforcing the Security Awareness Program.
  • Experience creating and maintaining the security vendor management program.
  • Possess (or in the process of obtaining) at least one of the following professional designations (or one of similar stature):
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information Technology (CGEIT)
  • Bachelor’s degree in information security, information assurance, computer science, management information systems, computer information systems, or a related discipline.

During the last three months, you would have:

  • Ensured Paylocity is properly evaluating security risks through a risk assessment framework
  • Managed and coordinate Paylocity’s business continuity planning and disaster recovery planning programs.
  • Ensured that Paylocity continues to comply with applicable InfoSec related legal and regulatory requirements,
  • Maintained Paylocity’s information security and privacy related policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Assessed compliance with Paylocity’s policies and standards and take action to re-mediate non-compliance.
  • Acted as a liaison to auditors and consulting partners
  • Collected information and provided answers to customer and client due diligence requests.
  • Lead Paylocity’s InfoSec vendor due diligence reviews.
  • Coordinated an Information Security risk assessment as well as ad hoc project risk assessments.
  • Maintained and improved InfoSec risk and service performance metrics
  • Represented Paylocity in the Information Security arena through vendor relations and participation in professional organizations.

Paylocity’s Awards:

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2014, 2017, 2018
  • Glassdoor Highest Rated CEO's 2014, 2017
  • CIO Applications Top 25 HR Technology Solution Providers 2017
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 500 2013-2017
  • DC Digital Top Work Places 2016-2017
  • 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in Chicago 2008-2017
  • Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago 2012-2017
  • Best Places to Work Idaho 2017
  • Best Places to Work Orlando Business Journal 2016-2017
  • Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation 2014, 2017

Our award-winning culture has made this the place employees want to be. We have plenty of opportunities for you to grow your career within Paylocity, and offer benefits like Tuition Reimbursement so you can continue to learn and develop your skills. You could say our growth game is strong. We also reward hard work with a flexible, casual work environment and plenty of perks. From picnics, to game nights, to holiday parties, there’s no shortage of ways to have fun.
We also offer the following benefits and perks:
· Competitive pay
· Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k)
· Flexible work hours
· Paid Parental Leave
· Ample volunteer opportunities and events
· Health and wellness program
· Stock purchasing options (NASDAQ: PCTY)
Visit to learn more about working at Paylocity. Also be sure to check out what past and present employees have to say about us and our CEO on Glassdoor. Check out our many Awards here!!
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At Paylocity, “We” is what makes us different. We are committed to fostering a culture that honors diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds, knowing that each makes us stronger and collectively unbeatable together. We actively cultivate these differences as we engage each other in driving innovation in the software and services we provide our customers. Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases


Our office has modern workspaces, a cafe, and a gym. But since we're a talent-anywhere company, you may find our team members all over Chicagoland.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
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