Director, Government, Education, Healthcare Compliance

VMware   •  

Arlington, VA

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 49 days ago

As Director, Government, Education and Healthcare Compliance (GEH), you will lead VMware’s program to ensure compliance with Information Security compliance requirements to meet U.S. Federal requirements as well as meeting the business compliance needs of the GEH business end to end across the company. You will be responsible for partnering with leaders and stakeholders across the organization to coordinate a dynamic program that meets business needs now and in the future. You will manage the development of process improvements, project proposals and strategic roadmaps as well as driving operational and reporting activities including presenting GEH compliance status to executive leadership.

This position will be located at our Atlanta, Georgia location.

Job Description: The Director, Federal Compliance will report to the Senior Director, Information Security Governance, Risk and Compliance.


  • Develop, manage and maintain the GEH Compliance unction with the mission of ensuring acceleration of Federal, Education and Healthcare sales, offering a superior user experience for employees and lines of business while maintaining an appropriate security posture and supporting the regulatory requirements of the company.
  • Lead a high performing team of compliance professionals to further expand their expertise and continue their personal and professional growth while exceeding business goals.
  • Drive continuous improvement of policies, procedures and technology (including automation) related to Compliance to enable risk reduction, business enablement and operational efficiencies
  • Establish trusted relationships with business leaders across the company to support business unit goals and champion thought leadership in compliance practices
  • Support Sales and support activities by providing Compliance expertise to business units and assisting with customers and partners in meetings as needed.
  • Manage operational components of the compliance process as required
  • Create and maintain the strategic plan and roadmap for GEH Compliance as part of the broader Compliance landscape
  • Contribute to policy and standards development
  • Drive GEH Compliance program reporting for information security at all levels including Executive level readouts
  • Interact with industry experts and stay abreast of best practices in the GEH space to maintain technical expertise and apply leading practices to VMware business challenges
  • Work effectively as part of a geographically distributed team

    Required Skills:
  • 10+ years of experience in I.T. Leadership
  • 5+ years of experience in Information Security with a focus on business Compliance and a proven track record of designing and rolling out new compliance programs end to end
  • Proven leadership experience in building and developing teams in the Technology sector
  • Detailed knowledge of Federal Compliance and associated business processes and experience in liaison with U.S. government agencies and partners
  • Deep technical knowledge and how operational controls associated with requirements such as FedRAMP and DFARS are implemented to meet compliance needs
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills. Experienced at preparing compliance reporting at all levels of the company including Executive and Board level presentation materials
  • Capable of working cooperatively with a leadership team working in a challenging, dynamic and global environment.
  • Demonstrated success building relationships with partner groups and working with I.T, Legal and Privacy teams
  • Solid track record in contributing to compliance tool planning and management
  • Experienced in meeting goals in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing needs

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in successfully managing teams driving Education and Healthcare compliance initiatives
  • Information Security Certifications such as CISM or CISSP
  • Bachelor's Degree or related industry (or equivalent experience)

Job ID R1812177-1