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Compliance Architect

New York, NY

Working at Thoropass

At Thoropass, we are on a mission to transform an industry that’s never been known for innovation, but we aren’t letting that stop us. We love collaborating to come up with new ways to solve problems that would stump other teams, and we have created a workplace where the best idea wins, and we bring out the best in each other.

Our team is full of entrepreneurial people with a bias toward action, an insatiable intellectual curiosity, and a desire to learn and grow personally and professionally. By bringing remarkably talented people together, we have the opportunity to create something truly amazing for our customers and our team.

What We Do

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Thoropass combines simple software with expert guidance to help SaaS companies manage security compliance, security audits, and enterprise procurement security diligence. Thoropass helps companies adopt stage-appropriate compliance practices that enterprises can trust and reduce the time and costs of security audits by 50% or more.

We are a rapidly expanding team based in New York. We were founded in May 2019 and raised our Series C funding in November 2022. Our top investors include J.P. Morgan, PayPal Ventures, Fin Capital, Centana, and Bain Capital. We're growing customers and revenue dramatically, and we’re poised for continued break-out growth in 2023 and beyond.

About the Job

Thoropass is looking for a dynamic and enterprising Compliance Architect to join our team. Thoropass is a new approach to Information Security and Privacy Compliance combining automation and expert advice and guidance.

  • Are you scrappy, resourceful, reliable, and a creative problem solver?
  • Are you ready to channel your aspiration and creativity into building a best-in-class information security compliance management solution and driving positive and significant business impact?
  • Are you highly organized and detail-oriented with excellent communication skills and a strong bias towards getting things done?
  • Are you an advocate of continuous improvement and challenging the status quo?

If so, let’s talk!


About You

You are knowledgeable in security frameworks, controls and audit techniques but want to change how compliance is implemented and maintained. You’re an innovator with a drive to improve the client experience by easing operational burdens associated with compliance and produce transparency across the security landscape. You are excited about the opportunity to work with passionate and innovative customers and find the challenge of weaving security and compliance into the culture and technology of earlier stage businesses an energizing challenge.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work directly with customers to develop and implement security controls
  • Develop deep understanding of customer environments and assist customers in their pursuit of compliance requirements and security certifications
  • Translate security and compliance requirements into actionable tasks for customers to execute
  • Test implemented controls and perform risk assessments based on established security and privacy frameworks
  • Act as the internal Thoropass proxy for the customer in defining current and future customer needs
  • Support the development of new Security and Compliance Products
  • Propose novel ideas for product features and ops improvements or opportunities for automation to empower better customer experience with Concierge Products
  • Inform product roadmap proposals with data, including direct product feedback from customers and calls with customers


Key Skillsets / Knowledge Requirements

  • Understanding of IT risk and security principles and requirements
  • Three (3) plus years of relevant experience
  • Proven ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong customer relationship management skills
  • Motivated self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexible and adaptable
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Team oriented with an ability to work well autonomously
  • You have experience working with security frameworks (HITRUST, HIPAA, PCI, ISO etc)



  • Compensation range for this role is $90,000 - $125,000 plus a 20% bonus
  • Exceptional health, dental, and vision care
  • Early equity in a fast-growing company
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Hybrid work from home model
  • Home office equipment stipend
  • Quarterly wellness stipend
  • Pet insurance!

Equal Opportunity

Thoropass provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Even if you feel you don’t meet every requirement, consider applying! Thoropass acknowledges the research which shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs when they don’t meet all of the stated qualifications. However, we’re looking for authentic innovators to blaze new trails and you just may be the right person for this or another role.

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: 4019612004
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Company Equity
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program