Information Security GRC Specialist – Compliance and Technical Lead

Posted on 5/29/2024

Western Digital

Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Provides high-performance data storage solutions

Data & Analytics


Irvine, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of experience in information security, including risk management, risk assessments, reporting, and metrics analysis
  • 3+ years of experience in technical roles, or similar technical proficiency required
  • Proficiency in risk assessment methodologies, tools, and techniques
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and compliance audits
  • Strong understanding of information security frameworks, standards, and best practices (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST, GDPR)
  • Experience in generating and interpreting information security metrics and reports
  • Experience in building and maturing information security risk management practices
  • Lead technology and security compliance programs that meet industry standards, regulatory requirements, and organizational objectives
  • Lead technical assessment activities to identify, evaluate, and prioritize information security risks across the organization, including threats, vulnerabilities, and potential impacts to information and technology assets
  • Develop and drive implementation of effective risk management strategies to mitigate identified risks, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and regulatory requirements
  • Develop comprehensive metrics and dashboards to communicate the status of information security risks to stakeholders and leadership
  • Analyze security data to identify trends, vulnerabilities, and areas for improvement
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to facilitate security audits and assessments
  • Collaborate across the organization to ensure the integration of risk management practices into organizational processes and projects
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging threats, and best practices for information security and risk management
  • Provide expert technical guidance and support in developing and maintaining information security policies, standards, and procedures
  • Implement enterprise-wide risk management frameworks that align with industry standards (e.g. ISO27001, NIST, etc)

Western Digital specializes in high-performance data storage solutions, offering SSDs, HDDs, USB drives, and memory cards designed to power current technology and drive future innovations.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Jose, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Paid sick leave & vacation time

Medical/dental/vision insurance

Life, accident, & disability insurance

Tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts

Employee assistance program

Tuition reimbursement

Employee stock purchase plan

Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan