• Principal Technology Compliance Analyst

    Job Locations US-KS-Overland Park | US-VA-Sterling | US-GA-Suwanee
    Job ID
    Information Technology

    The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New infrastructures. New and more complex customer needs. Every day feels like a shift. There’s a sense of excitement surrounding the future, but also uncertainty. That’s where QTS comes in. We’re fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center provider. We support next-generation cloud and hybrid colocation solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we’re innovating to stay ahead of the curve.


    At QTS our people power us to provide expertise, technology and infrastructure for IT decision makers in complex, high-pressure environments. As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center companies we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve a problem, or create a solution to improve lives. 


    We are powered by our people.


    At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we’d like to invite you to join us.


    The Principal Technology Compliance Analyst leads the successful execution of all QTS Compliance Services programs developed in support of the QTS Compliance Services Charter, visions, strategies, and goals.  The position can be located in any of these three QTS locations: Ashburn, Virginia, Overland Park, Kansas, or Suwanee, Georgia. This position will require up to 15% travel to QTS US data center locations as needed.

    RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned

    • Consults on the planning, execution, monitoring, and reporting of QTS Compliance Services programs including, but not limited to:
      • Sales Compliance Support - Presentation of QTS Compliance posture and review of compliance contractual language.
      • Compliance Marketing - Development of compliance marketing materials
      • Customer Compliance Support - Support of QTS customer compliance inquiries, questionnaires and audits.
      • Compliance Implementations - Implementation of new QTS or customer specific compliance standards as needed.
      • Compliance Monitoring – Continue the improvement of the monitoring of QTS Compliance controls to measure operating effectiveness.
      • Compliance Training - Development and delivery of QTS compliance training materials.
    • Developing QTS Compliance Services standard operating procedures.
    • Presenting to QTS executive management on Compliance Services programs and results.
    • Attainment of QTS Compliance Services goals.

    In addition to QTS Core Values, types of skills utilized include:

    • Support Team Success – Work with a cohesive team through establishment of clear direction, identification of employee strengths and opportunities, and alignment of company goals with departmental and employee goals.
    • Quality Team Decision Making - Develops engagement plans and approaches for success of department projects. Identifies company control solutions and develops conclusions through analysis of multiple data sources and input of cross-functional team members.
    • Consulting Style Communication skills – Effective at recommending solutions across the organization for compliance challenges at all levels. Skilled at cross organizational communications and influence
    • Compliance Program SME – Strong knowledge of compliance programs from both the standards and practical implementations.


    • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Security or similar or equivalent professional experience.
    • Six or more years of experience performing information technology audits, compliance, and/or risk assessments.
    • Six or more years of IT Audit and advisory services experience with a nationally recognized firm.
    • Four or more years of experience in certification and accreditation support
    • Six or more years of experience in at least two or more of the following compliance standards:
      • SOC 1
      • SOC 2
      • PCI DSS
      • HITRUST
      • ISO27001
      • FISMA (NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4)
      • SARBOX 404 - Information Technology General Controls
      • FFIEC
      • NERC CIP v5


    • One or more of the following certifications:
      • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
      • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
      • GIAC Critical Controls Certification (GCCC)
      • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
    • Other industry relevant security certifications



    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interface across all levels of the organization
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
    • Ability to work collaboratively across cross functional teams and roles


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