FedRAMP Compliance Specialist [Remote - AMER]

Trust and Security

Remote, AMER

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About The Role
The FedRAMP Compliance Specialist will be actively engaged in Confluent compliance initiatives with a focus on FedRAMP. Your primary role will be to lead and oversee Confluent FedRAMP Authorization initiatives and continued support as part of the Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) process.

Who You Are
Smart, humble, and empathetic
Have a strong sense of teamwork and put team’s and company’s interests first
Driven and excited about challenges of a fast-paced, innovative software startup environment


  • Support Confluent’s Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) program as a member of the Trust & Security team
  • Provide subject-matter expertise on FedRAMP requirements and execute and monitor controls related to Confluent’s FedRAMP initiatives
  • Regularly report status and progress for projects associated with FedRAMP to Confluent leadership
  • Interface with and lead efforts related to internal and external audits including FedRAMP Assessments
  • Maintain Confluent’s FedRAMP Authorization package, including the System Security Plan (SSP), Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), and other associated documentation
  • Participate in Confluent’s Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) program and interface with FedRAMP customers and the FedRAMP PMO
  • Perform research and analysis and keep current with Information Security, GRC knowledge, and emerging technologies

What We're Looking For

  • 1-4 Years of experience with leading FedRAMP Authorization or assessment activities
  • Strong understanding of all NIST 800-53 controls and specific FedRAMP requirements
  • Familiarity with other compliance standards and frameworks, including: FISMA, SOC 1/2/3, ISO 27001, HIPAA, PCI DSS, HISTRUST, TISAX
  • Bonus: Experience with other U.S. Government programs and standards, including NIST 800-171, CMMC, DoD IL series, Section 508, etc.
  • Interpersonal skills to work as a team member and ability to work cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple and potentially conflicting priorities and workloads

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company.

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Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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