Cloud Compliance Framework Product Manager for IBM in Bangalore/Bengaluru (salary not disclosed)

June 28, 2022 | News/Articles

Job Description

Experienced product manager with background in cloud technology and related compliance and security requirements. You ll own the IBM Cloud Compliance Framework, incorporating new and changing compliance standards, regulations, frameworks and best practices, inclusive of operational elements. You will collaborate across functions with internal partners to create compelling and unified compliance framework that demonstrates the compliance posture internally and externally. You will lead the compliance framework program management workstream as we build the business that can strengthen IBM Cloud s adoption by clients operating in regulated industries.

You possess a keen eye for key competitive differentiation and an overall understanding of IBM cloud s security and compliance framework to increase IBM s revenue. Leading market analyses, you ll master technical understanding of security and compliance requirements to develop and maintain IBM Cloud Compliance Framework, with subject matter expert engagement with multiple teams.

  • Develop and maintain IBM Cloud Compliance Framework and associated program documentation, content, and processes
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure mapping of compliance controls to in-scope compliance and regulatory standards, frameworks and best practices
  • Collaborate to develop and maintain compliance controls baseline, as a standard set of controls, to be met by services
  • Synthesize and develop compliance framework plan in line with IBM Cloud compliance priorities, regulated compliance requirements and client needs,
  • Collaborate with stakeholders within to understand the global regulatory landscape and to prioritize Framework updates and support visibility of controls compliance across services and operations
  • Make data-driven recommendations to leadership on prioritization of controls for compliance
  • Drive requirements inclusion in roadmap and progression to delivery, oversee supporting business plan execution to expand upon the framework
  • Prioritize and negotiate requirements across stakeholder groups, making trade-offs between competing priorities and schedule
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to enable compliance implementation and audit readiness for internal and external audits
  • Stay abreast of changes and additions to compliance standards, regulations, frameworks and best practices, globally and across regions
  • Lead planning and develop expert content for innovative go to market strategies
  • Provide compliance expertise on regulatory compliance obligations; identify areas of potential risks/unintended consequences


  • Expert understanding of compliance and security standards and regulations in one or more standards / regulations / frameworks like ISO 27001, SOC, NIST 800-53
  • Expert understanding of cloud offering capabilities and security, compliance and regulatory landscape for public cloud.
  • Provides technical guidance to internal and external stakeholders on relevance and differentiation of IBM Cloud Framework to address opportunities and market gaps.
  • Interface at all management levels and significantly influence strategy decisions. Lead across disciplines, influences discipline leaders agenda, and works across BUs. Engages with clients and stakeholders to solicit feedback and enhance compliance framework strategy.
  • Leads cross discipline teams to solve complex, highly visible business problems. Shows significant ownership.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3 years experience in Product Management or equivalent practical experience building or deploying products in a Cloud based software organization
  • 5 years experience working in the Cloud or IT industry
  • 5 years experience working with Regulatory, Security and Compliance for Cloud
  • 3 years experience implementing compliance standards/framework like ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, SOC

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5 years experience working in the financial services, healthcare and/or government industry segments
  • One or more of the following certifications are preferred: CISA, CISSP, CCSK, CCSP
  • Track record of high-quality, self-directed, timely execution, and attention to detail.
  • Highly effective communication and collaboration across stakeholders
  • Technical expertise and ability to communicate, work & build trust with stakeholders

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