PCI Security Standards Council, LLC
  • Standards
  • USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Reporting directly to the PCI Security Standards Council's Director of Emerging Standards, the Emerging Standards Manager will develop international information security standards for the protection of payment data to address emerging payment technology and payment processing.  This is also a research position where the individual will also conduct professional research in these and other areas to provide recommendations for future development and/or industry guidance for existing security requirements within PCI standards.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Leads/chairs one or more working groups, task forces, or special interest groups (SIG) that are involved in the development of international standards or guidance
  • Produces technical and/or cybersecurity research documents on various topics associated with security of payments
  • Provides subject matter expert (SME) assistance to PCI SSC colleagues on technical matters related to mobile payments, use of applied cryptography, etc.
  • Documents and reviews new or revised policies, procedures, processes and/or related documents in support of business processes execution and in compliance with regulatory guidelines
  • Interfaces with management and staff to determine appropriate policy, procedure, and methods requirements
  • Assists in identifying improvements to the processes for creating, publishing and maintaining policies, procedures, processes and/or related documents
  • May participate in the creation and presentation of materials for webinars, blogs, and in-person presentations. Public speaking experience is desirable.
  • Applies analytical skills, research skills, and interpersonal skills to a broad range of technical, process, and human-factor issues in support of payment industry standards, guidance, and education.



  • At least 5-7 years of technical experience in one or more of the following subject areas:
    • Payment technology infrastructure
    • Mobile (e.g., cellular, Android/iOS, protocols, and devices)
    • Cryptography
    • Cloud computing (e.g., HCE, containers, and visualization)
  • At least 3-5 years of technical experience in cybersecurity, with preference for work associated with PCI standards
  • One or more of the following professional certifications or equivalent:
    • CISA
    • CISSP
    • Other relevant technical/security credentials (e.g., C|EH, CCFP, and GIAC)
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree or graduate certification in Computer Science, Engineering, Cyber Security or similar
  • Experience in writing business documentation such as policies, standards & procedures, and/or training documentation.
  • Experience documenting industry standards
  • Ability to interact with various users, including management, to resolve outstanding questions/issues and proactively identify ways to enhance end-user experience
  • Ability to prioritize support requests and to effectively manage workload
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
  • Ability to process information with high levels of accuracy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Additional Information:
Location: This is a remote position that will work from home.  Regular travel is expected, including international travel.
Position Type: Full-Time
Salary: DOE


PCI SSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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