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

Reporting directly to an AQM Manager, the AQM Analyst will play a key role in the administration of Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA) quality assurance programs and may be called to play a role in the QA component for other PCI SSC Programs, as needed. 

In this capacity, the AQM Analyst will use former audit/quality management experience to  perform tasks to determine whether assessors are meeting a baseline standard of quality in work product and reporting , including review of completed reports provided by assessors to their clients, review of work papers and work closely with these security assessors to resolve issues.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate reports submitted by PCI SSC approved assessor companies, including PCI DSS Reports on Compliance (ROC), P2PE Reports of Validation (P-ROV), and PCI PA-DSS Reports of Validation (ROV) for completeness and quality;
  • Document and present Quality Management (QM) findings to team, first-level leadership and the PCI Security Standards Council;
  • Provide status reports for consistent findings and proposed solutions;
  • Input directly-received feedback from outside of the PCI SSC for tracking and follow-up actions
  • Interact with team members to calibrate, confirm findings and resolve misunderstandings resulting from the review;
  • Work in a team environment to analyze the Quality Management (QM) test process;
  • Participate as an integral part of the team, exhibiting ownership, follow through, initiative, awareness and effective communication with peers and management;
  • Continually learn, actively share knowledge and foster exchange of skills; and
  • Willingness to travel up to 15%.



  • Bachelor's degree preferred;
  • Minimum 3 years of working knowledge of security infrastructures;
  • Understanding of information systems and networking diagrams;
  • Methodical and organized, able to manage multiple opportunities and projects, concurrently;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, can express thoughts clearly, knows how to listen and is able to contribute in a team environment;
  • Deep analytical skills enabling comprehension and development of complex business and technical issues, topics and plans;
  • Able to multi-task and work independently with minimum supervision to meet firm deadlines
  • Flexible, proactive, quick to learn and possessing a can-do attitude;
  • A blend of curiosity, creativity, persistence, commitment, passion and optimism; and
  • Knowledge of the PCI industry, including the programs within the PCI SSC preferred.                                      

Strong preference given to those with the following experience:

  •      Training/content development experience (particularly technical training);
  •      On-site auditing experience;
  •      Understanding of information systems and networking diagrams;
  •      Knowledge of the PCI industry, including the programs within the PCI SSC;
  •      Industry certifications, such as CISSP, CISA and CISM; and
  •      Demonstrated project management skills.


Additional Information:

  • Location: Remote (Work from Home) in US, UK or Canada
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: DOE


PCI SSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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