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Principal ISO Auditor


Laika helps growing companies manage compliance, obtain security certifications, and build trust with enterprise customers.

About Us

Laika (heylaika.com) combines simple software with expert support to help SaaS companies manage security compliance, security audits, and enterprise procurement security diligence. 

We were founded in May 2019 and recently raised our Series B funding from top VCs, including JP Morgan, PayPal Ventures, Canapi and Bain Capital. Our customers and revenue are growing like crazy, and we are poised for breakout growth over 2022.

About the Job

In this role, you will serve as a founding member of our InfoSec Assurance team and one of Laika’s top information security experts. This is a pivotal role that requires the highest level of responsibility. The Principal ISO Auditor will be responsible for building a quality assurance program specific to Laika’s ISO audits. You will be on the front lines of Laika’s efforts to revolutionize the information security assessment space.

About your responsibilities

As the Principal ISO Auditor, you will:

  • Head the affiliated entity for ISO management system audits
  • Stand up an affiliated audit entity that will partner with independent preferred certification bodies to conduct ISO certifications for our customers
  • Grow and expand audit capabilities to allow for increased volume, greater efficiency, and other types of ISO audits (ISO 27701, etc.)
  • Hire and manage additional ISO 27001 auditors to scale with the business
  • Advise on projects related to creating ISO standard controls and ISO audit readiness content
  • Advise product and engineering team on improving ISO compliance and ISO audit software functionality
  • Ensure all ISO auditors are trained and approved by partner ISO certification body
  • Manage the relationship between advisory team, customer, ISO auditors on your team, and partner ISO certification bodies
  • Manage and maintain independence between the advisory team, your ISO auditors, and the ISO certification body

About You

We are looking for someone who has been an experienced ISO Lead Auditor working for other people, but is now interested in starting their own shop, becoming an entrepreneur, and building their own business

  • You are ISO 27001 Lead Auditor certified, and have 4+ years of experience as a Lead Auditor
  • You have a background in information security and data privacy, and experience with multiple frameworks such as SOC 2, HIPAA, HITRUST, etc. is a bonus)
  • You are Entrepreneurial, tech-savvy, not risk-averse
  • You have a track record of demonstrated leadership capabilities and an interest in building and leading a new business
  • You are comfortable with pushing boundaries and disrupting traditional business models

Compensation & Benefits

  • The compensation range for this role is $180,000 – $200,000 based on experience and skillset
  • A 20% annual performance bonus 
  • On top of salary, there will be a monthly stipend to cover the cost of independently purchased health, dental and vision insurance.
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Early equity in a fast-growing company
  • Hybrid work from home model
  • $800 stipend for home office equipment
  • Quarterly Wellness Stipend

Equal Opportunity

Laika provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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Laika helps growing companies manage compliance, obtain security certifications, and build trust with enterprise customers.

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