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American Tower Manager, IT Controls & Risk Management in Westborough, Massachusetts

The Team

We are seeking a Manager of Controls and Risk Management to join American Tower’s Information Security organization. The Information Security team supports the control framework globally (e.g., ISO 27001/27002, Sarbanes-Oxley and Payment Card Industry compliance, etc.) and enhances the information security and risk management program. Day to day you will coordinate controls- and risk management-related initiatives including security, compliance, and risk assessments, assist with deploying various controls, and develop relationships to ensure global standards across the Company. As the Manager of Controls and Risk Management, you will partner cross-functionally to deliver these standards, advise on any design risks, and coordinate monitoring efforts to identify new risks.

What You Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Accounting or Computer Science, or equivalent work experience required.

  • A minimum of 5 years of IT, information security, or IT audit experience required.

  • Experience with IT general controls, information security, and privacy regulations strongly preferred.

  • Experience developing, documenting, and maintaining security and/or privacy frameworks, standards, and controls preferred.

  • Knowledge of risk management and assessment methods and technologies and/or audit experience required.

  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley required.

  • Knowledge of Information Security Standards (e.g., ISO 27001/27002, NIST) and Data Privacy and

  • Compliance Regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, etc.) preferred.

  • While performing the role you will need to lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Approximately 10% travel may be required in support of the position’s responsibilities.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively.

  • Ability to work with different functional groups and levels of employees to effectively and professionally achieve results.

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment.

What You Can Offer Us

  • Facilitate and coordinate ongoing internal and external reviews and audits with identified business owners and ensure appropriate action is taken based on the information gathered during those reviews.

  • Conduct and monitor third-party system certifications and conduct security and privacy impact assessments for existing and new initiatives across the Company.

  • Assist with developing global training and awareness initiatives.

  • Perform control and vulnerability assessments to identify control weaknesses, assess the effectiveness of existing controls, and recommend enhancements.

  • Develop and implement a global controls methodology and framework.

  • Other duties as assigned.

American Tower is a global digital infrastructure company serving customers through tower sites and other real estate solutions that support connectivity and opportunity, focused on achieving our vision of Building a More Connected World. Our success is rooted in the potential of our people and the power of local teams at our offices and sites across 25 countries.

We are one of the largest global Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and a publicly traded (NYSE:AMT), Fortune 500 Company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The next decade will be an exciting time as we evolve our infrastructure to meet tomorrow’s needs and position our people to elevate their impact, their potential, and our shared success. Come grow your career with us!

For more information about how American Tower is building a more connected world, visit

American Tower is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, reproductive decisions, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Requisition ID : 825