Technology / IT Risk Analyst

Sydney – Full-time

At Canva, our mission is to democratize design and empower creativity and visual expression for every person, on every platform. Since its launch in April 2013, our user base has grown exponentially, amassing over 30 million users in over 100 languages, making us one of the world's fastest-growing technology companies. Canva is used by millions of people every single day and the safety of our users is reliant on our compliance and security practices. It’s crucial for us to ensure that our business is secure and compliant, so that our users can safely rely on our platform.

The Security Risk & Compliance team aims to ensure that Canva successfully navigates a complex technology risk and compliance landscape.  Through engagement with all parts of the business and effective operation of Canva’s information security management system, the team provides insights and advice to support decision making at multiple levels within the organisation.

This role is seeking a Technology Risk Analyst to actively contribute to all aspects of Canva’s information security management system.

Role Responsibilities

  • Engage with people from all parts of Canva to identify risks and to design risk treatment plans
  • Track the progress of risk treatment plans and keep Canva’s risk register up to date
  • Run risk and security assessments for new and existing vendors
  • Provide support for audits and certification projects
  • Provide risk and compliance input to teams
  • Design and create risk reports for the ISC and other stakeholders
  • Identify and implement better ways to track risk throughout Canva

Required Background and Experience

  • Previous experience working in IT operational risk in a medium-to-large scale organization
  • Familiarity with industry IT risk management and security certifications and standards
  • Clear and confident communications; ability to work alongside both technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Ability to prioritize and progress multiple tasks and projects
  • High-level of attention to detail with a continuous improvement mindset; actively keeping an eye out for improvement opportunities
  • Strong documentation skills, and comfortable working with Atlassian Jira, Confluence, and other
  • Previous experience in software development or IT Operations experience would be advantageous


  • Competitive salary, plus stock options via our ESOP plan
  • Flexible daily working hours, we value work-life balance
  • Breakfast and lunch prepared by our wonderful Vibe team
  • Onsite-Gym and Yoga Membership
  • End-of-Trip Facilities: Bicycle parking and showers
  • Generous parental (including secondary) leave policy
  • Pet-friendly offices
  • Internal Coaching and an Employee Wellness Program
  • Sponsored social clubs, team events, and celebrations
  • Relocation budget for interstate individuals who would like to relocate to Sydney

The Canva workspace is set up for you to do your best work and have a great time doing so, with breakout areas, little nooks, and quiet places to retreat.

If you're seeking professional growth and enjoy working on a product suite that impacts millions of lives every single day - individual and business folks alike - then apply now to be considered for a spot on the team!

We will not under any circumstances be accepting any CVs or resumes from recruitment agencies.

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