Senior Compliance Analyst

Date:  May 30, 2024

Hybrid, Remote, US

Company:  Vail Resorts Corporate
Shift Type:  Year Round


As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!

Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at


Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).


Job Summary

The Hospitality IT Senior Compliance Analyst oversees all of the compliance related tasks and functions for the Hospitality IT portfolio for SOX, PCI and Data Privacy. They also own the application architecture across the portfolio ensuring that all documentation is up to date, a maintenance plan exists, and manage compliance change requirements for enhancements, changes, and releases to the platforms. They are responsible for ensuring compliance obligations are met in support of all our applications that include, but are not limited to: Inntopia, IQware, Jonas, Hudson, Salesforce, Amadeus, ALICE and SpaSoft. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a team in maintaining and streamlining compliance initiatives across many platforms. 


This individual works closely with the IT and business stakeholders to manage ongoing compliance requests and oversight, and partners directly with InfoSec/SecOps to ensure compliance requirements are met in all areas. Other duties include participation in quality assurance and user acceptance requirement standardization, reviewing and approving production changes, in addition to providing working knowledge and coordination for access security and compliance responsibilities for all project and support work.


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Expected Pay Range: The budgeted range starts at $89,000 - $95,000.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time, Year Round
  • Other Specifics: Remote


Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure all work follows the SDLC process, meets SOX and PCI requirements, and maintain all required supporting documentation while ensuring all risk and compliance obligations are met 
  • Own the process documentation for all compliance related activities.
  • Perform and own all quarterly and annual audits, and lead all walk throughs with external auditors.
  • Conduct process reviews with Production Management ensuring all user management and change management meets compliance standards.
  • Conduct process reviews with Hospitality IT Project teams ensuring all releases and changes meet compliance standards.
  • Represent Hospitality IT on the Data Privacy Committee
  • Maintain InfoSec, SecOps and vendor relationships for managing and escalating requests
  • Coach analysts as required.
  • Maintain a working understanding of all applications through assisting in queue management tasks for all applications to understand the complex access and support architecture as it relates to compliance components and system and architecture knowledge.
  • Create a centralized repository of all system architecture and controls and maintain documents following all changes and updates.
  • Ensure necessary monitoring, scanning, and reviews are in place for change management processes in alignment with PCI and SOX requirements
  • Work with Hospitality IT leadership to create a roadmap for compliance related tasks
  • Strong communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills needed at all levels.
  • Proven track record using analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Execution of project and support tasks as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements  

  • Strong leadership background to effectively lead, optimize, and maintain compliance initiatives at an enterprise level
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and function as a self-starter requiring little direction; We are looking for someone who shows the potential to do more and is a natural leader
  • Ability to communicate with various levels (including Director and VP) within IT and the Business
  • Excellent customer service skills with a demonstrated customer-focused, service-first attitude.
  • Ability to manage/oversee multiple projects/audits simultaneously with ability to maintain organization and high-level communication throughout




  • IT Degree or equivalent job related experience
  • Experience with SOX, PCI and Data Privacy.
  • Working knowledge of Vail Resorts organization and processes
  • Prior experience with Inntopia, IQware, LMS, Jonas, Hudson, Salesforce, Amadeus, ALICE and/or SpaSoft or similar hospitality software application experience
  • Experience working with JIRA, Smartsheets, ITConnect (Ivanti), OneTrust, ZenGRC



The expected Total Compensation for this role is $89,000 - $95,000 + annual bonus. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID  501233
Reference Date: 04/12/2024 
Job Code Function: Applications