Apple Pay - Application Compliance Engineer

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number:200165491
Apple is seeking an outstanding Application Compliance Engineer to focus on the design and delivery of audit controls and processes within the Apple Pay team! This is a highly technical, hands-on role that needs experience and expertise in regulatory and compliance within financial services and banking sectors, managing controls in complex environments. We are looking for the successful candidate to be part of the software design and implementation, drive the implementation and testing of controls and audit requirements with internal and external business units. This position requires experience and working knowledge of a variety of modern audit, development, and operations tools in an enterprise environment. We are looking for someone to be strongly driven by learning new technologies. Your ownership of the audit and compliance processes will have you working hand-in-hand with engineering, infrastructure, compliance, legal and privacy teams to ensure the accurate and ongoing compliance of Apple Pay applications!

Key Qualifications

  • Sound understanding of audit control creation and testing processes.
  • Solid understanding of technical application and security architectures.
  • Strong knowledge in FinTech industry, banking and its regulatory requirements.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance controls in PCI, SOX, GDPR and other laws and regulation requirements.
  • Able to audit controls at the technical level (access systems, pull samples, ensuring completeness).
  • Experience with object oriented languages, such as Java or Python.
  • Able to manage complex projects.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Ability to learn quickly.


Particular responsibilities will include: • Work with application engineering, infrastructure, and corporate compliance teams to design and implement accurate controls. • Sample and test controls to ensure efficiency. • Identify and remediate control gaps and deficiencies. • Work with external auditing teams and business assurance to perform full audits. • Partner with external teams to gain acceptance of compliance-driven projects. • Foster a strong security and compliance culture throughout the team. • CISSP and CISA are not required but a plus. • Experience in mobile payments and online banking is a plus.

Education & Experience

• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent, hands-on technology operations in large enterprise environments.

Additional Requirements

  • • Knowledge and understanding of compliance and security and systems and detailed understanding of security principles and technical architectures.
  • • Significant experience working with large (the “Big 4”) external auditing firms.
  • • This role may require occasional international travel/transatlantic travel.
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