Application Compliance Engineer, Apple Pay

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Oct 22, 2018
Role Number: 200000394
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. We don’t just build products — we craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. We believe it's the diversity of these people and their ideas that inspire the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple to become a part of our talented team! Are you an audit and compliance expert? If so, you might be right for our Application Compliance Engineer position. This position’s focus is on the design and delivery of audit controls and processes within the Apple Pay team. This is a highly technical, hands-on role that requires experience and expertise managing controls in complex environments. Also needed is experience with and working knowledge of a variety of modern audit, development, and operations tools in an enterprise environment.

Key Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of audit control creation and testing processes
  • Experience with regulatory compliance controls in PCI, SOX, GDPR, and mobile payment laws and regulations
  • Able to audit controls at the technical level (access systems, pull samples, ensuring completeness) and able to automate the testing of controls
  • Experience with object-oriented languages, such as Java and Python
  • Deep understanding of technical application and security architectures
  • Able to manage complex projects
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Knowledge and understanding of security and compliance systems and deep understanding of security principles and technical architectures
  • Significant experience working with large auditing firms
  • Hands-on technology operations in large enterprise environments


You will drive the implementation and testing of appropriate controls and audit requirements with internal and external business units. You should be strongly motivated to learn new technologies. Your ownership of the audit process will have you working hand-in-hand with engineering, infrastructure, compliance, and privacy teams to ensure the proper and ongoing compliance of Apple Pay applications. You will: ▪ Work with application engineering, infrastructure, and corporate compliance teams to design and implement proper controls to ensure compliance with various regulations and company policies ▪ Pull sample data and test controls to ensure their effectiveness ▪ Identify and help remediate control gaps and deficiencies ▪ Work with external audit teams 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 or CISA, or similar, is a plus ▪ Experience in mobile payments and online banking is a plus

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or 7+ years of equivalent experience

Additional Requirements