Cupertino, California


Posted: Jan 12, 2021
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200210792
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — we craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that supports the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. Apple’s IT Governance & Planning team is seeking a hands-on IT professional to lead Security, Privacy, and Compliance initiatives across Apple’s IS&T organization. We have built a very special team that drives security, privacy, and compliance-related initiatives and standards across various information technology functions, including core business applications such as Apple Online Store, Apple retail stores, AppleCare, HR systems, engineering systems, and others. This is an extraordinary opportunity for the right candidate seeking to drive operational and strategic excellence in Apple’s IT governance processes.

Key Qualifications

Key Qualifications
  • 5+ years’ experience across security, privacy, and compliance
  • Significant experience with cloud compliance (AWS, GCP, Kubernetes)
  • Significant experience with SOX, PCI, GDPR. Knowledgeable about COBIT, NIST, CIS and other emerging frameworks
  • Self-starter, critical thinking with strong leadership and project management capabilities
  • Ability to establish mentorship/standards and work with relevant teams to implement the required controls
  • Ability to establish and supervise security, privacy, and compliance metrics
  • Ability to collaborate with and report to multiple partners, including information security teams, infrastructure teams, external and internal auditors, legal teams, and application engineering teams
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to influence cross-functional teams and demonstration of thought leadership
  • Ability to build relationships with individuals at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to thrive in fast paced environments and crisis situations
  • Ability to consistently navigate through ambiguous situations and drive solutions
  • Ability to act as a mentor to members of the team
  • Basic knowledge of programming and query languages such as SQL and Java
  • Knowledge of Perl, Python, and other scripting languages is a plus


This is a high-visibility role where you will be responsible for driving Security, Privacy, and Compliance initiatives with partners throughout the organization. You will establish standards and help drive automation to assess controls. You will help design, develop, and review the efficiency of a wide range of Security, Privacy, and Compliance metrics governing all IT applications at Apple. You should be ready to lead and to drive projects, audits, and assessments, bring operational efficiencies, develop strong working relationships, and most importantly, be a teammate. Dynamic, smart people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. Will you join us in crafting solutions that do not yet exist?

Education & Experience

Education & Experience
Bachelors degree in information systems/computer science or equivalent. Equivalent work experience at a comparable company, or credible consulting firm will be considered.

Additional Requirements

Additional Requirements
  • At least one of CISA, CISM and CISSP certifications are preferred
  • Location flexible (Santa Clara Valley, CA or Austin, TX)

Cupertino, California

We’re a diverse collective of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what’s possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, as well as with services, including Apple TV, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. And the same innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it.

Every new product we invent, service we create, or store we open is the result of people working together to make each other’s ideas stronger. That happens here because every one of us strives toward a common goal — creating the best customer experiences. So bring your passion, courage, and original thinking and get ready to share it. This is where your work can make a difference in people’s lives. Including your own.