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SOX Specialist (m/f/d)

Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: Düsseldorf, NW, DE, 40474

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Contract type: full-time, unlimited
Location: Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin (Teltow), Nuremberg, Hamburg 
Entry: At the earliest possible date


Working anywhere. We work where it is most productive. After a successful application process, we offer you the opportunity to work anywhere in Germany. At Telefónica, we rely on a flexible hybrid model that includes the benefits of both remote work and on-site work. You will be assigned to the nearest Telefónica location based on where you live. We will discuss further details with you during the application process.


Who we are

We are O2 Telefónica - with our mobile brands we connect millions of people and offer our customers mobile freedom in the digital world. As a leading telecommunications provider, we are playing a key role in shaping digitisation in Germany. Our approximately 7,400 employees in Germany drive the transformation forward every day - in our own company as well.


Telefónica is one of the top employers in Germany and is part of the global telecommunications group Telefónica S.A. with 110,000 committed employees worldwide.  

Become part of our unique team and let's make a difference together! 


What is the Role?

As a SOX specialist, you are a member of Telefonica’s ONESecurity Governance & Assurance team with Internal and External Auditors as your main stakeholders. 

Your main focus will be to ensure compliance with SOX requirements as setup by stakeholders inline with prevailing laws, regulations and management expectations. 


You will co own and execute the SOX controls mainly aimed around Access Management, Data storage, Security vulnerability management, Patch management and Third party security. You will support implementation and regular maintenance of assigned controls and perform regular management reporting. You will identify areas of improvements around your domain and subsequently drive implementation of aligned improvement plans. You will also mentor other team members on SOX topic. 

You will act as an interface between SOX stakeholders and OneSecurity team. You will be a trusted contact point for other team members within the security organization, projects and application owners and act as an internal consultant, mediator, and SOX expert. 


What to expect

  • Act as Executor of assigned SOX controls 

  • Identify actions to ensure compliance with SOX controls 

  • Work with action owners to ensure they understand the task and timelines 

  • Perform status checks with action owners and report any deviations 

  • Perform management reporting on overall status 

  • Coordinate with Internal and External Auditors to ensure requirements are understood 

  • Represent ONESecurity team during SOX audits  

  • Act as single point of contact on SOX topic with stakeholders 


What you bring

  • Bachelor/ Master degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent experience 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing SOX 

  • Strong communication skills  

  • Experience and knowledge of industry standards/regulations like ISO 27001, PCI DSS, GDPR, TKG a plus 

  • Background in Security consulting is a plus, background in telecommunication sector is a plus 

  • Solid security fundamentals of security concepts, threats, vulnerabilities, risks, defenses, security principles, and security standards  

  • Strong background experience in cyber security, working within large and complex organisations/projects 

  • Experience in working with agile teams

  • Team player, with a customer/business-centric approach 

  • Ability to translate complex tasks into simple technical requirements, ability to raise awareness about Security best practices to business audiences 

  • Excellent written and spoken English and Deutsch 

  • Ability to effectively communicate to technical and non-technical audiences.


What we offer

Modern, flexible working environment: Work wherever you want within Germany. Whether in home office or one of our well-equipped offices. We offer you maximum flexibility to organize your working day.

Training & Development: Everthing you need for your individual growth. With a personal development plan, learning journeys and the possibility of job rotations, you will reach your goals with us – according to our guiding principle „connect, learn and move2grow".

Financial benefits: A smartphone for business and private use, as well as the possibility to provide for partners, friends and family via a credit balance, is a given. In addition, you benefit from a variety of corporate benefits.

Health: Our "Feel Good" program keeps your body and mind in balance. Among other things, we offer fitness classes, nutritional counseling, and programs to improve workplace ergonomics and work-life balance.

Social engagement: We are also involved in social projects outside of our day-to-day work. You can support social projects through volunteering days / holidays or charity runs.


How to apply and what else you should know? 

Convince us with your meaningful curriculum vitae as well as corresponding certificates. You do not need a letter of motivation with us. Please note that applications are only possible via our applicant portal and applications by e-mail cannot be considered. 

Do you have questions about our application process and are you interested in further information about the position? Please reach out to our Talent Operations Team ( 


In case of same qualification, applicants (m/f/d) with severe disability will be preferred. All gender are equally welcome.