IT Operations Continuity and Compliance Senior Specialist (2)

Spain, Madrid

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Delivery Excellence (DE) is an area specialized in the continuous improvement of processes into the IT Operational landscape. DE assures IT Infrastructure Operations enter a virtuous cycle of improvement that leads them to leaner, more productive, efficient, reliable, predictable and adaptable working processes.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support on IT conformance-related topics to achieve a continuous audit readiness for the global IT Operations teams. This includes preparing, executing, tracking and following up until proper closure of the eventual findings / recommendations from inspections/audits with targeting Infrastructure Services

  • Automation of the infrastructure deployment process and operations controls to adhere on security and compliance requirements with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) and legacy IT Infrastructure

  • Contribute to the upkeep of the appropriate knowledge on regulatory matters in global IT Operations in a continuous integration and continuous delivery of IT Infrastructure environment following best practises and tools to make delivery faster, more consistent and error-free

  • Collaborate on setting up an Information Security Management System (ISMS) to support and maintain the ISO 27001 certification

  • Follow IT Infrastructure Services Risk Management guidelines in order to ensure that the right level of risk is understood, managed and controlled

  • Provides support for Infrastructure Services teams and the Document Administration Office in regards to the Group Informatics Document Standards and regulatory requirements (Good Documentation Practices, Computerized System Validation, IT Infrastructure Qualification approach, GxP, etc.)

  • Understanding and ability to run resiliency analysis and facilitate the usage of the IT Service Continuity Management (ITSCM) framework to support DR activities as well as potential coordination of IT Business Continuity Management (BCM) requirements


For this position, the ideal candidate brings the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience.

  • Knowledge of ISO 22301, ISO 27031, ISO 27001 and ITIL best practises. Related certifications will be a plus

  • Knowledge in Agile practises and Lean methodologies will be a plus

  • Knowledge of technical documentation in a regulated environment

  • Drive for continuous improvement and challenge the status quo

  • Service oriented and Agile mindset.

  • Ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics as well to adapt to changing environment/technologies

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, deliverables, and stakeholders.

  • Excellent customer care skills, interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and verbal and written communication skills (fluent in English language skills are a must).

  • Flexible working hours are necessary to accommodate occasional meetings across different time zones including availability to travel abroad.

At Roche, we believe in diversity and inclusion as essential values for our success. We have special interest in integrating people with disabilities into our teams. If you have a disability, for us it is a plus, and we have special benefits for you: Go ahead and present your candidacy!

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.