DuPont IT Controls and Compliance Specialist - Infrastructure in Johnston, Iowa

IT Controls and Compliance Specialist - Infrastructure (Job Number: 191106W-01)


Corteva Agriscience™ is currently the agriculture division of DowDuPont™ (NYSE: DWDP) and is intended to become an independent, publicly traded company once the previously announced spin-off is complete by June 2019. The division combines the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences. Corteva Agriscience™ provides growers around the world with the most complete portfolio in the industry.

We’re seeking a dynamic technology professional who will work closely with IT and Business leaders to support the IT Compliance area.

Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Support and monitor the execution of defined internal controls for infrastructure that supports SOX and Critical applications. This includes validating the processes documented are followed.

  • Build relationships with Asset Owners and lead them in defining, documenting and implementing of IT Controls as new infrastructure solutions are developed

  • Test the effectiveness of the IT control execution of Infrastructure assets defined as SOX/Critical On-Prem and in the cloud

  • Participate and support internal/external auditors on all infrastructure assets deemed inclusive as SOX/Critical based on company Materiality

  • Participate and support internal/external auditors on all audits that support the transformation solutions implemented

  • Educate and Train on the IT controls

  • Collaborate with the Run and Maintain team as support for the new solutions are transitioned to them.

  • Define and implement common compliance processes across all hosting environments

  • Assist the company in identifying compliance risks to the company and build processes to ensure the company is sox compliant

Overall, the IT Security and Compliance organization is responsible for the following areas:

  • Defining IT Internal Controls for the company. These IT controls support all SOX, Operational, and Trade Secret applications and the infrastructure needed to support the applications. Examples include ERP applications, non-ERP applications, Sales & Marketing, HR applications, Manufacturing applications, Middleware, Servers, Databases, etc.

  • Understanding the business strategy moving forward and the IT solutions to be implemented to support the strategy and make sure compliance processes are implemented to limit the risk for the IT controls defined.

  • Collaboration between Internal and External Auditors and leadership. This includes defining audit strategy for Run and Maintain applications, infrastructure and new IT solutions as they are implemented.

Given the remit of the IT Operations & Support organization, the IT Controls and Compliance Specialist should be a quick learner with an understanding of IT applications & infrastructure. You should be comfortable in working in a fast-paced, collaborative, highly matrix environment. In addition, you must be comfortable working with ambiguity and should have excellent analytical and interpersonal skills to be able to assist the leadership in developing and executing the compliance strategy for IT Operations organization. You should have outstanding communication skills.


The following are required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field of study and at least 2-4 years of experience in IT Compliance

  • Knowledge and understanding of the IT Infrastructure components

  • Knowledge of Unix, Windows environment, both on-prem and in the cloud, supporting Oracle, DB2 and HANA

  • Knowledge of IT Compliance, Information Security and Risk Management

  • Should be proficient in various productivity & collaboration tools like MS tools, SharePoint, etc.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure with multiple priorities

  • Ability to perform successfully under limited supervision

  • High degree of confidentiality

  • Occasional travel required


Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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