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1658 Carroll Summit
New York
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New York
NY
Experience Experience
05/2015 – present
San Francisco, CA
IT Audit Senior Associate
San Francisco, CA
IT Audit Senior Associate
05/2015 – present
San Francisco, CA
IT Audit Senior Associate
05/2015 – present
  • Assist partners and senior management on proposals and business development calls
  • Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements
  • Work with management consulting teams to implement controls in new systems deployment
  • Apply current knowledge of IT trends and systems processes to identify security and risk management issues and other opportunities for improvement
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships and networks with clients and internal EY stakeholders
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Business Recovery and Continuity Plans
  • Perform general computer and application controls reviews
10/2011 – 11/2014
Los Angeles, CA
IT Audit Senior Auditor
Los Angeles, CA
IT Audit Senior Auditor
10/2011 – 11/2014
Los Angeles, CA
IT Audit Senior Auditor
10/2011 – 11/2014
  • Provide clients with practical solutions to their issues
  • Provide timely, high-quality client service
  • Resolve professional, technical and client service problems promptly and respectfully
  • Represent the firm in a professional manner
  • Developing efficient testing procedures and providing testing guidance to team members
  • Communicate audit findings to responsible managers/control owners of audited systems, technology layers, processes or controls
  • Evaluating process risks, developing tests for key controls, writing audit reports and determining the effectiveness of controls
11/2008 – 06/2011
Detroit, MI
IT Audit Senior
Detroit, MI
IT Audit Senior
11/2008 – 06/2011
Detroit, MI
IT Audit Senior
11/2008 – 06/2011
  • Coaching and mentoring as well as reviewing the work of more junior IT auditors
  • Conducting testing of assigned controls and producing well-written work papers
  • Create and maintain detailed project tasks
  • Work collaboratively and independently with business and technology leaders alike to identify challenges, problems, and recommendations for improvement
  • Identifying deficiencies in the design, operating effectiveness of controls and providing recommendations
  • Summarize and document results of audit testing for management reporting including proper disposition of test exceptions
  • Effectively managing associates and seniors, providing constructive feedback and guidance
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Baylor University
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Skills Skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organization levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP including internal control principles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Assist with the development and testing of effective remediation plans for control deficiencies in addition to identifying areas for improvement, and discuss findings and recommendations with process owners
  • Liaise with the various IT organization to understand on-going technology projects and their effect on the financial control environment
  • Work with the company's external auditors to provide understanding of areas documented and results of testing
  • Develop strong relationships with IT, finance, operations and other department managers while maintaining objectivity
  • Performing Pre/Post System implementation reviews in support of financial system implementations
  • Engage in ad hoc projects as assigned by supervisor, which may include re-engineering projects, and providing cross-functional support to divisional operational/financial management
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Meet with the process owners and knowledge experts for Technology and other business processes
  • Assist in the performance of risk assessment analyses and valuations for the current business processes as well as new processes and system implementations
  • Perform the walk-through of new or existing IT General and Application controls as well as update existing documentation to reflect changes in the process or controls, where applicable
  • Test the aforementioned controls, document appropriately and communicate results both in verbal and written format
  • Assist with the development and testing of effective remediation plans for control deficiencies in addition to identifying areas for improvement, and discuss findings and recommendations with process owners
  • Assist with executing testing for quarterly 302 requirements, and monitoring company-wide internal control deficiencies
  • Liaise with the various IT organization to understand on-going technology projects and their effect on the financial control environment
  • Work with the company's external auditors to provide understanding of areas documented and results of testing
  • Develop strong relationships with IT, finance, operations and other department managers while maintaining objectivity
  • Performing Pre/Post System implementation reviews in support of financial system implementations
  • Engage in ad hoc projects as assigned by supervisor, which may include re-engineering projects, and providing cross-functional support to divisional operational/financial management
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2-6 years of SOX Compliance experience, internal audit experience, and/or public accounting experience
  • Experience in internal/external audits
  • Knowledge of compliance issues related to mid-sized and large ERP/Network systems such as Oracle, SAP, UNIX, Windows, SQL
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; major in business, finance, accounting or information systems preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Information Technology, demonstrating a steady growth of skills and responsibility preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of SOX IT Audit experience at a senior level preferred
  • Minimum of 1 or more years of experience within a public accounting/consulting firm preferred
  • Knowledge of IT control and/or service management standards such as CObIT, ITIL, ISO preferred
  • Ability to work as part of a team for larger engagements
  • Prior experience in IT operations or business analysis preferred
  • Working knowledge of financial applications preferred
  • Outstanding client service skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and set workload priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Up to 50% travel required
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform audits of IT processes and operations and in support of annual audit requirements
  • Identify gaps in the design and implementation of IT processes and controls
  • Perform and coordinate all IT audit and assessment testing
  • Communicate audit findings to responsible managers/control owners of audited systems, technology layers, processes or controls
  • Identify and recommend valued solutions for compliance gaps
  • Develop and maintain automated audit and testing tools
  • Create and maintain detailed project tasks
  • Maintain a current knowledge base of audit industry practices and ensure best practices are always considered
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, information systems, or another degree having a focus on technology risks and controls
  • Minimum of two years’ experience performing IT audits in an Internal Audit environment or serving in another comparable function
  • Direct experience with internal control and IT governance and audit frameworks from multiple sources
  • Experience in performing audits under SAS 70, SSAE 16, ISAE 3402, Web Trust, PCI, and/or other standards is preferred
  • Experience in writing IT policies/procedures, controls, test plans, and working papers that support external audits and/or management control assertions
  • Strong understanding of general IT controls (e.g. change management, logical security, data integrity procedures)
  • General knowledge of COSO, COBIT, ITIL, PCI_DSS and PCAOB Audit Standards
  • Ability to work successfully as a member or project manager for cross-functional teams
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IT Audit Senior Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Current and emerging technologies which may include: Oracle, SAP, Oracle Database, web development tools, virtualization, UNIX, Linux, and security technologies
  • COSO Framework, CoBIT and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks
  • Applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge including information technology general controls and application controls; financial reporting concepts; working experience applying professional skepticism skills
  • Leading the adaption a work program and practice aid, as well as perform assessments, using PwC's proprietary or other relevant tools to evaluate controls, security, SOD, and potential for optimization
  • Creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations, and respecting the work-life quality of team members. This includes providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress
  • Interacting with clients on solutions and executing projects on client engagements, forming client relationships and demonstrating an understanding of the client's business
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3 or more years of experience in Information Technology, demonstrating a steady growth of skills and responsibility preferred
  • 2 years of SOX IT Audit experience, at a senior level preferred
  • MCSE, CCNA, GSEC/GIAC or comparable accreditation preferred
  • Network administrator level of working knowledge in network and infrastructure security preferred
  • Working knowledge of PCI DSS audits preferred
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IT Audit Senior Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Two (2) to five (5)years of information systems and operational auditing experience required
  • One (1) or more year of supervisory experience preferred
  • Prior experience working within a public accounting and/or internal auditing environment preferred
  • Prior experience performing general and application control reviews preferred
  • Strong analytical and basic research skills
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
  • Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Capable of effectively managing a team of professionals, and delegating work assignments, as needed
  • Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with client personnel
  • Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels
  • Intermediate knowledge of internal controls
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform IT Audit and IT risk assessments by reviewing, documenting, evaluating and testing general computer controls and application controls, for financial audit support, SOX 404 and other compliance work across a variety of industries
  • Conduct business process, application, and IT general control reviews at clients in financial services, technology, manufacturing, retail and other industries
  • Perform internal control attestations in support of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and SSAE 16 third party service provider reports
  • Conduct automated controls testing and data analytics
  • Obtain an understating of the internal control environment, including IT environment in order to evaluate an organization’s control environment in support of the financial statement audit
  • Assess the design and operating effectiveness of key controls, including entity level controls, process/activity level controls, and general computing controls (e.g., information security, program development, program change, computer operations, business continuity planning)
  • Demonstrate and apply thorough understanding of complex information systems in a wide range of environments including client server, mid-range, and mainframe
  • Use knowledge of IT control environment and IT industry trends to identify issues, assess business impact, and develop value-added recommendations and communicate this information to the engagement team and client management through written correspondence and verbal presentations
  • Demonstrate and apply multi-tasking skills, teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services
  • 2-5 years SOX Compliance experience, internal audit experience, and/or public accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business management, accounting information systems, or comparable degree
  • Knowledge of compliance issues related to mid-sized and large ERP / Network systems such as Oracle, SAP, UNIX, Windows, SQL
  • CIA, CPA, CISA or other relevant certifications preferred
  • Strong Excel skills or other data analytics expertise a plus
  • Strong information security skills a plus
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IT Audit Senior Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing information systems audits and business process control reviews and managing to budget
  • Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns on audit and review process and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed
  • Evaluate and test business processes and business controls and identify areas of risk
  • Work with audit and assurance teams and the client to plan engagement strategy, define objectives, and address technology-related controls risks and issues
  • Work with management consulting teams to implement controls in new systems deployment
  • Prepare Service Auditor Reports (SAR) in compliance with SAS70
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Business Recovery and Continuity Plans
  • Perform security and penetration studies
  • Participate in internal auditing outsourcing and co-sourcing arrangements for clients
  • Work with BAS team to identify and resolve client issues discovered during audit and review process
  • Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform BAS services
  • Assist partners and senior management on proposals and business development calls
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Information Technology
  • Two to six years of experience at a senior consultant level in a similar practice or function with a Big 4 firm, servicing cross-industry clients at a national level
  • Security experience or security training and Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 experience
  • Areas of expertise should include at least some of the following: access control software, security architecture and administration, Internet use/firewalls, network security awareness and enforcement, security policies and standards, operating systems (Windows NT/2000, UNIX, AS400, Novell)
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel on a regular basis to clients as required
  • CPA, CISA, CISSP, or CISM license/certification
  • MS Project is a plus
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IT Audit Senior Auditor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Exhibit good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Resolve professional, technical and client service problems promptly and respectfully
  • Ability to document your work in a detailed fashion through use of electronic work papers
  • Ability to identify risks and controls
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Challenges team to provide relevant, high quality recommendations
  • Prepares draft audit reports for manager review
  • Presents audit results to process owners and their supervisors
  • Reviews final work plan with team to determine comprehension of objectives
  • Analyze technical issues based on proficiency with basic technical concepts
  • Demonstrated experience and strong knowledge applying core IT Audit techniques
  • Public accounting firm experience is desirable but not required
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conducting IT and operational and compliance controls reviews
  • Performing IT and operational controls assessments (including general computer and application controls) to assist the audit and assurance teams with planning the engagement strategy including Sarbanes-Oxley 404 projects
  • Thinking strategically about practice enhancements and being able to implement and manage change
  • Managing, training, and mentoring staff on projects
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Developing an understanding of clients’ platform structure, security and ERP software, and how information systems are used at the client and within that client’s industry
  • Managing engagements from start to finish, including planning, execution, and reporting
  • Effectively managing associates and seniors, providing constructive feedback and guidance
  • Maintaining and managing relationships with clients at the appropriate levels and demonstrating teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members
  • Ensuring conformance with Security and other company policies and conducting necessary tests to ensure compliance
  • Staying abreast of the current IT environment and industry IT trends relevant to the client’s business, and using current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services
  • Ensuring integrity, confidentiality and availability of information and resources
  • 1-4 years of IT Audit experience (Big Four a solid plus)
  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Management Information Systems or a related discipline
  • Proven knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, Windows and UNIX infrastructure, and ERP (specifically Oracle) systems
  • A dedication to teamwork
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Excel, Word and PPT
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IT Audit Senior Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong audit documentation skills and experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of Professional Services experience in the areas of IT audit, internal controls assessment, and/or COBIT/ISO/Sox 404 evaluation and testing
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, or Management Information Systems is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with internal audit methodology and standards such as FISCAM, FISMA and NIST special publications series preferred
  • SAP ERP, IT Controls, Business Process Controls and Internal Audit experience
  • CISA, CISSP, or CPA certification preferred
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performing IT related audits and when and if applicable supervising assigned team members on audits performed in accordance with department and professional standards while providing guidance on identifying and prioritizing key risks related to IT exposures
  • Assisting with the development of an audit plan that covers significant IT risks and allocates resources appropriately while ensuring that the audit approach is effective
  • Effectively managing audit customer relationships and keeping informed of changes in the business
  • Understanding the company’s key IT environmental, strategic and operational risks
  • Performing timely performance evaluations and reviews of work papers when and if applicable
  • Drafting written reports to management
  • Bachelor's Degree preferably with an emphasis in Information Technology or Information Systems
  • 3-5 years experience in auditing with at least 3 years of experience in IT auditing/supervising or equivalent information technology experience with an understanding of audit, internal control, risk and governance principles
  • Knowledge of distributed computing (Windows, UNIX) concepts and controls, including areas such as change control, systems development life cycle, database management systems, cloud, operating systems, information security, and computer operations
  • Experience implementing and/or auditing SAP systems
  • Professional designation (CISA, CIA or CISSP)
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IT Audit Senior Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum of 4 years of Professional Services experience in the areas of IT assurance
  • Experience with Big 4, Big 8 or other notable Audit firm
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, or Management, Information Systems is preferred
  • Experience under AICPA, GAO, and GAGAS audit standards preferred
  • CISA certification preferred
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to train & mentor staff on engagements
  • 2 years of IT Audit experience required
  • SOC 1 & 2, Sarbanes-Oxley IT audit experience preferred
  • CISA, CPA or comparable accreditation preferred
  • Experience within a public accounting/consulting firm preferred
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Computer Science or equivalent
  • Must be able to legally work in the United States without restrictions (e.g., no company sponsorship is available)
  • Preferably, candidate will have 3+ years of recent auditing experience in Big 4 public accounting or equivalent and/or industry IT AND financial audit experience
  • Ability to work with all levels of management while demonstrating a professional and positive attitude
  • Experience with JDE and/or Oracle is a plus
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepare reports in a clear, concise and timely manner, discussing audit reviews with senior members of the audit team
  • At least 2 years of experience performing IT audits (preferably in the DoD and/or Federal environment)
  • At least 2 and one half (2 ½) years of overall experience relevant to accounting and/or auditing
  • Experience with NIST Special Publications
  • Understanding of A-123 and Internal controls
  • Experience auditing mainframes is a plus
  • Active clearance highly desirable, but not required
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IT Audit Senior Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Effectively manage and motivate client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds
  • Consistently deliver quality client services and manage expectations of client service delivery
  • Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget
  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes
  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships and networks with clients and internal EY stakeholders
  • Demonstrate deep technical capabilities and professional knowledge
  • Possess in depth business acumen and demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge
  • Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge
  • Application Risk & Controls
  • Working experience on at least two (2) full cycles of access control framework definition, security role design, remediation and implementation for ERP solutions such as SAP and Oracle
  • Working experience in performing business process controls review, access controls review (e.g., segregation of duties) and project risk assessments in an ERP environment. Having experience in continuous controls monitoring and controls optimization type of work would be an advantage
  • In-depth knowledge on key risks and expected controls (including compensating controls) in one or more business processes (e.g., procure to pay, and financial statement close)
  • Understanding of and/or implementation experience with a variety of GRC tools (e.g., SAP GRC and Oracle ICM)
  • Information Management and Analysis Services
  • Working experience in one or more of the following domains: data / statistical analysis, data management, data quality assessment and profiling, data governance, data warehouse / Cubes development, business intelligence, data mining, data conversion, continuous auditing / monitoring, data modeling, and/or ETL development
  • Competency with one or more of the following tools would be an added advantage: SQL, R, ACL, IDEA, SAS, SPSS, Business Objects, Congos, Tableau, Spotfire or other OLAP / analysis tools
  • In-depth knowledge with analytics implementation / development in one or more domains / industries (e.g., procurement, HR, banking and / or government) would be useful
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to work with incomplete or imperfect data
  • Ability to identify and visualize relationships within large, not obviously related data sets
  • Familiarity with linear algebra and matrix algorithms is a plus. Ability to build and interpret probabilistic models of complex, high-dimensional systems is a plus
  • Financial Services Technology Risk and IT Regulatory Services
  • Strong understanding of industry operational and technology risk management processes and underlying technology controls
  • Experience in engaging and managing a variety of stakeholders with an ability to consult and develop remediation options, risk mitigation solutions
  • Understanding of regulatory reporting requirements and underlying technology requirements
  • Practical experience and understanding of technology and business processes in providing related risk assurance and advisory considerations
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IT Audit Senior Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field strongly preferred
  • CA, CISA, CPA, CIA or MBA desirable
  • 3 to 5 years business/industry experience strongly preferred
  • Understanding of project management, control procedures, and audit techniques
  • Excel VBA, ACL or SAS knowledge a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (formulas and VBA) or other analytics tools (e.g., SAS, Tableau, SQL) desirable
  • Ability to travel as needed including Internationally
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Confidently communicating findings and audit needs to the client and Internal Audit management
  • Drafting final reports and participating in the reporting process
  • Developing efficient testing procedures and providing testing guidance to team members
  • Conducting testing of assigned controls and producing well-written work papers
  • Leading various internal meetings and client status meetings
  • Providing useful performance feedback to more junior staff
  • Coaching and mentoring as well as reviewing the work of more junior IT auditors
  • Providing clear and concise documentation
  • Working independently with limited supervision
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant IT and management experience to include at least four years of IT auditing experience in a large company or auditing firm, preferably within the financial services industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in Auditing, Management of Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Accounting with a focus on Accounting Systems or related discipline
  • Sound technical knowledge covering multiple areas, such as physical security, change management, software development, incident management, problem management, asset management, and configuration management
  • Experienced in planning and executing risk-based IT audits
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley and COBIT and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to think tactically and strategically while relating highly technical concepts to management
  • Advanced degree and professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, PMP or CIA
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as NIST, ISO, or ITIL is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively improve internal audit processes
  • Audit expertise in IT service management (e.g., Change Management, Incident Management, Asset Management, etc.) areas
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IT Audit Senior Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • US Citizenship
  • Fully adjudicated DoD Clearance at the SECRET level or higher
  • CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP license/certification preferred
  • An undergraduate degree and four or more years of progressively responsible experience in leading engagements, demonstrated ability to manage a project and provide guidance and direction for specific projects or sub-tasks, and increasing responsibility in the design, implementation, and management of projects
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IT Audit Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist with scoping and executing reviews of a wide variety of information and technology risk related topics, such as governance, security awareness, security monitoring, policies and standards, system security assessments, threat and vulnerability management, identity and access management, incident response and recovery, encryption, and authentication
  • Work collaboratively and independently with business and technology leaders alike to identify challenges, problems, and recommendations for improvement
  • Build collaborative working relationships with clients and key business and technology stakeholders
  • Assess enterprise wide information security risk using relevant industry best practice, guidance, and frameworks
  • Conduct security reviews of varying technologies
  • Perform and document work in accordance with audit team standards
  • Maintain technical knowledge through ongoing research and review of industry publications
  • Contribute to team knowledge through training and knowledge sharing
  • Minimum of 6 years working in IT audit and IT security areas such as penetration testing, security monitoring, forensics, threat management, vulnerability management, security engineering, identity and access management, and system security assessments
  • Requires a CISSP certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in in Management Information Systems, Business Administration with an emphasis in Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting Information Systems, or Math
  • Demonstrated expertise in performing audits over information security or working in information security
  • Knowledge and experience evaluating against industry standards such as NIST or ISO
  • Ability to operate as a self-motivated, pro-active, and result-driven problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to understand business processes, management objectives, risk appetite and tolerances and impact of changes to risk profiles
  • At least 2 years of experience in conducting Information Security audits
  • Experience and understanding of a variety of security technologies and tools
  • Ability to communicate complex analyses tailored to a variety of audiences with varying levels of technical understanding
  • Energetic and highly motivated
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organization levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important