IT Auditor 3
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.'s Internal Audit organization is seeking an Information Technology (IT) Auditor to join our team of qualified, diverse audit staff. This individual will perform specialized reviews focused on technology areas requiring advanced professional knowledge, experience and techniques, and is responsible for performing internal audit projects in support of the annual Internal Audit plan. Specifically, work performed includes coverage of enterprise functional and operating units, with a focus on technology-related processes (may also include auditing activities under Sarbanes-Oxley). Position can be located in Linthicum, MD or Falls Church, VA.
In addition, the IT Auditor 3 is responsible for performing audits in accordance with professional standards, including:
Performing internal audit procedures, including preparation of work papers, internal audit reports, management response evaluation, and recommendation (issue) follow-up.
Audit areas often include but are not limited to network security, application implementations and upgrades, database reviews, logical access reviews, physical access reviews, firewall and other network device reviews, as well as virtual or cloud computing.
Assist in formulating audit objectives and scope of work in the form of an audit program.
Assist in design, development and implementation of manual and automated audit methods and techniques to improve auditor productivity.
Assist in audit oversight, planning and training, including providing technical support and advice to other less experienced auditors.
Detect and characterize significant company issues; identify root cause and provide recommendations for corrective and preventative actions.
Provide timely feedback on project performance to team members.
Organize work to deliver high quality results on time.
Conduct planning research using internal and external sources in framing an audit and identify leading practices.
Assist Internal Audit management with periodic internal status reporting, development of the quarterly rolling internal audit plan, and promotion of internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the enterprise.
Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology or related discipline and 6 years of related experience or master's degree with 4 years of related experience.
Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage, and report on the evaluation of various technology processes, areas, and functions.
Ability to plan, perform, and report on audits utilizing a risk-based approach.
Ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written forms.
Working knowledge of analytical tools to analyze, interpret and organize a wide variety of data, information, and ideas to identify trends and form valid conclusions.
Exhibit the leadership skills needed to persuade management at all levels to accept constructive change.
Ability to obtain U.S. Government SECRET Clearance.
Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time.
Master's degree in relevant technical, business or related field.
CISA, CISSP or equivalent professional designation.
Advanced understanding of ERP systems (i.e. PeopleSoft, SAP), distributed system controls, general computing controls, and policy and procedure reviews.
Understanding of internal auditing standards, COBIT, NIST or other framework requirements, and risk assessment practices.
Familiarity of Aerospace and Defense industry.
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