Technology Auditor

Ashburn, VA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Audit and Tax
Full Time
Responsibilities The Technology Auditor will be part of an objective assurance and consulting team that is independently managed within Verizon Communications designed to add value and improve operations. The Internal Audit team assists the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and Verizon management in accomplishing their objectives. The Internal Audi team applies a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the overall control environment, risk management, and governance processes. You will gain extensive exposure to diverse aspects of the Verizon business. The audit assignments you execute will include increasing levels of responsibilities and presentations to senior management, making Internal Audit an excellent place to work for higher potential individuals. The Technology Auditor is responsible for development and execution of technology-based audits and application controls assessments of complex business processes and solutions. Additional responsibilities include: Consistently deliver high quality work products that fully address the criteria for which they were intended, requires minimal modification, and are grammatically sound Lead all phases of an audit project from inception to reporting with nominal guidance from manager while successfully accomplishing the purpose for which the audit was intended and providing value to our customers Decompose complex business processes and solutions to identify all relevant risk areas, potential control points, and appropriate work steps that leverage a variety of audit testing techniques to ensure process weakness identification Balances work load of team and makes assignment to team members based on complexity of task, opportunities to develop others, and commensurate with experience As a contributor, takes ownership for assigned areas of responsibility and effectively manages work load to meet team deadlines Willingly looks for opportunities to develop others and provides thoughtful recommendations to help team members develop Clearly and concisely communicate in written form and verbally to senior leadership and executives Project confidence, poise and competence under pressure while interacting with team members and customers Create and develop business appropriate relationships with audit team members, organizational groups audited, industry peers, and business leaders Focus audit efforts and activities to maximize the value delivered to the organization Proactively anticipate customer questions and needs and look for opportunities to include customers in the audit process and promote transparency Apply intellectual and disciplined processes to actively and skillfully conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information gathered to identify relevant risks, controls, and audit techniques to assess risk exposure to the organization and develop cost effective alternatives to address risk Complete special projects as required Ability to travel 20% Qualifications Must have: Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience. Four or more years of relevant work experience. Ideally, you'll also have: Your degree in in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related technical field. Significant experience in applying relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the following areas: (a) IT operations or application reviews; (b) network operations or security audits; (c) SSAE16, SOC2 or PCI compliance engagements; and/or (d) ERP security and control reviews (Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft). Two or more years of IT auditing work experience and/or three or more years of work experience in any of the following: IT security administration or system administration of UNIX, Linux or Windows platforms IT Architect Network Security or Network Administration Network Operation Center experience SAP and/or PeopleSoft technical support knowledge Effective interpersonal skills and excels in a team environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Develop creative and innovative solutions to strategic business issues. Proven ability to work on various projects simultaneously. Demonstrated ability to understand and identify risks associated with new technology. Proficiency in PC skills (preferably with the Microsoft Office suite of products). Demonstrated knowledge of networks technology, operating systems, midrange platforms, personal computers, system development, and client/server architecture. Experience with any of the following products or tools: ACL, Idea, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange, or Hyperion. Technology audit experience in a Public Accounting firm. IT development or network administration certifications. CISA or CISSP. Not to boast, but a little bit about us Verizon powers America's fastest and most reliable network. We're also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon. Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.