IT Auditor

Tysons , Virginia
Dec 04, 2017
Dec 07, 2017
Audit and Tax, IT
Full Time


PenFed is hiring a Senior IT Auditor.  This position can be filled at our Chantilly, VA or McLean, VA location. The primary purpose of this job is to lead the audit team with the responsibility for a program of audit activities related to the quality and effectiveness of information technology internal control, risk management and governance systems and processes intended to achieve PenFedHR strategic objective and protect the organizations information resources. The incumbent will also serve as a primary point of contact for NCUA examination.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential  functions. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and the position will perform other duties as assigned. Most roles require working in an office setting with moderate noise and the ability to lift 25 pounds.


Audit Planning and Performance

    Obtain and maintain in-depth knowledge of the information technology and security control environment within the financial services industry and the statutory and regulatory requirements established by federal regulators related to financial institution operations in this environment.
    Able to independently complete audit projects from planning to its completion.
    Complete control risk assessments and prepare risk control matrices in Teammate, the audit documentation tool.
    Conduct comprehensive audit surveys of entity-wide information technology and security programs and operations, including the assessment of risks and mitigating  controls, leading to risk-based recommendations for audit coverage.
    Perform detailed audits of entity-wide information security program components including general controls and business process application controls, system development and operation, and compliance with regulatory requirements applicable to financial institutions.
    Document the audit work performed following professional and Audit Services Department (ASD) standards with emphasis on the sufficiency and appropriateness of audit evidence.
    Reach conclusions on audit objectives and present results to senior audit and financial institution management with emphasis on highly professional oral presentation skills and abilities.

Audit Reporting


    Draft audit reports discussing potential findings and recommendations. Reports must meet the highest professional standards.
  • Keep audit management advised of audit progress and results.


Liaison and Coordination

    Serve as primary point of contact in maintaining effective liaison PenFed management officials, independent auditors and regulatory authorities.
    Professionally represent the internal audit department when interacting at all levels within and outside the institution.

Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a related discipline. 3-5 years of progressively responsible technical information technology audit experience. A related advanced degree can be substituted for experience. Current IT auditing certification or willing to pursue after employment. Effective communication skills Work under general supervision. Creativity and initiative in completing assignments is required.

Licenses and Certifications CISA preferred


Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.

Travel Ability to travel to various worksites and be on-call is required.


About Us

Established in 1935, PenFed today is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.6 million members and over $23 billion in assets. We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Guam, Puerto Rico, Okinawa, and Portugal. We are federally insured by NCUA and we are an Equal Housing Lender. We are available to members worldwide, via the web, seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day.

Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.


Equal Employment Opportunity

PenFed management will maintain and observe personnel policies which will not discriminate or permit harassment or retaliation against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, and all statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment. PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.

PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 703-838-1568.

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