IT Audit Supervisor (Advisory & Assurance)

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Jan 13, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
Full Time
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:
he Issues Management Team (IMT) is part of the Internal Audit Division and provides independent advice and assurance over how operational risks (e.g., information, technology, business resiliency, etc.) are managed at Freddie Mac.

Staff members on the IMT are highly-skilled audit, risk management, and/or technology professionals with a demonstrable ability to provide valuable audit and advisory services to Freddie Mac. The team plays a critical role in shaping Freddie Mac's approach to successfully managing information, technology, and business resiliency risks by providing independent, objective, and value-added assurance of risk management, governance, and controls.

The IT Audit Supervisor will be part of this team and focus on executing end-to-end assurance and advisory activities related to information, technology, and business resiliency risks. This spans over multiple areas while reviewing Freddie Mac's core business processes down to delivering issue remediation validation results. As part of the Third Line of Defense, the candidate will work closely with risk partners in the Second Line of Defense and practitioners in the First Line of Defense in both the lines of business and Information Technology.

Your Work Falls into Three Primary Categories:

Assurance / Advisory / Project Execution
  • Work independently or as part of the team, and ensure work is completed on time and in keeping with professional standards.
  • Monitor management's remediation of identified issues, provide timely feedback on progress of remediation and test the efficiency of the remediation.
  • Perform and document work such as procedure development, walkthroughs and controls testing in accordance with Internal Audit standards.
  • Provide consultative advice to business and IT management on current or emerging Information & Technology risk, control and governance matters.
  • Based on the work performed, effectively communicate results to relevant partners.

Project Management
  • Maintain, track and communicate project status to partners.

People Management
  • Within the context of individual projects, perform people management related tasks such as mentorship and project performance evaluations
  • Conduct internal training sessions to share knowledge and standard methodologies

  • Minimum of 6 years working experience. Experience must include a minimum of 4 years auditing Information & Technology risks in a large IT environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Business Administration with an emphasis in Technology, Computer Science, Accounting Information Systems or related discipline.
  • Implementation experience or compliance review experience of industry standards to include COBIT, NIST, ISO, or ITIL
  • Platform, middleware, and application audit experience to include experience with the various levels of the OSI model and technologies including Windows, Unix and, Oracle.
  • Basic knowledge of cloud-based tools, applications and vendors such as AWS, Azure, or Google.
  • Solid grasp of various change and project management methodologies (SDLC, Agile)

Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Must thrive in a collaborative environment as well as individually.
  • Must work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Skills:
  • Additional certifications such as PMP, CRISC, CISM, CISSP.
  • Experience with data analytics and supporting tools (Tableau, SAS, Python).
  • Privacy and information security risk compliance experience with regulatory environments including GDPR or CCPA.

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Finance

FLSA Status:Exempt

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