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Sr. IT Auditor - Cybersecurity Assurance

  • Location
    • Detroit, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


The Sr. IT Auditor (Cybersecurity Assurance) is responsible for demonstrating skills in assessing IT process and technology risks, identifying and evaluating the design of IT controls, designing, executing and documenting IT audit tests, and making initial determination of reportable issues. During the audit process, completes work timely and in accordance with GMAS Audit Methodology (Agile), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and other applicable standards, and defined plans, budgets, and schedules.

- Develop understanding of appropriate business aspects, cyber risks, IT control requirements, processes and systems under review.

- Perform process and technology risk analyses, prepare process maps and flowcharts, and prepare effective and efficient compliance and substantive technical test plans; and execute in depth IT audit tests.

- Perform assessment of IT process and security controls within information systems environment.

- Evaluate test results: accurately identify symptoms, root cause, problems, identify alternative controls and develop recommendations.

- Prepare work papers, draft grammatically correct issue letters and other documents; assist in preparation of the draft audit report.

- Evaluate the completeness of the auditee's corrective action plans.

- Elevate issues/concerns as necessary within GMAS.

- Perform related work as assigned by lead auditor(s) and/or Manager.

Additional Description

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field preferred but not required.

- Three years or more of professional experience or job related experience in IT Audit, Information Security, or Information Technology

- Extensive knowledge and skill of IT analysis which includes expertise in analyzing confidentiality, integrity, availability (CIA) of complex IT systems.

- Expertise in Internal Controls concepts and practices, such as NIST, CoBIT, ITIL.

- Strong understanding of networking concepts such as routing, switching, access control lists, IDS/IPS, and firewalls.

- Knowledge and understanding of industry standards and best practices as it relates to cyber risk, authentication, encryption and secure communications.

- Familiarity with Secure Software Development practices

- Familiarity with various operating system platforms (UNIX/Linux, Windows) and security best practices for each.

- Detailed knowledge of communications protocols, such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, CDMA, GSM, TCP/IP, Ethernet, etc. 

- Effective oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills

- Graduate Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field

- Professional certification (CEH, Network +, CISA, CISM, CISSP or other certifications)

- Experience in Embedded Device programming and security, penetration testing and / or fuzz testing

- Experience with various programming or scripting languages

- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrable leadership ability

- Strong analytical and problem solving ability

- Ability to work independently

- Domestic travel - minimal; international travel possible

- Agrees to pursue professional development opportunities and to obtain professional certification if not already certified

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