Information Technology Auditor

Radford University

Radford, VA

ID: 7077782
Posted: April 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Education/experience
Master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science Technology, or related field or Bachelor’s degree in such field with significant related work experience.

Job Summary
Plans and performs complex, technical, and non-standardized audits relating to information technology activities. Applies advanced knowledge of information technology while designing and performing audit test procedures to accomplish audit objectives. Obtains, analyzes, and appraises audit evidence as a basis for conclusions, exercising professional discretion and judgment. Coordinates multiple projects, if necessary. Adequately documents all audit work performed to support conclusions. Identifies business issues and develops recommendations for University management. Communicates and discusses recommendations on matters of significance with University management. Manages projects with minimal guidance, keeping supervisor apprised of progress and/or expected problems. Drafts audit reports for review and approval by the University Auditor. Follows up with management to determine that adequate corrective action has been implemented. Takes professional initiative and independently performs research and/or advises on state, federal, and other applicable regulations, standards, and best practices related to information technology such as data security and system security, producing non-standardized work products as necessary. Provides guidance on achieving and maintaining compliance with such. Interacts frequently with senior management and others on issues. Stays abreast of changes in the IT industry, including emerging risks. Measures and determines risks to the University in IT areas. Identifies potential projects. Determines general audit scope and resources required for IT audits and projects. Performs and/or assists with special projects and investigations. Plays key role as the department’s liaison with external auditors for IT matters. Performs other duties as assigned, including providing input and guidance on departmental IT matters. Obtains annual continuing professional education credits sufficient to meet the U.S. Government Accountability Office requirements. Represents internal audit on various committees related to IT areas and concerns. Attends meetings, both regularly scheduled and other, related to IT subjects. Participates/advises in system developments as IT audit representative.

Required Qualifications
1. Experience identifying information technology risks, testing network and application security, and providing management with information and recommendations 2. Knowledge of and experience with application software controls, operations and change controls, and an understanding of database technology 3. Experience in researching, interpreting, and applying pertinent laws, regulations, policies, etc. 4. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various levels of management 5. Ability to work independently with little guidance, including planning and conducting all aspects of complex audits of university information technology operations and systems 6. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products 7. Ability to maintain confidentiality 8. Excellent written and verbal communication skills 9. Strong analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications
1.Certification as a CISA, CISSP, CISM, CPA, or CIA. 2. Experience in higher education. 3. 3-6 years’ experience in information technology auditing or in professional auditing position. 4. Experience with wireless networks, Microsoft Active Directory, and Oracle.



 

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