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Staff IT Auditor

The Technology Risk and Assurance (TRA) Division of the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts seeks a Staff IT Auditor. The TRA Division is responsible for assessing IT risk and the effectiveness of the information technology control environment for the State of Georgia. The assessment of IT risk and evaluation of IT controls help reduce the risk of ineffective IT processes adversely impacting the State of Georgia and increases the reliability of information. Our assessments and associated recommendations help add value by providing improvements around the managing of integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information as well as the effectiveness and efficiency of IT operations.

With supervision, the Staff IT Auditor analyzes basic to moderately complex IT processes to support detailed audit documentation of information technology control environments.

Key responsibilities of the position include:
  • Participates as a key team member on technology audit projects
  • Assists with preparing and organizing audit working papers and files according to applicable professional standards
  • Assists with interviewing client personnel, documenting, and testing IT general and application level controls in accordance with applicable standards
  • Assists in performing vulnerability assessments for significant State of Georgia entities to determine weaknesses within the IT environment
  • Assists in performing standard and custom data analytics through computer-assisted audit techniques
  • Assists in identifying, developing, and documenting audit issues and recommendations for improvement
  • Assists in gaining an understanding of and evaluating existing and new applications, operating systems, databases, and networks
  • Assists in gaining an understanding of and executing audit procedures and technical programs in accordance with established TRA audit methodologies
The successful applicant will possess the following:
  • BA or BS Degree or equivalent in Information Systems, Computer Sciences, or related field
  • Prior experience within the field of information technology is preferred, however is not required
  • Professional Certification is preferred, however is not required (CISA, CISSP, or equivalent)
  • Ability to think analytically, communicate issues, and develop recommendations
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

 

Senior IT Auditor

The Technology Risk and Assurance (TRA) Division of the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts seeks a Senior IT Auditor. The TRA Division is responsible for assessing IT risk and the effectiveness of the information technology control environment for the State of Georgia. The assessment of IT risk and evaluation of IT controls help reduce the risk of ineffective IT processes adversely impacting the State of Georgia and increases the reliability of information. Our assessments and associated recommendations help add value by providing improvements around the managing of integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information as well as the effectiveness and efficiency of IT operations.

 

With limited supervision, the Senior IT Auditor analyzes moderate to complex IT processes to support detailed audit documentation of information technology control environments. Key responsibilities of the position include::
·         Serve as team lead and primary interface with the client on small to mid-level engagements.
·         Demonstrate an understanding of complex technical issues and risks.
·         Participate in the risk assessment process and development of IT general control scope and engagement procedures.
·         Works with IT Senior II and Managers to finalize scope and procedures and communicate direction and assignment to engagement team members.
·         Perform engagement procedures of assigned areas based on established policies and programs.
·         Conduct thorough interviews with clients as required to complete assigned areas or to assist engagement team members.
·         Review completed work in advance of submission to engagement manager to ensure that all work is properly documented and conclusions are supported.
·         Oversee preparation and organization of working papers to ensure they are prepared in accordance with Department policies and procedures.
·         Perform detail level quality control review of working papers.
·         Review results of procedures and preliminary conclusions and communicate issues and recommendations to clients.
·         Work with engagement manager to assess findings, finalize conclusions and produce draft report manuscripts.
 
Job Requirements
 
·         Completion of bachelor’s (four year) college degree (or equivalent experience) in Information Systems, Information Systems Auditing.
·         Preference may be given for the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
·         Two to four years of experience in information systems auditing or a related field.
·         Intermediate knowledge of mainframe and client server application environments including experience with their underlying operating system and databases. Intermediate knowledge with data analysis software. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Software. Proficient knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning applications.
 
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To apply, please email your resume to Natasha Blum, blum@audits.ga.gov