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Senior IT Auditor

Company: Global Data Consultants
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Senior IT Auditor in the Harrisburg, PA area.

Position Overview

The individual in this role is responsible for leading and conducting complex independent and objective audits with respect to the Information Technology division, department, and/or activity. This individual is responsible for planning, organizing, and execution of information system reviews. These audits include identifying risks and tests controls associated with information systems integrity and operational effectiveness, compliance with rules and regulations, and system and data integrity. These audits also include reviewing and reporting on the effectiveness of management systems and controls, evaluating the integrity and reliability of information used by management in decision making, and developing and reporting recommendations for operational improvements and correction of control or procedural deficiencies based on findings and conclusions. This position is also responsible for developing audit programs and procedures.


  • Lead complex IT and integrated audits by evaluating applications, system operations, and supporting infrastructure including scheduling, processing, input/output systems flow, controls and edits, data storage, and security procedures to ensure that systems integrity exists.
  • Lead and conduct reviews of processes, policies, procedures, security, and configuration controls of existing systems as well as proposed controls of new systems.
  • Participate in risk assessment and planning discussions to define audit objectives, scope, and develop audit programs based on the defined objectives.
  • Attend meetings with internal auditor staff and/or conduct interviews with management and staff of the assigned audit area, as necessary, to gain an understanding of the respective processes and the controls governing the assigned audit area.
  • Design, write, test, implement, and document Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) programs for audit utilizing Microsoft Access, ACL, or other software packages.
  • Analyze findings and test results and arrive at sound fact-based conclusions and appropriate recommendations for problem areas noted. Identify risks, controls and gaps within a process or systems.
  • Communicate with departmental representatives and client management regarding status of audits/projects. Conduct follow-up work, as necessary, to evaluate corrective action taken by management to resolve previous IT audit observations and ensure corporate compliance with policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Research and apply industry best practices while challenging an organization or status quo. Ensure the effective accomplishment of audits according to the audit plan.
  • Prepare workpapers, schedules, and summaries documenting audit evidence, conclusions, and findings reached.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field and 2-4 years of experience, preferably including two years in public accounting firm.
  • Professional license (CPA, CISA, CIA, CITP) required and any combination of knowledge, experience, and training.
  • Experience in performing Windows, UNIX, network, web, database and technical audits.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Federal Information Security Management (FISMA).
  • Demonstrated experience including, but not limited to, auditing Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Oracle database, SQL database, PeopleSoft, RACF.
  • Advanced ability to review, analyze, validate, and reconcile financial/accounting information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.

What We Do

GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.

Why Work for GDC?

  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Employee-Centric Environment
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Holiday and Vacation

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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Keywords: Global Data Consultants, Harrisburg , Senior IT Auditor, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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