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Senior IT Auditor

Company: Teradata Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
We are seeking a candidate to join our global Enterprise Risk and Assurance Services (ERAS) Team. Teradata's Internal Audit provides financial, operational, information systems and value-added audit and consulting services to the Company on a global basis. The ideal candidate will be part of a team focused on building relationships with key Company leaders, assessing risks, acting as a consultant as needed on process design and optimization as well as documenting, assessing and testing IT processes and controls across the Company. This candidate must possess a strong personality because they will have heavy interactions with local, regional and corporate leadership at all levels of management.
Key Responsibilities


  • Lead and execute audits related to a variety of IT business activities, processes, and operations
  • Counsel and guide business partners in identifying risks and potential risk mitigation alternatives commensurate with the risk identified and consistent with Company established risk appetite
  • Develop and execute thorough audit programs and document related work to evaluate internal controls related to IT risks, operational activities, and compliance requirements
  • Ensure compliance to guidance, standards and regulations such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS), ISO 27001/27002, NIST Special Publications, FIPS, FedRAMP, and other Federal regulations and policies.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, including oral and written communications, listening, interviewing, fostering open communications, facilitating and influencing
  • Work directly with internal business partners to assist in the identification and assessment of potential security risks, and establish risk owners, ratings, and management action plans.
  • Using the NIST Risk Management Framework, conduct assessments of information security controls in order to measure the effectiveness of controls and identify control gaps.
  • Work directly with technology and business partners to assess whether security controls adequately safeguard data
  • Prepare detailed and summary reports of assessments, remediation plans, including customized reports, as needed

    Work Environment
    Travel is estimated at approximately 5-10% annually. The candidate for this senior level project consultant will be based remotely, with an expectation of periodic travel to our corporate offices (San Diego, Atlanta) or location specific audits / projects (potentially international travel).
    Basic Qualifications

    • 3+ years of experience in IT audit, information security, and compliance and internal / external audit experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT, Information/Cyber Security or other relevant business discipline from an accredited college or university.
    • Experience with relevant security and risk management frameworks (NIST Risk Management Framework, NIST Cyber Security Framework, CIS Critical Security Controls, etc.)
    • Strong understanding of public cloud infrastructure architecture and security controls
    • Detailed understanding of internal auditing standards & requirements, as set out by IIA
    • Experience with assisting/preparing risk assessments, audit programs and work paper documentation
    • Experience with global data protection and privacy laws (e.g. GDPR, CCPA)
    • A good understanding of technologies and controls including hosts, databases, networking, and applications
    • Ability to effectively work and collaborate with technical and non-technical resources
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the following areas: multi-tasking, critical thinking; and the ability to work quickly, efficiently, and accurately in a dynamic and fluid environment.
    • Travel up to 15% annually, and ability to travel internationally
    • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Internationally recognized auditing qualification such as CIA, CISA, CISM, or CISSP.

Keywords: Teradata Group, San Diego , Senior IT Auditor, Accounting, Auditing , San Diego, California

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