What does a Senior IT Auditor do?
As an IT Auditor you will assist the organization by protecting its internal controls and data within its technology system. You will safeguard information by identifying weaknesses and create strategies to prevent security breaches. You will examine the organizations IT system to ensure sufficient controls are kept, security of data stored or transported. You will classify technology issues and provide additional recommendations to management with solutions to fix internal controls.
An ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in information technology or accounting and hold a minimum of a CISA certification. You must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role and be adept troubleshooting systems. You will be proficient with MAC and OS and be familiar with a range of software and hardware. You must be willing to travel to various sites to conduct audits.
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Senior IT Auditor Insights
“It was a good learning experience and you get to work on many projects during your time there.”
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“Good and friendly environment to work”
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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a senior it auditor
When working as a senior it auditor, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Systems Auditing, CISA, CISSP, Systems Development, and SOX.
- Internal Auditor
- It Audit Manager
The most common qualifications to become a senior it auditor include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.