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Sacramento, CA

 Senior Information Technology Auditor - CalISO

Position: Senior Information Technology Auditor
Company: California ISO
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The Senior Information Technology Auditor conducts internal audits of information technology areas and supporting infrastructures in accordance with accepted professional practice standards to determine compliance with ISO policies and procedures, regulations and industry best practices. Reviews processes, evaluates internal controls and makes recommendations to improve processes and strengthen controls when deficiencies are identified. Prepares comprehensive audit reports summarizing the audit scope, results of test work, findings and recommended corrective actions. Performs follow-up reviews on items identified in previously issued audits to ensure corrective actions have been implemented. Supports other internal audit staff with testing the technical component of operational reviews.
What this role will be doing

•  Performs assigned audit engagement tasks, including kickoff and planning documentation, developing risk and control matrices, developing and executing audit programs, documenting evidence to support audit conclusions, and preparing written audit reports.
•  Provides consulting services, as requested, to assist management in meeting its objectives while maintaining independence and objectivity.  Supports business units in identifying and evaluating process controls and advocates for sound process controls.
•  Conducts follow-up audits to ensure audit recommendations have been implemented and prepares memos summarizing the results of activities.
•  Continually evaluates and enhances the internal audit framework and processes.
•  Adheres to the corporate records management policies, procedures and guidelines, including the approved records retention schedule.  Maintains records using approved corporate tools, and stays abreast with required training.
•  Participates in developing the annual internal audit risk assessment and audit plan.
•  Attends business meetings, and collaborates with ISO colleagues to develop "best practices" policies and procedures, and to identify and resolve issues to help create a flexible and efficient organization.
•  Adheres to and supports the Core Values of the ISO, as well as the safety policies and programs of the ISO.
•  May perform related duties and activities as assigned.
What We're Looking For:
Level of Education and Discipline:

A Bachelor's degree (BA, BS) or equivalent education, training or experience in Business Administration, Information Technology, Management of Information Systems, Accounting, Computer Science or related field. Master Degree preferred.
Amount of Experience:

Equivalent years of education and training, plus five (5) or more years related experience.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant or related designation a plus.
Type of Experience:

Previous experience conducting audits in areas such as application controls, information security, change management, business continuity or incident management. Knowledge of information technology governance and best practices such as ISO, ITL, SANS, and NIST. Experience with sensitive investigations or conflict management. Working knowledge of the IIA Professional Practices Framework. Broad knowledge of electric industry, ISO markets and processes and mandatory reliability standards is highly desirable. Experience in data analytics, quality assurance, root cause analysis, or project management is desirable. Familiarity with data analysis tools such as ACL strongly preferred.
Additional Skills and Abilities:

Must be able to work effectively in a team environment as facilitator and team member. Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication and documentation skills required, with a demonstrated attention to detail. Ability to use deductive reasoning and analytical thinking with sound judgment and decision-making skills. Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills are also essential. Must be self-starting and willing and able to work independently in a dynamic corporate organization under pressure of tight deadlines and aggressive expectations. Self-motivated, problem solving skills and the ability to influence others without direct authority.

***Please contact Juan Buitrago at for more information***