Lead IT Security Auditor in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/10/2020

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Lead IT Security Auditor:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Lead IT Security Auditor. In this role the candidate will be responsible for monitoring, auditing, and reporting on the security practices for our client and to ensure they meet security and regulatory compliance. The Lead IT Security Auditor will provide actionable information to IT and executive management on current status and potential IT security risks. The position also contributes to information security policy maintenance; assists with design and enforcement of security policy, training and awareness activities; monitors compliance with Company security policies, regulatory requirements, and applicable laws; coordinates assessments, investigations, and reporting of security compliance and associated risks. The position will work collaboratively with IT security custodians, Support Services, Application Development, Compliance Office, Facilities, Human Resources, Operations, and Client resources to monitor, assess, and improve processes; lead audit readiness and prepare and respond to HITRUST, PCI, and SOC 1, and other governing body assessments.


Regularity Audit Responsibilities:

  • Determine scope, develop audit programs, and coordinate activities and communication with audit clients and management.
  • Perform interviews, conduct fieldwork, and develop audit work papers to support findings and recommendations
  • Appropriately plan and execute audits in accordance with the department's policies and procedures, including prioritizing work areas, monitoring progress and ensuring a timely review to meet audit objectives within the scheduled time frame
  • Work with departmental management to identify technology control risks to improve process effectiveness
  • Assign testing responsibilities to other team members, and monitor the audit communicating progress, obstacles, and issues to management on an as-needed basis.
  • Continuously monitor the progress of the fieldwork for each job assigned against the estimated plan.
  • Resolve issues knowing when it is necessary to escalate and/or involve management.
  • Create and maintain detailed work papers that can be relied upon by external auditors
  • Prepare audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.
  • Perform follow up on the status of previously identified issues

Corporate Audit Responsibilities:

  • Development and management of an annual audit plan and enforce internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business.
  • Help develop and support individual Risk & Assurance projects as part of the overall audit plan.
  • Administer tools and technologies in order to enhance the ease and timeliness of data collection, analysis, testing and reporting.
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with corporate policies and procedures and assist in development of Information Security Policies, process, and procedures.
  • Monitor and maintain general knowledge of related regulatory and/or compliance issues.
  • Possess a strong understanding for the roles and processes of other functional departments as well as their progressive initiatives.
  • Train and educate personnel in knowledge of audits using the COSO and/or COBIT framework.
  • Elevate real and emerging business control issues/problems to the senior management.
  • Ensure all sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately and conduct data classification assessments.
  • Coordinate audit responses to information security incidents and corrective action plans.
  • Monitor and consult on information security issues related to Company and 3rdparty systems, and workflow to ensure security controls are appropriate and operating as intended.
  • Provide security governance by serving as oversight to ensure risks are adequately mitigated, and by aligning security strategies with business objectives and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage a Security dashboard and report to include the Company risk register, compliance gaps, and corrective action plans.
  • Audit adherence and documentation of client-specific and enterprise service continuity/recovery testing and manage process improvements

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn