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Information System Auditor

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Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11767: Information System Auditor 


Job Description

Primary Purpose:
The Information Systems Internal Auditor provides independent assessments of the control environment over IT infrastructure, systems, and data through the execution of risk analysis, control evaluation, and innovative audit testing procedures.  The IS Auditor focuses on the secure and effective deployment and operation of technology in support of corporate objectives and regulatory requirements. IS Auditor activities include developing risk-based audit programs, identifying recommendations that help mitigate risks and provide continuous improvement in processes and controls, communicating results, and following up on issues reported. 

Principal Duties:
Depending on career level, some or all of the following key responsibilities will apply:
- Independently performs assigned audit testing and concludes on the effectiveness of controls, identifying control gaps and exceptions and evaluating the potential impact
- Demonstrates the ability to multi-task by clearly documenting the results of testing on more than one audit concurrently
- Prepares audit reports and work papers to ensure adequate documented evidence exists to support audit opinions and conclusions
- Conducts IT integrated audits with operational, compliance, financial, and investigative audit teams, as assigned
- Accurately interprets collected evidence to effectively identify, recommend, and report improvement opportunities for processes and controls
- As appropriate, identifies opportunities for continuous improvement related to the use of technology
- Manages auditee relationship, including facilitating meetings, discussions of findings, and presenting draft and final reports in a professional manner
- Prepares well-written and timely audit reports which communicate audit issues and related recommendations in both technical and non-technical terms to management
- Effectively communicates audit issues and related recommendations in both technical and non-technical terms to management
- Demonstrates development in technical and analytical skills to understand new and existing technologies, including cyber security, IT general controls and software development practices
- Demonstrates technical understanding of data analysis concepts and practices
- Keeps abreast of company policies and procedures, current developments in technology and auditing professions, and regulatory changes
- Develops an awareness of changes in IT audit practices, regulatory requirements, and IT Risk frameworks to understand their impact to Auditing (e.g. NIST Cyber, CSC, COBIT, ISO2700x)

Job Related Experience:
   Minimum Level:  Less than 1 year
   Preferred Level:  3-5 years

   Preferred Level:  Bachelor's Degree (Any)
   Preferred Majors:    
- Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance

Licenses / Certifications:
      -  Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Technical Skills:
- Working knowledge of operational, compliance and IS auditing techniques
- Broad IT knowledge in infrastructure technologies, application development and support, and emerging technologies

Skills and Abilities:
 - Communication Skills, Analyzing Problems, Behaving Professionally, Adaptive Thinking and Agile Learner

Career Path:
   Predecessor Jobs:
      - Staff Information Systems Auditor
   Future Jobs:
      - Senior Information Systems Auditor

Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: No

Weekend Work: No

Travel Required: 3 - 5 Days per Month,

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of  coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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