NC Deprt of Health & Human Services

IT Auditor - III

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$61,972.00 - $100,892.00 Annually


Wake County, NC

Job Type

Permanent Full-Time


Dept of Health and Human Services

Job Number



2/27/2020 5:00 PM Eastern


Office of Internal Auditor

Work Location

Wake County

Position Number


Recruitment Range

$61,972 - $90,000

Description of Work

As a member of the Office of Internal Auditor (OIA) IT Audit Group, this position work under limited supervision, and rely on experience and judgment to plan and complete their assignments related to IT and integrated audits and assessments.   

Job responsibilities include:

  • Conducts interviews of clients and documents clients' processes and procedures;
  • Identify and evaluate the organization's risk areas as well as assist in developing IT and integrated audit procedures;
  • Perform IT and integrated audits and other engagement assignments in a manner that indicates knowledge of best practices, and various frameworks and guidance such as COBIT, COSO, and ISO 27000.
  • Perform all phases and types of audits and assessments on IT functions, processes, and technologies including IT application and general controls related to logical and physical access management, software development, IT system change management and operations, IT security and privacy considerations, and IT issue identification and incident management in a manner that assesses for accuracy, integrity, security, privacy, and conformance to laws, rules and regulations.
  • Develop recommendations to create or modify IT systems and various business supporting technology to solve complex, non-standard, unprecedented, and unusual problems considering IT system and business capacity and limitations  related to various IT systems, IT general and application controls, and IT security and privacy consideration over IT applications, operating systems, databases,  and IT infrastructures in virtual or physical client-server and mainframe IT environments including standard and wireless networks for various IT processes such as software development, IT system operations and change management, logical and physical access management, and IT issue identification and incident management. 
  • Provide well-supported, implementable solution recommendations on both governance/management and IT technical issues in support of business and government program performance and compliance.
  • Communicate the results of IT and integrated audits as well as IT consulting projects via written reports and presentations to management as well as oral communications.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with Business and IT staff and management as well as other OIA staff and management through individual contact and group meetings.
  • Continue self-development by demonstrating a commitment to continuous learning, self-awareness and performance improvement including education toward obtaining and maintaining IT and audit related certifications. 

Salary Grade IT06; Recruitment Range:  $61,972 - $90,000
Position #60043464

About the Office of Internal Audit
The primary purpose of the Office of Internal Audit (OIA) is to evaluate the various initiatives, programs, systems and projects across the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and provide management with independent audits, consultations and analyses of various functions and programs within the Department. This includes operational audits, performance audits, compliance audits, financial audits and special investigations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

  • Proven ability to organize develop and/or follow complex and/or detailed procedures as well as non-standard IT and integrated audit programs related to various types of IT considerations including IT applications, operating systems, databases, networks, and infrastructures in both mainframe and client-server environments as well as standard and wireless networks
  • Experience assessing when situations or conditions exist that would indicate discussing the potential of changing the plan or scope of IT and integrated audits or assessments
  • Demonstrated ability to independently prepare, write, and organize IT and integrated audit documents, work papers, and draft reports in accordance with OIA Manual, IIA standards, and state and federal IT and auditing standards as well as IA and IT best practices and IT related standards, frameworks, and guidance
  • Competent to work on all phases of IT systems analysis and assessments with minimal guidance for virtual or physical mainframe and client-server IT environments including IT applications, operating systems, databases, servers, mainframes, and other IT infrastructures and platforms as well as standard and wireless networks
  • Demonstrated ability to identify complex, unusual, and unprecedented issues in various virtual or physical mainframe or client-server IT environments that require research and analysis
  • Proven ability to mentor staff and clients in the interpretation and evaluation of results 

Management Preferences:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems/Technology.
  • Familiarity with frameworks and guidances such as NIST, COBIT, ISO 
  • Experience using data analytics software such as ACL, IDEA or SAS.
  • Seriously working on or has received CISA
  • Has at least one certification or license in the IT field of expertise, or is working towards one

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in business application consulting or development;
Bachelor's degree with some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in business applications consulting or development;
Associate's degree in computer programming from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in application consulting or development;
An equivalent combination of education and experience

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