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IT Audit Manager

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer Including Disability/Veterans Job Number: 19582 Allen, Texas


As the leading global information services company, Experian’s vision is for our people, data and technology to become a necessary part of every major consumer economy in the world. That’s an exciting challenge, and it’s one that our Global Internal Audit (GIA) professionals are pursuing with skill and passion. If you’re ready to take your place on our talented team, consider the IT Audit Manager role and join us at Experian. We are hiring for both Allen, Texas and Costa Mesa, California.

Key Attributes for the Successful Candidate:
  • Solid audit or other governance/risk experience
  • A passion for new technology
  • A demonstrable commitment to learning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A personality that is inquisitive, collaborative and influential
  • Experience in complex business environments

Role Description & Responsibilities:

As an IT Audit Manager, you will report to the North America IT Audit Director and play a key role in improving the Experian governance, risk and control environment through:
  • Planning, scoping and delivering local and global audits of increasing complexity in compliance with GIA and IIA standards.
  • Project management and audit execution, reviewing work papers and working with a diverse set of team members both locally and globally.
  • Identifying and agreeing impactful issues and reports that drive positive change in the organization.
  • Tracking implementation of agreed actions from identified issues to assess the effective mitigation of risk.
  • Supporting the North America IT Audit Director in the development of the rolling audit plan by performing business risk assessments and continuous monitoring.
  • Coaching and mentoring team members and providing constructive feedback.
  • Providing proactive risk, control and governance advice to management.
  • Building detailed knowledge of Experian processes, systems, risks, and controls.
  • Driving continuous improvement of GIA through professional skills, technical expertise, and support of departmental and organizational initiatives.
  • Timely delivering the audit plan by identifying and effectively communicating impactful audit observations and process improvements that support business objectives.
  • Building credible and influential relationships with senior management.

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Role Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in technology or information security related fields or risk management
  • 6+ years of experience in organizations focusing on technology auditing, risk management, and/or information security controls
  • Experience reviewing organizational structures and business processes as well as associated applications, products and infrastructure.
  • Experience in auditing technical platforms such as UNIX, Microsoft, networks (Cisco routers, switches, Checkpoint firewalls, etc.) and databases (MS SQL, Oracle, etc.).
  • Data analytics experience (e.g. SQL, CAATs, IDEA, ACL, Monarch, Tableau, Spotfire)
  • Knowledge of auditing data loss prevention program, cloud services, encryption technology, mobile technology, application security and software development methodologies
  • Knowledge of industry best practices, standards and an understanding of the regulatory environment.
  • Good leadership skills and the ability to take charge, demonstrate the confidence to interact with all levels, set objectives, drive results, and a be a supportive team player
  • Demonstrated skills though professional certifications such as CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC and CGEIT
  • Ability to travel up to 25% primarily within North America.