OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER
EDP Audit – Inspections
The New York City Comptrollerâs Office is seeking highly motivated, detail-oriented, and results-driven IT and Information Security Auditors to join the Audit Bureauâs IT Division, and work on a wide variety of audits of New York City government IT systems, projects, and contracts. The Audit Bureauâs IT Division plans and executes a wide variety of information technology and cybersecurity audits of New York City government IT systems, projects, and contracts, in accordance with the New York City Charter and generally accepted government auditing standards. These audits assess the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical information and information systems, cost-effectiveness, functionality, and security of City agenciesâ networks, infrastructure design, systems-implementation, and cloud-based services and recommend improvements as needed. Under the direction of the Supervisor of IT and Security Audits, the responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following: – Performing research and analysis of agenciesâ IT systems, cybersecurity posture, capital IT programs, IT contract compliance, and security programs, including personnel structure, architecture, policies and procedures, incident handling, awareness training, disaster recovery and business continuity; – Conducting IT and cyber security audits and investigations of complex information technology including evaluating whether security vulnerabilities are properly identified and mitigated, telecommunications and other technical services contracts, their procurement, management, and oversight; – Preparing and examining technical assessment findings and providing general assistance to the audit staff; assisting in the development of IT and cybersecurity audit plans and programs; – Conducting fieldwork to gather and/or verify information and ensuring all procedures and testing necessary to meet audit objectives take place; conducting tests of internal controls for audits and investigations of IT, cybersecurity, telecommunications, and other technical services related projects; – Performing audit procedures and tests necessary to meet audit objectives in compliance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards including Information Technology and Security standards; preparing audit work papers, memos, letters and drafting audit report findings and recommendations; – Assisting in the development, updating, revising, and improving of IT and Security audit procedures and programs and assisting in creating highly technical audit programs; acting as the IT Audit Divisionâs representative in the field and as liaison between the Comptrollerâs Office and the agency/entity being audited; and, – Performing other related work or special studies as may be required.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. A baccalaureate degree, from an accredited college including or supplemented by twenty-four (24) semester credits in cyber security, network security, computer science, computer programming, computer engineering, information technology, information science, information systems management, network administration, or a pertinent scientific, technical or related area; or 2. A four-year high school diploma or its equivalent approved by a Stateâs department of education or a recognized accrediting organization and three years of satisfactory experience in any of the areas described in â1â above; or 3. Education and/or experience equivalent to â1â or â2â, above. College education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience in â2â above on the basis that sixty (60) semester credits from an accredited college is equated to one year of experience. In addition, twenty-four (24) credits from an accredited college or graduate school in cyber security, network security, computer science, computer programming, computer engineering, information technology, information science, information systems management, network administration, or a pertinent scientific, technical or related area; or a certificate of at least 625 hours in computer programming from an accredited technical school (post high school), may be substituted for one year of experience.
– A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in computer science, or a related area, and four (4) or more years of progressively responsible experience in computer operations, at least two (2) years of this experience should be in the field of IT/I
We appreciate every applicantâs interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Vacancy notices listed as âUntil Filledâ will be posted for at least five work days.
Please visit our website at https://comptroller.nyc.gov/ and click on the Employment tab.
Work Location 1:
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
To apply for this job please visit a127-jobs.nyc.gov.