Information Technology Auditor Information Technology Auditor …

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Information Technology Auditor
IT Auditor Lead

FedNow IT Audit Lead:  

Job Summary

This position is responsible for leading or conducting the FedNow Program, Project, and Information Technology (IT) Audits.  This position requires applying expert IT program, project, application, interface and infrastructure knowledge and audit techniques, as well as Federal Reserve policies, applications, governance, risks and controls.  Serves as a key resource to strategic System and local workgroups and projects as required. 

Principal Accountabilities;
1.Contribute thought leadership toward developing innovative auditing practices (methodology, tools, and audit programs) for the FedNow Program.   
2.Plan, lead and conduct highly complex FedNow Program, Project, and (IT) audits in accordance with established policies and standards under limited direction and a high degree of independence.
3.Supervise and review the FedNow Program, Project, and IT audit work performed by audit team members, and evaluate audit team members performance after each assignment.
4.Prepare written reports to operations management at the conclusion of the FedNow Program, Project, and Information Technology audits and reviews.
5.Identify and assess the impact of audit exceptions, make appropriate recommendations, and present clear and convincing explanations of the issues with audit and operating management.
6.Appraise the adequacy of corrective actions taken to address reported audit exceptions as necessary.
7.Develop and maintain audit programs and risk assessments for assigned areas of liaison coverage.
8.Provide audit coverage to complex system development efforts or other projects.
9.Provide consultative/analytical (forward looking insights) support to System IT auditors by maintaining expert knowledge of System and industry policies, applications, governance, risks and controls.
10.Analyze, assess the impact, and provide expert commentary and opinions on the effectiveness of highly complex topics.
11.Serve as a subject matter expert in emerging audit tools, techniques and practices (i.e., CAATS, project auditing, integrated audits).
12.Assist in formal and on-the-job System and local audit training, as well as assist in the mentoring of new auditors.
13.Build and maintain a System-wide network of contacts within the Audit and management communities.

Other Accountabilities;

Perform other duties as assigned.


This position is required to serve as an individual contributor and also directly supervise 1-3 employees on an assignment basis.

Knowledge and Experience;

Knowledge and experience normally acquired through, or equivalent to, the completion of a Bachelors degree and a minimum of 6-8 years of related experience.  Masters Degree preferred. 
 Professional certification (i.e., Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Cloud Security Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Certified Public Accountant) required.
Proven analytical skills and expert knowledge of auditing and System large-scale programs and projects, policies, applications, governance, risks and controls.
Requires expert knowledge of some of the following technologies: Cloud, Data Analytics, Agile Development Methodologies, Emerging Technologies, Application, Interface, Information Security, and Infrastructure Audit.
Demonstrated expertise in auditing against Information Technology and Compliance Risk Frameworks that determine the design and operating effectiveness of defense in-depth strategies. 
Proven data analytics expertise that will inform continuous auditing / monitoring practices. 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

All employees assigned to this position will be subject to a credit check, an FBI fingerprint/criminal background check, and Patriot Act / Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years.  Internal candidates who accept a job offer for this position will also be subject to credit re-screening before transferring. 
All candidates must be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent resident aliens with at least three or more years of U.S. residency from the date of legal entry to the U.S.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or skills associated with this position or the personnel so classified. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position, management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its discretion at any time.

Primary Location: MA-Boston
Work Locations:
Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time