Information Systems Auditor

Recruitment #080619-MADZ25-100700

Summary Statement

A class incumbent is responsible for organizing, performing and/or supervising audits of information systems and applications.

Selective Requirement

Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements.  Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.

  1. Knowledge of using an automated criminal justice information system to retrieve/inquire and report on criminal justice data.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Organizes, performs and/or oversees information systems audits in accordance with auditing standards methods and procedures. 
  • Participates in the development and determination of audit scope and objectives. Prepares audit plans and coordinates work with appropriate personnel. 
  • Develops audit programs to determine the adequacy of the controls in complex information systems and data centers. 
  • Documents, tests, reviews and analyzes information system applications, controls, and procedures and the management, access and control of records, reports and files generated by the systems. Identifies system and control deficiencies and incidents of actual and suspected fraud, waste, and abuse/misuse. Recommends and ensures corrective action. 
  • Conducts interviews to collect technical data from technical staff to understand and evaluate various information systems and program codes. 
  • Reports progress of audits to administrative superior. Conducts update conferences and meetings with agency staff.  
  • Prepares routine and special letters, reports and analyses. 
  • Writes programs to copy, summarize and extract data. Utilizes audit software to perform analyses, statistical samples, and file comparisons. 
  • May assist in providing training in the area of information systems auditing. 
  • May review working papers and/or reports of other staff for technical accuracy and adequate documentation and adherence standards regarding information systems auditing.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Information Systems Auditor
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. At least two years experience in information systems technology concepts such as computer operation systems, computerized business applications, telecommunications, data structures and database management systems, system development, disaster recovery or business continuity planning.
  2. Six months experience in interviewing which includes using structured or unstructured interview techniques to obtain facts, explore issues and identify courses of action.
  3. Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  4. Six months experience in narrative report writing.
  5. Knowledge of analyzing, testing and reporting on information systems such as information systems applications, computer operation systems, computerized business applications, telecommunications, data structures and database management systems, system development, disaster recovery or business continuity.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements

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