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ADMINISTRATOR VII - REPOST

Information Technology Audit Manager

Recruitment #19-006188-0002

Introduction

**If you previously applied for this position, you do not need to reapply.**

The Maryland State Retirement Agency is the administrator of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System.  The System is a multi-employer, public employees’ benefit retirement system composed of twelve (12) separate retirement and pension systems with additional plan components, covering approximately 190,000 active members, 40,000 vested members, and more than 160,000 retires and beneficiaries.

The Agency's Internal Audit Division has a permanent opening for an IT Audit Manager. 

This is a Special Appointment position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

22

LOCATION OF POSITION

120 East Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

This position will report directly to the Chief Internal Auditor and will be responsible for a full range of Information Technology (IT) audits, including performing risk assessments, internal control reviews, compliance and performance audits of critical agency operations and processes in accordance with the mission of the Internal Audit Division.

The scope of work is to determine whether the system of risk management, internal control, and governance processes, as designed and represented by management, is adequate and functioning in a manner to ensure:

  • Compliance with laws, rules, regulations and Board policies is maintained;
  • Assets are safeguarded against fraud, waste and abuse;
  • Financial Information is accurately recorded and reported; and
  • Operational efficiency and effectiveness is enhanced.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the IT Risk Assessment;

  • Plans and executes information technology (IT) audit projects designed to provide assessment of internal control processes and operational performance, in accordance with department and professional standards;

  • Prepares audit work papers and reports documenting the results of the assigned activity;

  • Perform pre and post- implementation reviews of system implementations or enhancements;

  • Perform IT security audits (e.g. network, operating system and data center), including evaluating if security vulnerabilities are properly identified and mitigated;

  • Document and evaluate ITGC’s in accordance with professional standards;

  • Document and evaluate IT application controls in accordance with professional standards;

  • Perform business process operational audits;

  • Use knowledge of current IT environment and industry trends to identify potential issues and risks; and 

  • Perform special projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, mathematics, computer science or a related field from an accredited college or university or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses.

Experience: Five years of experience conducting IT audits

Certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) or similar designations.

  • Experience in performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, the Institute of Internal Auditors’ International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, or other relevant professional standards.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Due to the confidential nature of the work, selected candidates must undergo and pass a background check.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.