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Associate IT Auditor


IT Auditor


Tucson, Arizona, United States


Job Description:

Leidos' Corporate Internal Audit Department currently has an opening for an Associate IT Auditor that can be supported remotely from anywhere in the continental United States. Travel to Reston, VA will be necessary 4-5 times per year. In this role, you will be part of a team responsible for planning and performing cybersecurity, information systems, operational, internal control, corporate compliance, and occasionally some SOX 404 audits.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participates in and/or conducts Information Technology and/or Cyber Audits, Sarbanes-Oxley Reviews, investigations, and other operational/compliance audits, ranging from detailed testing to evaluating and establishing audit scopes.
  • Evaluate processes and controls and draft management comments and recommendations.
  • Participates in the modification/development of audit programs.
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of technology standards and components.
  • Uses audit programs as a guide for performing audit, while modifying audit procedures to meet circumstances of individual audit, given the auditee’s systems, the inherent risk, and Internal Audit objectives.
  • Provides recommendations to improve overall audit efficiency and offers potential solutions to engagement problems, such as time overruns, client obstacles, etc.
  • Identifies potential audit issues by considering impact of exceptions and assessing related risk; Determines whether further investigation is necessary and develops sound conclusions as to their significance.
  • Takes initiative to develop in-depth knowledge of the company and the operations of the business unit being audited.
  • Uses time wisely by prioritizing tasks according to risk and manages/completes multiple and/or complex engagement responsibilities.
  • Works independently, bringing assignments to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Facilitates a team environment and assists superiors with their tasks.
  • Effectively communicates with auditee, peers, subordinates, and management, both orally and in writing.
  • Participates in performing risk assessments and developing the annual audit plan.


  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with relevant technology from an IT, IT Audit, or IT compliance background and Bachelor's degree. Additional years of relevant experience and/or relevant professional certifications will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
  • Willing to travel up to 25%.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and oral communications.
  • US Citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance as needed.


  • IT / IT Audit certifications such as CISA, CISM, Security+, Network+ or CISSP
  • Experience working on Government Contracting engagements is a plus.
  • Experience performing HIPAA, PCI or FISMA assessments.
  • Passing the CISA exam prior to certification is a plus.
  • FAMILIARITY with one or more of the following technologies is preferred: Workday Human Resources, Oracle Database, Red Hat, Linux, Active Directory, Windows, J2EE, network / internet security, SQL server database, Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time and Expense, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management, Cognos, OBIEE, virtualization / cloud computing, computer forensics, Sage.

Pay Range:Pay Range $50,700.00 - $78,000.00 - $105,300.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.