Senior IT Auditors – Auditor’s Office


Job title: Senior IT Auditors – Auditor’s Office

$77174 – 127337 per year

Company: City and County of Denver

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Job description: About Our Job

Employment Requirement: City Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30, 2021. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.

This posting will accept applications until Sunday, October 17th. Please apply as soon as possible.

The Auditor’s Office, an independent agency of the City and County of Denver, delivers independent, transparent and professional oversight in order to safeguard the public’s investments in the City and County of Denver. Our in-depth audit reports look at how efficient and effective the city’s services and programs are for the people of Denver and provide recommendations for improvement. Our work is performed on behalf of everyone who cares about the city, including its residents, workers and decision-makers. We provide a dynamic and collaborative work environment, excellent work-life balance, and professional development opportunities for our employees.

Our current hybrid work model is a combination of primarily remote work with in-person attendance a minimum of one day per week. The hybrid model will evolve post-pandemic to continue flexibility and remote work, with in-person attendance centering around key meetings and interactions. We provide a laptop for our employees and you must have a consistent internet connection for remote work.

The City and County of Denver Auditor’s Office is seeking Government Senior IT Auditors (Information Systems Audit Seniors). Under the general direction of the assigned Information Systems Audit Manager and/or Information Systems Audit Lead, the IS Audit Senior will conduct performance, IT, and compliance audits, and be responsible for supporting the organization’s vision, goals, and objectives. The Information Systems Audit Senior will be responsible for performing full performance professional level auditing work of information systems, general controls, application controls, information systems, processes, procedures, methodologies and generally accepted government auditing standards to review and evaluate financial and operational records for adequacy of internal controls, compliance with policy, Denver Revised Municipal Code (DRMC) rules and regulations, Denver City Charter, and applicable statutes. Responsibilities include planning, completing business process and internal control review engagements, and writing audit reports.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conducts information technology audits and evaluates City organizations and programs that include, but are not limited to effectiveness, efficiency, public policy assessment, governance, and internal control and compliance objectives as defined by Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
  • Evaluates organizational operations and/or program results for potential areas of improvement such as operational efficiency, technology optimization, decreased turnaround times, streamlining of processes, and improved customer service with the goal of providing maximum value for resources expended.
  • Designs various auditing tests, including data analytics to determine the reliability, integrity and internal control of the financial and operational systems for compliance and performance purposes.
  • Contributes to the identification of risks and the development of risk assessments for information technology audits.
  • Determines the extent of compliance with IT policies and procedures.
  • Assists with monitoring third-party contractors conducting information technology and cybersecurity audits.
  • Applies relevant IT audit and security frameworks such as NIST, FISCAM, COBIT, ISO, etc. while conducting information technology audits and integrated audits.
  • Gathers, examines, and analyzes information about the organization to be audited using best practices and performance benchmarks that are applicable to that organization.
  • Prepares audit reports with recommendations for corrective action applying professional judgment and interpretation of applicable IT audit and security frameworks, rules, and standards.
  • Maintains work papers, schedules, and reports and provides documentation to support audit findings and recommendations.
  • Provides department support for TeamMate and other audit software tools.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

About You

Our Preferred Qualifications include:

  • In addition to the required CISA certification within one year of job start, we value other IS/IT certifications such as CISSP, GIAC, etc.
  • Experience in government performance, financial, IT, compliance and contract audits
  • 3 or more years of IT auditing experience
  • Knowledge of information technology areas such as, information security, cloud computing, IT general controls, configuration management, change management, IT operations, data backup and recovery, network controls, etc.,
  • Knowledge of IT best practices as described in FISCAM, NIST, ISO, PCI-DSS, CJIS, ITIL, etc.,
  • Practical experience conducting data analysis using software tools such as ACL (Audit Command Language).
  • Familiarity and experience with GAGAS,
  • A graduate degree,
  • Experience with TeamMate or other electronic working papers.
  • Experience using analytical tools such as Arbutus, ACL, SQL, or Python

We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Information Systems, Public Administration, Government Analytics, or directly related field.
  • Experience Requirement: Two (2) years of general senior level professional experience auditing and evaluating information technology business practices and processes to ensure compliance and efficiency.
  • Education & Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements.
  • Licensure & Certification: CISA certification or acquire within one year of date of hire. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.

For more information about the Auditor’s Office, please visit our website at

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Job Profile CV3296 Internal Auditor Information Systems Senior AO

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Position Type Unlimited

Position Salary Range $77,174.00 – $127,337.00

Starting Pay Based on Education and Experience

Agency Auditor’s Office

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Sun, 26 Sep 2021 07:24:57 GMT

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