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Sr. IT Audit Specialist

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Job ID: 196542
Location: VIENNA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description




SAIC is seeking a Senior IT Audit Specialist  in Vienna, VA to serve as the Current Audits Team Lead. The successful candidate will assist the Deputy and IT Audit Lead manage a team of audit analysts who are responsible for interfacing with third-party auditors and contractors.

  • Facilitate meetings with contractor, Agency and third-party auditor staff to support IT-related audit engagements.
  • Track artifact and meeting requests and providing status reports on outstanding items to Agency staff.
  • Coordinate with contractor and Agency staff to provide requested artifacts for IT-related audit engagements in a timely manner.
  • Review artifacts provided by contractor staff to ensure requested information have been properly provided and prevent release of sensitive information.
  • Review audit reports and coordinate audit remediation efforts with contractor and Agency staff in order to remediate findings within specified deadlines.
  • Review policies and procedures for compliance with applicable standards; and to identify areas of improvement for audit finding remediation.



Required Skills:
  • Candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidate must be able to review artifact and meeting requests and determine correct contractor personnel based on requested information.
  • Candidate must be able to quickly adapt to changing environment and deadlines to provide a consistent level of service.
  • Candidate must be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Candidate must be able to take initiative and work independently. 
  • Understanding of NIST standards including NIST SP 800-53 rev4.
  • Experience working as an audit liaison with third-party and internal auditors for IT-related audits is strongly desired.
  • Experience working as a Federal Civilian government contractor desired.
  • Professional certification such as CISSP, CISA, CAP or Security+. 
Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 9+ years’ experience required, with 4+ years supporting or performing IT security audits
US Citizenship Required

Must have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance prior to starting work


Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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