This position is responsible for conducting information systems audits of State government agencies as well as for providing technical support for audit and administrative functions within the office.
Perform Information Systems (IS) security audits of various computing platforms, including computer networks, under the supervision of the Senior Information Systems Auditor. This includes reviews of Windows, Linux, Oracle, MS-SQL and other operating and database systems.
Perform IS security audits of security packages and state agency information systems general control audits under the supervision of the Senior Information Systems Auditor.
Collect, review, analyze and verify audit evidence.
Develop findings that are significant and relevant to the audit objectives and make recommendations for improvement.
Prepare electronic working papers to document audit procedures performed.
Use computer assisted audit tools (for example ACL) to produce standardized and custom reports for fiscal compliance and performance audits.
Complete assignments within budgeted time and meet deadlines.
Communicate effectively with staff members, agency personnel, and others.
Write in a clear and concise manner.
Keep the Senior Information Systems Auditor informed of work status and seek guidance when necessary.
Maintain a professional image and conduct oneself in a manner that fosters a cooperative relationship with other office staff as well as agency personnel.
Perform other assigned or required duties that are reasonable within the scope of the Staff Information Systems Auditor duties described above.
Travel throughout the State of Maryland and conduct audit work on-site at the office(s) of the agency under audit.
Bachelor’s degree in information technology or a related field from an accredited college or university graduating no later than May 2018
Minimum of two years systems administration or information systems audit experience
Knowledge of IT systems
Strong analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to learn quickly
Ability to work independently and contribute to a team effort
Ability to adapt to changing work locations and settings
Additional Salary Information: Salary depending on experience and qualifications. Employer does not assist with relocation costs.
About Maryland Office of Legislative Audits
The Office of Legislative Audits (OLA) serves the Maryland General Assembly and the citizens of Maryland by performing independent, nonpartisan audits of State government agencies and local school systems. These audits assist the Maryland General Assembly in its oversight responsibilities and provide government accountability and transparency. OLA conducts fiscal compliance and performance audits in accordance with professional standards and operates a fraud hotline to facilitate the reporting of fraud, waste and abuse of State government resources. OLA has a staff of over 100 professional auditors, many of whom are CPAs. OLA offers growth and advancement opportunities, excellent benefits, and the ability to obtain a true work/life balance. At OLA we carry out our responsibilities with the highest degree of integrity and independence and make a difference in improving government accountability.