Opportunity for fast-paced growth in a highly specialized and growing IT consulting firm with a 10+ year track record of success. Our service offerings are focused on the provision of Information Technology (IT) regulatory compliance audits, audit readiness, and implementation support. We are looking for full-time experienced IT Auditors for our federal government and Department of Defense (DOD) projects. The IT Auditors will be working as an integral part of a Big 4 team of auditors (our teaming partner on the project). The project assigned to will be the performance of the IT components of financial statements audits, SSAE 18 SOC 1 examinations, or FISMA assessments. The client, for the project assigned to, will be Dpt of the Army, Dpt of Interior or Dpt of Homeland Security. These positions offer a highly competitive compensation & benefits package with an exceptional career growth potential.
[Please apply at your earliest convenience but NLT Tuesday 3/24/2020]
The IT Auditor will perform the tasks listed below:
-- Interact with key functional and technical client personnel and work with other consulting team members to perform the following IT controls assessment and audit activities: (1) Review IT policies/procedures and perform Process Walkthroughs to identify and document relevant systems, IT general controls and IT Application controls. (2) Collect supporting client artifacts (such as system security plans, vulnerability assessment reports, etc.), (2) map current IT controls and supporting artifacts to a predetermined IT Controls Set, (3) develop and execute IT controls test plans in order to assess (test) the design and operational effectiveness of current IT controls & supporting artifacts against the IT Controls Set, (4) Produce and maintain detailed work papers of control test activities and results, and (5) Identify and document IT internal control deficiencies and provide clear and concise recommendations to client management regarding the elimination or mitigation of control deficiencies.
[Examples of IT control areas assessed/tested include security management, software change management and continuity of operations]
[Examples of the project the candidate can be assigned to include IT components of external financial statement audits, FISMA compliance audits, or SSAE 16 or 18 SOC 1 audits]
-- Support firm management in the development of project performance metrics and status reports and communicate project status to upper management.
-- Support growth of the scope and level of effort of client support.
-- Support administrative and other in-house functions on an as-needed/infrequent basis.
[Note: Opportunity to be groomed to become the Lead of the firm's IT Audit group]
OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION:
-- work as an integral part of a reputable Big 4 team of auditors (our prime contractor)
-- fast track exposure to all aspects of IT best practices at the C-level of a large Cabinet Level Federal Government agency and/or DoD Department
-- potential for accelerated career growth within a reputable fast-growing IT consulting firm
-- Compensation: $85k to $135k full time salaried, based upon applicant skill set and experience
-- Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance (with 50% of employee's premiums paid by the firm), employee retirement plan, payment of examination fees for management-approved professional certifications, and $1,000/yr annual vacation expense reimbursement (after the 1st year)
Visit us at ApexCSG.com
Work Location: At our client site in Washington DC, Crystal City or Ballston.
Job Type: Full-time
The IT Auditor must:
-- be a U.S. citizen
-- have an Active (or Interim) Secret or Top Secret Clearance (issued by DoD or Federal Government)
-- have a bachelor’s degree (in an IT or business related field)
-- have two or more (2+) years of hands-on IT controls testing experience (test of design and test of effectiveness) in compliance with FISCAM or NIST SP 800-53 (in order of preference).
-- have strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
-- be a motivated individual with strong work ethics
-- be meticulous and detail oriented
-- have a strong interest in a career in IT regulatory compliance and governance best practices
-- Preferred but not required: Have three (3) months or more of SSAE 16 or 18 SOC1 or SOC2 audit experience
Out-of-town business travel: Up to 10 weeks a year of fully reimbursed out-of-town business travel
About Apex Consulting Services Group
Apex Consulting Services Group (ApexCSG) was established by its’ current President/CEO, a 19-year veteran of Big Four professional services firms (KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers). We have a 10+ year track record of providing high quality, specialized, enterprise-wide Information Technology (IT) regulatory compliance services to our clients. Headquartered in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, ApexCSG has a DoD Facility Clearance (FCL) and nation-wide service delivery capability.
Our Key Differentiators:
• Highly specialized firm with marquee clients and C-Level references in each of the industry sectors we serve [sample company references: Under Secretary of Defense, USDA CFO & American Express EVP]
• Consistent track record in the provision of successful IT regulatory compliance services at the highest organizational levels
• Proven flexibility to meet changing client needs
• Demonstrable long-term relationships with our clients, built on a foundation of superior service
• Highly qualified professionals with prominent industry certifications such as CCNA, CISA, PMP, CISSP, CCNP and GIAC, among others
• Active Teaming Partnerships with large, medium ...and small size firms with (1) active DoD & Civilian Federal contract vehicles and (2) socio-economic set-aside eligibility
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