IT Audit Lead in Vienna, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  906621

Position: IT Audit Lead

Location: Vienna, VA

Duration: 6mo contract to Perm

Clearance: Ability to obtain and hold Public Trust




The organization is seeking a Deputy IT Audit Lead with the drive and initiative to work on a dynamic, fast-paced IT Audit team. The successful candidate will assist the IT Audit Lead manage a team of audit liaisons who are responsible for the delivery of PBCs, walkthroughs, CAP management, and remediation of findings. 



  • Manage day- to-day audit support activities, to include review PBCs, attend walkthroughs, review Vulnerability Remediation Plans, or review CAPs when needed
  • Work with IT Audit Lead to ensure workload is evenly distributed among team members
  • Provide weekly and ad-hoc status reports to IT Audit Lead
  • Assist the IT Audit Lead in developing and delivering an audit program and associated training to improve consistency and quality
  • Support the IT Audit Lead in the creation of audit management best practices, documentation, tools, and ways to drive audit remediation efforts 
  • Escalate issues to the IT Audit Lead




Bachelor's Degree plus 5+ years of experience


Required Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills managing a diverse team
  • Strong focus on collaboration, team building, and customer service
  • Demonstrated skill running effective meetings with team members and getting buy-in and participation from executive leaders
  • Able to quickly adapt to changing environment and deadlines to provide a consistent level of service
  • Effectiveness working diplomatically across teams with varying objectives
  • Strong oral and written communication skills across all levels
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project), MS SharePoint 


Required Qualifications:

  • Professional certification such as Security+, CISSP or CISA
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Understanding of NIST Special Publication including NIST SP 800-53 and other standards
  • Understanding of FISMA and other audit and security standards
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills as well as attention to detail
  • Experience working with multiple high priority tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including writing comprehensive reports and white papers
  • Ability to communicate IT, networking, and security concepts to personnel at all levels of experience and responsibility
  • Experience as a government contractor


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting audit remediation activities for government agencies
  • Experience managing and working with diverse IT backgrounds


Clearance Requirement:

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance (High)









EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178