Senior Information Technology Internal Auditor (Senior Internal Auditor*IT)

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About This Position

Phoenix is the 5th largest city in the country, serving as Arizona’s center of government, commerce, and culture. It is emerging in the new economy with strength in high technology, manufacturing, bioscience research and advanced business services. Phoenix is a progressive city, brimming with sports and cultural attractions, distinctive restaurants, fascinating museums, diverse residential options, and endless outdoor opportunities.

The City Auditor Department is seeking to fill a full-time Senior Information Technology Internal Auditor position. This position conducts Information Technology audits including audits of application controls, general information technology controls, and information securitySenior Information Technology Internal Auditor should have a strong understanding of internal control frameworks and standards such as COBIT, ITIL, ISO 27001, NIST SP800-53, and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. This position assesses risks, determines audit objectives, prepares complex audit programs, and conducts fieldwork testing. The Senior Information Technology Internal Auditor produces written reports on audit findings and may at times lead audit projects.


  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with clients.
  • Strong data analytic skills, including familiarity with tools like Teammate Analytics, Power BI, or ACL.
  • In-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).


Pay Range: $84,468 to $124,800 annually.

Hiring Range: $84,468 to $107,806 annually.

Pay Range Explanation

  • Pay range is the entire compensation range for the position classification.
  • Hiring range is an estimate of where you can receive an offer. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, training, and internal equity.


A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes:

  • Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions, click here for more details: Pension Information
  • 401(a) and 457 plans with employer contributions
  • Choice of generous medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plans
  • Medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan
  • Wellness incentive of up to $720 annually
  • Dental, vision, and life insurance options
  • Employer paid long-term disability
  • Free Bus/light rail pass
  • Tuition reimbursement program up to $6,500 per year
  • Paid time off includes 13.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible employees up to 480 hours (12 weeks) of paid leave for the birth, adoption, or foster care placement of a child during a 12-month period
  • Federal Student Loan Forgiveness offered through Savi

For more details, visit: Unit 007 Benefits

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of experience performing complex information systems auditing, including supervisory or team leader experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public administration, information systems, or a related field.
  • Advanced degree/certification through one of the following is required: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP); Certified Information Security Manager (CISM); or prior certification as an Internal Security Assessor (ISA) or Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).
  • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
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Preferred Qualifications

The minimum qualifications listed above, plus e xperience:

  • Writing reports.
  • Giving presentations.
  • Auditing IT general controls.
  • Working in a government setting.
  • Auditing application controls.
  • As an internal auditor conducting risk assessments, creating audit programs, and documenting fieldwork.
  • Conducting audits to IT control frameworks such as COBIT, ITIL, ISO 270001, NIST SP800-53, and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.
  • Using software to analyze data, such as Power BI, ACL, Idea, TM Analytics, Oracle BI, SAP BOBJ, or Tableau.
  • Auditing according to Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS, or Yellow Book).


Recruitment closes January 28, 2024. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

This is a position-based recruitment and will not result in any ongoing eligibility list.This recruitment and any selection processes resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill other related vacancies within the organization now or in the near future.

How To Apply

Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


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Senior Internal Auditor*IT, JC:03371, ID# 53019, 01/08/2024, USM, GO, Benefits: 007

Building the Phoenix of tomorrow.


City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

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