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Job #: R-00018592
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Internal Audit
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate


Job Requisition:

IT Audit Associate Senior

Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Internal Audit Team is seeking an IT Audit Associate Senior located in Reston-VA

The IT Audit Associate Senior is a member of the Internal Audit team who works under supervision of an IT Audit Manager / IT Audit Senior Manager and is responsible for IT Audit activities including participating in walk-throughs, execution of IT Audit procedures, SOX IT audits, and identification of potential issues. This position reports to the IT Audit Manager / IT Audit Senior Manager and requires a close working relationship with the audit team.

This position requires 10% domestic and international travel.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the execution of IT Audits, SOX IT Audits, and Advisory projects
  • Demonstrate an understanding of technology and best practices
  • Identify potential audit issues and shares it timely with Internal Audit’s project team
  • Work independently, bringing assignments to completion under supervision
  • Communicate effectively with auditee, peers and management, both orally and in writing

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related disciplines and 1-3 years prior experience
  • Familiarity executing risk-based IT-related internal audits and/or risk and control assessments, leveraging IT governance and control frameworks such as COBIT, NIST 800 series, and methodologies for IT SOX internal control programs
  • US Citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Experience in a Corporate role in the Audit function
  • Consulting or “Big4” experience is a plus
  • Possess or successfully working toward CISA, CISSP, and/or CISM Certification(s) is a plus
  • Prior government consulting experience or experience working in a government department or quasi government organization

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Internal Audit




Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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