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Job #: R-00025393
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Internal Audit
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Internal Audit Department has an immediate opening for a Director of IT Audit in Reston VA.

In this role, you will be a key member of the Internal Audit management team and be responsible for all IT audit activities including risk assessment, planning, and SOX governance within budget; development and management of the team; and calibrates strategic direction of IT audit for the enterprise in response to current and emerging risk trends. You will be expected to align technology and best practices with internal audits objectives and coordinate integrated reviews of the company’s business processes.

We are looking for someone with excellent communications skills and have a demonstrated ability to promote value adding capabilities to management. This position will have a travel requirement up to 25%. Relocation may be considered for selected candidates.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, MIS, Computer Science or related disciplines from an accredited university and 12+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Prior experience should include at least 8 years of Information Technology audit experience.
  • Strong technical skills including experience performing and leading general controls, application, and business process reviews.
  • Thorough knowledge and practical experience in the areas of Risk Management and/or Information Technology Risk Management required. Includes experience developing, implementing and/or executing risk assessment methodologies.
  • Skilled in executing technology risk assessments demonstrating strong knowledge and industry best practices/ frameworks (COBIT 2019, ISO 27002, NIST, CMMC v0.7, etc.) relating to IT processes such as cyber/information security and/or technical privacy, technical resiliency/business continuity, incident/problem management, data management, configuration/change management, and systems development/deployment (SDLC), as well as technology platforms and solutions.
  • Successful leadership in recruiting, managing and retaining a team of professionals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and oral communications.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley Act including scoping, application of control frameworks, controls design evaluation, operational effectiveness testing and the conclude process.
  • CISA or CPA certification is required.
  • US citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance.


  • Dual major or advanced degree including combination of Computer Science or MIS and Accounting.
  • Consulting or “Big4” experience is a plus.
  • Experience working on Government Contracting engagements is a plus.
  • Experience performing HIPPA, PCI, NIST or FISMA assessments.
  • Experience auditing registration or certificate authorities.
  • International experience highly desired.
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following technologies is a plus: Workday Human Resources, Oracle Database, Red Hat Linux, Active Directory, Windows, Network/Internet Security, SQL Server Database, Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time and Expense, Concur, SciQuest, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management, Cognos, Peoplesoft Virtualization/ Cloud Computing, EnCase, TeamMate, Tripwire, Splunk, Sage ERP X3, IDEA or ACL extraction software.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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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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