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Job #: R-00025819
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Business Systems Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate IT Group is looking for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Audit Analyst. The IT Audit Analyst will coordinate SOX audit findings, schedules and other audit and process related activities in the IT Group.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage IT audits and compliance related filings; including communication of audit compliance standing and potential business risks to leadership.
  • Assist in preparing responses to regulatory inquiries and examination findings requiring ‘translation’ of technical terminology.
  • Drive internal and outsourced control of IT Systems’ self-assessment activities, including the evaluation IT infrastructure in terms of risk to the organization, the review of SOD RACIs, system narratives, testing procedures, sample selection, work papers, test results and conclusions and interim status reports.
  • Guide the development of appropriate IT Systems’ action plans, and coordinate with Third Party service provider and internal resources to execute on those action plans to improve efficiencies in operations.
  • Maintain Exceptions and Deficiency tracker, develop and provide monthly status with metrics to Executive Management and Process Owners.
  • Monitor Corrective Action Plans to ensure they are being implemented and closed per remediation schedule.
  • Coordinate discussions between Internal/External Auditors and IT staff to address audit questions/exceptions as they arise.
  • Assess authority and responsibilities for operating activities are assigned properly.
  • Perform compliance assessments of projects within CIO in accordance with established Project Execution Framework.
  • Recommend internal control improvements that may include operational enhancements or efficiencies. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and 8 years of experience in Information Technology. Additional years of relevant experience and/or certifications will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • At least 4 years of experience in IT Audit role
  • Ability to audit operational and technology processes and controls to assist with SOX compliance and risk mitigations.
  • Experience with external auditors to include SOX and DCAA Design of SOX controls
  • IT Audit Policy and Process experience
  • Knowledge of information technology/system controls and system development life cycle
  • Knowledge of NIST/HIPPA/DFARS and COSO/COBIT guidelines.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work in and lead a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate with peers, management, and external personnel
  • Sound independent judgement
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of ITIL/ISO models and COSO/COBIT framework

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Business Systems Analysis


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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