Senior Information Technology Lead Internal Auditor

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US

Job ID: 33688

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Job Description

Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) – S&P500 company, is a technology leader focused on accelerating innovation to connect and secure the world.  The company's over 12,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries.  Keysight has made FORTUNE Magazine’s list of 100 Best U.S. Workplaces for Diversity for 2018.  Keysight has also been ranked #21 on Forbes' 2019 Just 100, a list of 100 companies that are America’s best corporate citizens, setting the standard in corporate behavior.


Keysight Internal Audit team conducts audits and reports the results to the Audit & Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.  We provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team.  As a business partner, Internal Audit helps Keysight accomplish its objectives by evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.


The Senior IT Lead Internal Auditor will be responsible for performing individual internal audit projects, as part of the internal audit plan.  This responsibility includes developing internal audit scope, performing internal audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.  Audit work includes coverage of functional and operating units with a focus on IT, financial, compliance and operational processes; assistance on developing the IT annual internal audit plan and being a champion of internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout Keysight organizations.


We are searching for a highly experienced Senior IT Lead Internal Auditor who is based in Colorado Springs, CO.  The position has the opportunity to travel worldwide up to 35% within a year.

Job Qualifications

Required skills/experience:

  • Have a deep understanding of information technology processes and operations with business acumen.  Assist in the planning and coordination of audits by performing a risk assessment of internal controls, including the identification of weaknesses and opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide an objective, independent, risk-based evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of the company's technology, operational and financial controls.
  • Perform all phases of the audit process including planning, fieldwork, closing, report writing and follow-up with little supervision.
  • Develop and execute test procedures to ensure that controls are operating as intended
  • Skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to interface with senior management.
  • Ability to execute audit programs, communicate issues in terms of business risk, clearly and concisely articulate findings, discuss value added recommendations with management and provide written recommendations.
  • Experience leveraging audit technology, data analysis tools and techniques, business intelligence and data warehousing.  Capable of incorporating data analytics and automated tools/techniques in executing audit.  Knowledge on how to streamline audit processes by automating audit testing procedures.
  • Ability to collect and analyze complex data, evaluating information and drawing logical conclusions, identifying red flags or unusual trends for information systems and business processes.
  • Experience in leading and coordinating a diverse audit team.
  • Knowledge and experience in security practices, techniques and tools are a plus.
  • Strong English communication skills including both written and verbal.
  • Builds collaborative and trusting relationships with business partners, management, and other cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Motivated self-starter who works well individually and in teams.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Management, or related field. Experience or knowledge of information systems operations and internal audits.  One or more relevant professional certifications preferred (CISA, CISM, CISSP, etc.).  Must be an US citizen in order to access and assess US government related data.

Working knowledge of data extraction, access and analysis tools such as IDEA, ACL, Tableau, SQL, Oracle or Python.  Proficiency in MS Office (i.e. Excel, Word. PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, etc.).  Knowledge of Oracle, preferred.

The ideal candidate should have at least 9 - 10 years of working experience in information systems operations, performing IT audits and advanced in applying data analytics techniques and tools for audits.

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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : Colorado : Colorado Springs

Job ID : 33688 

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