United Airlines Staff IT Auditor in Chicago, Illinois

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Job overview and responsibilities

As a member of the Internal Audit Services team, the experienced IT Auditor will conduct interviews, execute audit steps and document work as he/she evaluates the effectiveness of Information Technology General Controls and system-dependent automated controls, reports or queries throughout the environment.

You will be joining a dynamic group of professionals with various technology and business backgrounds to conduct risk-based reviews of security and operational technology controls in partnership with the Information Technology/Digital group, which help ensure the stability of operations and security for the airline. A successful candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate the ability to apply judgement in evaluating IT risk and controls while understanding underlying business/IT processes.

Audit Project Management:

  • Documents referenced audit work papers in line with IPPF and PCAOB standards

  • Develops and maintains productive client, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings

  • Performs business application and system development reviews to ensure proper controls are developed and maintained

  • Supports strategic initiatives and administrative activities to add value to the productivity and growth of the Internal Audit department


  • College degree

  • Seeking CISA

  • Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing principles and practices

  • Knowledge of the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors

  • 1-2 years experience in public accounting or internal audit

  • Domestic and International travel up to 10%

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • Advanced degree

  • Information Security/Governance, Risk & Compliance experience

  • Experience with testing and documenting Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx) controls

  • Knowledge of data privacy and governance principles

  • Understanding and/or experience of IT infrastructure operations including networking, operating systems, databases, middleware, IT security, and data center operations preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 40 Finance

Function: Finance

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled