United Airlines Staff/Senior Auditor - IT Internal Audit - Chicago, IL (Finance) in Chicago, Illinois


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Senior Auditor - IT Internal Audit - WHQ

Chicago, IL

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Travel subject to service charges/restrictions. Bonuses awarded only under terms of United's policies.


As a member of the Internal Audit Services, the Senior IT Auditor provides audit project level leadership in performing information technology related assessments and audits within a team environment. You will be joining a dynamic group of professionals with various technology and business backgrounds to provide recommendations to internal controls and operation improvements for the airline. A successful candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate the ability to apply experiences evaluating IT risk and control to general business operational processes as well.


• Plan, develop, and execute an audit program to adequately identify and assess risks. Lead other audit team members in their responsibilities to ensure quality of work and compliance with internal audit standards

• Assist with special projects, contracted services and other agreed upon procedures requested of the Internal Audit department

• Develop and maintain productive client, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings

• Prepare and review all audit project written communications such as audit work paper documentation, audit report, and recommendations. Coordinate findings with management of functional areas reviewed

• Follow up, when necessary, on management action plans to validate remediation actions have been implemented and sustained.

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


• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required

• Master's Degree preferred


• Technology or audit related certifications preferred


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

• Understanding and/or experience in data analytics and the application of it in business and audit scenarios preferred

• Knowledge in recognized project management framework and/or experience in project management preferred

• Knowledge and skill in applying internal auditing principles and practices

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


• At least 3 years of experience in in internal audit / IT audit, technology operations / implementation or consulting required

• Demonstrated risk-based audit experience beyond Sarbanes-Oxley compliance required

• Relevant project/audit experience include but not limited to: data analytics, IT security, corporate/operational audits, vulnerability assessment, regulatory compliance (e.g. PCI, GDPR), data management, cloud computing and project management

• Direct experience in the transportation field preferred


• Domestic and International travel up to 10% required

• 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


Division: 40 Finance

Function: Finance