Information Assurance Senior

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Information Assurance Senior

Tracking Code     45-931
Job Description
Cotton & Company seeks an experienced IA Associate to assist the IA Manager and/or Partner with planning, reviewing, delegating and performing various system audits. Responsibilities will include reviewing policies and procedures; documenting work papers, demonstrating independent thought processes and sound judgment; and supervising and developing IA Staff Associates.
Required Skills
  • Assist the supervisor, manager or partner with planning work on assigned audits, system reviews or other related engagements.
  • Conduct testing and interviews and prepare acceptable workpapers, write-ups and memos.
  • Report audit findings to supervisor, manager or partner and make recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions.
  • Determine records or activities to analyze, the extent of tests to apply, and the workpapers to prepare for staff.
  • Review documents, records, reports and methods for accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Review workpapers of staff auditors and assist in delegating work to staff as needed.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Business Information Technology, or Information Security Assurance
  • Minimum 1 year, up to 5 years of IT/IA audit experience, including experience performing vulnerability assessment and/or attack and penetration work
  • CISA or CISSP certification is highly desired
  • Federal government experience, knowledge of federal laws including OMB A-130, NIST Special Publications, and FISMA
  • Understanding of FISCAM and/or COBIT methodology.  Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) 404 experience is also helpful.
  • Knowledge of general and application controls
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interpersonal, analytical, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25% annually
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. federal security clearance (U.S. Citizenship is required)

At Cotton, we believe that work should offer intellectual challenge, be fun, and allow for a healthy work/life balance.  Our competitive compensation and benefits feature incentives that work, including professional certification, tuition reimbursement, and an individualized mentorship program.

You’ll find that we’re small enough to notice the performance of our employees and large enough to reward it. If you share our outlook and philosophies, we invite you to inquire about joining our team.

  Cotton & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disability)

Job Location
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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