• M&T Bank
  • $95,430.00 -157,490.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 354 W 31st St

Overview: This position coordinates the performance of internal audit examinations over the Bank's Technology Infrastructure, Engineering, and Operations functions ensuring the timely and professional execution of the examinations in accordance with professional standards. Additional areas of focus include audits over Technology Governance and Risk Management functions. Primary Responsibilities: - Plan, coordinate and maintain full ownership over execution of technology infrastructure audit examinations and validation procedures in accordance with the Internal Audit department's audit methodology and professional standards. Work with the Infrastructure Audit Manager to establish appropriate budgets and time frames for these examinations; - Independently document and communicate recommendations to Technology Management in order to improve internal controls and reduce risk to the organization; - Supervise Assistant Senior Auditors and Staff Auditors as needed, per audit engagement; - Responsible for becoming intimately familiar with the organizational structure for the Bank's Technology organization; - Function as one of the primary point persons within the IT Audit group responsible for understanding the technology infrastructure, operations, engineering, risk management, and governance functions in the organization. Expected to work with the Infrastructure Audit Manager to develop an effective approach to gaining this knowledge. - Keep abreast of current developments and emerging issues and risks both within the Technology organization and the information technology industry, and apply gained knowledge to audit practices; - Responsible for establishing appropriate relationships to fully understand the key products being delivered in the Technology organization. Function as one of the 'go to' individuals for the IT Audit group in regards to infrastructure product delivery and participate within these initiatives as necessary; and - Directly communicate with Senior, Middle and Line Management within the Technology organization, as well as External Auditors as needed, and maintain and enhance these professional relationships. Scope of Responsibilities: This role is responsible for leading, planning and executing the delivery of high quality, value-added audit services for a variety of business activities, which meet the requirements of the Audit Committee and regulatory expectations. Ensures ongoing conformance with professional auditing standards. This position directly communicates with Middle and Line Management and External Auditors. Supervisory/ Managerial Responsibilities: This position will have certain audit personnel oversight responsibilities on audits in which they function as Lead Auditor. This role may also provide coaching opportunities on other engagements. Education and Experience Required: Bachelors' degree in Technology/Accounting/Finance/Business or related discipline and a minimum of 4 years' experience in a related role, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 8 years of higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 4 years' experience in a related role. Ability to develop and coach others. Education and Experience Preferred: - Strong experience in infrastructure auditing (preferably in the banking/financial services sector); - Working knowledge and experience in auditing some (or all) of the following infrastructure related technologies: - Active Directory, Windows Server, Unix/Linux Server, virtualization technologies, Storage Area Network (SAN) environments, enterprise data backup solutions, Microsoft Exchange email systems, network infrastructure systems (routers, switches, DNS, DHCP, Load Balancing systems, LAN/WAN and Internet circuit infrastructure) phone systems (including VOIP), wireless network infrastructure, network management systems, SQL Server, Oracle, and DB2 database environments, mobile infrastructure systems, integration (middleware) technologies (e.g. APIs), VPN solutions, mainframe systems and related security products, file transmissions solutions, and/or production job scheduling systems. - Certification such as CISSP or ITIL, as well as other technical vendor certifications is a definite asset; - Knowledge of ITIL Standards and core IT services such as change, problem, incident, and asset management; - Understanding of regulatory requirements as they relate to the technology in the financial services industry; - Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentations and interaction with management at various levels. Ability to convey complex conceptual information/ideas on issues requiring extensive interpretation and opinion. Experience in applying appropriate discretion when dealing with sensitive issues; - Proven ability in managing multiple audits, projects and initiatives simultaneously under tight deadlines; - Proven leadership skills, with the ability to develop and motivate teams; - Strong PC skills; - Strong organizational and resource management skills; and - Ability to travel.
Associated topics: equipment, information architect, infrastructure architect, ip, maintain, maintenance, network, senior engineer, system architect, systems integration architect

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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