IT Audit Manager

Austin, Texas, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Dec 10, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200019336
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. Finance is essential to upholding our global dedication to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have a meaningful role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Apple is looking for a hands-on and highly motivated IT Internal Audit Manager. You are a strong communicator who is highly organized and has experience leading teams. You have a history of working collaboratively and bringing insights related to risks and controls. As the Internal Audit Department is designed to be a third line of defense audit function, your role will be to lead audits of various IT risks to the business and cross functional second line of defense programs related to IT governance and strategy, infrastructure, security, applications, processes and operations. This is a high visibility role on a small team within Apple and provides the successful candidate with an opportunity to contribute to the organizations’ control environment while also gaining exposure to many projects, corporate initiatives, technology and business areas. Apple Internal Audit team members gain a broad perspective across the Company through varied assignments, audit engagements, and special projects. Travel is not typical, but may be required domestically or internationally. This position is based in Austin, TX.

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of IT audit experience with a "Big 4" accounting/consulting environment and/or experience conducting IT Audits in a multi-national company
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Management, Computer Science, Information Assurance, or a related field. A Masters or MBA is a plus
  • Industry recognized certification such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred. Other certifications such as Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) are a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of IT practices, including applications and infrastructure, security and vulnerability assessments, change control, asset management, business continuity, data privacy, and IT risk assessment
  • Excellent understanding of concepts related to information systems audit, information security, general IT controls, application controls and technology risks
  • Proficient in conducting reviews of highly technical areas including current/emerging technologies and key layers of IT such as networks, databases, cloud services and applications, data and cyber security, operating systems, firewalls, third party risk, etc.
  • Knowledge of external leading risk and controls frameworks such as COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and related Technology), NIST and ISO27000
  • IT related internal controls experience in conducting IT security and contract audits of vendors, contractors and other business partners that support the Company
  • Ability to develop, design, and execute IT audit plans and programs using a risk-based approach
  • Familiarity with auditing in an integrated systems environment such as SAP; SAP experience is a plus
  • Good project management and organization skills; ability to multitask
  • Good problem identification and analytical skills
  • Ability to develop and write meaningful reports and presentations; excellent
  • communication/presentation skills and ability to articulate technology risk to business impact
  • Motivated self-starter who works well individually and in teams
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills required
  • Proficiency in presentation, spreadsheets, and word processing


• Perform IT risk assessments • Help CAE manage IT projects utilizing IT audit staff and co-sourcing partners • Lead IT audits as well as IT process reviews throughout Apple’s global operations • Diagnose IT business risks and process improvement opportunities • Provide technical and quality oversight regarding IT risks and controls and technologies • Develop close but independent working relationships with IT and other business area management as necessary • Develop recommendations to mitigate IT risk and improve general IT controls • Develop reports and presentations on project findings and recommendations to senior management • Support or lead special projects • Monitor process and policy changes throughout an organization • Support CAE in preparing Audit and Finance Committee materials Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

• BS/BA in related field

Additional Requirements