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Audits Lead consultant
Ref No.: 18-35829
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Start Date: 06/21/2018
Job title Audits Lead consultant
Location Pittsburgh PA
Duration Long term


Job description: 

  1. Develop audit strategy for projects/programs/applications and/or IT operations
  2. Develop audit plans (quarterly/Half yearly/annually) based on Risk assessment and compliance requirements
  3. Participate in quality audits (and lead a team of quality auditors)
  4. Coordinate with IT and HR teams for external audits
  5. Represent audit team in senior management meetings and review meetings
  6. Obtain commitment from senior management for timely closure of audit action items
  7. Lead a global team of auditors to assign and track audit execution
  8. Consolidate audit reports and findings
  9. Manage escalations
  10. Perform periodic Risk assessment to identify critical projects/programs
  11. Periodically inspect and calibrate auditing tools
  12. Assist in development of audit plans, audit schedules
  13. Execute the audits as per audit plans for the critical programs and phases that are executed at onsite
  14. Follow-up for audit findings and track to closure
  15. Assist teams to close audit findings 
  16. Identify processes, situations, etc., where organization is meeting requirements, as well as identify opportunities for improvement
  17. Evaluate production processes for compliance requirements (as required)
  18. Maintain audit documentations
  19. Assist audit team in developing audit reports; present audit reports to top management, as needed
  20. Participate in quality audits (and lead a team of quality auditors)
  21. Coordinate with IT and HR teams for executing the audits and for information required to complete audits at offshore from the team
  22. Coordinate communication between offshore auditors and stakeholders
  23. Consolidate audit reports and findings
         Ideal /must have experience
·         Bachelor Degree in computer/engineering/business administration or equivalent
·         5+ years of experience in planning & executing internal or external audits
·         Must have experience in any quality models or standards, CMMI/ISO
·         Must have understanding of internal auditing standards and risk assessment practices
·         Must have experience and understanding of the application of business management and in quality management
·         Must possess ability to collaborate with senior level personnel and provide leadership to internal stakeholders regarding best business practices and continuous process improvement
·         Good to have skills
·         Certification in audits like Internal Quality Auditor/Lead Auditor/CISA preferred
·         Experience in quality improvement preferred
·         Prior experience with Sarbanes-Oxley preferred
·         Willingness to do occasional travel if project requires