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IT Governance & Compliance Manager
Ref No.: 17-02924
Location: Houston, Texas
  • Lead IT departments so that SOX process documentation is current and accurate for all IT areas
  • Define and implement process IT General Controls (ITGC), procedures, and improvement initiatives supporting the IT organization
  • Plan, implement, coordinate, and execute IT audit plans and policies, standard operations procedures, controls including testing for adherence with established controls and reporting possible deficiencies
  • Partner and manage 3rd party vendors so that controls are in place, effective, and auditable, including evaluating SOC1/2 reports for compliance with IT General Controls
  • Establish and deliver IT Governance & Compliance educational awareness program for IT organization to be conducted quarterly.
  • Establish and manage monthly Governance and Compliance performance scorecard
  • Lead / Coordinate IT departments self-audits of varying scopes and complexity
  • Conduct risk/scoping analysis, IT policy management, process documentation, artifact collection, audit-readiness assessment for scope of SOX, and internal and external coordination with IT and audit resources
  • Communicate findings and recommendations to managers verbally and via written reports.
  • Evaluate general and specific training needs; deliver training to support the control environment & associated control framework; communicate governance & compliance objectives, fostering a compliance & risk aware culture
  • Serve as Point of Contact to work with company's internal & external auditors for compliance with regulatory (SOX, Privacy, etc.) requirements and internal control standards, serving as central point of data gathering
  • Communicate IT control impacts, issues, and strategic direction to team and to company stakeholders.
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret information to assess and conclude on assigned audit areas; keep detailed and well organized audit records.
  • With all levels of internal and external auditor and collaborate with subject matter experts and team members to complete compliance delivery requirements
  • Maintain technical competence in current auditing practices, compliance policies, and government regulations.
  • Execute special projects and assignments within the department, as needed.

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, MIS, or relevant fields
  • 5+ years of managing IT SOX experience
  • 3+ years of implementing effective ITGC controls, performing internal IT Assessment and Risk Mitigation
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to supervise or escalate others in the completion of projects within timelines.
  • Strong attention to deliverables with accuracy and efficiency; strong business acumen, including responding and articulating processes and issues related to IT SOX
  • Possess the documented and referenceable experience with IT delivery services, process improvements, and assessment of IT control environment.
  • Experience working with internal and external auditors.
  • Experience developing and managing company-wide IT SOX policy, controls, and training programs
  • Strong ability to identify and provide solution to mitigate potential IT SOX related risks
  • Proven ability to collaborate and liaise with all Information Technology groups and vendors.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills applicable to subject areas of varying degrees of complexity
  • Experience with auditing software/ERP Systems (e.g. SAP, or similar)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Adept at troubleshooting and persistent at achieving results.
  • Goal-oriented with the ability to multi-task under pressure in fast-paced environments with deadlines
  • Excellent written and communication skills a must.
  • Preferred knowledge and experience in at least one the area of SOX, PCI, COBIT, ISO, ITIL, COSO, NIST, or ITIL frameworks as related to IT delivery services
  • Certified Risk and Information System Control (CRISC), or Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) is a plus

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.