Senior IT Auditor – SES

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Florida Department of Revenue

Office of Inspector General

Senior IT Auditor (Senior Info Tech Business Consultant) – SES


If you have a desire to use your talent and skills at an organization that provides critical services to millions of individuals, businesses and families across the state, the Florida Department of Revenue invites you to apply to become an essential member of our team. We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and providing employment opportunities to veterans and individuals who have a disability. To learn more about the Department of Revenue’s excellent array of benefits, including career training, tuition waivers, paid vacations, insurance, and retirement programs, visit our website.


The incumbent in this position is expected to:

  • Follow the Department of Revenue Standards of Conduct, model ethical behavior, and demonstrate the Department’s mission, vision and values in all activities.
  • Provide excellent customer service, maintain a professional demeanor, and strive for continual improvement at all times.
  • Comply with ethics-related policies and procedures. Show concern for others through demonstrated action. Contribute to a working environment based upon Department of Revenue values that is free of harassment or intimidation and that is conducive to a pleasant and productive atmosphere.

Within the Office of the Inspector General, under the supervision of the Audit Director, the incumbent independently performs or acts as lead auditor on information technology (IT) audits and other management reviews, performance audits, and financial/compliance audits as required. Directs junior Internal Audit section staff assigned to IT related audits to ensure projects are managed, engagement objectives are achieved, and that staff skills are developed. Conduct or assist in engagements involving computerized systems.  Research best practices and standards for the IT industry to identify security issues with the agency’s IT systems.  Prepare and advise in preparation of programs used for testing by the internal auditors of IT files.  Coordinate communication of audit requests between staff auditors and data processing section.  Assists in providing audit staff with current documentation concerning IT auditing concepts and technology. Assist in the review of data furnished by management from IT systems to help provide assurance of the data’s accuracy and appropriateness. Assist non-IT audit staff in data retrieval from the agency’s IT systems during performance of an audit and with understanding the IT systems to be audited. In addition, the incumbent is expected to prepare reports containing the results of work performed and communicate engagement results. Engagements are to be conducted in accordance with the professional auditing standards specified in section 20.055, F.S. Travel may be required for some assigned projects or training. Other duties include:

  • Maintain familiarity with ISO 20000 Standards and acts as the lead on the ISO 20000 internal audit, as required.
  • Advise and assist the Director of Auditing and the Inspector General on technical matters concerning engagements pertaining to data processing systems.
  • Appraise the adequacy of corrective actions taken to improve deficiency conditions identified in engagements or statutorily required Department IT risk assessments.  Consult with supervisors and administrators on management information systems to identify potential approaches to reduce IT risks within the Department.
  • The individual in this position must be extremely trustworthy, as responsibilities allows access to all confidential personnel, tax and child support records, data, and other information of the agency.
  • Act as the Office Automation Coordinator for the Office of Inspector General.
  • Complete required continuing professional education training and maintain documentation for verification. Prioritizes completion of work products for any continuing professional education hours earned over the required hours.


At least four years of professional experience conducting internal or external audits in accordance with applicable professional standards.


Two years of work experience in information technology or a similar field can substitute for one year of required audit experience.


Preference will be given to individuals that are Certified Information System Auditors (CISA) or have an information technology certification.
Knowledge of standards issued by the IIA.
Knowledge of IT frameworks.
Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to analyze and utilize applicable laws, rules, policies and procedures relating to the Department.
Ability to manage projects independently and meet project deadlines.
Ability to organize data into logical format for presentations in reports, documents, and other written materials.
Ability to train junior Internal Audit section staff to further develop their skills.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to communicate effectively.


  • Within the first year of employment, complete training related to the ISO 20000 engagement.
  • A work sample will be given.
  • This position is not eligible for full-time telework/remote work; however, may be eligible for part-time telework/remote work after a period of six months.
  • Failing to respond, or providing a response such as “see resume,” “n/a” or similar, to any of the qualifying questions will disqualify the applicant from further consideration.

SALARY: $72,000.00 – $82,000.08

BENEFITS:  Benefits include, but are not limited to, health insurance, life insurance, tuition waivers, paid sick and personal leave, paid parental leave, 10 paid holidays annually, retirement savings, and vision and dental insurance.


SCREENING DISCLAIMER: Your responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by skills and/or experiences you stated on your candidate profile and/or resume.

CANDIDATE POOL: Future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: You will be required to undergo a National Level-2 criminal background check which requires you to provide your fingerprints.

REMINDER: Male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website at

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

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