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Global Payments Inc.

Sr IT Auditor

Global Payments Inc. - Plano, SD


This position provides an opportunity for a motivated technology and information security audit professional to make a strong contribution to Global Payment’s growing Internal Audit team.

As a leading payments processor, Global Payment’s management recognizes the importance of managing and responding to risk. Internal Audit is an integral and valued component to Global Payment’s risk management environment and works closely with management to deliver value-added and challenging audit projects in the area of information technology, information security, business operations, finance & accounting, and compliance using progressive audit procedures. Our philosophy is to evaluate complex business processes utilizing a risk-based approach, and to provide the greatest value to our internal clients. We strive to apply tailored and progressive audit procedures and to avoid standard check the box auditing. The department is consistently recognized for its contributions to organizational improvements due to its diverse, energetic and collaborative approach when working with management.

This role will deliver a diverse array of information technology and information security audits that include in-depth analysis and understanding of supporting business processes. This position will have the opportunity to evaluate numerous technology platforms and apply process, technology and security risk considerations. The candidate should have experience with a wide array of technology processes, such as infrastructure design and management, information security operations, service management, software development lifecycle, disaster recovery planning, etc. This position provides the opportunity for future career advancement as well as exposure to senior leadership and organizational divisions across the globe.

The Internal Audit team focusses heavily on risk-based audits that help management identify and reduce organizational risk. These projects vary each year and provide a high degree of challenge and diversity. The team also performs internal advisory projects and supports compliance audit responsibilities.

Familiarity with the payment processing industry and common technology control frameworks, including COBIT, NIST Cybersecurity, ISO 27000, PCI-DSS, and the FFIEC IT Handbook is also preferred. Job Details:


Conduct risk-based audits including all aspects of the audit lifecycle, including risk assessment, planning, client coordination, fieldwork, data analysis, workpaper documentation, reporting, and remediation validation, with direction from senior team members.

Strong focus on information technology and information security controls in executing integrated, risk-based audits to evaluate the design and effectiveness of internal controls. Auditor will also focus on the integration of IT and business process risk considerations within the audit process.

Detailed understanding of IT managed processes, including technology architecture, system build and provisioning, configuration management, performance monitoring, incident management, change management, user access management, disaster recovery, etc.

Evaluate key information security risks including confidentiality, integrity and availability of technology components through review of security operational processes, such as vulnerability management, penetration testing, security logging and monitoring, security incident response, and defense in depth strategies.

Evaluate root cause factors for audit testing exceptions and recommend practical solutions that reduce risk and strengthen business process and controls.

Ensure audit testing work papers are documented in a consistent and high quality manner while executing project tasks in adherence to established timelines.

Build and develop Internal Audit’s brand within the company through meaningful relationship building.

Enable continuous improvement of the Internal Audit department by identifying and communicating enhancement opportunities to department leadership.

Support the development of other team members within the Internal Audit department.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Audit and/or consulting experience in most of these areas:

Information and data protection for payment card data and personally-identifiable information

Information security operations, including vulnerability management, penetration testing, centralized log management, customized security monitoring/alerting, threat intelligence practices and security incident response

Application security, including secure coding practices, segregation of duties and least privileged access concepts

Technology infrastructure security, including mainframe, network devices, UNIX/LINUX, Windows, SQL Server and Oracle database platforms

Integration of business process controls with supporting technologies. Business process workflow documentation, including identification of key risks and the corresponding business and technology controls

Systems development, project management and change management

IT infrastructure design, management and operations

Business continuity and disaster recover

SOX/SSAE18 control testing

Ability to work in a complex and evolving environment.

Demonstrate strong project management and execution skills, including: prioritizing tasks, balancing workload, anticipating next steps, and adapting to change.

Tailor project approaches based on areas of key risks.  Critically evaluate audit procedures to maximize the value of each audit project. 

Strong communication and presentation skills with an ability to tailor communications to different audiences.

Prepare clear, concise and accurate documentation and audit reports.

Pursue work with enthusiasm, energy, drive and team collaboration.

Establish and build effective relationships.

Collaborate with management and senior leadership to improve internal controls and processes.

Assist and provide guidance to the Internal Audit staff, when needed; train staff during fieldwork.

Proactively communicate issues with colleagues and obtain agreement on audit findings and practical recommendations with control owners prior to presentation to management.

We are an EOE F/M/D/V. 

Global Payments, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.

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9 days 15 hours ago

Global Payments Inc.


Sr IT Auditor Global Payments Inc. - Plano, SD, United States


Location: Plano, SD

Company Profile:
With a relentless commitment to "go above and beyond” for our customers rooted in our corporate values, we seek to ensure all of our payment processing services meet the demanding needs of business today and set the standards for tomorrow. With every transaction, with every service, with every product and every system, Global Payments builds trust in every transaction.