What does a Senior IT Auditor do?

As an IT Auditor you will assist the organization by protecting its internal controls and data within its technology system. You will safeguard information by identifying weaknesses and create strategies to prevent security breaches. You will examine the organizations IT system to ensure sufficient controls are kept, security of data stored or transported. You will classify technology issues and provide additional recommendations to management with solutions to fix internal controls.

An ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in information technology or accounting and hold a minimum of a CISA certification. You must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role and be adept troubleshooting systems. You will be proficient with MAC and OS and be familiar with a range of software and hardware. You must be willing to travel to various sites to conduct audits.

What responsibilities are common for Senior IT Auditor jobs?
  • Identify weaknesses in the system and create action plan to prevent security breaches
  • Plan internal audit procedures
  • Create internal audit reports
  • Collaborate and create a solid IT infrastructure
  • Devise and implement network security policies and procedures
  • Travel to client sites
  • Conduct training on security features
  • Troubleshoot security network problems
What are the typical qualifications for Senior IT Auditor jobs?
  • CISA Certification, required
  • CISSP, CISM, MCSE, preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Prior training experience is a plus
  • Experience troubleshooting systems
  • Proficient with MAC and OS
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiar with a range of software and hardware
  • Willingness to travel
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior IT Auditor Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹17,00,000 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: ₹17L
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Senior IT Auditor Career Path

Learn how to become a Senior IT Auditor, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Years of Experience Distribution

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Grant ThorntonGrant Thornton
Senior IT Auditor
14 Jul 2022

“Helpful with guiding you in your career and proviso my training and resources to do your job.”

Senior IT Auditor
1 Feb 2023

“Get to work with really nice and knowledgeable stakeholders”

IT Associate Consultant
7 Dec 2020

“Good and friendly environment to work”

IT Audit Associate
13 Apr 2022

“I think it is a great place to begin your career as you are trained to become a well seasoned professional.”

Technology Risk Consultant
1 Jun 2021

“EY got me where I am today and I learned so many skills that set me apart.”

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IT Associate
26 Sept 2022

“There was a level of earned mutual respect and I truly enjoyed working with them.”

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IT Associate
26 Sept 2022

“There are truly amazing people working there and I was a happy to be amongst them.”

IT Auditor
7 Mar 2021

“All good but salaries are not managable”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Senior IT Auditor

When working as a Senior IT Auditor, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Systems Auditing, CISA, CISSP, Systems Development and SOX.

The most similar professions to Senior IT Auditor are:
  • Auditor
  • Internal Auditor
  • Audit Staff Member
  • Business Process Consultant

The most common qualifications to become a Senior IT Auditor is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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