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IT Internal Audit Manager

Company: W.L. Gore & Associates
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

About the Role: We are looking for an Enterprise IT Internal Audit Manager for our recently established Enterprise Internal Audit & Risk Management function. This role has overall accountability for leading and executing IT audits, reflecting the priorities of Gore as well as the risk profiles of our businesses. The ideal candidate will be passionate about working closely with the IT stakeholders to foster an inclusive partnership and deliver key insights from audit projects that can be translated into actionable recommendations and process improvements. This role will require a balance between strategic thinking and detailed audit work.

This position will be located at our facility in Newark, Delaware, with the possibility of a hybrid work arrangement, depending upon the responsibilities of the role and business needs.


Risk Assessments, Audit Planning and Execution:

  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the company's IT systems, applications, and infrastructure, ensuring the ability to assess the adequacy of controls and identify potential IT-related risks and vulnerabilities that may impact the operations and financial integrity of the Enterprise
  • Stay abreast of emerging threats and vulnerabilities in cloud technologies, to help ensure audit plan is risk responsive and agile. Execute a robust risk assessment to inform the development of an internal audit plan that is responsive to significant business activities and risks
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and analytically when evaluating complex IT processes and system
  • Manage IT audits and advisory engagements to ensure timely delivery of high-quality work and value-add recommendations
  • Evaluate security configurations, access controls, encryption mechanisms, and network architecture in cloud environments
  • Participate in the Enterprise Risk Assessment and Management process for Gore

    Collaboration and Communication:
    • Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders across aligned technology division(s) and functional areas to stay abreast of current issues and risks facing the Enterprise
    • Prepare and communicate audit observations and detailed audit reports including identified risks, vulnerabilities, control deficiencies, and recommendations for remediation in a clear and concise manner
    • Monitor progress towards resolution and perform appropriate follow up on all outstanding audit observations
    • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture focused on continuous improvement and professional development

      Required Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting, or a related field
      • Minimum of 6 years of professional experience in audit, risk management, or related roles, including a minimum 2 years of internal audit experience
      • Knowledge and expertise with COSO, internal controls, IIA Professional Auditing Standards, and risk-based auditing
      • Strong understanding of industry standards and frameworks, including NIST and CIS benchmarks
      • Extensive knowledge of IT risk management, control techniques and control frameworks, including IT SOX compliance
      • Extensive SAP knowledge and understanding of current IT security, risks, and trends
      • Demonstrated knowledge of cloud security principles and best practices
      • Organized and detail oriented, with a high degree of ethics, integrity, and professionalism
      • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, dynamic, and fast paced environment with strong inherent project execution skills
      • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) across all levels in the organization along with the ability to manage differing perspectives and influence positive outcomes
      • Ability to travel up to 25%, including international

        Desired Qualifications:
        • Prior experience in an IT Audit role
        • Advanced degree or professional certifications (e.g., Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certificate in Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK), or equivalent certification, is highly desirable
        • Experience working with international teams/stakeholders in Asia/Europe

          Hybrid Working Arrangements are permitted for Associates in the continental United States (US) and Canada, with appropriate approval and compliance with Gore's hybrid working policies, from the country in which they are employed.

          What We Offer: Our success is based on the capability and creativity of our Associates, and we are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive total rewards program that supports your everyday and helps you build your tomorrow.

          We provide benefits that offer choice and flexibility and promote overall well-being. And in keeping with our belief that every Associate should share in the collective success of the enterprise; we provide a distinctive Associate Stock Ownership Plan in each country as well as potential opportunities for "profit-sharing". Learn more at

          We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workplace. With diverse perspectives, ideas and experiences, we uncover new possibilities and make a greater impact in the world. We are proud of Associates for building on our rich history of innovation, upholding our values and supporting an inclusive work environment where we treat each other and our external partners with fairness, dignity and respect.

          Gore is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, genetic information, pregnancy status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran, gender identity and expression, and any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.

          Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening. Gore will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, e.g., arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws.

          Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the U.S. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.

          Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes your questions at



Keywords: W.L. Gore & Associates, Newark , IT Internal Audit Manager, Executive , Newark, Delaware

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