IT Auditor

Job description IT Auditor

Related job descriptions: Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Compliance & Validation Engineer, DPO (Data Protection Officer), ICT Risk Manager

  • You might know this job as Information System Auditor, Technology Auditor, System Auditor

What is the job description of an IT Auditor?

IT Auditors audit information systems for weak spots and develop plans of action to optimise system security. Among others, they optimise operating system platforms, information networks and information technology in search of the most efficient and effective ways of working.

What skills does an IT Auditor need?

IT Auditors need a wide array of technical and soft skills to cater to all aspects of the job.

Technical skills

  • Expert knowledge of IT auditing standards
  • Expert knowledge of visual modelling tools
  • Working knowledge of IT auditing tools and methods
  • Expert knowledge of business strategy and information security

Soft skills

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as to collaborate in team
  • Analytic mind trained in detailed and structured work
  • People skills necessary to assist/support and to communicate to non-technical profiles
  • Project management and organisational skills

Degrees & Certificates

  • BA/MA degree in Computer Science, Web development, Software Engineering or equivalent through experience
  • Certifications in cybersecurity, auditing

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