Internal Audit-Dallas-Senior Vice President-Technology Audit

Dallas, Texas, United States

Goldman Sachs

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base.

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In Internal Audit, we ensure that Goldman Sachs maintains effective controls by assessing the reliability of financial reports, monitoring the firm’s compliance with laws and regulations, and advising management on developing smart control solutions. Our group has unique insight on the financial industry and its products and operations. We’re looking for detail-oriented team players who have an interest in financial markets and want to gain insight into the firm’s operations and control processes.
  • Perform and complete scoping and planning of a review. 
  • Complete execution of a review.
  • Analyze the design of controls around the underlying system architecture in the context of information technology controls and its impact on the business. 
  • Analyze the business and technology processes to evaluate the design and effectiveness of the relevant technology controls by designing and executing tests to validate identified system control features, which may require data analysis, code inspection and re-performance of system processes. 
  • Document the results of the test steps executed within the IA automated document project repository as per the departmental guidelines.
  • Successfully vet audit observations 
  • Track, monitor and record remediation of risks identified in reviews. 



  • BE/B Tech/MCA/MBA in Systems/MSc or equivalent University degrees in technology
  • At least 15 years of experience in technology audit focusing on technology audit
  • Technology audit skills including an understanding of: 
    • System architecture, databases, operating systems and messaging
    • Cloud architecture and security controls
    • Prior experience of testing automated IT application controls
    • System Development / Programming Languages 
    • Databases 
    • Application security principles
    • System development lifecycle (SDLC)
    • Management, monitoring and operations of technology (backups, change management, system monitoring, incident/problem management)
    • Business continuity planning and disaster recovery design and implementation
    • Security within the software development lifecycle
  • Experience in managing audit engagements or technology projects
  • Relevant Certification or industry accreditation (CISA, CISSP, etc)
  • Ability to work effectively across a large global audit team, understanding the team’s role in the overall strategy of the firm 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills a must; strong interpersonal skills essential. Job requires frequent interaction with technology management 
  • Must be able to multitask while managing both time and workload 
  • Ability to review code (OO languages like Java, C#, C++)
  • Understanding of:
    • Data analysis skills (SQL, ACL, or similar tools) 
    • System Architecture (Distributed/Messaging) 
    • Operating Systems
  • Experience with Data Analytics tools and techniques

Preferred Skills:

Experience working with and auditing cloud technologies (AWS, Google or Azure) Security risks related to web, mobile, serverless and containerized applications, and network infrastructure. Knowledge of Software-as-a-Service products including auditing of Microsoft 365 Recognized cloud security certification (CCSP, CCSK, AWS certifications etc.)




  At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world. 
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Perks/benefits: Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States

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