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IT Internal Auditor - Lead Associate (Hybrid)

Company: Fannie Mae
Location: Plano
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do helps make a home a possibility for millions of homeowners and renters. Every day offers compelling opportunities to impact the future of the housing industry while being part of an inclusive team thriving in an energizing, flexible environment. Here, you will grow your career and help create access to fair, affordable housing finance.

Job Description

As a valued colleague on our team, you will assist with planning, executing and reporting audits of complex functionalities and output of various information technology systems, applications or platforms/operating systems or risk management activities for compliance with corporate policies and procedures. The position is focused on work related to cyber related risks and activities.


The IT Internal Auditor - Lead Associate role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:

  • Apply specialized technical knowledge and expertise to perform reviews focused on cyber security, resiliency, and complex infrastructure environments both in the cloud and on-premise.
  • Engage in continuous risk assessments and monitoring of key cyber related risks confronting Fannie Mae.
  • Act as a source of knowledge related to cyber security by coaching junior staff and conducting formal training across the team and division.
  • Successfully perform all key job functions of the Senior Auditor role at a higher level of complexity, scope and autonomy. Assist with coordinating and administering assignments, monitoring audit team progress and managing budgets and schedules.
  • Serve as day-to-day project leader for audits ensuring projects are completed on-time and within scope and budget. Identify risks and assess potential impact of risks on the organization; use a risk-based approach to develop and adjust audit plans as appropriate and determine areas requiring additional analysis. Review and finalize staff work papers and deliverables with IT Audit Manager/Director. Review and finalize audit reports with IT Audit Manager/Director.
  • Track results of prior audits and facilitate appropriate corrective action. Continually strengthen and improve the governance, risk and control environment of the organization acting as a key driver of change within Internal Audit and across the organization.
  • Provide day-to-day project management oversight of other IT Auditors (including project guidance and informal coaching). Conduct first level review of work and documentation; leverage IT Audit Manager/Director guidance as needed. Communicate project team and audit objectives; inspire and motivate team members to achieve results.
  • Build and maintain relationships with business partners. Provide advice and share Internal Audit knowledge with business partner managers and staff to strengthen governance, risk and control environments, as appropriate. Qualifications


    Minimum Required Experience
    • 4 years of relevant experience Desired Experience
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related area of study
      • 7+ years of relevant experience is highly desired
      • Master's degree and/or Master of Business Administration Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics or related area of study
      • One or more of the following certifications: CISA, CISSP, CEH, CRISC, CISM
      • General understanding of information security practice, industry frameworks, and regulatory requirements related to Cybersecurity and/or Cloud implementation
      • Exposure to cyber and cloud technologies
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Critical thinking and data analytic skills

        Additional Information

        Job Reference ID: REF11805I

        IT - Internal Audit - Lead Associate

        The future is what you make it to be. Discover compelling opportunities at

        Fannie Mae is primarily a hybrid company. We embrace flexibility for our employees while providing office space for in-person work and collaboration. This role is classified as Hybrid. If you speak with a Recruiter, they will provide you with more information about the definition of this classification.

        Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at

        The hiring range for this role is set forth on each of our job postings located on Fannie Mae's Career Site. Final salaries will generally vary within that range based on factors that include but are not limited to, skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and other relevant qualifications. This position is eligible to participate in a Fannie Mae incentive program (subject to the terms of the program). As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Fannie Mae offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle, and other benefits and perks that enhance an employee's physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being. See more here.

Keywords: Fannie Mae, Plano , IT Internal Auditor - Lead Associate (Hybrid), Accounting, Auditing , Plano, Texas

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