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Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit

IT Security Auditor

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Salary Range: $60,000-$70,000 commensurate with experience

**The position may be filled at a Senior IT Auditor level with commensurate salary levels, depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

If you are looking for a rewarding career that supports work-life balance, consider joining the dedicated professionals at the Legislative Division of Post Audit, the audit arm of the Kansas Legislature.  Our IT audit team conducts IT security audits of government agencies and continuously monitors selected state IT projects to help identify when a project is at risk of failure. Our office supports state government and the citizens of Kansas while providing a healthy, equal-opportunity work environment. Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Incentives

  • A pay-for-performance environment with a defined career path
  • Opportunities for professional development and continued skills training
  • Work-life balance incentives such as flexible work schedules, and casual dress code, as well as periodically working from home
  • Strong retirement benefits
  • Comprehensive medical and dental health plans
  • 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
  • Other financial planning options such as life and disability insurance, student savings plans, and deferred compensation options

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help plan risk-based IT audits
  • Review prior audits and evaluations
  • Review agency security policies, computer settings, and practices
  • Interview agency staff
  • Evaluate physical and logical controls of data centers and agency buildings
  • Develop audit findings and prepare audit reports
  • Help monitor selected state IT projects

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree, four years of IT experience, or a combination of post-secondary education and IT experience totaling four years.
  • Successfully completed audit coursework or 3 months of audit /evaluation / compliance work experience.
  • Sound understanding of IT security controls and requirements, including security control frameworks (e.g. NIST, CIS).
  • Critical thinking, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in IT auditing, conducting vulnerability assessments, security risk assessments, or similar IT security compliance related work.
  • CISA, Security+, or similar certifications.

Conditions of Employment

The successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge of information security controls and requirements, and have experience in conducting vulnerability assessments, or similar IT security related work.

The successful candidate must:

  • Pass a review and confirmation of references, resume, and education
  • Be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Be located within driving distance of our Topeka home base office.

If hired, the candidate must:

  • Provide proof of a tax-clearance certificate from the Kansas Department of Revenue
  • Successfully pass a criminal history records check
  • Be cleared through the e-Verify system
  • Qualify for a high-level agency security clearance

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