Senior IT Auditor

At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. The Global Technology & Operations Audit group (GTOA) is a diverse team of auditors that ensures proper risk management practices are employed by engineers, developers, business analysts, and project managers.  This role will be part of the team that is specifically responsible for providing assurance over Enterprise Infrastructure and Architecture


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Job Location

United States : North Carolina : Cary


Alternate Job Location

Not Applicable : Not Applicable


Job Description

As part of the enterprise's "general contractor of choice" for risk management and control, ensures all business risks are anticipated, recognized, and appropriately managed before they can adversely affect the company. Reviews business processes, IT applications, and financial practices enterprise-wide to ensure the use of compliant and best practices, procedural efficiency, and accuracy. Prepares reports of audit findings for business managers, and proposes recommendations for changes as needed. Prepares reports for senior management on larger-scale audit assignments. Participates consultatively in implementing changes to the extent possible. Audit reviews may be conducted in specialized areas, such as insurance, financial products and services, investment portfolios, actuarial, or international operations, requiring specific knowledge pertaining to policies or regulations governing areas being audited.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Conducts or assists in the conduct of studies of limited-to-moderate complexity to assess the soundness, adequacy, compliance, and cost-effectiveness of the enterprise's operational, financial, and information systems' controls
  • Reports on findings to business management and assists in compiling reports for senior management
  • Devises and recommends remedies to faulty systems and procedures; to the extent possible, assists in their implementation
  • May participate in projects, completing assigned tasks and responsibilities within the assigned budget and timeline
  • May assist clients in developing actions to resolve audit issues; may assist audit management in communicating findings to business clients; maintains a positive working relationship with auditees; maintains an ongoing relationship with key business contacts
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Required Qualifications

  • 3-5 yrs. relevant business experience
  • Working towards CISA, CIA, CPA, CISM or CISSP designation
  • Possesses intermediate-level understanding of IT general controls (security, change management, disaster backup recovery, data center, etc.); system development lifecycle methodology, operating system and database platforms (mainframe, client/server, Web services, Windows, UNIT, AS400, DB2, etc.)
  • Possesses fundamental understanding of IT control concepts (application controls, separation of development, test, and production environments, testing methodologies, etc
  • Possesses intermediate understanding of data analysis tools such as ACL, and application of financial and operational analytics; knowledge of risk-based analytics of business finances and operations, and data sources that drive the analytics
  • Possesses intermediate-level understanding of Generally Accepted Audit Standards, IIA standards, accounting and auditing sampling and testing methodologies, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, risk management, and SEC and statutory reporting; also intermediate-level understanding of the financial services industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including listening and interviewing skills.


Required Education

Bachelor’s degree





Business Category

Global Technology & Operations Audit





MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 43221 

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