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.


Job Responsibilities:

For each assigned review you will report to an experienced project manager.

You will be expected to:

  • Assist the risk assessment, scoping and planning of a review.
  • Assist in executing the review. Specifically focusing on the following:
  • 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
  • Assist in vetting audit observations
  • Assist in tracking, monitoring and recording remediation of risks identified in reviews.

Business knowledge / Qualifications:

  • BE/B Tech/MCA/MBA in Systems/MSc or equivalent University degrees in technology.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in application technology audit, application development, SQA, information security, technology consulting or other relevant industry experience.
  • Technology audit skills including an understanding of:
  • System Development / Programming Languages
  • Databases
  • System Architecture (Distributed/Messaging)
  • Operating Systems
  • Data analysis skills (SQL, ACL, or similar tools)
  • Ability to review / develop code (OO languages like Java, C#, C++)
  • Ability to work effectively across a large audit team, understanding the team’s role in the overall strategy of the firm
  • 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 work load
  • Must be highly motivated with strong analytical skills, willing and able to learn new business and system processes quickly
  • Relevant Certification or industry accreditation (CISA, CISSP, etc) useful but not required
  • Financial Services knowledge and financial product knowledge is preferred

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