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Freddie Mac IT Audit Supv in McLean, Virginia


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McLean, VA 2

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Position Overview:

The Information Systems Audit (ISA) team is part of the Internal Audit Division and provides independent assurance over how Information & Technology risk is managed at Freddie Mac.

Staff members on the ISA team are highly-skilled audit, risk management, and/or technology professionals with a demonstrated ability to provide value added audit and advisory services to Freddie Mac. The team plays a critical role in crafting Freddie Mac’s approach to managing Information & Technology risk by providing independent, objective, and value-added assurance of risk management, governance, and controls.

The IT Audit Supervisor will be part of this team and focus on executing end-to-end audit services on Information & Technology risk. These duties span over multiple areas while reviewing Freddie Mac’s core business processes down to delivering audits directed on core Information Technology General Controls. As part of the Third Line of Defense the candidate will work closely with risk partners in the Second Line of Defense and practitioners in the First Line of Defense in both the lines of business and Information Technology.

Your Work Falls into Three Primary Categories:

Audit/Project Execution

  • Work independently or as part of an audit teams and ensure work is completed on time and in keeping with professional standards.

  • Perform and document work such as procedure development, walkthroughs and controls testing in accordance with Internal Audit standards.

  • Provide consultative advice to business and IT management on current or emerging Information & Technology risk, control and governance matters.

  • Based on the work performed, identify and draft strategic, business focused issues and effectively communicate results to relevant partners.

  • Conduct internal training sessions to share knowledge and standard methodologies.

Project Management

  • Maintain, track and communicate project status to key partners.

People Management

  • Within the context of individual audits, perform people management related tasks such as mentor-ship and project performance evaluations.

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Internal Audit


  • Minimum of 6 years working experience. Experience must include a minimum of 4 years auditing Information & Technology risks in a large IT environment

  • Relevant degree in Management Information Systems, Business Administration with an emphasis in Technology, Computer Science, Accounting Information Systems or related field

  • Implementation experience or compliance review experience of industry standards to include COBIT, NIST, ISO, or ITIL

  • Platform, middleware, and application audit experience to include experience with the various levels of the OSI model and technologies including Windows, Unix and, Oracle.

  • Basic knowledge of cloud-based tools, applications and vendors such as AWS, Azure, or Google.

  • Solid grasp of various change and project management methodologies (SDLC, Agile)

  • CISA, CPA, or CIA or willingness to obtain within the first year of employment

Keys to Success in this Role:

  • Must work well in a collaborative environment as well as individually

  • Must work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Additional certifications such as PMP, CRISC, CISM, CISSP;

  • Experience with data analytics and supporting tools (Tableau, SAS, Python);

  • Privacy and Information security risk compliance experience with regulatory environments including GDPR or CCPA

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IT Audit Supervisor

Preferred Skills:

  • Additional certifications such as PMP, CRISC, CISM, CISSP;

  • Experience with data analytics and supporting tools (Tableau, SAS, Python);

  • Privacy and Information security risk compliance experience with regulatory environments including GDPR or CCPA

Closing Statement:

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Audit Compliance & Quality

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Internal Audit