Senior Technical IT Auditor

Job title: Senior Technical IT Auditor

Company: DP World

Job description: Job Description:

Job Purpose

  • As part of the Technology audit team, you will engage in multiple audits and assurance reviews. The reviews focus on the assessment and/or evaluation of Information Technology (IT) systems and the mitigation of IT-related business risks.
  • To perform IT & Technical audits at any DPW group location either independently or as part of a team to assess the adequacy of IT & Secure Dev Ops controls in line with COBIT, ITIL, PMI, ISO27001, DPW HO IT policies, and other applicable IT, security & development frameworks, standards/ regulations.
  • To produce effective and accurate IT audit findings and recommendations to remediate the control weaknesses and improve the overall maturity of the development and IT processes.

Key Accountabilities

  • To independently plan and conduct moderately complex technical IT audits with specific focus on full Technology risk assessments, IT General Controls, IT Application revies, IT Governance, IT frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ISO standards, security frameworks, ITIL, TOGAF, etc.), Software Development Lifecycle, on in house and 3rd party developed application/ products.
  • Evaluating key IT & development risks across the group, Planning IT audit, defining & documenting audit scope, along with the VP of Tech Audit. To work with other Tech Audit team members on all audits as required.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with a wide network of stakeholders across our Business Units and Group functions to ensure effective two-way flow of information.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the audit methodology, internal audit systems and processes to ensure a risk based, systematic and consistent approach to audit assurance including quality assurance procedures
  • Perform independent assessment of the compliance to internal IT policies, procedures, and processes;
  • Communicate with auditee the findings during and the test work and at the closing meeting, make recommendations to improve processes;
  • Document and Report findings & recommendations in an audit report in a concise easily understood manner to relevant parties, with supporting documentation and evidences to backup the findings.
  • Follow up on closure of O/S Audit Issues on prior audit business units twice per annum, review and validate closure evidence and provide status data on Open/Closed issues to GIA Manager/Deputy/CIA as required.
  • Keep up to date with the IT & software development industry trends and advancements by investing in self-learning and being an active member and contributor at organizations such as ISACA, Dev Ops forums, Development groups, emerging full stack technologies.
  • Enthusiasm for innovation in the tech industry, including continuous learning and improvement.
  • Support the VP of Tech Audit on non-audit related projects and initiatives.
  • Accumulate and Share good practices within the DPW terminal portfolio and external entities.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationship with auditees’ IT teams to create an expert network, leverage the global expert network, promote synergy within various DPW IT departments.
  • Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

Knowledge & Experience:

  • A background in IT risk and audit assurance, preferably from internal audit
  • Experience with internal audit methodology and applying concepts in audit delivery and execution
  • Knowledge of standards such as COBIT, ITIL, PMI, PRINCE2, Understand development frameworks and methodologies (SDLC, Agile, SCRUM etc.)
  • Must attain CISA and be working towards additional certification CISM, CRISC with at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related stream;
  • Strong delivery record in writing clear concise audit reports for variety of IT and non IT stakeholders including the board and executive is essential.
  • Experience supporting the development of audit strategies and plans, and proven demonstrable experience undertaking and delivering audits in a timely and quality manner.
  • Experience of establishing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships with the ability to engage and influence where necessary.
  • Ability to manage own workload, using own initiative, demonstrating strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and present results in front of others and manage difficult conversations.
  • Experience in Cloud technologies/methodologies: AWS, Azure, Salesforce, CIDC, a plus
  • Experience in Agile, Containerised programming, Ecommerce applications, payment processing, Block chain, AI, complex Data analytics and business intelligence highly valued
  • Knowledge of Technical Product Management
  • Ability to demonstrate adaptive experience gaining technical situational depth quickly, quantifying impact assessment, triage & root causing activities, defining remediation options, and expressing declarative technical recommendations.
  • Independently plan and complete work seeking guidance from VP of Tech Audit and Tech audit managers as needed.
  • Consistently document relevant facts and information which support the work performed and effectively evaluate audit results, weighing the relevancy, accuracy, and perspective of conclusions against the accumulated audit evidence.
  • Provide professional support to rest of Internal Audit team and identify and maintain IT audit technical and best practice standards within the Group
  • Work with Group and Regional IT departments to promote best practice, IT policy compliance and consistent products and practice.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • Professional qualification minimum one out of e.g. CISA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, PMP.
  • 7+years of experience in IT internal auditing, risk management, IT compliance, IT project management, information security, software development or technology.
  • Big 4 experience is desirable or large corporate experience in IT & information security auditing, assessment, or consulting.
  • Interest in understanding complex data relationships to solve business problems
  • Outstanding communication skills (oral, written, and presentation)
  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision
  • Positive attitude and demeanor with a collaborative personality
  • Able to travel between 30% and 70% of the time to locations around the world
  • Ability to work as a team player with flexible hours in split remote working environments
  • Proficiency in languages e.g. Arabic, French, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean an advantage

About Us:

We are the leading provider of smart logistics solutions, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services touches every aspect of life.

We’re a global network of; 181 business units in 64 countries across six continents. From marine services and inland terminals to industrial parks as well as technology driven customer solutions.

Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work.

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 56,000 employees from 64 countries are committed to bringing every customer and partner unrivaled value.

We do this by building and growing long lasting relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain.

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading technology to create the smartest, most efficient and innovative trade solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.

By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Sat, 05 Mar 2022 00:57:50 GMT

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