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Internal Audit - Cloud Technology Director

Company: Morgan Stanley
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.
Department Profile

Morgan Stanley's Internal Audit Department reports to the Firm's Board Audit Committee and comprises financial, technology and risk auditors. Our mission is to be recognized as a strong and high performing audit function that is viewed as a trusted authority and advisor to the Board, Firm management and industry regulators in assessing and strengthening the Firm's control environment. Internal Audit provides independent assurance on the quality and effectiveness of Morgan Stanley's internal control, risk management and governance systems and processes.
_Technology Auditors_focus on the application and system infrastructure controls that manage business risks and are responsible for understanding, analyzing, and testing the technology controls, including those over data accuracy, completeness and processing, systems development, application security and entitlements, production management and technology governance. Technology Auditors work closely with our Business Auditors to perform integrated audits.
Morgan Stanley is seeking a strong Cloud Audit candidate to cover the applications and system infrastructure supporting the Technology audit coverage in Morgan Stanley.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with the Technology audit team, within Internal Audit, to manage/execute risk based audits.
  • Assess risk associated with various cloud engagement models (laaS, PaaS, SaaS) and their implementation in the firm.
  • Test controls over applications and system infrastructure, including those over data accuracy, completeness and processing, systems development, change management, data security and entitlements, production management and technology governance
  • Identify control gaps and open risks, raise insightful questions to identify root causes and business impact and draw the appropriate conclusions
  • Work in close collaboration with colleagues located in overseas offices to support application technology audits. The candidate is expected to have excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of virtual teams
  • Participate/ lead strategic initiatives and projects to enhance our cloud audit approach and coverage.

    Skills required

    • Understand audit scope, prepare audit planning documentation, and plan and conduct walkthroughs
    • Understand the financial system and reporting requirements as applicable to key business processes in scope and associated risks, and identify the key technology risks and controls that are impacted.

      Skills and Qualities

      • Bachelors' Degree (Computer Science or IT related preferred) (Masters Preferred)
      • Recognized cloud certifications (preferred, though not required)
      • Seven to ten years of relevant experience in cloud consulting or cloud audit of Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services.
      • Understanding and hands on experience in cloud technology focusing on cloud security, information protection and DevOps.
      • Proven ability to manage and collaborate within teams, especially in a global team
      • structure
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Proven ability to learn quickly and think critically
      • Proven ability to work independently on multiple assignments, while meeting deadlines

        Morgan Stanley's goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the first choice for prospective employees.
        It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy, veteran or military service status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
        Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/Disability/Vet).
        Job: *Audit
        Title: Internal Audit - Cloud Technology Director
        Location: Virginia-Arlington
        Requisition ID: 3232554

Keywords: Morgan Stanley, Arlington , Internal Audit - Cloud Technology Director, Accounting, Auditing , Arlington, Virginia

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