Hiring Kit: IT Audit Director
Security measures and other IT controls only work if they are implemented consistently, predictably and with integrity. The IT audit director develops and schedules internal audits to measure and document whether those IT controls were followed as prescribed.
This hiring kit from TechRepublic Premium can give your enterprise a head start on finding your ideal candidate for the IT audit director role.
From the hiring kit:
With the widespread implementation of big data, the Internet of Things and data analytics, successful modern business enterprises are increasingly dependent on the accurate, reliable and timely collection and processing of information. To ensure the data generated by the adoption of new technologies is accurate and reliable, businesses must develop internal auditing systems for measuring and monitoring deployed information technology at all levels of the enterprise.
According to Salary.com, the salary for an IT audit director in the United States ranges from about $157,000 per year to around $231,000 per year. The median salary in that range is approximately $191,000 per year.
DETERMINING FACTORS, DESIRABLE PERSONALITY TRAITS AND SKILLSETS
In general, an IT audit director will be meticulous in their attention to detail, precise in the execution of their duties and extremely well-organized. Operating at the director level, they will be expected to manage a team of investigators, auditors and business forensic specialists. All these duties require extensive experience and tremendous communication skills.