Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
We are a fast-growing global company with 78 consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,000+ networks and 3,000 cloud and IT service providers in 31 countries spanning six continents.
A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
Equinix’s Internal Audit department, known as Business Assurance Services (BAS), enhances and protects organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. In a demanding high-performance environment designed for high-caliber individuals seeking growth and career advancement, BAS team members gain valuable experience and in-depth knowledge of the information technology (IT), product, finance, compliance, operational, and strategic areas of the Company by working on a wide range of assurance and advisory activities.
We are seeking a Technology Audit Manager for the BAS department who will lead and perform the risk-based technology assurance and advisory activities, primarily focused on IT systems (including cloud platforms), cybersecurity, digital transformation initiatives, and emerging technologies. This position will report to and work closely with the leader of the Technology Assurance group in the BAS department. The position will manage large, complex, and highly visible engagements, develop strong working relationships with management, and manage or mentor other BAS team members. The position requires a person adept in balancing the dual roles of independent, objective assurance provider and consultative business partner. The position will be based in one of the following locations: Dallas, TX; Toronto, Canada; Redwood City, CA; or Tampa, FL.
Contribute effectively to developing a flexible, risk-based annual technology audit and advisory services plan by understanding trends and risks associated with IT systems (including cloud platforms), cybersecurity, digital transformation initiatives, and emerging technologies.
Lead and perform the planning, fieldwork, and reporting of the risk-based audit and advisory activities and provide assurance over the technology risk universe, as well as work with other BAS team members on integrated audits and other BAS projects
Identify, evaluate, analyze, prioritize, and communicate risks and control improvements associated with Equinix’s IT and Information Security organizations
Be a trusted business advisor by developing business relationships and providing value-add assurance, advice, and insight to IT and Information Security management on governance, risk, compliance, control improvement matters, and key Company initiatives in related areas such as cybersecurity, cloud governance, data analytics, data privacy, business continuity planning, and disaster recovery
Work regularly and communicate effectively with IT and business process owners and senior management to relay findings and recommendations, track and help drive remediation efforts to closure, advise on control requirements in the design of new systems and processes, identify trends and insights, and continuously seek improvement opportunities
Manage outside consulting resources on select engagements to carry out BAS activities and meet BAS objectives – within budget and on schedule for each engagement
Stay up to date on technology trends and inform senior leadership of emerging trends and best practices in governance, risk, and compliance
5 years of experience in Technology Audit, Compliance, Information Security or similar including 2+ years in Technology Audit management role; combination of Big 4 experience and industry experience at a multi-national public company is preferred
Experience with the following areas is a strongly preferred: cloud applications (Oracle Cloud ERP, Hyperion, SFDC), cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud), hybrid cloud architecture, cybersecurity, agile methodology, data analytics, continuous auditing, RPA, DevSecOps, and Continuous Integration / Continuous Development pipeline (GitHub, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes etc.)
Experience with system implementation reviews and on-prem to SaaS application migration reviews is strongly preferred
Experience working with programming language and SQL in addition to Audit and Compliance roles is preferred
Ability to work in a fast moving, global, complex company environment, to easily adapt between working independently (with minimal direction) or collaboratively on a team (with various stakeholders and varied personalities), to be effective in new situations, and to work comfortably in ambiguity on unstructured projects and in a multi-tasking environment
Team player focused on team cohesion and success; adept at building relationships across organizations; willingness and ability to lead projects as well as participate as member of project team
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to effect change through collaboration, professionalism, trust, credibility, and influence
Strong analytical skills with ability to quickly evaluate issues, determine root causes, and creatively solve complex problems in a solutions-oriented environment
Commitment to quality, willingness to challenge current practice and innovate, and continuous improvement mindset
Ability to listen to understand and to bring a balanced perspective, while skillfully managing potentially contentious interactions and standing ground in the face of audit client or internal pressure
Self-motivated, flexible, proactive, rapid learner, and responsive; possesses passion, energy, and enthusiasm to drive results; action oriented; views challenges as opportunities; tenacious and focused
Willingness to travel nationally and internationally (up to 10%)
One or more relevant professional certifications (CISA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CSX-P, CCAK, CDP, etc.)
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related degree plus technical IT experience; advanced degree (MBA or MS) is a plus
Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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