Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ 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 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five 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.
Job Summary: 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 innovation, finance, compliance, and operational 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 audit, assurance and advisory activities, primarily focused on digital transformation initiatives, product development 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.
Contribute effectively to developing a flexible, risk-based annual technology audit, assurance, and advisory services plan by understanding trends and risks associated with digital transformation initiatives, product development 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 product organizations.
Be a trusted business advisor by developing business relationships and providing value-add assurance, advice and insight to IT and product management on governance, risk, compliance, control improvement matters, and key Company initiatives
Work regularly and communicate effectively with IT, product 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, System Development, Information Security or similar including 2+ years of management experience; 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, agile methodology, cybersecurity, product engineering, DevSecOps, and Continuous Integration / Continuous Development pipeline (Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes etc.)
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, enthusiasm to drive results; action oriented; views challenges as opportunities; tenacious and focused
Willingness to travel nationally and internationally (up to 15%)
One or more relevant professional certifications (CISA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CDP, PMI-ACP etc.)
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related degree plus technical IT experience
Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, 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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