Internal Audit, Corporate Risk Technology, Associate, Dallas

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Internal Audit
Business Unit
IA Engineering
Employment Type



In Internal Audit, we ensure that Goldman Sachs maintains effective controls by assessing the reliability of financial reports, monitoring the firm’s compliance with laws and regulations, and advising management on developing smart control solutions. Our group has unique insight on the financial industry and its products and operations. We’re looking for detail-oriented team players who have an interest in financial markets and want to gain insight into the firm’s operations and control processes.


Job Summary & Responsibilities

For each assigned review you will report to an experienced project manager. You will be expected to:

  • Assist the risk assessment, scoping and planning of a review.
  • Assist in executing the review. Specifically focusing on the following:
  • Design and execute tests to validate identified application system controls, which may require data analysis, code inspection and re-performance of system processes.
  • Analyze the design of controls around the underlying system architecture in the context of information technology controls such as security, availability and performance and their impact on the business.
  • Analyze the business and technology processes to evaluate the effectiveness of the relevant technology controls.
  • Validate that system features meet business, technology and regulatory requirements.
  • Validate the quality of internal SOX assessments.
  • Document the results of the test steps executed within the IA automated document project repository.
  • Assist in the report preparation by preparing commercially effective audit conclusions and findings
  • Assist in presenting the scope, progress and results of the review to internal, IT and business stakeholders.
  • Follow-up on open audit issues and their resolution
  • Participate in department-wide initiatives aimed at continually improving IA's processes and supporting infrastructure

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in a technology audit role
  • Understanding of Java, C++ or scripting languages (e.g. PERL)
  • Intermediate level analytical and data analysis skills (e.g., SQL or similar tools)
  • 4-year degree required (Computer Science, Math, MIS preferred)
  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Good leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CISA, CISSP, CISM, CFA, Series 7) is a plus
  • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the investment banking, brokerage industry, capital markets, securities products, regulations relevant to Bank Holding Companies.
  • Experience with: Application security management: user entitlements, authentication, accountability, data protection
  • System Architecture and Design: availability, performance, scalability, data integrity
  • Technology Operations: change management, data backup and retention, performance and capacity management
  • Technology governance: technology risk management, policies and procedures, rules, regulations, intellectual property



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