Jack Henry and Associates Senior IT Internal Auditor in Lenexa, Kansas

Job Description

The Senior IT Internal Auditor plans and executes complex information technology governance, cybersecurity and operational audits. Experience in payment systems, information security, application SDLC, or data center operations is preferred. The individual will be a Lead Auditor-in-charge, participate on engagements led by peer team members, or complete special projects. Focus is the identification of risk and collaborative development of mitigation strategies with business unit management who is responsible for implementation.

Senior auditors are charged with completing a delegated audit plan, presenting observations to various levels of management, and authoring written reports. A successful candidate must be able to effectively multi-task, work with peers and management, meet deadlines, and demonstrate initiative.


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.

  • Must have a minimum 6 years of experience designing and executing risk based internal audit engagements.

  • Must have experience as an IT Risk Auditor or must have IT Operations experience.

  • Must have the ability to determine areas of risk, evaluate pertinent controls, and identify gaps.

  • Must be able to travel up to 25% based on business need to various JHA offices around the country.


  • Professional certification such as CPA, CFE, CIA, CISA, CISSP, or AAP is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of COSO 2013, COBIT, and the International Professional Practices Framework for Internal Auditing is preferred.

  • Experience testing application controls is preferred.

  • Payment systems experience is preferred.

  • Data Center operations experience is preferred.

  • Risk assessment, vulnerability assessment, or penetration testing experience is preferred.

  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills.


  • Responsible for the design and execution of complex risk based internal audit engagements.

  • Performs root cause analysis in support of enterprise risk management.

  • Monitors status of risk mitigation.

  • Researches and recommends process, security, operations, or compliance enhancements.

  • Coordinates tasks with internal and external assurance providers and risk assessors.

  • Provides direct assistance on external audit engagements.

  • Consults on strategic project and process improvement initiatives.

  • May assist less experienced peers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Jack Henry & Associates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

Females, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.