Compliance Spec Prin

BAE Systems

Falls Church, VA

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Job Description
BAE Systems, Inc. is looking to hire an experienced Compliance Analyst to join our Enterprise Shared Services’ (ESS) Governance team based out of the HQ location, in Falls Church VA. Remote applicants will be considered as the position offers the option to work remotely. The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic group of IT audit professionals for ESS IT, tracking audit recommendations, and driving improvements in compliance, control and governance processes.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist management with the coordination of internal IT audits that impact ESS IT operations, end-user services, cybersecurity and applications including the coordinating entrance / exit conferences and interviews, facilitating data / information requests, assessing audit conclusions / reports for accuracy and completeness, assisting management with review and response to audit findings, and providing timely status updates.
  • Examine internal IT controls, evaluate the design and operational effectiveness, determine exposure to risk and develop remediation strategies.
  • Conduct efficient and effective IT audit testing procedures, including the review, evaluation and testing of key GITCs.
  • Facilitate compliance audits to improve the risk and control environment, increase awareness and knowledge of compliance requirements, and identifying ways to streamline or improve the control environment without increasing overall risk.
  • Communicate complex technical issues in simplified terms to the relevant teams and stakeholders.
  • Assist with providing recommendations and guidance to remediate identified security and control risks.
  • Develop a strong understanding of business and system processes.
  • Help to establish corrective actions for adequacy and monitor open recommendations for timely resolution.
  • Collaborate with internal business units, management and other stakeholders to maintain awareness of changes in risk profiles while promoting the awareness of risk and compliance.

Clearance Level - Must Be Able to Obtain
  • None

Required Skills and Education
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree and 7-10 years’ work experience or equivalent experience.

Required Skills
  • 7-10 years of experience in an audit or compliance role.
  • Well rounded IT audit experience, with Big Four external IT audit experience preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind on IT processes and outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with continuous process improvement, innovative governance, risk and compliance solutions.

Preferred Skills and Education
Preferred Skills
  • Big Four external IT audit experience preferred.
  • Solid understanding of information security frameworks and IT audit methodologies.
  • Proficient with a broad knowledge of IT operations and technologies such as Network Infrastructure technologies (WAN/MAN/LAN), Cybersecurity, Active Directory, Backup & Recovery, Data Center, Operating Systems, Virtualization Services, SDLC and Change Management.
  • IT application experience (SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft and Costpoint).

About BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender
About BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
Typical Education and Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience