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Senior Cyber Security Audit Supervisor

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Job ID: 60224
Department: Audit
Location: Journal Square Transp. Center


TITLE:Senior Cyber Security Audit Supervisor


LOCATION:Journal Square Transportation Center

FT/PT:Full time



DIVISION:Information System and Technology Audits Division




JOB DESCRIPTION: Reporting directly to the Audit Division Manager, the selected candidate will assist the Manager in the development, risk assessment and preparation of an annual audit plan; provide supervision and direction in the performance of information systems and cyber security audits to ensure adequacy and effectiveness of controls applicable to the Agency’s computer and technology environment; perform complex/sensitive reviews and special assignments; ensure resources are utilized in areas of highest risk and that the scope and budget are appropriate for each assignment; utilize effective communication skills to convey the results of audits to internal and external senior management, both verbally and in writing and, draft clear and concise audit reports for Manager’s review; follow up on audit report recommendations to ensure that the appropriate action was taken; provide input to staff performance evaluation of and identification of training/development needs.



      Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security or related field

      3 years related experience in the auditing or information technology related field



      Demonstrated ability to effectively assign resources, supervise audits and develop staff.

      General understanding of internal control practices and system controls.

      Knowledge of professional auditing standards (IIA/ISACA) and COBIT, NIST, COSO frameworks.

      Thorough understanding of cyber security risk and mitigation

      Excellent project management, planning, organizational, analytical, technical and problem-solving skills

      Effective oral and written communication skills

      Ability to meet deadlines, work independently and prioritize work

      Ability to effectively build relationships and interact with internal and external partners at all levels.

      Knowledge of current ERPs applications (SAP, PeopleSoft), operating systems (Windows, Linux), databases (Oracle, MS SQL) and vulnerability scanning tools

      Ability to develop recommendations for corrective action based on the analysis of scanning tool results and system configurations

      Ability to review and evaluate complex design documentation and information systems to identify controls for enhancing security.

      Professional certifications desirable: CISA, CRISC, CISSP, CISM

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority:

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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