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Washington State DSHS OOS Information Technology Auditor in Olympia, Washington


DSHS Information Technology Auditor

Are you seeking a work environment where you can be a change agent? Do you have a background in information security? Are you seeking a work/life balance, excellent benefits, and an opportunity to do the majority of your work remotely? Successful applicants must live in or be willing to relocate to Washington State.

The Department of Social and Health Services' Office of the Secretary is seeking an Information Technology Auditor to join our team in IT auditing and consulting. This is a unique opportunity for you to influence all levels of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) as it relates to IT systems, applications, system security, and access controls. You will thrive on strong working relationships, project management, and teamwork.

Your initial accomplishments come through understanding the agency and our working relationships with the internal stakeholders and managers on IT controls with business processes.

For someone who immediately likes to roll up their sleeves, our dynamic work environment is ideal if you are eager to work with constantly evolving technologies and processes.

Some of what you’ll do: You'll directly make an impact by being a change agent for efficient and effective IT policies, practices, and procedures.

Build relationships with DSHS Leadership and team members in identifying both the strengths and weaknesses of IT controls and Information Security programs.

Provide IT auditing, consulting, investigative, learning, and developmental services to internal staff and departments. Collectively, these services support the achievement of strategic objectives; promote conditions of reputational safety, and strengthens the level of performance and accountability.

Who are we looking for? A professional with a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Accounting, Information Technology, Finance, or Management Information System.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

Experience in an Information Technology work environment or an audit position in the government and/or public sector.


  • Knowledge and experience with some or all of the following is desired: Oracle, UNIX, RACF, Windows Server 2016 or later, and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or later
  • Experience with COBIT framework, COSO framework, General Computer Controls, NIST standards, and HIPAA standards for auditing information technology assignments
  • Experience with ACL audit software desired
  • Demonstrated skills consulting with internal and external stakeholders identifying and evaluating technology risks

Interested? Please include the following with your completed application:

  • A chronological resume
  • A cover letter addressing your knowledge, skills, and professional experience as they relate to this opportunity.
  • A minimum of three professional references

Questions? Contact or phone (360) 701-8083 if you have any questions. Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

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Salary: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 Annually

Location: Thurston County – Olympia, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Job Number: 2020-06196

Closing: 12/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

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