Weatherford International plc

Job Description:  Senior IT Auditor

Department:  Assurance Function

Location: Houston, TX

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop a strong understanding of the company’s goals, strategies, business processes, risks, and control activities for information systems, technical infrastructure, data centers, computer operations, and key applications.
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders across the IT organization, including external auditors, IT process owners, IT management, business stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of information security standards and frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST 800-171, and NIST 800-53 publications.
  • Actively participates in planning, execution and reporting of audits.
  • Timely communicate audit status, issues, risks, and deficiencies to audit management and key stakeholders.
  • Support development of presentation, and periodic status updates for the audit and IT management leadership.
  • Identify opportunities to improve existing process and controls to achieve efficiencies during audits.
  • Recommend constructive corrective actions to address areas of improvements identified through control testing and otherwise.
  • Manage agreed upon corrective actions through their life cycle by collaborating and communicating with IT action owners.
  • Actively assist in implementing control-self assessment process for IT to promote testing of key IT controls by respective control owners.
  • Support, coach and mentor less experienced team members, guest auditors, interns etc.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate confidentially with all levels of IT management.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills to mitigate risks and resolve control deficiencies.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously with varying degree of complexities and timelines.
  • Self-motivated individual who demonstrates genuine desire for continuous learning and ability to contribute towards process improvement initiatives.
  • Ability to work in a complex, diverse and a fast-paced environment with an ability quickly adjust to changes with a supportive and cooperative attitude.
  • Ability to work on multiple initiatives and has ability to prioritize tasks to achieve agreed upon timelines
  • Takes initiatives and is a self-starter. Enjoys working on teams and works independently with limited guidance, as needed.

Education & Experience:

  • At least three (3) years of progressive experience in performing IT audits and/or IT ISO, SOX compliance audits between public accounting and industry role.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, information systems, computer science or related field.
  • Solid knowledge of Active Directory, databases (Oracle, SQL Server), virtual networks, firewalls, cloud-based technologies, application development methodologies, ERP systems such as JDE, Hyperion, PeopleSoft.
  • Understanding of frameworks such as COBIT, NIST, ISO and ITIL


  • Certification such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is preferred.


  • Willing to travel up to 10-15%. 


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