IT Security Auditor

Location: San Francisco , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 04.FEB.2019


About Kraken Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world and we're growing faster than ever. We're looki...


About Kraken Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world and we're growing faster than ever. We're looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers, we truly believe our success depends on having both in spades. Join us and the movement to change the way the world thinks about money. Learn more about us: About the Role This role is fully remote for someone located in the United States. If you thrive in a challenging, fun and fast-paced environment, the IT Security Auditor opportunity at Kraken is for you! Not only is this role critical to the continuing success of Kraken, you will be responsible for contributing to one of the leading cryptocurrency Exchanges in the world. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual with the ability to participate in a best-in-class IT organization and a world class culture.


  • Conduct complex technology audits using the organization's risk-based internal auditing methodology under the general direction of leadership.
  • Produce a high quality end-product that clearly documents the audit results, including comments on the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls and processes being audited.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in evaluating the results of audits and in developing and presenting remediation solutions where control weaknesses and root cause have been identified.
  • Assess risks and internal controls by identifying areas of non-compliance, evaluating manual and automated processes, identifying process weaknesses and inefficiencies.
  • Work collaboratively and independently on unique or special assignments which may require specialized knowledge and/or experience.
  • Participate in discussions with senior management when communicating audit results and recommendations.
  • Comply with Company, Division and Professional ethical standards.
  • Who We Are Looking For:

  • Minimum of 3 years of information systems auditing; preference in fintech.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting or other related discipline required.
  • Knowledge of various IT environments (e.g., distributed, cloud-based and network platforms), cybersecurity, application controls, financial services operations, data platforms and analysis (databases, data warehouses, and experience in data analysis), IT control frameworks, and risk based internal audit frameworks.
  • Desired Skills:

  • A Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or similar professional certification (e.g., CPA, CIA) is strongly preferred. CISSP certification is a plus. The candidate will be requested to obtain the CISA within a reasonable timeframe, based on prior experience.
  • Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditor's (IIA) International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) to which the Internal Audit Division's methodology is aligned.
  • Proficient knowledge of financial services products, services and regulations; and regulatory guidance and expectations (FRBB, OCC, SEC, etc…)
  • Proven track record of building solid relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated time management and project management skills.
  • Check out all our open roles at . We're excited to see what you're made of. We're powered by people from the around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.

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