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General Electric Auditor, Technology in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description Summary

Based from one of GE's major US operations and reporting to the Manager, Technology Audit, GE Healthcare, the Auditor, Technology will work collaboratively with financial, operational, and compliance audit teams to conduct technology and cybersecurity audits across BU processes and technology through inquiry, data analysis, and in-depth technical testing.

Job Description

GE is in the midst of a significant and public transformation of its portfolio, leadership, operations and culture. One of the top priorities within this transformation is the Internal Audit function. GE is currently evolving the function, focusing more on the development of deep, data-driven, modern audit expertise and experience to serve as a true business partner for the audit committee and executive leaders, while still maintaining its commitment to talent development, both within and outside the function.

This role will apply critical thinking and efficiently leverage available data to analyze the operating effectiveness of business unit controls through the lens of an industry tailored risk profile and audit methodology. The Auditor, Technology will assist the Audit Manager in executing control testing, analyzing results, communicating findings to control and process owners, and support the development of remediation strategies in partnership with the business.


  • Conducts in-depth inquiry and data analysis to understand cyber and technology operations, assess risk based on industry risk profile, and supports the development of project scope for cross-functional process areas, leveraging business knowledge and expertise of others.

  • Collaborates across the BU audit team to understand audit approach and timeline.

  • Assesses documentation, processes, methods, policies, costs, and other factors to determine if assigned scope areas are operating in accordance with established and relevant controls and in a way that adequately mitigates identified risks.

  • Quickly adapts and tailors approach based on identified risk and drives to root cause understanding.

  • Prepares clear and well-organized audit work documentation within an automated workflow that clearly documents root cause, work performed, investigation summaries, and recommendations.

  • Devises data driven and risk-based conclusions and clearly documents findings based on testing results. Combines knowledge of BU operations with testing results to determine control effectiveness.

  • Executes scope of work with both internal and external customers in mind when identifying control issues.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or Business Administration with a minor in Computer Information Technology is preferred.

  • Minimum of one year of professional experience in IT Governance, IT Risk, IT Audit, IT Operations or related fields, preferably with a Fortune 1000 company or Big 4 assurance organization.

  • Familiarity with some of the industry standards/framework, such as NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, NIST Privacy Framework, CSA CCM, ISO 27001, ITIL v3, COBIT and FAIR is desirable.

  • Understanding of IT Operational Functions and concepts including IAM, Asset Management, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy.

  • Lean Process orientation; Passion to help improve operations continuously.

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills; ability to take large volumes of information and present it in a clear and concise manner; uses data and a cogent problem-solving methodology in decision making and impact assessment.

  • Capability to work with a team in a fast-paced environment to meet strict deadlines while managing multiple priorities.

  • Excellent listening, verbal, written and presentation communication skills.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No