Aetna Senior Consultant (IT/ Audit) in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 50897BR

Position Summary:

Aetna's Internal Audit Department serves Aetnas Audit Committee and assists management in achieving Aetnas goals by conducting independent and objective assurance and consulting activities. The IT Audit Project Manager will be a key member of the IT Internal Audit team and will direct the execution of internal audits.

As an Audit IT Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team in the planning and execution of concurrent and/or complex independent application, IT processes and/or infrastructure audits/projects to evaluate internal control processes in a variety of business areas throughout Aetna. You will work with minimal supervision, performing detailed scoping, testing, analysis and validation of audit information as well as creating clear, accurate work flows of business processes, testing results, exceptions and work paper documentation. You will also meet with various levels of business management that will challenge your communication skills (meeting management and written communication).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primarily manages Information Security Audit project teams; however, may periodically lead Info Tech projects in accordance with professional standards (e.g., NIST, CobiT, ITIL, OWASP, IIA, ISACA, GAAS, GAAP, SEC, etc.) and department methodology

  • Effectively plans, organizes, directs and facilitates multiple, concurrent projects of moderate to high complexity; Performs preliminary project review and sign-offs, assist in managing the project scope and provides project feedback to IAD project team

  • Works with business area management and department staff/management to facilitate open communication, issue resolution and delivery of quality Audit services

  • Manages IT Audit project resource needs, identifies and communicates resource/administrative gaps, and works with department management to secure necessary resources to meet project objectives;

  • Manages time and expense budgets as well as project risks / barriers

  • Contributes to overall Internal Audit Department team norms to promote a positive environment and improve team effectiveness

  • Maintains a current development plan reflecting a commitment to self-development as evidenced by positive performance reviews

    Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • We are looking for talented individuals to help us carry out our mission to develop and execute a risk-based audit plan using an approach that requires communication and collaboration with our customers.

  • The ideal candidate has strong written and interpersonal communication skills as well as the ability to oversee and guide teams in the development and execution of information security and technology audit plans and testing approaches to assess the design and operating effectiveness of controls for one or more of the following areas:

    o Security and Risk Management (Security Risk Management Frameworks, Compliance, Legal, Regulatory, and Business Continuity)

    o Asset Security (Protecting Security of Assets)

    o Security Engineering (Engineering and Management of Security)

    o Communication and Network Security (Designing and Protecting Networks)

    o Identity and Access Management (Controlling Access and Managing Identity)

    o Security Assessment and Testing (Designing, Performing, and Analyzing Security Testing)

    o Security Operations (Incident Management and Disaster Recovery)

    o Software Development Security (Understanding, Applying, and Enforcing Software Security)

    Background/ Experience Desired:

  • 5+ yrs as an IT practioner and/or IT auditor (preferably within a Technology, Big 4, Health Insurance, or Financial fields)

  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Mgmt Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Cyber Security, or Info Tech preferred.


    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

    Required Skills:

    Finance/Profit and Quality Vigilance/FOUNDATION

    Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

    Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/ADVANCED

    Desired Skills:

    Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

    Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

    General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

    Additional Job Information:

    Professional designations (i.e., CISA, CISSP, CISM, PMP)/advanced degrees or measured progress in achieving, desirable Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical abilities Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills - Demonstrated project management abilities; strong planning and organizational skills Self-motivated and a desire to learn and grow your career We also seek the following: Can demonstrate a commitment to integrity, the Aetna code of conduct and respect for diversity Can meet administrative reporting requirements and supports department initiatives Capable of encouraging teamwork and a positive environment to improve team effectiveness Capable of leading teams of varying backgrounds successfully May perform responsibilities such as participating in the execution of complex tasks for assigned audit and compliance objectives Is able to work independently

    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence. Together we will empower people to live healthier lives. We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Health Care