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IT Auditor

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Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we?  We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?


The primary job function is in SOX 404 compliance and is part of KLA's Global Corporate Audit Group.


We are looking for a well-rounded, versatile audit professional with strong communication and interpersonal skills to join our team. We are a team that strives for continuous improvement. The individual will be able to solve problems independently with latitude for initiative and judgment.

  • Under the direction of the in-charge, conduct risk analysis, control identification, and control test step development. Clearly documents the test the effectiveness of IT controls and be able to identify control deficiencies.
  • Participates and assists with walkthrough and testing procedures on SOX IT controls (ITGCs and application controls), document testing results.  
  • Develops increasing technical knowledge and understanding of the departments audit methodology, insurance industry concepts, Cyber Security, IT General Controls and Software Development Practices. Effectively, demonstrates these capabilities when completing assigned work.
  • Work with IT and business units at various levels.
  • Effectively communicates audit issues and related recommendations in both technical and non-technical terms to Operational and IT management.
  • Develops an awareness of changes in IT audit practices, regulatory requirements, and IT Risk frameworks to understand their impact to Auditing and Liberty. (e.g. NIST Cyber, CSC, COBIT, ISO2700x)
  • Travel domestically and internationally, as needed.


  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (written and verbal), sound judgment in analyzing problems, with proficiency in assessing risk and evaluating IT technology and internal controls.
  • Basic understanding of IT control frameworks.
  • Basic understanding of technology systems, including operating systems, databases, applications and security concepts. Experience with auditing SAP and/or Oracle ERP systems is a plus.
  • Big 4 experience is a preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Information Systems (CIS), Engineering, Business, Finance, or Accounting, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 1+ years of experience in IT Audit, SOX, Technology, or other relevant field.


  • Master’s degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Information Systems (CIS), Engineering, Business, Finance, or Accounting, or equivalent practical experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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