IT Internal Audit Manager/Senior Manager

San Francisco, CA

Who You Are:

Twitter…the best place you have ever worked. Ever. That is what makes Twitter unique. As a company, we strive to make a difference in the world, do the best work, and have fun while doing it. If that sounds like your kind of company, keep reading.

We are currently recruiting for an IT Internal Audit Senior Manager to partner with the Head of Internal Audit and SOX Compliance to build the IT Internal Audit function at Twitter.  This person will have the opportunity to lead key Internal Audits, assist in completing IT and Engineering risk assessments, and advise on M&A due diligence, system implementations, product launches and other business initiatives while leading key Internal Audits.  The IT Internal Audit Senior Manager will also be responsible for leading the IT portion of the SOX compliance program, providing oversight and implementation of an efficient and effective internal control testing framework, evaluating SOX deficiencies, and interacting with external auditors and assessing feedback from external auditors to identify practical and appropriate approaches to their stated concerns.  This person will partner extensively with the Engineering, IT and Security teams at Twitter and will report to the Head of Internal Audit and SOX Compliance.


What You'll Do:

This role will be responsible for preparing or directing the following:

  • You will prepare a strategic annual plan and risk assessment for strategic and IT audit coverage and an independent assessment of risk and internal controls.

  • Planning for and auditing processes and controls in IT and Engineering to ensure security, accuracy, completeness, effectiveness and reliability with limited supervision.

  • Working with business management to understand their objectives, identify potential issues and the root cause, make value added and practical recommendations (such as revisions in workflows or development of monitoring tools), and ensure those recommendations are implemented on a timely basis.

  • Assisting the Head of Internal Audit in rolling out Enterprise Risk Management reporting.

  • Performing the audit process and client relationship activities with integrity, objectivity and independence.

  • Managing or performing and documenting Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing and walkthroughs, and assisting external auditors with interim and year-end substantive audit work.

  • Analyzing data to identify trends or issues.

  • Exercising business judgment to prioritize and evaluate level of risk.

  • Preparing clear, written, fact-based reports for board and management use and working with management on documenting action steps to reduce risk.

  • Managing assigned projects within team, such as audit planning, board report preparation, or providing training on emerging issues to team.

  • Presenting regular status updates to audit team and to business management.

  • Conducting specific audits as needed.

  • Drafting internal audit reports to clearly communicate control gaps and opportunities for improvements.

  • Monitoring progress of approved audit plan.


Who You Are:

  • Masters in Business Administration or Masters in Info Systems a plus.

  • Experience in Media or Technology strongly preferred, including data analysis and online advertising systems and concepts.

  • You are experienced with Oracle and Workday ERP systems and proficient with open source software tools (e.g. Hadoop, Git, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Nagios), Atlassian products and GRC tools.

  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  This position will be required to evaluate and communicate to senior leadership potential deficiencies concerning the company’s IT controls in a persuasive, factual manner.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to quickly grasp business needs and objectives.

  • You are a self-starter who is results driven and possesses a strong sense of urgency.

  • You have strong project management skills.

  • Ability to work well with a team.  

  • You have a proven ability to develop relationships with senior leadership teams.

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, ever-changing, rapid-growth, fun environment.


  • Bachelors Degree, preferably IT or business related.

  • 8+ years of public accounting, internal auditing or related experience.

  • You have experience with SOX or integrated audits

  • CPA, CIA or CISA preferred.


We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants:

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


Hiring Process

Step 1

After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.

Step 2

If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.

Step 3

If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.


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