EY Government & Public Sector-Advisory Services - IT Risk & Assurance Services - Staff - Secret Clearance or Higher - Tysons, VA in McLean, Virginia

Title: Government & Public Sector-Advisory Services - IT Risk & Assurance Services - Staff - Secret Clearance or Higher - Tysons, VA

Location: US-VA-McLean

Job Number: MCL003FS

In a volatile world, effective risk management protects, sustains and improves business performance. As a risk professional, you’ll be focused on helping our clients develop an integrated and sustainable approach to risk and control that encompasses a holistic view of people, process and technology. Delivering some of the most significant and class-leading projects globally, you’ll be part of a market-leading network of risk professionals, forming high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service and contribute to building a better working world.

Your career is yours to shape. We offer structured learning and development that will give you the analytical and consultancy skills to succeed. Our clients require innovative solutions to their challenges. We’ll equip you with the ability to deliver. And as part our global network, you’ll gain valuable experience across different geographies and sectors. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Job Summary:

Being part of a dynamic, growing organization offers an exciting career path full of opportunity. EY’s (EY) US Government and Public Sector (GPS) practice is a robust and emerging practice with tremendous potential for growth - and we are prepared to tap into that potential. Our US GPS practice combines an understanding of the public sector’s diverse needs, focused on delivering improved public services, with private sector leading practices. We respond to our client’s issues by bringing together highly skilled professionals across Advisory, Assurance, Tax and Transaction Advisory services. This integrated approach facilitates multidimensional support and flexibility to meet our clients changing needs.

When you are on our US GPS team, you specialize in a particular competency - Risk, Performance Improvement, IT Risk, or Assurance. You also have the opportunity to work across disciplines with professionals who have broad industry sector experience and deep subject-matter knowledge. In US GPS, our growth strategy focuses on being account-centric, issue-based and competency-driven. That's what differentiates EY US GPS in the government marketplace.

As a member of our GPS Team you will join a talented group of professionals, serving in key roles advising US Federal Agencies addressing issues in performance improvement, program effectiveness, audit and audit readiness, financial management and IT advisory. The US GPS practice focuses across disciplines on Defense and National Security, Civilian Agencies, International Development and Health.

Our broad portfolio of services is aimed at driving relevant, tangible results. We believe integration fosters innovation. Unprecedented challenges require support that is connected, responsive and insightful. Are you ready to join our team and help build a better working world?.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The IT Assurance Staff serves as a key resource in delivering quality client services on financial statement audits, attestation engagements, and IT control projects. In this role, the Staff will conduct research as needed; assist in the testing of IT and application controls; prepare for and attend client meetings; establish relationships with client personnel at the appropriate levels; and deepen sector and client knowledge

  • Desired knowledge and skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to collaborate with clients and team members

  • Demonstrated interest in government and public sector

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Willingness to travel to meet client needs

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • Bachelor's degree and approximately 1 year of relevant work experience; Relevant experience in: Information assurance, Cyber security, Risk Management, IT and application controls, leading standards (e.g. COSO, ERM, FISCAM, FISMA, NIST), IT technologies (e.g. Window, UNIX, Oracle, Mainframe), preparing written or verbal materials, working within a team

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance or higher, which will be driven by the engagement requirements

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.