Linux / UNIX Administrator (VP) in White Plains, NY

$$250K+(Ladders Estimates)

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation   •  

White Plains, NY 10601

Industry: Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 35 days ago


SMBC is seeking a subject matter expert in Linux and UNIX server operating systems to work within the Internal Audit Department.

In this position, the individual will supervise assigned audit staff members as they evaluate the current control environment for technology platforms within the Americas Division and provide feedback to Management on the adequacy of control designs, as well as the operating effectiveness of processes/activities. The candidate must be able to lead an audit team on larger, more complex audit reviews, as well as work as a team member.

This position will not have any direct reports. However, as a VP, this person is a future candidate for a management position within the Department. When acting as the Auditor-in-Charge, the individual will be assigned an audit team (2 to 6 individuals) depending on the size and complexity of the audit.

Up to 10% domestic/international travel during the fiscal year.


This position will require the individual to plan and perform internal audits over all technology platforms in use within SMBC's Americas Division, with emphasis on components of Linux and UNIX operating systems.

Examine and evaluate internal controls in key risk areas of technology platforms to ensure compliance with internal policies and applicable rules, laws, and regulations; Develop audit programs and perform audit fieldwork;

Propose or evaluate appropriate corrective measures designed to strengthen internal controls, operational policies and procedures, and other weaknesses identified during audits;

Advise other audit teams on focus areas and key risks within area of expertise;

Prepare clear and concise audit work papers and audit reports summarizing scope, methodology, and significant conclusions of audit procedures performed within prescribed time-frames;

Conduct audit scoping, planning and closing meetings with Internal Audit and relevant Department Management;

Oversee and report on key projects to Internal Audit management


Minimum 7-8 years managing a Linux/UNIX server estate or performing internal audits directly related to Linux and UNIX server operating systems.

Strong working knowledge of server operating systems, configurations and hardening standards is required.

Preferred Education/Licenses/Certifications/Registrations:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field;

CISA, CIA or other applicable certification a plus and will be required within a reasonable time after joining.

Ability to understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures, as well as applicable federal & state laws and regulations;

Overall understanding of audit techniques, internal controls and audit principles. Ability to manage and execute audit, from planning to audit closing;

Strong critical thinking, analytical and organizational skills;

Strong oral and written communication skills, including ability to write clear and concise audit recommendations and reports;

Working knowledge of Lotus Notes and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power-Point)

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2019 - 0372

Valid Through: 2019-10-8