Senior SOX Security Analyst

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Sep 20, 2018
Jan 10, 2019
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time

About This Opportunity

As a security professional, you will be responsible for ensuring the SOX compliance of people, process, and technology at Target. As a member of the Information Security team you will be providing input on design of controls, help identify new and improved ways to leverage technology to maintain SOX compliance, assist with remediation efforts, as needed, and support the overall testing activities.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of forward thinking compliance team as you support the following activities:

  • Support management's IT control environment
  • Consult with leadership to improve control efficiencies and operating effectiveness
  • Develop strong liaison relationships with cross functional teams
  • Partner with key teams to obtain and review evidence of compliance to support technical SOX requirements
  • Support the completion of the annual SOX and SSAE 16 conclusions
  • Scope, interpret, and prioritize both application and infrastructure testing scripts
  • Manage and communicate key compliance milestones for critical systems and complex processes
  • Facilitate interaction between the business and Target's internal and external financial statement auditors
  • Interpret and document complex technology statement processes
  • Implement established IT SOX criteria


  • Bachelor's BA/BS degree in Engineering, Management Information Systems, Business or Accounting or equivalent practical work experience
  • 4-8 years IT background; experience with compliance or regulatory issues preferred
  • 2+ years prior experience supporting a management internal IT control environment
  • 3-6 years IT audit experience
  • Big 4 / Public Accounting experienced preferred
  • Experience in cloud, technology infrastructure auditing, system auditing, financial systems (e.g. fixed Assets, Inventory, payroll, HR, etc.), ERP systems (e.g. Oracle), system administration, major system implementations, e-commerce, online payments, software development, or cyber security
  • Intermediate knowledge of the following technical areas: network security, operating system security, database security, secure system development, identity and access management, physical access controls, backup and critical job execution/monitoring, and information security policy
  • Experience with project management (planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives)
  • Ability to identify problems, analyze data and present conclusions effectively
  • Strong verbal, written and presentations skills
  • Excellent PC skills (Ms Access, Excel, Word, Adobe, SharePoint)
  • An industry certification such as CISSP/CISA/CISM required


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