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Internal Audit and Advisory - IT Manager

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Job Category: Information Technology

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Division: Cox Enterprises


  • Atlanta GA
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Cox Enterprises is hiring an Internal Audit and Advisory - IT Manager to join our Atlanta Team! As the IT Advisory & Assurance Manager, you will help execute the department's plan, budget, objectives, and goals by: building and directing technology-focused cross‐departmental project teams; preparing and managing project budgets and staffing/resource allocations; developing and maintaining technology specific templates, methodologies, and tools supporting the department's portfolio of services; and assisting in the direction of the department's data analytics strategy. You will lead diverse teams within simultaneous work streams on multiple projects while using project management standards and performance management techniques. You will report to the Advisory and Assurance Director and will manage staff‐level direct reports.

You Will:

  • Lead department advisory and assurance programs/services by managing projects end‐to‐end to meet scope, objectives, and expectations; gaining stakeholder approval and commitment throughout the project life cycle; educate and train project team members on appropriate tools and methodologies; develop and present regular updates/summaries for all relevant stakeholders

  • Execute talent management strategies by assisting in the recruitment, selection, and orientation of advisory and assurance professionals; provide career coaching and professional development related to job expectations, responsibilities, and performance; suggest reward and recognition programs; and assist in the development of a training curricula to embed continuous improvement methodologies within the organization and establish a baseline of skills assumed of all department professionals

  • Be an expert in technology related advisory and assurance opportunities by coordinating with department upper management to identify potential projects; contribute to the prioritization of department projects and services; develop strong, positive business relationships to understand business processes/risks, Cox industries, and the corresponding department service lines

You Have:

Professional Experience/Education

  • 6+ years of performing/leading technology-focused advisory/assurance projects; demonstrating creative, out-of-box thinking and solid project management principles to drive projects to completion

  • 6+ years of IT experience with roles of increasing responsibility; consulting or relevant industry experience preferred

  • 2+ years of directly managing professionals in a matrix organization; leadership experience with counseling, mentoring, and career development

  • Bachelor's Degree required; MBA or equivalent work experience/professional education preferred. Professional certifications (e.g., CISSP, CIA, CISA, CIPP, Six Sigma, PMP, etc.) advantageous

Technical Skills

  • A strong understanding of common industry standards (ISO 27001/27002, COBIT, PCI-DSS, SOC Framework, NIST, HIPAA, etc.)

  • Understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI Model), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, AS400), information security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.), database and application layers (Oracle, SQL, Oracle Financials)

  • Understanding and passion for data analytics including developing and implementing methodologies, relevant tools (i.e. Tableau, R, etc.) and analytics use cases.

Business/Leadership Skills

  • Proven ability in team building, conflict resolution, and process/business analytical skills; planning and managing workshops and project training sessions; and experience in mentoring, coaching, and developing others in process improvement and statistical analysis

  • Demonstrated knowledge of data collection, metrics, and performance targets in tracking projects and process improvements; and implementing change and driving initiatives to completion

  • Experience in recruiting and developing talent; leading by example to inspire and champion change; direct and motivate teams through complex initiatives and priorities to deliver defined program objective

  • Solid business process and risk acumen with industry experience

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of a variety of business applications to prepare written reports, spreadsheets, tables, flowcharts, and visual presentations incorporating quantitative and qualitative analysis


  • Up to 25% travel

  • Eligibility to work in the United States

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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