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Senior IT Advisory and Assurance Analyst

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

Job Category: Information Technology

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises


  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Cox Enterprises is hiring for a Senior IT Advisory & Assurance Analyst who will assist in the execution of the department’s plan, budget, objectives, and goals by performing technology-focused advisory and assurance projects in accordance with the annual audit plan and risk strategy, driving the overall execution of projects from planning through final report delivery; and collaborating with team members and stakeholders to set responsibilities and manage workloads among multiple engagements. 


  • Identify risks and continuous improvement opportunities within the technology space to support business units and processes; formulate tactical solutions to business issues; and understand the relationships between mitigating risk, improving performance, and balancing the cost/benefit of suggested solutions and changes.

  • Act as a business partner and technology SME across the Cox family of businesses; demonstrate knowledge of technology standards and best practices; engage in end-to-end process analysis and improvement; and stay abreast of current business and industry developments and new standards relevant to Cox.

  • Develop high-quality, value-added deliverables; organize information concisely and coherently using appropriate tools, templates, and methodologies; work in collaborative, dynamic teams of high performers; and present results to key stakeholders, including executive leadership.

  • Contribute to the evolution of the department’s supporting infrastructure by evaluating alternative courses of action, recommending adjustments and improvements, and participating in the department’s ongoing transformation into a continuous improvement culture.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 4 years of experience performing/leading technology-focused advisory/assurance projects, demonstrating creative, out-of-box thinking and solid project management principles to drive projects to completion. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience;

  • 4 years of experience of IT experience with roles of increasing responsibility; industry or consulting experience preferred

  • Professional certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CIPP/CIPT, Six Sigma, PMP, etc.) advantageous


  • Strong understanding of information technology, security, and privacy controls (logical access, physical access, change management, security operations, and system development lifecycle).

  • Understanding of common industry standards (ISO 27001/27002, COBIT, GAPP, CCPA/GDPR, etc.).

  • Understanding of cybersecurity protocols and networking, operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, IBMi (AS400), etc.), ERP fundamentals (Oracle, SAP, etc.)


  • Working knowledge of business risks, process improvement methodologies/tools, audit/assurance techniques/programs, creative problem-solving skills, structuring findings/recommendations, defining project objectives, structuring work plans, and conducting fact-based analysis to develop and test hypotheses.

  • Working knowledge and experience detecting and solving complex problems, conducting root cause analysis, and applying systemic thinking to thoroughly synthesize information from different sources.

  • Proven ability to work productively with people of diverse functional expertise and backgrounds; building and maintaining excellent working relationships; leading by example in embracing change, resolving conflicts, fostering positive team dynamics, and displaying team orientation and personal integrity.

  • Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills demonstrating consistent attention to detail; solid organization and workflow skills.

  • Proficiency with data analysis and process mapping applications; Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Visio, and PowerPoint).


  • Skilled interpersonally, exhibiting varied experience with collaboration, candor, openness, diplomacy, discretion, and integrity; easily establishing rapport and trust with team and business stakeholders.

  • Results-oriented and self-motivated, with demonstrated experience quickly assimilating new knowledge and remaining current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.

  • Thriving on new challenges; Demonstrated experience with the following: working with little supervision; managing ambiguity and autonomy; flexibility to work in an unstructured environment; dealing effectively with uncertainty and change.


  • Up to 25% travel

  • Eligibility to work in the United States


Compensation includes a base salary of $85,500.00 - $128,300.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

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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