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Information Systems Auditor Job

Date: Mar 15, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77056

Company: Marathon Oil

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.




Marathon Oil Corporation (Company) Internal Audit group is looking for an Information Systems (IS) auditor. This group is responsible for performing operational audits, regulatory compliance reviews, anti-corruption compliance audits and vendor audits. As a subset of the Internal Audit group, the IS Audit team focuses on the effectiveness of Information Technology (IT) general controls (ITGC) within business and IT applications, technology infrastructure, and developing systems. The IS Audit candidate must be knowledgeable of audit standards (i.e., International Professional Practices Framework) and experienced in assessing ITGC, as well as providing timely completion and reporting of assigned audit work.


Audits generally cover areas of significant risk or complexity. The auditor has the potential to be exposed to all components of the Company and its management. The auditor gains an understanding of the operations, assesses the internal controls and performs tests to ensure the controls are working as intended. The auditor meets with the auditees to discuss concerns and works with the auditees in developing corrective action plans to improve controls. Auditors can work individually or in teams and will lead audits, as well as serve in a staff position on audit teams. Continuing education is emphasized and selected training is provided to supplement individual professional development. The ideal candidate must be proactive and engaging with an ability to work independently in completion of audits and issuing of audit reports.



  • Ability to assess an organization and identify risk areas and controls intended to mitigate those risks.
  • Planning and executing audit assignments, including development of audit procedures to verify that controls are effective and, if warranted, works with auditees to identify solutions to control deficiencies.
  • Communicates audit progress and any issues to auditees throughout the engagement. The auditor is expected to effectively conduct entrance and exit meetings, communicate findings throughout the engagement, obtain auditee concurrence and responses to corrective actions, and prepare audit reports.
  • Develops and maintains professional skillsets necessary to proactively perform within audit standards and methodologies, to appropriately interact with auditees and peers, and to stay abreast of emerging IS technologies and security risks.
  • Works effectively in a team environment.
  • Takes an active role in the Internal Audit Organization’s effort to promote internal controls and controls awareness throughout the Company.
  • Use, and actively promote the use of, data analytics.
  • The position requires domestic and international travel approximately 5-10% of the time.



  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of IS Audit, IS and/or IS Compliance with audit, project management, and risk management experience
  • Knowledge of ITIL and COBIT standards, IT security, IT infrastructure and process, IT governance, project management, and principles of internal controls 


  • Degree in Management Information Systems or Accounting
  • Certifications/Licenses: CPA, CISA, CIA, CITP or CISSP
  • Experience with auditing tools such as TeamMate
  • Upstream oil and gas experience
































































































































































Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.

If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.

Posting Notes: ||  Houston  ||  TX   ||  United States (US)  ||  Not Applicable; SF:DI; SF:GH; SF:LI; SF:MN; SF:RZ ||  Information Technology  || Finance and Accounting  || || 25782  ||

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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