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Sr. IT Auditor

Req id:  2851

Waterloo, ON, CA, N2L 0A1


As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 


The Opportunity 


The Senior IT Auditor will perform IT audits encompassing IT security for Commercial and Corporate services and platforms for OpenText. This is a hands-on role that will require knowledge of network, and cyber security concepts, IT security procedures, and common security issues. The role will focus on examining security controls such as access management, change management, incident response management, malware protection, firewall rules, and network security protocols as part of the areas under audit.


You Are Great At 


  • Ability to execute Audit programs and build relationship with areas under audit (i.e. planning, execution, improvement and issues remediation recommendation)
  • Familiar with commonly used security concepts, best practices and standard procedures
  • Must be familiar with concepts of system Identity Access Management, ssecurity firewalls configuration and rules are used to control access. Provide support, and compliance reviews, for access gateways and privileged access industry practices. (e.g. Windows Domain Admin, root in UNIX/Linux systems, Database Admin, firefighter accounts, to name a few)
  • Familiar with Cybersecurity concepts (i.e. NIST cybersecurity framework) and tools, including those used for firewall rule analysis, log analysis, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and related network / security operations center procedures.
  • Familiar with IT related project management concepts (i.e. platform builds, data migrations, application migrations, including the reviews of technical and functional specifications, regression, quality assurance and acceptance testing of these projects)
  • Good analytic, troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision effectively and efficiently
  • Capable of working under pressure in a continually changing environment
  • Is resourceful in knowing how to research problems and find information or documentation on related topics.
  • Ability to produce reports and metrics from common security service platforms – Anti-virus, threat and vulnerability scans, threat management, and KPIs related to an audit.
  • Audit support and artifact documentation for ISO27001, SOC1 & SOC2, HIPAA, FEDRAMP, and PCI-DSS audit frameworks


What It Takes 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Systems Engineering or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 4+ years in Information systems support, security engineering, or risk and governance.
  • Understanding of information security requirements and compliance frameworks such as NIST, ISO27001, and COBIT5
  • CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CISA or ISACA Cybersecurity Audit Certificate a plus




At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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