Senior IT Auditor

Job Locations US-TX-Richardson
Position Type
Bachelor's Degree

BE Innovative. BE RealPage.

RealPage Outperforms! We are a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry. Clients use our platform to improve operating performance and increase capital returns.


We are a run fast, have fun and reap rewards type of environment. RealPage offers an engaging work culture that fosters personal and career growth for our employees. We continually reinvent and evolve to meet the needs of the customers we serve through technology and vision. You can feel it in the work we do and the clients that benefit. Our unique company philosophy fosters innovation, excellence and collaboration.


Under the direction of the Manager, IT Internal Audit, the Senior IT Auditor will assist in the completion of a risk-based audit plan for all activities of the company and perform security and privacy and regulatory compliance audit and monitoring activities to support an overall effective control environment.


  • Effectively complete the assigned tasks and report the progress of assigned tasks accurately to the Manager- IT Internal Audit and other supervisory level personnel.
  • Work with control owners throughout the company on documentation that supports compliance with various laws and industry requirements and specifically information security related requirements.
  • Perform tasks for completion of various compliance requirements that include the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, FCRA, PCI-DSS, EI3PA, HIPAA, RealPage’s SSAE 16 controls and other compliance programs, including the testing of IT-related internal controls and the identification and communication of deficiencies.
  • Track and develop recommendations to improve the IT control environment.
  • Execute individual audit tasks in accordance with the audit plan and with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
  • Properly document work papers, providing proper documentation of audit steps performed and evidence gathered. Ensure audit issues are well defined and root causes are identified.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with personnel throughout the organization to ensure the understanding and acceptance of audit issues in connection with business risks and controls.
  • Assist in the evaluations of governance practices, among others to include authorizations, management reviews, policies and procedures, code of conduct, segregation of duties, system access rights, and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Assist in the development and rollout of IT-related internal controls and procedures, including secure coding practices, privacy policies and safeguards.
  • Provide supporting information for reporting of results of internal audit activities and tracking of open audit issues.
  • Provide supporting information for audit reports, including action plans to achieve visible improvements to internal controls, risk management, and processes.
  • Stay current with latest information security trends and the professional standards of internal auditing (e.g., legal and compliance requirements).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Business or related degree
  • Professional or popular vendor certifications preferred; Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), SANS Security certifications and/or industry vendor certifications such as CCNA, MCP, etc.
  • Minimum 3+ years of full-time security consulting or technical auditing experience.
  • Experience or familiarity with security frameworks such as ISO 27001, CoBiT, HIPAA, EI3PA, PCI-DSS, etc.
  • Experience or familiarity with the applications (e.g., Microsoft Active Directory) operating systems (e.g., Microsoft Windows Server, Linux), databases (e.g., Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle), and network cloud computing technologies that the Company utilizes.
  • Business acumen, cross-functional competence, interpersonal savvy, and strong analytical capabilities
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
  • Courage to take unpopular stands if needed in difficult audit situations
  • Highly-developed planning, time management, and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical, execution and project management skills
  • Diversity skills to connect with people and management styles across different cultures
  • Flexibility to work in a growth environment
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Ability to travel approximately 10%


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