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U.S. Bank Audit Project Manager - Technology in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Job Description

The Corporate Audit Services Audit Project Manager (APM) is primarily responsible for supervising staff in the completion of audit engagements with minimal supervision from managers, however there are no direct reports. The Audit Project Manager is expected to monitor progress of audit engagements against plan and schedule, assess work performed by the audit engagement team, and provide coaching and on-the-job training for team members to ensure engagements are completed in conformance with internal audit policies and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assesses the adequacy of the control environment, identifies control gaps and opportunities for continuous improvement based on relevant knowledge and experience in IT Infrastructure & Operations

  • Assists in developing and communicating the objectives of an engagement to the audit team, department management, and business clients. Outlines engagement scope determines level of associated risks and analyzes data to determine underlying root causes.

  • Help enhance and sustain team operations with an eye towards continuous improvement.

  • Own client relationships at the senior management level to provide status updates, gather client feedback and serve as one of the primary points of contact for the team.

  • Ensures the timely delivery of the highest quality work and value-added recommendations.

  • Track and provide updates on operating metrics, key performance indicators, and delivered value.

  • Identify operational deficiencies and lead internal process improvement projects, as needed

  • Lead and coordinate internal team meetings.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Typically more than eight years of applicable experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in a Technology or Engineering related field of concentration or equivalent combination of training and experience. Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CISA, CIA, AWS Cloud Practitioner, Microsoft Azure Administrator, CISSP) or advanced degree (e.g., MBA) is a plus.

  • Project management and execution skills, including prioritizing tasks, balancing workload between multiple projects, anticipating next steps, adapting to changing situations and project scope.

  • Strong knowledge of IT Frameworks (e.g., COBIT, ITIL, NIST, FEDRAMP, PCI-DSS, AGILE, AWS Well Architected Framework etc.)

  • Strong Audit knowledge and appreciation of API, Cloud architectures, data analytics concepts & automation technologies (analysis, data visualization, scripting, RPA, Cloud technology)

  • Technical knowledge of at least two of: API, Cloud Architecture, Deployment models, Cloud data protection, Networks, authentication/authorization protocols, or cryptography. Hands-on experience in at least one of the above.

  • Written and verbal communications – ability to create clear, concise, and engaging messaging across multiple formats.

  • Ability to work well under deadline pressure.

  • Minimum of five years of experience with IT audit, risk, or controls (i.e., operational audits, internal audits, advisory/consulting, controls/compliance/legal) with expertise in risk management.

This role is hybrid. Team members who are in a hybrid role typically spend three days a week at a U.S. Bank location, while having flexibility on their work location for the other working days.


If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .


Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Learn all about U.S. Bank employee benefits, including tuition reimbursement, retirement plans and more, by visiting careers.usbank.com .

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U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

Due to legal requirements, U.S. Bank requires that the successful candidate hired for some positions be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to a medical condition, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For these positions, as part of the conditional offer of employment, the successful candidate will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or approval for an accommodation or exemption upon hire.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.