SOC 2 Manager, Audit and Certification

Cyber Security Cyber Risk Posted: 23-Feb-2024

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Deloitte Global is the engine of the Deloitte network. Our professionals reach across disciplines and borders to develop and lead global initiatives. We deliver strategic programs and services that unite our organization.

Work you'll do

This role supports audits and assessment programs of Deloitte Technology (DT) Cybersecurity Governance, Risk & Compliance, Audit & Certification team which includes risk management, audits, and assessments for on premises as well as cloud hosted IT applications and infrastructure. This position is specifically responsible for helping drive SOC 2 audits and manage the day-to-day responsibilities of gathering evidence, scheduling resources, coordinating with control owners and external auditors, and identifying potential audit issues/operational improvements specific to the SOC 2 audits. Role is to also understand and assess technology and operational risks related to internal and cloud technology solutions and at times, provide input to DT personnel on appropriate controls to address audit risks. The position will also work with external and internal auditors, serving as liaison between DT and non- DT auditees, gathering and presenting evidence as required to support DT’s SOC 2 audits.

Key Tasks / Essential Job Functions:
  • Lead SOC 2 audits and related projects and in some cases, manage staff.
  • Liaison with SOC 2 external auditor to scope and facilitate SOC 2 audits.
  • Understand technology controls, testing of controls, and supporting evidence to meet SOC 2 Trust Service Criteria.
  • Understand technology controls that impact on premises and cloud technology, operational risk to the Deloitte Technology organization as well as related laws, regulations, and industry standards, specifically related to internal and cloud technology solutions.
  • Recommend policies, standards, procedures, and controls to assure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information technology environment for on premises as well as cloud hosted IT applications and infrastructure meet the SOC 2 Trust Service Criteria.
  • Manage audit findings; identify and track remediation activities to meet target dates for closure, and track/report progress.
  • Work with the appropriate Information Security, Office of General Counsel, Risk Management, and leadership to determine scope of SOC 2 audits,.
  • Develop and recommend appropriate information security policies, standards, procedures, checklists, and guidelines using generally recognized security concepts tailored to meet the requirements of the organization for on premises as well as cloud hosted IT applications and infrastructure.
  • Participate in appropriate opportunities for continuing education, seminars, and participation in field-related professional organizations to remain current on developments as an information security professional.

The team

Cybersecurity vigilantly protects Deloitte and client data. The team leads a strategic cyber risk program that adapts to a rapidly changing threat landscape, changes in business strategies, risks, and vulnerabilities. Using situational awareness, threat intelligence, and building a security culture across the organization, the team helps to protect the Deloitte brand.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems, Accounting or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications.
  • Minimum 6 years of directly related experience in the following: managing information technology audits, assessments, remediation management, creating, leading, and managing risk assessment programs.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with various industry standard frameworks such as: SSAE 18 SOC 2, HITRUST, CSA, CCM.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Industry certification (e.g., CPA, CISA, CISSP, CISM etc.)
  • Experience leading IT internal audit, external audits, and or service organization control reporting and activities.
  • Solid understanding of IT general controls and activities.
  • Familiarity with privacy laws, data protection/security regulations, and cloud security framework.
  • Possess a general understanding of IT security technologies, including network, application and database security, access management and cloud security.
  • Negotiation skills to obtain commitments to remediate risks and vulnerabilities from leadership of other teams.
  • Excellent communication, listening, and facilitation skills (preferred).
  • Excellent time management and related organizational skills, including appropriate sense of urgency, a proactive approach, and a suitable ability to anticipate and manage project lifecycle events, issues, and obstacles (preferred).
  • Very good understanding and experience with cloud technologies and security controls (preferred).

Our culture

At Deloitte Global people are valued and respected for who they are – with opportunities to bring their unique perspectives, talents and passions to business challenges. Our global workspace creates room for individuality and collaboration. Ours is an inclusive, supportive, connected culture with a focus on development, flexibility, and well-being. This culture makes Deloitte Global one of the most rewarding places to work, and to transform your career.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe in investing in you, helping you identify and hone your unique strengths at every step of your career. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities, and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


At Deloitte, we value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Our Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do—that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being.

Recruiting for this role ends on May 22, 2024.

At Deloitte Global, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritize respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.
May 22, 2024